Communication Resources

The diocesan Communications Team is a multi-faceted group that manages the full scope of communications on behalf of the Diocese of Texas. From branding and messaging to media matters, social media to e-publications, and from The Texas Episcopalian (official Episcopal Diocese of Texas annual magazine) to website content management, and a whole lot more, we are here to provide resources and to assist congregations and institutions when possible.

Our Services

  • Diocesan branding and stylistic guidelines and boilerplate content
  • Media/Photo Release sample resources for diocesan institutions and congregations
  • e-Publication content to enhance visibility of diocesan events and parish-based initiatives
  • Media matters and media relations, as applicable
  • Photography and videography regarding official diocesan events
  • Diocesan social media, special event coverage, and publicity
  • Bringing awareness to diocesan mission and goal-oriented work
  • Offering a vast array of communication resources
  • Development of essential diocesan collateral related to official diocesan communications
  • Serving as the point of contact for external entities pertaining to diocesan communications

Our Resources

Contact the team via email at

Episcopal church Visual Identity Guide

Visual Identity is an outgrowth of our mission. It’s much more than the proper use of a logo or color. It is about achieving a common look and feel – about speaking with one voice. Learn how to use the Episcopal Logo.

Diocese Visual Style & Writing Guide

Style guide for boilerplate statements, logos, colors, fonts, stationary, merchandise, with a brief dictionary of terms.

EDOT Social Media Policy

All digital communications must comply with the same Safeguarding policies as all other EDOT entities. The following guidelines apply commonly accepted principles of healthy boundaries for social networking, communication, online forums and gaming.


Social Media and the Episcopal Church: A New Way to Tell a 2,000-Year-Old Story

In this white paper, you will learn how social media can help you welcome new members to your community in a warm and deeply personal way, encourage participation in parish activities, and tighten the social bonds of your congregation to build a stronger and more vibrant spiritual community. We provide you with six best practices to give you an actionable guide for leveraging social media in today’s Episcopal Church. We also introduce you to an easy-to-use, affordable tool specifically designed with the Episcopal Church in mind that will help you do all these things without requiring huge amounts of money or time.


Marketing Your Parish:  Advertising Best Practices for Effective Evangelism

In this sense we are all advertisers; the church simply deals in spiritual rather than tangible goods. Moreover, through the intelligent application of commercial marketing strategies, together with a purposeful digital-media plan, you can significantly increase the number of people who express interest in your church as well as those who actually join.


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with an iPhone

Church Marketing
with YouTube (10 Tips)

The Ultimate Social Media Blueprint For Churches


The 5 Core Values Of Video Storytelling For Churches



Freely focuses on churches

Canva create designs on stock photos

Lightstock focuses on churches



Photo Release Form



Worship House Media 

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