The ChurchArt Online Blog
ChurchArt Online teams up with The Newsletter Newsletter to bring you tips, resources, and ideas for your church publications.
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 ongoing prayer…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 >>
We all know it takes many members to work together to help grow, fertilize, and establish a church. While a lot of that work is done by paid staff, churches such as yours rely on the talents, time and passion of volunteers to make it all come together. They may be welcoming new members, teaching Sunday…Read More >>
“There is no such thing as no design,” writes author Adam Judge. “The alternative to good design is always bad design.” That raises the question: How can church newsletter editors ensure that their publications avoid falling into the “bad design” category? The answer involves understanding the basic elements of any newsletter design — and then using those elements in eye-pleasing…Read More >>