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Archive for December, 2009

Goodbye 2009. Hello 2010

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Hello Everyone -

2009 has been a truly unique year.  The year included job changes, my oldest daughter hitting the “teen” years, raising a Golden Retriever puppy, and eventually launching a business … 2009 will be a year I won’t soon forget.  Hopefully I’ve learned some lessons that will stick with me for awhile.  The good and the bad.

The most exciting part of 2009 was launching my own business.  I’ve always wanted to try my hand at “consulting”… so earlier in 2009 I launched Cup of Joe Communications, LLC. I currently have some incredible clients that I enjoy working with on a regular basis and look forward to a few new projects & clients as 2010 progresses.

At the moment though, I’m very excited to be returning to the staff of First Christian Church.  After spending nearly 8 years on the team, and wearing a variety of hats, I am returning to the staff at 3/4 time with an emphasis on managing the Church’s communication efforts again.  I’ll be working alongside a great team of volunteers and reuniting with a former colleague, Ron Yoder as my assistant.  Ron will be helping with a variety of things, but especially with Web Development and Social Media integration.  So much more I could say about all this, but for now…. this will do.

I’ve missed blogging and hope to rekindle my efforts in 2010.

May God bless you in the New Year,

Joe