4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Church’s Social Media

Social media allows churches to go where the people are. Since most churches in the United States are small, with 90 percent of churches having fewer than 350 members, they need to make the most of their limited resources. If that describes your church, then you want to adopt a social media strategy that’s both […]

4 Indisputable Reasons You Need a Church Newsletter

Email newsletters are a must for every church. These vital communication devices provide a quick and easy way to reach regular attendees and those who do not attend every weekend. People have come to expect to receive emails from organizations they have a relationship with, including their local church. Correspondence from organizations like the church […]

5 Ways Your Church Can Make an Impeccable First Impression

It’s been said that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. While that’s not always true, the first impression a newcomer has to your church is a vital, and sometimes fragile, experience. Step up your game by making a first impression that’s memorable and warm and one a visitor will want […]

7 Ways Technology Improves Church

Can technology improve the way we experience church? Some may question whether technology has any role in church other than what’s necessary to function in this modern age. They may worry that technology will make the church more disconnected and impersonal. In truth, the right technology can make churches even more connected. Let’s examine five […]

10 Classic Fall Festival Games Your Church Will Love

Are you ready to start planning your church’s Fall Festival? If so, why not look to the past for some inspiration. Your members are sure to love these low-tech, oldy-but-goodie carnival games. 1. Apples on a String Remember bobbing for apples as a kid? Well, this updated, but still vintage, version is sure to be a […]

How to Plan a Memorable Church Fall Festival

It’s that time of year when the weather chills, the leaves turn beautiful rusty colors, and your church starts planning a Fall Festival. If you’ve never planned one before, or if you’re looking for fresh ideas to make this year’s festival run smoothly, here are tips for planning your best church festival yet. 1. Determine […]

3 Ideas for Ramping Up Your Men’s Ministry

Does your church’s men’s ministry need a boost? Are you looking for ways to engage new and younger men and meet their needs in a fresh, relevant way? Here are three ideas for ramping up your church’s men’s ministry so that it can attract new members and meet the needs of existing ones. Bonding Over […]

Why Your Church Should Offer Free WiFi

Today more than ever, a free WiFi Internet connection for church members is an important service every church should offer. Increasingly, restaurants, grocery stores, and other retail shops make an Internet connection available—but churches should offer WiFi not just because it’s culturally popular and “green,” but also because it’s increasingly beneficial. Provide Free WiFi for […]

Top 4 Social Media Channels for Churches

When it comes to communicating with their congregation, a recent poll by the Nonprofit Marketing Guide reveals that 71% of churches find social media one of their most popular solutions, second only to their own website (80%). But with so many social media channels available, which ones are the most effective for churches? Social Media […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Volunteer Recruitment

Every church faces the challenges when it comes to volunteer recruitment. How can you encourage your members to help the church run more effectively and fulfill the ministry’s vision—so that the burden is shared by a larger percentage of members and not simply by a faithful few? If your church needs help encouraging your members […]