Digital Labs blogs

Welcome to the Digital Labs 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.

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  1. Lessons from lockdown "COVID-19 has taught us the importance of holding onto things lightly"


    Like for many churches, theres been a lot for St John's church to learn during lockdown. Geraint Harries, reflects on the lessons they've learnt about digital communication, adaptors and village life.

  2. Everyone is welcome

    Designing an effective home page for your church website


    It’s important to make a good first impression and, just as if someone were visiting a service or event for the first time, you will want to make them feel welcome. Here’s some simple ideas and tips to check that you’re making the most of your website home page.

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    Introducing the Digital Labs conference


    Why did we start the Digital Labs conference and what are we looking forward to the most?

  4. Leading sung worship online

    Leading sung worship online


    How do we lead people in worship when our circumstances and available resources have? How can we use technology to help people express their worship from their living room or bedroom with authenticity?

  5. 31 amazing tools and resources to support your online - or offline - church services


    Churches have been sharing their most used tools and resources used every week in their live streamed services. 

  6. Streaming software for churches


    What are the options for streaming software to use at home or in church? We've selected four platforms that will help take your live stream up a step.

  7. Top tips for your next church survey


    Thinking about running a church survey? Read our top tips before you start

  8. Create some space in August


    As we head into August, the pace may not feel like it's slowing down. How can you create some space to rest whilst still maintaining weekly services and gatherings?

  9. 'We don't want people to simply watch' How to build connection in your livestream services


    Rev Matt Hogg, St Albans Church in Fulham, shares how they have created commnuity online through simple strategies in their live streamed services

  10. Top Tips for an Accessible Online Service


    Revd Bill Braviner shares his top tips for creating an inclusive online service, and they are all steps we can implement this weekend.