Resources for your church
How to engage your church on Facebook
If you're running out of Facebook post ideas, then this is just the resource for you. It highlights not only those more 'spiritual' questions you can ask which gain engagement – and enables meaningful follow up – but also has a wealth of ideas just for fun (and to gain engagement so your posts are seen by more people!) Take a look! (pdf)
Get your church on social media
A How To guide for getting your church on the right social media.
Do you want to connect with as a church? Is it your own congregation? Your community? Both? Is it young families? Senior citizens? Other organisations? The press? Read our guide to see what might work for your church.
Using Mailchimp for e-newsletters
A guide to help you sign up, design and send e-newsletters to your church, using Mailchimp – with step by step instructions.
Ever wondered how to get into the local media? Are you considering how best to seem relevant to your community?
Church magazines / newsletters
How to produce great church magazines pdf is now available here. It covers basics and tips including font and design. It encourages you to take stock and review where you are before moving forward, and gives advice on how to turn a basic newsletter into a professional looking publication.
But first – is this the time to be considering e-newsletters? If you think it is but are unsure how to proceed, contact us.
If you've been asked to perform a church role and you're not sure what's involved, don't panic. The URC has produced a wide range of booklets, including information of being a church secretary, treasurer, safeguarding coordinator, committee convenor and more.
Communication and more
Discover even more resources on the URC site, including: