The Churchly Design Blog

Tools and tricks for building a better church website from the experts at Churchly

Canva Crash Course: How to Make Beautiful Graphics for Your Church Website With No Software or Experience

In last week’s roundup, we shared one of our favorite design tools, Canva. Canva is an online graphic design program that lets you create beautiful images for your website, social media, print, and more, without software and -- best of all -- without being a graphic...
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7 Essential Elements for Your Church’s “New Here” Page

Not too long ago, the first interaction that a guest would have with your church was at your front door. Most churches have a greeter meet guests at the door, equip them with information about your church, and lead them to where they needed to go -- whether that was...
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INTERVIEW: NewPointe Community Church’s Brandon Hostetler on Church Social Media Strategy

Last week, I had the privilege to sit down with NewPointe Community Church’s Assistant Communications Director, Brandon Hostetler, to learn how churches can leverage social media channels like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat to engage their congregation and...
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Churchly for Divi 1.1

I'm excited to announce the release of the latest version of the only church content plugin built exclusively for Divi theme, Churchly for Divi. This update brings you even more content types, new layout options, and makes it even easier to customize your Churchly...

4 Things Visitors Look for on Your Church Website

With the use of technology today, people can easily navigate hundreds of churches in one area in the matter of minutes. With the click of a mouse, a potential visitor can easily get a feel for your church, whether you use contemporary language when describing the...

Free Design Template: Connection Card

Churches with a clear follow up plan for first time guests retain more visitors than churches that don't provide a clear next step.  Do guests in your church have an easy way to connect and get involved? We designed this Connection Card to include in our first time...

7 Deadly Sins of Mobile Church Websites

“America has undoubtedly become a smartphone nation,” says Nielsen in The U.S. Digital Consumer Report. They have estimated that over 65% of Americans own a smartphone, which then surpasses the percentage of Americans with gaming consoles (46%), and even digital cable...

5 Ways to Increase Church Giving

I can remember when I took my first paid church position as an intern worship leader. We had gone over all the steps of the order of service. I had gone over every step in my head. First, we would begin with a welcome and an upbeat song, followed by more music and a...

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