The paper shows up on your doorstep. Your cell phone buzzes. A week’s worth of groceries is delivered. Communication technology is constantly evolving. Is your church keeping up?
What percentage of parishioners are involved in an established ministry? Who in the parish is safe environment certified? Religious education enrollment is in decline, but baptism numbers are increasing. What’s going on? Parish life is unfolding all around you. Families join the parish. Visitors come and go. Ministries thrive or founder. Donations ebb and flow. […]
Did you know that about 47% of online traffic is from mobile devices? And that online searches rank differently 80% of the time between mobile and desktop? The answer lies in one aspect of Google’s search algorithm. It ranks mobile friendly websites more favorably than websites that don’t adapt to browsing on smartphones and tablets. […]
Lent is the perfect time to revitalize your online giving program as your parish enters into an intentional time of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. The mood shifts, church decorations change, parish events increase, and discipleship is on people’s minds. As parishioners consider ways to give sacrificially during Lent, here are four ways to engage your […]
With Ash Wednesday right around the corner, it’s time to ask yourself: “Is my church website ready for Lent?” Let’s help our parishioners get to Mass on Ash Wednesday! There are two simple, but often overlooked, tasks that your website administrator needs to do.
So your church selected an online giving program and rolled it out to parishioners. Great! This was the right decision! More than 50% of churches now offer online programs, up from 11% in 2011, and there is potential for your parish donations to increase by 30%.
With Catholic Schools Week right around the corner (January 28 – February 3), we celebrate what makes our parochial schools so great. Your parish school provides an excellent, well-rounded education with Jesus Christ at the center of it all. That’s something to celebrate! There are always new ways to learn, grow, and expand as a […]