Catch up with Gretchen and purePR out and about speaking about social media, branding, and nonprofit communications strategy.


2014

Lutheran Education Association, National Administrators Conference

St. Louis, Mo.

February, 2014

 

Northwest District LCMS Administrators Conference

Portland, OR

March, 2014

 

Phoenix, Arizona WELS Lutheran School In-Service

Phoenix, AZ

May, 2014

 

Missouri District LCMS Administrators Conference

St. Louis, MO

July, 2014

 

North Wisconsin District Conference

Trego, WI

August, 2014

 

Ohio District LCMS Educators’ Conference

October, 2014

 

Northwest LCMS District Educators’ Conference

October, 2014

 

In the past …

GOSPEL Conference: All District Education Executives Gathering (LCMS)

Keynote Presenter: Creative a Customer-Centric Culture in Private Schools

Livermore, CA

June 23-24, 2013

 

Better Business Bureau – Charity Symposium

Featured Panelist: Social Media for Social Good

Hilton Fontenac, St. Louis, MO

August 29, 2013

 

Southern District Educator’s Conference

Keynote Speaker

New Orleans, LA

August 30, 2013

 

Michigan District Administrators Conference

Keynote Presenter

Higgins Lake, MI

August 7-9, 2013

 

St. Charles Community Council

Get on the Brandwagon: Build an internal brand that works

Spencer Road Library, St. Peters, MO

September 5, 2013

 

Pacific Southwest District (LCMS) Pastor’s Conference

Keynote Presenter

Phoenix, AZ

October 2013

 

Lutheran Education Association National Convocation

Intensive Workshop Presenter: Branding Your School

Milwaukee, WI

October 23, 2013

 

Cause for Conversation, a nonprofit communications summit

Featured Keynote

St. Charles, MO

November 12, 2013

 

Pacific Southwest District (LCMS) Educator’s Conference

Keynote Presenter

Palm Desert, CA

November 2013

 

2012

Lutheran Education Association – Administrators Conference

[un]Marketing: Why understanding how not to market is essential in building mission-focused brands for times like these

Orlando, FL

January 13-15, 2012

 

Lutheran Women’s Missionary League – Executive Leadership Council

Social Media for “Girls Only”

February 4, 2012

St. Louis, MO

 

Association of Lutheran Development Executives, National Convention

Get on the BrandWagon, Developing Your Internal Brand Culture

“Please and Thank You” Understanding the Thank You Economy 

February 7, 2012

Minneapolis, MN

 

Lutheran Foundation

Social Media and the Effective Nonprofit

February 27, 2012

St. Louis, MO

 

Guest Lecture: Campaign Strategy and New Media

Campaign Strategy and Political Power with Former Governor Bob Holden

Webster University

February 28, 2012

 

reFUEL: A Children’s Ministry Leadership Summit

Social Media Effectiveness in Family and Children’s Ministry

March 17, 2012

Omaha, NE

 

Concordia Seminary Admissions Directors – Spring Conference

Social Media and University Recruitment

April 2, 2012

St. Louis, MO

 

[un]Marketing: A webinar with Lutheran Education Association

April 24, 2012

Online

 

Social Media Workshop at the Lincoln Park Zoo

May 8, 2012

Chicago, IL

 

International Student Ministries Conference

2 Day unMarketing and Social Media Workshop

May 25-26, 2012

Kansas City, MO

 

LCMS Florida Georgia District Convention

Social Media and Real Time Ministry

June 22-24, 2012

Orlando, Florida

 

Missional Social Media Workshop

June 30, 2012

Ft. Myers, FL

 

Creative Writing for the Church Workshop

Engaging Social Media Content That Works

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis

July 26, 2012

 

LCMS Florida Georgia District Educators’ Conference

Branding Intensive Speaker and Social Media Workshop

Daytona Beach, FL

September 26-28, 2012

 

Concordia University Nebraska, Leadership Speaker Series

October 9, 2012

Seward, NE

 

Wartburg Seminary Annual Fundraising Conference

Keynote Presenter

October 17, 2012

Dubuque, IA

 

LCMS Pacific Southwest District, Admissions Directors Conference

Featured Presenter

October 23-24, 2012

 

Christian Benefits Association

Featured Presenter

November 27-28, 2012

Indianapolis, IN

 

And here’s where Gretchen was in 2011:

Association of Lutheran Mission Agencies/Lutheran CEO Association

Branding and Social Media Symposium

St. Louis, MO

February 4, 2011

 

Association of Lutheran Development Executives, National Convention

Social Media Seminar, Branding in Missions Keynote

Portland, OR

February 12-13, 2011

 

Christian Friends of New Americans

Social Media Talk

St. Louis, MO

February 16, 2011

 

Project School Zone Branding Panel Moderator

UStream

March 1, 2011

4:30 p.m. CST

(If you’re in St. Louis, join us live)

 

Association of Lutheran Secondary Schools

Social Media Seminar

Charleston, SC

March 11-12, 2011

 

Everyday Evangelism 

UStream Panel Moderator

March 8, 2011

5:30 p.m. CST

(Or if you’re in St. Louis, join us LIVE at Crave Coffeehouse)

 

Lutheran Educator’s Association, Convocation

Branding Workshop

March 25, 2011

Cincinnati, OH

 

Cleveland Lutheran High School Association

2-day Branding and Social Media Training

March 29-30, 2011

Cleveland, OH

 

Project School Zone 

UStream Panel Moderator

April 5, 2011

4:30PM, CST, watch live

 

King of Kings Lutheran Church

Social Media Training

Omaha, NE

April 14, 2011

 

Michigan District, LCMS

Social Media District Training Event

Frankenmuth, MI

May 2-3, 2011

 

FiveTwo WikiConference

Katy, TX

June 21-24, 2011

 

Children’s Christian Concern Society

Branding and Social Media Seminar

Topeka, KS

August 12-13, 2011

 

Guest Lecture: Campaign Strategy and New Media

Campaign Strategy and Political Power with Former Governor Bob Holden

Webster University

September 6, 2011

 

Webinar, Association of Lutheran Development Executives

The ROI of Real Time Engagement

Online

September 13, 2011

 

Corporate Training: Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Heartland Region

The New Currency: Why social capital out values networking and what it takes to grow investment in your personal brand

St. Louis, MO

September 23, 2011

 

2011 President’s Convocation, LCMS FL-GA District

Branding and Social Media Workshops

Daytona Beach, FL

September 28-30, 2011

 

Texas District “Big 8” Schools Conference

Beyond Branding Basics: Defining Your School’s Deep DNA

Austin, TX

November, 2011

 

Association of Lutheran Development Executives: Chicago Chapter Fall Conference

ROI v ROE: Building smart, sustainable social strategy

Chicago, IL

November 16, 2011

 

All Lutheran High School Educators Conference

What’s on your mind? Social media, student status, and the need for a “real time” teaching ministry

St. Louis, MO

November 18, 2011

 

Lutheran Church Extension Fund: Fall Leadership Conference

Engage! The Power of Smart Social Strategy

Raleigh, N.C.

November 19, 2011

 

Valley Lutheran High School Faculty Training

Branding and Social Media in Education

Phoenix, AZ

November 21, 2011

 

Southern District Educators Conference

What’s on your mind?
Social media, student status, and the need for a “real time” teaching ministry

New Orleans, LA

November 22, 2011