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. Embedding video on A Church Near You

    Embedding live and pre-recorded video to your A Church Near You pages

    27/07/2021

    To support churches with their online activities, new features have been added to the site to make it quick and easy to find and share online services and events.

  2. Get your A Church Near You page ready for Christmas

    Get your A Church Near You page ready for Christmas

    27/11/2020

    A Church Near You has received more than 50 million page views already this year and 81 per cent of people who have visited were on the site are first-time visitors. This offers a huge evangelism opportunity for local churches.

  3. How to add you services and events on to A Church Near you

    How to add your online services and events on A Church Near You

    27/11/2020

    Find out how to add your online services and events to A Church Near You this Christmas

  4. Encouraging Online Giving

    05/06/2020

    This blog will go through what you need to do once you’ve set up online giving for your church and how to encourage people to give online.

  5. ACNY website on a laptop

    Using A Church Near You during physical distancing

    30/04/2020

    In these unprecedented times, we've been inspired by how churches have continued to serve their communities. To support this, we have launched new resources on A Church Near You (ACNY) that will help parts of your church life continue during this period of physical distancing.

  6. What's new on A Church Near You

    Welcoming people into your worshipping community with A Church Near You

    09/04/2020

    How do you make the right first impression with your welcome message?

  7. Mossley Parish church star

    #FollowTheStar and our church

    13/12/2019

    Digital Evangelism / Mossley Parish shares how the Christmas campaign has helped them to welcome more people in this year.

  8. Tutorial how to add tags to your services and events

    Tutorial: How to add tags to your services and events on A Church Near You

    11/12/2019

    Find out how to add tags to your services and events on A Church Near You

  9. Generate personalised videos for your church for free this Christmas

    10/12/2019

    Introducing the video generator tool on A Church Near You. Discover how to personalise national Church of England videos with the name of your church and invite people to join you this Christmas.