Kristin Werner and Cathy Glazener at Pride Festival

Outreach & Communications – Test

Currently meeting over email

The Outreach and Communication Service Group connects the congregation and our community in order to inspire, inform, and invite participants in the life, mission and purposes of the church. This ministry aims to identify and publicize opportunities, fortify community, and expand church membership. Through media, service, and one on one interaction we share or love of Christ and our church family with the world.


Web and Social Media

  • Create content and develop strategies for our church website and social media such as Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, etc.
  • Maintain and update the church’s website.

Printed Media

  • Create a fresh and up-to-date message to the church and the community with flyers, brochures, posters at businesses, front message sign, street banners, etc.
  • Develop artistic designs and take photos of church events.
  • Develop artistic designs and find suitable pictures and graphics for publications and website.
  • Produce the church newsletter and other public announcements and publications.

Public Relations

  • Plan and implement a public relations strategy through development of news releases and announcements for local and denominational newspapers, TV, radio, etc.
  • Identify and build relationships with outside media including bloggers, journalists, newspaper editors, and others.
  • Develop relationships with neighborhood businesses and organizations.

Audio/Visual Ministry

  • Setup and operate A/V equipment for all services.
  • Manage and maintain the A/V equipment.

Director of Operations

Kathy Stanley graduated from Mississippi College with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Business Administration. She has just completed 24 years of work with the Renaissance Women's Group, a great group of OB/Gyns. While she has had several roles over the years, her main role was managing the Business Office. She began her role as Director of Operations in July of 2021, and as such, Kathy wears many hats. She assists the ministerial staff in their duties and goals and helps prepare items for Worship. She oversees the operations of the office, helps maintain many of the ministries of the church, and assists with maintenance of the building. She also oversees the internal communications of the church with emails, newsletters, and prayer lists, and is available to help members or visitors with church-related issues. Kathy is also the liaison between the church and outside groups, handling the rental operations of the building, and she serves as the chartered organization representative for the four scouting groups @ HP.
Kathy has been a member of the Church @ Highland Park since 1990, and has volunteered in many capacities over the last 31 years. Kathy has helped plan and organize VBS, family retreats, marriage retreats, family campouts and Womanfest. She has also participated on Mission Trips, sponsored Children and Youth camps, cooked Wednesday night meals and taught Sunday School in the Children's department. The Church @ Highland Park is a central part of Kathy's faith journey.
Kathy's three daughters and their families are the joys of her life. Her 7 grandkids are wonderful. Just ask her! Kathy looks forward to her new role in helping to facilitate the ministries of The Church @ Highland Park.