scion wrote:I don't care to receive email about ward stuff in general. I would rather specify just what I'm interested in. There is plenty happening in my home without extraneous calendar details. I know others to whom added unrequested reminders would be a burden on top of existing sorrows. Be sensitive to people's circumstances.
This is why I like Google calendar's ability to handpick which groups (more detailed than the church site YW v Beehives, MiaMaids, and/or Laurels).
Well, as long as we are "wishing," I would like to receive either an RSS feed or a system generated e-mail, according to the schedule I select and according to the content that I would like to see. If the website and calendars were modularized by carefully selected groups this should be doable.
I could still see a need for e-mail broadcasts that were created by hand, or that needed "high priority" delivery.
It also needs to be really simple. A gee-whiz calendaring function that appeals to 1% of the ward membership is probably not desirable.
The website should allow for multiple administrators that can manage specific areas. This would give the organizations a lot more ownership and control. The website admin should be reviewing all the stuff and if training is needed, then that's ok.