INSPIRATION: 10 Phenomenal Examples of First Time Guest Pages

Design // August 11, 2016 //

Need some inspiration for the new here page on your church website?  You’ve come to the right place.  Below are 10 examples of great first time guest pages from a variety of churches for your viewing pleasure.

Not sure what content you need to include on your “new here” page?  Check out our post, 7 Essential Elements for Your Church’s “New Here” Page.

Without further ado, 10 Phenomenal Examples of First Time Guest Pages.

1. City Church

http://citychurchcville.com/new/

01-city-churchWhy We Like It

  • Clear information of what to expect inside the church
  • Prominent links to core values and team 
  • Guests can contact them through the button on the page

2. Watermark Community Church

http://www.watermark.org/fort-worth/new-here

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Why We Like It

  • Amazing layout and presentation of information
  • Creative step-by-step guide outlining the membership process
  • Opportunities to serve a ministry and to join a community group

3. Saddleback Church

https://saddleback.com/visit/about/new-here

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Why We Like It

  • Large welcome text
  • Vision-focused content: church mission and plan is clearly presented
  • We can navigate through the location map

4.  Valley Family Church

http://www.valleyfamilychurch.org/new-here/

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Why We Like It

  • Narrative flow of information
  • Experience a weekend service through photo and video
  • Includes content for Kids, Students, and Adults 

5. Anchor City Church

https://anchorcity.org/im-new-here/

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Why We Like It

  • Minimalistic layout: content is simple and easy to understand
  • All content is above the fold
  • Links connect visitors to more detailed relevant information

6. Nappanee Missionary Church

http://nmc.church/new-here/

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Why We Like It

  • Full-width layout with eye-catching images
  • Preview a message using the Sermons option
  • Description of all services at the bottom of the page

7. Vineyard Church of Mechanic Falls

http://www.mechanicfallsvineyard.com/new-here/

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Why We Like It

  • Navigation of the New Here Sections in the sidebar
  • Get Connected online form
  • Interactive Google Map (not just an image) prominently displayed

8. Vista Community Church

http://thevista.tv/newhere/

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Why We Like It

  • Express Check-in for kids
  • Get to know the culture by checking out the Spotify link
  • Appropriate section for each information

9. Illuminate Community Church

http://www.illuminatecommunity.com/im-new-here/

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Why We Like It

  • Large Buttons
  • Use of icons on the content
  • Sign up form

10. Southcrest Church

http://southcrest.church/new

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Why We Like It

  • Great use of photography and calls to action
  • Full-width layout
  • Button features links to necessary pages, making the layout shorter but easy to understand

 

About Rob Laughter

Rob is a Christian, a husband, and a father to two beautiful girls. Rob has 15 years' experience in website design and development, and spent six years as the CEO of Connective Insights, a digital marketing agency, before founding Churchly in 2015. You can follow Rob on Twitter at @roblaughter, and keep up with him in his personal blog, http://roblaughter.com

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