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.

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    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

  2. What's new in A Church Near You


    BLOG / Hear about the latest features now available on 

  3. Facebook: Pages vs Profiles vs Groups


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

  4. Building your photography library


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

  5. 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

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    Getting to grips with Twitter lists


    BLOG / Learn more about Twitter lists and how they can be useful for your social media strategy

  7. Outside view of brick church, sunny sky

    Why your church should be using A Church Near You


    BLOG / Find out our top 8 reasons why your church needs to be making the most out of A Church Near You

  8. An iPad Mini showing social media icons and the Church of England logo

    Our top five tips to develop an effective church digital strategy


    BLOG / How to get started when writing a digital strategy for your church

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    An introduction to Instagram


    BLOG / Learn more about using Instagram including some top tips

  10. Man at front of church being filmed on phone

    Using live video


    BLOG / Learn more about using live video at your church