- SPECIAL PROGRAMS AWARENESS : Very often, lots of religious organizations have special programs integrated with the normal service of the organization. This ranges from crusades for the churches, fasting periods for Muslims, and some other special programs designed for specific class of persons in the church and/or mosque. Bulk SMS can be used to create awareness for all these at a cheap price and great outreach.
- MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES FROM PASTORS AND IMAMS : In a world where problems, pressures and troubles are on the increase, a timely quote from the religious leaders to their members that strengthens them to endure adversities and give them hope can prove so invaluable. Bulk SMS can be used to great effect for this purpose.
- COMMUNICATION WITH GROUPS WITHIN THE ORGANISATION: Many religious organizations have groups within that handles various activities for the organization. These ranges from choir groups, drama groups, youth forums, women groups e.t.c. Notification of meeting for these groups and updates about new events can be easily and effectively disseminated through bulk SMS.
- GOODWILL MESSAGES FOR RELIGIOUS CELEBRATIONS: Time after time, lots of religious celebrations come up among religious organizations in the world. Some of these are the Xmas celebration and Easter celebration among Christians and the id el Fitr and the id el Kabir celebration among Muslims. The leaders in these religious organizations can use bulk SMS to send goodwill messages to their members for the celebrations.
- OTHER CUSTOMIZED MESSAGES: Bulk SMS could also be used for notification of meetings, reminders of service days and time, reminders of missions the organization has to achieve and even what to expect in the next gathering can be passed across through this means.
Many religious organizations have been using bulk SMS for these purposes and to great effect. Not only does it help pass information across to people, but at a cheap rate and quickly at that.
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