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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. Graphic showing a phone, email icon and location pin with digital labs branding

    Managing your church community's contact information


    One of the key parts of running a church is communicating with the individuals in your church community. You can save yourself a lot of time down the track if you take the time now to set up a contact management system that will grow and evolve with your church. This blog will provide some ideas to get you started. 

    4 min read
  2. Get ready for the Coronation of King Charles III

    How your church can start getting ready for the Coronation of King Charles III


    The Coronation of King Charles III is fast approaching. It’s likely to be a once in a lifetime event, as the nation - and nations across the world - join in to witness the anointing of a new king. In this blog you will find out about the different digital resources available and the practical ways that you can use them to promote your coronation events and services.  

    4 min read
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    How to use content marketing to promote your Easter events


    This Holy Week, how will you invite your community to join the services and events you’re planning?  

    7 min read
  4. Dust and Glory logo

    Quick ideas for your church's social media this Lent


    Find out how you can use our Dust and Glory resources for your church's social media this Lent.

    4 min read
  5. A still from the film showing a family in a nativity scene in a church

    Your Great Invitation: Get inspired by other churches


    Find inspiration for those last minute Christmas social media posts! See what other churches have been doing to offer ‘the Great Invitation’ to their community.

    3 min read
  6. A man working on a laptop with a mobile phone on the desk beside him

    Five digital ideas for inviting your community to church this Advent and Christmas


    Ideas for your church’s social media and for making the most of this December.

    4 min read
  7. Type follow the star into the search bar

    How to use the #FollowTheStar Instagram Stickers


    This Christmas, we have a range of Follow the Star stickers for Instagram and Facebook stories. Add them to your stories in a few simple steps.

    2 min read
  8. A couple decorating a Christmas tree

    Show your church is ready to welcome this Christmas: Join in on social media


    Encourage Christmas visitors to your church with this easy, engaging social media content idea. Share a picture of your church before and after adding Christmas decorations, with a welcoming message.

    3 min read
  9. Computer screen shows Christmas event listings

    Add and tag your Christmas services on


    Millions of people will use A Church Near You this December - and 80% visitors to the site are there for the first time. List and tag your Advent and Christmas services and events on A Church Near You this Christmas – all for free.

    3 min read
  10. The logo for the Follow the Star: The Great Invitation campaign on an iPhone screen

    Christmas graphic design tips: Using the Follow the Star logo effectively


    Christmas graphic design tips: Using the Follow the Star logo effectively

    2 min read