Computer Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability
of Specialized Electronic Mail Services for Churches and
Other Non-Profit Organizations. E-Mail is a popular method
for both formal and informal communication in today's world.
To help Get-The-Message-Out, LCR has developed a low cost
and effective tool to allow for regular and ongoing communications
within Churches and Other Non-Profit Organizations.
the increasing cost of producing, sorting, stuffing and
mailing regular Postal Mail, written communications with
members are kept to a minimum. Long lead times in preparing
Church Bulletins or Organizational Newsletters hamper quick
responses to events such as The Terrorists Attacks of September
11th. Many Churches organized Prayer Services to allow members
to come together to offer prayer and companionship during
a time of tremendous stress. Church Offices received many
calls for information. Some Organizations sent out e-mail
to their membership to advise them of planned events. In
many cases, members were not able to attend functions since
they had no knowledge of the immediate scheduling of events.
organizations have begun the process of collecting e-mail
addresses from their membership and sending out a limited
amount of information electronically. Obstacles encountered
have been: lack of familiarity with e-mail, limited resources
on organization owned computer equipment, cost of e-mail
addresses, failure of e-mail provider (i.e. @home), vulnerability
of virus attack (i.e. Goner Virus), and confidentiality
Specialized E-Mail Service contains the following functions:
to 30 E-Mail Boxes can be set up to send and receive mail.
Mail Boxes can be designated with Church Titles i.e. email@example.com
or names i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org
addresses are customized to the organizational needs and
are owned by the organization. All incoming and outgoing
e-mail is pre-scanned to ensure Virus-Free Communications.
is accessible via E-Mail Programs such as Outlook Express
or from any Internet Browser. E-Mail is accessible from
any computer and is Password Protected.
Lists can be created and maintained by the organization.
Members can join mailing lists or drop out with no manual
intervention by the organization's staff. Communications
to members are sent out on a blind-carbon copy basis, the
messages do not contain the membership's e-mail addresses.
archive of communications/church bulletins/organizational
newsletters can be maintained to allow reference to upcoming
events, review past messages/sermons and other information.
This archive is accessible via an ordinary web browser on
any computer with Internet access.