Church Communications during a global pandemic – Blog Post
Guide to LIVE Streaming for churches – a great explainer video on setting up a livestream
Church Online Platform – free software for livestreaming church
Cheapest Live Stream set up for churches – recommendations for affordable gear to set up a live stream from $250
Creating guest experiences (COVID-19 edition) – A recording of a Zoom chat with church communicators on welcoming visitors during COVID-19
Ideas for battling screen fatigue – Blog post
Church Media Drop – Find free media including graphics and bumper videos, shared by other churches
Creation Swap – Find free and paid church media assets uploaded by churches from all over the world
Pro Church Tools – A never-ending supply of church communications tips and resources. You can follow along with the blog, podcast or Youtube channel
Church Motion Graphics – Motion background packs, Photoshop templates, social media kits, and time-saving graphic downloads
Lightstock – Download Christian stock photos, vectors
Church Juice – short and sweet info on church communications
Your Church Website
Back to Basics: Church Websites 101 – Blog Post
Top 25 Church Websites of 2019 – Blog post round up of some excellent inspiration and ideas from churches al over the world
Squarespace – a simple website builder to help beginners create a website that looks great on any device
Divi – this is an affordable plugin and/or theme builder that you can use with your WordPress site to make it a drag-and-drop builder (we use Divi on our website!)
Nucleus – a website builder that helps you create an online hub specifically for churches (a little more pricey but simplifies things a lot!)
Canva – An incredible free online graphic design program. Access thousands of pre-made templates and
You can also get their pro plan for free if you send them proof of your not-for-profit status.
Unsplash – Avoid copyright issues and find beautiful stock photos on Unsplash.
Creative Market – Download 6 free design resources each week, plus find millions of ready-to-use design resources fit for a tight budget.
Messenger Graphics – A Christian graphic designer who creates sermon series graphics and free social graphics to help churches! Sign up to her mailing list to get designs straight to your inbox.
- Read a comprehensive comparison of Social Media Scheduling tools
- How to use social media for outreach events
- Download a free social media policy template
- Great ideas for what to post on Instagram Stories
Facebook Groups to join
- SA Baptist Church Media & Communications
- Church Communications
- Small Church Communications
- Visual Church Media
Team Recommendations – Ideas and recommendations from the team at the Baptist Centre
Download the ‘Ultimate Easter Kit’ from Church Marketing University for graphics, email and text templates, bumper videos, Facebook Ad campaigns and more!