Labs Learning

Welcome to Labs Learning. Here you'll find resources and advice on design, photography, social media strategy and more. Aimed specifically at those running social and web projects in churches.

Labs Learning also includes our social media training programme which looks at how to use Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, dealing with negativity online, advertising, making the most of A Church Near You and learning about language and audiences for websites and social. If you’re interested in being trained in social media, please contact your diocesan office.

  1. A close up of a Christmas tree at a Crib Service

    Take great photos at church this Christmas


    BLOG / Read our five tips for taking photography in church this Christmas 

  2. How Wanstead Parish embraced digital and reached more people in their community


    BLOG / Read how Wanstead Parish have improved their digital output to reach more people online.

  3. How your church can use Twitter more effectively


    BLOG / Read our simple suggestions to create more engaging content and a more polished experience for your followers.

  4. close up of hands typing on laptop

    Ten top tips when writing for the web


    BLOG / Learn about what to think about when writing new content for your website or social media channels, including language and layout. 

  5. Open laptop showing analytics on screen

    Understanding Facebook Insights


    BLOG / Get to grips with the analytics Facebook provides for page management

  6. Instagram logo on an iPhone

    A checklist for setting up social media accounts


    BLOG / Read up on the basics for setting up social media accounts for your church or individually

  7. What's new in A Church Near You


    BLOG / Hear about the latest features now available on 

  8. Facebook: Pages vs Profiles vs Groups


    BLOG / Find out the difference between pages, profiles and groups and which one is best for your church

  9. Building your photography library


    BLOG / How to build up your collection of photography to use on web and social media 

  10. Three people standing together, smiling at camera

    Understanding your audiences on social media


    BLOG / Things to consider when creating content on web and social media for specific audience groups