Paycheck Protection Program For Churches: What You Need To Know

UPDATE: You Can Download Your Paycheck Protection Program Application Here And Get Started Today With gatherings limited to under 50 and even 10 in some areas, many churches are struggling to make ends meet. The good news is the US government has introduced the Payment Protection Program for churches, small businesses, and other non-profits to help your stay afloat financially until this crisis subsides. The worst part is no one knows for sure how long these restrictions will last. Even when restrictions are lifted, many people may still hesitate to go back to church at first for fear of getting …

Important Statistics About Millennials Your Church Needs To Know

Millennials are the group every church is trying to reach, but not always successfully. Using statistics about millennials helps you to better understand who they are and what they want from a church. Despite being a generation that may have been raised in the church, many of them have quit attending. However, they’re growing up now and have families of their own. If you want to reach an even younger generation, it all starts with millennials. Their views on the world are changing things, much like every generation before them has, including church. What Do Millennials Believe In It’s easy …

What Do Millennials Want From A Church Website

One of the best ways to attract more millennials to your church is to create a church website for millennials. You don’t need a second website, but cater your current one to appeal to millennials. Outside of bringing in younger members, you’ll also attract more people of all ages. Remember, millennials might be considered the digital generation, but the previous generations are the ones who created the Internet and social media. If your church website meets a millennial’s standards, it’ll appeal to everyone who likes staying online and playing on their phones. Complete Honesty In the age of fake news, …

How To Use Social Media To Increase Volunteers

Churches using social media to increase volunteers also increase engagement within their church and online. Social media isn’t just about recruiting though. Often, churches simply ask for volunteers on social media. However, social media platforms are better suited for building awareness of causes, communicating with volunteers and showcasing all your church does. When used correctly, Facebook, Twitter and other networks could just become the easiest way to increase volunteers and online tithing. Showcase The Need It’s not uncommon for people to think churches already have plenty of volunteers. However, 59% of people consider ample volunteer and outreach opportunities to be …

Church Can Navigate The Coronavirus COVID-19

How Your Church Can Navigate The Coronavirus

At this point, we don’t know what will come from the 2020 coronavirus outbreak. As of now, it appears that it will be a severe worldwide challenge that churches will have to navigate.  Pastors and church leaders should be investing time into thinking about how they will lead their churches through this next season.  Leading scientists have given us warnings about what this virus could become. With the right mindset and preparation, I believe this could be the church’s finest hour.  To help equip you as church leaders, our team of pastors created a list of nine things you can …

Free Marketing Tools For Churches

How often have you wanted to market your church, but you just don’t have the budget for it? The truth is free marketing tools make it easy to reach a much wider audience and grow your church without spending a dime. While you will need a church website for some of these tools and methods, this one-time cost serves as a 24/7 marketing tool. Plus, it gives your members a way to stay in touch all week. Forget trying to scrape together funds for marketing. All you need is time and a solid church marketing strategy. Google Ad Grants For …

The 15 Easiest Ways To Grow Your Church’s Blog

You’ve probably read that blogging is a great way to grow your church, but how do you grow your church’s blog? Sadly, churches may skip blogging simply because they think it’s too difficult to get it noticed. Growing your blog is far easier than you think. It just involves getting the word out, much like you do when it comes to church events. The best part is once you start building a following on your blog, readers handle most of the marketing for you. Then, you get even more traffic, which leads to overall church growth, both online and off. …

15 Surprising Things Slowing Down Your Church’s Site

Your site’s performance is just as important as the content. If there are things slowing down your church’s site, visitors might not stick around long enough to view or read anything. The bad part is it can be something incredibly simple preventing your site from loading as fast as it should. Or, it may be a more complex issue. The main thing is to discover the problem and fix it as soon as possible. The faster your site loads and the fewer errors visitors encounter, the better your site will perform overall. Test Your Site Speed The first step is …

How To Makeover Your Church’s Website In A Day

It’s a good idea to take a look at your church’s website now and again to see if it could use a little bit of a facelift. Many site owners skip this step because they don’t want to deal with the hassle of a full website upgrade. However, what if you could makeover your church’s website in a day? With some smaller changes, you can change the look and feel of your entire site. The best part is most of these changes are easy to do within a single day. You can change a single thing or opt for multiple …

Creating A Seamless Worship Experience Online And Off

As your church creates an online presence, there is one key thing to remember – you have to create a seamless worship experience online and off. You want everyone who interacts with your church to have a similar experience. This includes your members and site visitors who may not live anywhere close to your church. Of course, for your members, having a continuous worship experience all week keeps them more engaged. And that is always a wonderful thing. Maintain Contact Throughout The Week Church shouldn’t just be one or two days a week. Your members and online followers need you …