An Interfaith Association of Religion Communicators since 1929

Religion Communicators Council

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The Religion Communicators Council (RCC), founded in 1929, is an association of communications professionals who work for and with a diverse group of faith-based organizations in the areas of communications, public relations, advertising and development.

The RCC provides opportunities for communicators to learn from each other. Together, RCC members promote excellence in the communication of faith and values in the public arena and encourage understanding among religious and faith groups.

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COVID-19 Resources for Religion Communicators 

Virtual Conference

Communicating Faith in the Public Square

RCC is one of 100+ organizations that are cooperating to present Religion Communication Congress 2020 (RCCongress 2020), a once-a-decade gathering of professional religion communicators from a wide range of faith traditions.

Though the in-person gathering of RCCongress 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19, the RCCongress 2020 cooperating organizations and workshop leaders will offer livestream webinar events as part of our commitment to professional development and recognition of excellence.

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With your generous financial support, the Religion Communicators Council can continue to support religious communication professionals and encourage religious literacy in both religious and secular media.

DeRose-Hinkhouse Awards

The DeRose-Hinkhouse Memorial Awards are given annually to active members of the Religion Communicators Council who demonstrate excellence in religious communications and public relations.

Wilbur Awards

Since 1949, the Wilbur Awards have been presented annually to recognize excellence in the communication of religious issues, values, and themes in public secular media. Through the awards, the Religion Communicators Council recognizes the work of individuals, production companies and agencies as they communicate about religious issues, values and themes with professionalism, fairness, respect and honesty.

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Religion Communication Congress 2020 canceled

It is with great regret that the steering committee of Religion Communication Congress 2020 (RCCongress 2020) has canceled the forthcoming event, scheduled to be held in Arlington, Virginia on March 17-21. The uncertain forecast concerning the spread of the...

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