The ChurchArt Online Blog
ChurchArt Online teams up with The Newsletter Newsletter to bring you tips, resources, and ideas for your church publications.
Because congregations are essentially a family, church is an ideal place to observe people’s milestones and major life events. Personalized newsletter announcements accompanied by artwork and photos are a great way to honor a church member and to inform readers. Often the church newsletter has the privilege of sharing joyful occasions. Examples include births, baptisms, graduations, anniversaries and…Read More >>
When teaching Sunday school, one of our go-to staples to keep in our classrooms is coloring material. Almost every kid can be entertained for a few minutes with a coloring page, even if they end up just folding it or placing stickers on it. Waiting for someone who has texted you saying they are running late? Bring out the coloring pages. Have kids waiting for others to…Read More >>
As the new year approaches, it’s time (no pun intended) to sit down and get your 2022 yearly calendar ready — both for your desk and for your congregation. As with church staff and members alike, we’d all be lost without our calendars. Christmas is an easy day to remember but when does Advent start again? Or when is the Feast of…Read More >>
Email and the internet have revolutionized church communication, allowing the pastor and other church staff instant, affordable access to the congregation. Whether you’re a multisite megachurch or a smaller church with a volunteer communication team, emails and websites are ideal for many tasks related to effective ministry. Some important uses include: sharing the church newsletter, informing congregants about an urgent or…Read More >>
With USPS first-class mail prices on the rise again, church newsletter budgets that are already tiny — or nonexistent — are feeling the strain. Even if your church is pinching pennies, the newsletter still can stand out, thanks to many available low-cost options. Let’s explore money-saving tips for each production step. CREATION Tip 1: Find an inexpensive or free program. Thankfully, you…Read More >>
Featuring interesting profiles of church members, staff members, congregational leaders and volunteers helps people get acquainted or reacquainted with one another. Familiarity boosts communication and trust and encourages a family-like atmosphere throughout the church. The list of potential profile subjects is extensive. Adapt and add to this list, according to your congregation: senior and associate pastors youth…Read More >>