Labs Learning blog

Welcome to the Labs Learning blog. 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.

The Labs Learning blog 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. St Helen's Church in Northwich


    How is A Church Near You supporting churches to reach their communities? St Helen' Church in Northwich shares their story.

  2. How to create subtitles for a video


    How do you create subtitles for your videos? In this blog, we take you through the steps for Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram.

  3. How to create a Facebook page

    How to create a Facebook page for your church


    What do you need to include on your church's Facebook page? Here, we take you through the steps to get started.

  4. 7 social media post ideas, with examples


    We've found seven post examples to inspire your social media this week.

  5. How St Marks in Pennington is using Facebook to reach their community


    Read the story of how a small church on the southern coast is using Facebook to reach a community.

  6. 10 tips for designing your church's logo

    10 tips on creating a logo


    A logo defines and represents the personality and image of a church, company or organisation. Discover 10 tips for designing your own logo.

  7. The Point church website displayed on an iPad.

    Five pages your church website should have


    Thinking about building a new website or updating an existing one? Here are five pages your church website should have.

  8. How to boost a Facebook post

    How to boost a Facebook post


    Boosting a post on Facebook is an easy way to take a post on your page and turn it into an advert, enabling you to reach more people in your community.

  9. How to create an Instagram business profile

    How to create a free Instagram profile and business profile


    We take you through the steps to creating your Instagram Business profile, and talk you through some of the additional features to help you get started. 

  10. How to go Live on Instagram

    How to use Instagram Live


    Instagram Live is a feature that allows you to broadcast live to your followers.