Your Parish Needs a Responsive Website

A responsive website design is important to make your website mobile-friendly. With the way your website is designed, it should look and function similarly when viewed on a desktop computer, laptop, or smartphone. Here are three tips to consider for a responsive website.

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WeConnect Release Notes—Jul. 31, 2020

Version: 1.61 WeConnect Feature Release We’re excited to announce a new staff page feature for all WeConnect websites. This new feature utilizes staff information that is already available in the dashboard of your site – meaning adding and updating staff contact information is now easier than ever! Add/Edit Staff Member(s) Add, or edit, the staff […]

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Weathering Your Parish Through Any Crisis

No one could have predicted what COVID-19 would do to our parishes. But by utilizing online resources and calling on parishioners to volunteer for help, parishes have proven that Church really isn’t a place – it’s who we are as people of God

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How Parishes Can “Reap a Harvest from Good SEEDs”

To strengthen and enliven parishes and dioceses in today’s ever-growing secular culture, we need to become harvesters of SEEDs. Tracy Earl Welliver and Fr. James Mallon tackle some important questions of how to move forward.

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Are Chatbots Right for Your Parish Website?

At a time when people expect answers in seconds, the time might be right for a small parish staff already stretched thin to look into new tools to better serve their parish community. A chatbot might just be the tool needed to help lessen the load.

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LPi Partners with WORSHIPNOW for New App

In response to the ongoing needs of churches and the generous parishioners they serve, LPi is excited to announce a new partnership with Catholic music publisher, WORSHIPNOW. LPi’s online giving platform, WeShare, is now fully integrated with WORSHIPNOW’s new Pew Edition App.

This free app for parishioners will unlock 24/7 access to all of Mass prayers, readings, 300+ songs, a personal journal and LPi’s fully integrated giving feature.

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3 Crowdfunding Examples to Inspire Your Annual Parish Appeal

With so many new ways of doing things changing every day, it’s inevitable that some parishes will need to get creative if they want to continue capturing the interest of their congregation. Here are some crowdfunding ideas that you can apply to your own parish.

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5 Ways Parishes are Making a “Catholic Comeback”

Your parish has adapted to doing the work of Christ digitally. Now that the country is beginning to open again, it’s time to ask the question — where do parishes go from here? Following are five things parishes are doing to make a “great Catholic comeback.”

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5 Free Copy and Paste Donation Receipt Messages

With emerging technology comes new ways of doing regular things — and thanking a donor for his or her support is one of them. Need a little inspiration? Check out these five cut and paste thank you notes and customize them for your faith community.

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Fight Donor Fatigue in Your Parish

Many priests and parish staff dread talking stewardship and fundraising with their parishioners. How can you fight “donor fatigue” and inspire givers to stay the course so you can meet your goals?

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Are Data Blind Spots Hurting Donor Growth?

Keeping track of parishioner data is essential to moving your parish forward instead of standing still. All you need is to figure out is what kind of data would be helpful for growth, how to attain it, and most importantly, how to use it to your advantage.

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It’s Not Possible to Over-Communicate During Times of Crisis

For parish staff who have found themselves severely limited in what they can put out, we invite you to download our free weekly bulletins from WeCreate.

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