The ChurchArt Online Blog

ChurchArt Online teams up with The Newsletter Newsletter to bring you tips, resources, and ideas for your church publications.

Woman raising her hands towards the sky

Design Challenge: Psalm 30:4

By ChurchArt Team | May 3, 2021

When designing Scripture Art, it’s always amazing to us how one bible verse can be illustrated in so many different ways. That’s why we thought it would be fun to do a little internal design challenge. The Challenge for our Artists We asked two graphic designers from the ChurchArt team to add their own personal…

Read More >>
Free Printable Teacher Appreciation Postcards

Celebrate Your Teachers with Free Downloadable Cards

By ChurchArt Team | March 26, 2021

It’s generally accepted that teachers can do “virtually” anything and are teacher-strong no matter the teaching distance. But that doesn’t mean our teachers haven’t had to overcome a lot in the last year! In the United States, Teacher Appreciation Week is celebrated annually in the first full week of May. You can take part in…

Read More >>
Thinking Of You Postcards

Free Thinking-of-You Postcard Templates

By ChurchArt Team | March 3, 2021

Although we are hopeful that 2021 will be a turning point in many positive ways, many congregations are still unable to meet in buildings, are split between different services to provide ample social distancing or are split between virtual and in-person worship.   If you’re like us, you’re constantly looking for ways to encourage one another — especially those who might be struggling.   With that still…

Read More >>
Initial caps typography on wood background

Start out strong with initial caps.

By ChurchArt Team | February 4, 2021

In design terminology, an oversized letter at the beginning of an article or paragraph is called an initial cap. These letters visually entice people to read the written word. They’re also a classy way to transition from a large, bold headline to an article’s light text. Types of initial caps There are 3 main types…

Read More >>
Designing Special Issue Church Newsletters

Designing Special Issue Newsletters

By ChurchArt Team | February 4, 2021

If you’ve been preparing newsletters for your church, you’re most likely very familiar with the concept of newsletter templates.  You may already use your own document as a unique template for your front page, back page, left- and right-hand pages, and for any unique pages (such as a calendar page). You may also have separate…

Read More >>
Why Should You Use Infographics?

Use infographics for visual impact.

By ChurchArt Team | January 28, 2021

How can your publications present data about attendance, offerings, fundraising, budgets and more without overwhelming readers or quickly making their eyes glaze over? The solution is infographics! An infographic (or information graphic) is a visual representation of data or other information. They’re more than the plain old charts and graphs you remember from school. Infographics…

Read More >>