New Year Blessings

On this New Year Holiday, we are thinking of the many people who experienced grief, sorrow and loss this year. Moving forward is often painful, even if necessary. We are also wishing each of you a joyous and poignant end to the year, 2013, and we are praying that 2014...

Merry Christmas

For unto us this day is born a Savior……. (Luke 2:11) Wishing each of you a blessed and holy Christmas. You are a blessing to us and to others! Your CTRN family.

Thanksgiving

All of us at CTRN, your online church member directory company, wish each of you a happy, blessed, and peaceful Thanksgiving celebration. We have so many things to be thankful for, our health, happiness, family, friends and the opportunity to be of service to churches...

A Defense of Church Member Directories

We firmly believe that an online member directory is a necessity for churches today, and we are always encouraged when we find others who agree and boldly support that same belief. This article beautifully states the importance of having a church member directory....

Customer Compliment!

We love our online church member directory! We love both the computer and mobile app features that allow churches and their members to connect and communicate with one another. From the individual and family custom features to the specialized security options, we...

Managing Social Media & Your Message

Social Media, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Tumblr (the list goes on and on) is here to stay. No sense in denying it, putting our head in the sand, closing the door and praying the storm will pass. Life has changed and we, as church communicators,...

Have a Seat

In the Bible, Jesus is quoted as saying, “But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the Kingdom of Heaven.” (Matthew 19:14) As the Pope welcomed this young child, Jesus welcomes all of us, every day, every...

Encouraging Words From Me to You!

Earlier this morning, I received an email from one of CTRN’s visionaries and founders, Doris.   She has a heart of gold, a grandmother’s heart, a mother’s heart, a  servant’s heart.  Her mission in life is to serve Christ…and it’s...

Be Encouraged

Sometimes we just need a little encouragement to keep going….to keep the faith…to keep holding on because help is on the way. I needed that today….a little encouragement…and I found it while reading an article posted on iBloom, an organization...

Social Media Sunday!

Looking for ways to build faith and develop community in your church by utilizing Social Media tools? How about hosting a Social Media Sunday? I think it’s a great idea! An Episcopal church in Tarrifville, CT hosted one recently and found it to be quite...