Your church or ministry website should be geared for one purpose: to help you effectively reach and connect with your members, attendees, and first-time visitors.
Let’s explore some simple yet successful solutions that will benefit your church or ministry website.
Engage with your current members
You can use tools such as videos, photo galleries, event registration, prayer requests and more to keep your current members engaged online.
Share events and ministry information
This can be great information for both members and new people visiting your website. Events and happenings that are mentioned during the service can be also posted on your website for anyone who missed that information. If it’s on the web people can find that information at anytime.
Easy online giving
Allow your members to easily and securely give from anywhere on their desktop, laptop, and mobile devices from your website.
Create an online community
Having a church website allows the feeling of community to continue when people are not in church.
Educate people about your church or ministry
You can use the website to tell visitors what they can expect when they visit your church. Your website can offer podcasts of past sermons. This is a great way to introduce people to your church and pastor.
Answer frequently asked questions
Your website can provide answers to questions by members, visitors and people searching for a church. Questions such as sermon times, directions, bible study days, pastor’s office hours, faith statements; those questions can easily be answered on a website.
Your website is never going to replace to the face-to-face interactions that fellowship provides however it can be a starting point for attracting new visitors, engaging current members and catching the attention of Christians who have just moved into your community.