Transfiguration in the News!

Christmas was a BUSY season at The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration,
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Does 60-seconds on TV still count as fame?

Sometimes TV time is a disappointment for clients, the “my story is worth more time” syndrome. But, 60 seconds on a major regional network news show is still a big deal and not easy to come by. The Vision Forum’s recent No-Hate event was covered by WFAA, http://www.wfaa.com/community/Hundreds-say-no-to-hate-in-Dallas-131964418.html. The original spot was [...]

Whose God Is It Anyway? presented by client, The Vision Forum

Vision Forum presents Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former editor of Newsweek, on Tuesday, November 16. Mr. Meacham will discuss his book, American Gospel, offering an historical perspective of religion in America AND addressing current topics such as the building of the Islamic community center in New York City near “Ground [...]

Banning the Lazy, Hazy Doldrums

Working in the summer in Dallas is often an exercise in self-discipline, banning the lazy, hazy doldrums. It’s HOT, and I’d love to be north, maybe Canada. But some people choose to do hard, physical work outside in the heat for the best of reasons – to help others. The Youth [...]

Martin Luther, The Reformation & Other Everyday Things

It’s not every day I have the chance to write about Martin Luther, The Reformation, and the organ building tradition in Northern Germany! Writing this story about The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration’s new organ was a treat.

Working with Photographers

Coordinating a photographer with your story idea or event can be key to receiving coverage in the media. Good pictures help tell the story and interest the readers.

Hire a photographer if you can. If not, recruit a volunteer, or learn how to take decent pictures yourself.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize winner, visited and spoke at The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration. Preparations began a year in advance. Miller consulting offered a turn-key operation including volunteer management, logistical planning, fundraising, collateral development, and media relations.

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Capital Campaigns – Collateral Development

The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration launched a capital campaign to raise funds for their new South Building.  Miller Consulting, in partnership with Global Images Design, developed a Campaign Communication Plan that communicated key messages through a series of postcards mailed to the parish members and posters mounted throughout the campus.

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What's Your Story Today

Creativity and persistence can make a big difference in whether your story is told in the media or not. In Dallas, The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration is only one of thousands of churches. Churches all do basically the same thing, so it’s hard to generate media interest about a particular church unless [...]