A ChurchDesk Guide: How to Create a Successful Church Event

Here at ChurchDesk we’ve come up with some top tips to help facilitate great church events. Whether it be an Easter camp, Christmas service or social event, we’ve got it all covered! Download the guide for free.

A ChurchDesk Guide: The Secret Formula to Youth Ministry

ChurchDesk and Urban Saints joined forces to offer a one-hour webinar to explore the importance of youth and children’s ministry to the local church and unpack how to get it started and ensure it is as effective as possible. Learn why it is so vital for churches to invest in the lives of young people and how to do this.

E-mail marketing for churches, a must-do?

Facebook, Twitter, SMS, E-mails? Who can actually manage to stay updated and keep an overview of all the new possibilities? Yes, all of them do offer lots of great opportunities to enhance your marketing activities. In this guide we'll cover important aspects of e-mail marketing in the church.

3 ways your church communication might be failing

Communication within your church is essential to build and support a healthy congregation. But why is it so hard? Even with sophisticated technology as it is, we still end up with lost messages and misunderstandings... why does this continue to happen?

Five steps to producing a great event invitation

Give your next church event every chance of thriving with our guide to creating invitations.

Six ways ChurchDesk can make you an even better parish priest

Every parish priest wants to give their very best. But if you’re weighed down by admin, that can be challenging. Here’s how ChurchDesk’s church management solution makes a difference.

10 top tips for your church newsletter

Want your church newsletter to stand out from the crowd? Our expert tips will help you achieve mailout heaven

How to talk finance with your congregation

Tim Gibson seeks expert advice on the best way to encourage regular giving among congregations, including the strategic use of technology

Three steps to make your church website stand out on Google

Every church dreams of setting up a website that attracts loads of visitors. Follow these three steps to maximise your chances of appearing prominently in Google’s search results.

Five ways your church can use technology to grow

Want to be a growing church? Here are five tech tips to help you achieve your objectives. If there’s one word that encapsulates the priorities of the vast majority of UK churches, it’s “growth”.

How to attract young people to your church

Every church wants to increase the number of young people in its congregation. Tim Gibson asks a range of experts how best to do it.

Grow Your Church Membership and Boost Attendance Through SMS Messaging

When you implement a text messaging solution (SMS) in your church to communicate with new and existing parishioners, you are tapping into a powerful form of communication.

The State of Volunteering in Churches Today: Dismal or Delightful?

Volunteers are an essential part of any church, and are fundamental to its success. But what is the current situation churches are facing in terms of their volunteers, and what does this say about the state of the church?

Facebook: an Essential Part of the Church?

Imagine you spend weeks planning a youth event at your church, only for no one to show up. Or envisage countless hours dedicated to organising your Christian Concert, that no one turns up to hear. For some churches, unfortunately this sounds all too familiar. They plan incredibly exciting events, but for some reason the message doesn’t seem to be getting out, and they aren’t reaching enough people.

How to Make Tech Work for Your Seniors

Technology is a great tool for spreading your message and engaging a younger audience in the church, but it shouldn’t be used in such a manner that it shuts out your senior parish members.

What is Data? Why should you care?

At ChurchDesk we often promote the collection and use of data, and encourage our users to incorporate it into all aspects of their church. But we sometimes hear that churches feel this is not necessary - merely a nicety if they find the time, or even a distraction from the core mission of the church. Some even feel this is an invasion of their congregation’s privacy. We believe this is a misunderstanding of the function data plays. So what really is “data”, and why should your church care about it?

A new way to communicate within the church

The congregations' communication expectations are growing. Delivery should be at agreed intervals, via various platforms, email, text and of course so...

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5 ideas to make the Electoral Roll Refresh easier, quicker, and more valuable

Ask most electoral roll officers and church wardens about what they’re looking forward to at the moment and the answer’s probably not the Electoral Ro...

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Manage access to your contacts

Limit sensitive data to specific users - and continue collaborating on newsletters in ChurchDesk People. With our new permissions, you can control who...

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Get a beautiful website with our new website elements and let us do all the work!

We are excited to give you more and highly flexible design options for your ChurchDesk website. It is now even easier to make beautiful church website...

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The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Berlin joins ChurchDesk to digitize their churches

The church management provider, ChurchDesk today announces a partnership with The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Berlin. The Berlin-based company will ...

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Copyrights: Make sure to credit people for their work

ChurchDesk now supports crediting your images on your website. Simply add the copyright details when uploading your images to your file archive and we...

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