Listed below are a few common resources for the ministries and communities in SFX
SFX Brand Guidelines
Do ensure that for all Parish related documents the right logo, font and colours are used.
Access to NAS
The aim of the Network Attached Storage (NAS) is to provide a central storage for ministries and groups, facilitating in the passing down of information and retrieving SFX related documents and media
Groups are encouraged to keep programs, minutes, standard operating procedures (SOPs) or photographs in their folder. The heads of the communities have READ and WRITE access to their group’s folder (able to delete and change files) and the ‘SFX RESOURCES’ folder.
It is accessible over the internet (anywhere with WIFI), only in SG.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or require access/the reset of your password.
To book a room in SFX, You may drop the Parish Office an email, a phone call or visit during office hours. Please book the rooms at least a week in advance to avoid disappointment.
Booking is not confirmed until the Parish Office has sent a confirmation of your request.
Publicity in SFX (Pre event)
For publicity of Ministry-Driven or Parish-Driven events, do inform your SD and send all materials to email@example.com
Include items below on the monday before the publish of the bulletin.
- Headline and body copy. (optimally 50-100 words, maximum 150 words), include bold, italicise, underline if needed. Standard format of date/time i.e. 20 Oct, 8-10pm
- Do include a call to action: Where/ When to register, URL/ Contact for more info. Standard format of phone numbers i.e. 9123 4567
- When to publish (dates) and for how many weeks (usually about 2 weeks depending on scale of event)
- Include poster if necessary (inclusion dependent on amount of space available)
- Content will be checked for authenticity and may be edited for length/ language
Only Parish-wide events are featured on the website. Do include an A4 poster, detailed information. You may wish to also include testimonie and ensure you community page is updated.
Parish-wide events will also be shared on instagram and facebook. Do send across 1-10 photo, a caption, details on how to sign up.
You may place a poster or a short video on the brightsign (1280 x 720px), which is on loop before and after Mass times everyday. Do ensure readability.
Standee, banners & posters
Do seek approval from your SD before placing them up around the church. Banners should be either A4, A3 or A2. Please remove it carefully when the event is over.
A testimony for 1 weekend is over 5 Masses. The speech should be no longer than 3min and the script needs to be vetted beforehand. It is usually reserved for large parish-wide events.
Post Event Coverage
For coverage of smaller events by SFX (1-20 pax)
Event coordinator to send 1-10 photos, a simple write up and/or testimonies for the bulletin, Instagram or Facebook.
For coverage of larger events by SFX
Event Coordinator to contact MMM with details of the program. MMM will arrange for a photographer if available. Do also send across a write up or testimonies for inclusion in the bulletin and social media channels.
Calendar of Events
SFX events for the current year are listed here: