Entries by Megan Hansen

New Year, New Ventures

The new calendar year tends to bring a renewed sense of purpose with it. We make resolutions to stop bad, old habits, and to try new things. The new year is a good time to test out new rhythms and lifestyles. In the church world, we have started a new church year and celebrated Christmas, […]

Digital Ministry With Worship Times

“If you had three Communications positions, what would they be?” – from a recent post in a Facebook group for church communicators. Three? 3! We love that churches that have the money are spending it on good communication ministry that seeks to reach out beyond their own congregation and Christian circles. However, most ministries can’t […]

There Are No Small Questions

After the big work of building your website is done, the questions that come up when you start using your website can seem small. But little questions can add up. And…Worship Times doesn’t think any of your questions are small or inconsequential. It’s why we built our video tutorial Learning Center and support ticket Support […]

What’s New?

Your website needs will change over time. Perhaps you need a new logo, branding, or website design. Maybe you’ll find that you need a new tool to do those every day tasks or a new project or program altogether. These are some of our favorite puzzles to solve at Worship Times. Finding the right tool for the […]

But What About…

Our top goals for our Worship Times websites are: We want them to look good. We want them to be affordable. We want them to be easy to use, so our members can have the freedom to customize. We design our templates to be elegant in style, and easy to use. We rigorously test our […]

Website Layout and Organization

Why does it seem like churches are allergic to good design? From layout to color schemes to navigation and picture quality, many churches act like they are not worthy of a beautiful and professional website. The other thing we hear from churches is that they don’t want their websites to look too “slick,” which often […]

Make a Plan!

Churches know that they need to have websites, be on social media and share their faith in new ways. So, they do that. Get a website. Get a Facebook page. Get a Twitter account. Get an Instagram account. Get a Snapchat account. Delete the Snapchat account because your youth groan when you mention it. Then […]

Summer Review: Time for a New Theme?

Fall in the United States typically comes with some standard themes – changing colors in the trees, cooler temperatures (in the Southern part of the U.S. it changes from unbearable heat to comfortable), and the standard school year begins. Even where there are no fall leaves or sweaters coming out of summer storage, new clothes […]

Facebook Pages: Intermediate, Part 2

Yesterday we explored some new ways to use and organize your Facebook page. Now, let’s look at how to tell how your page is reaching people. Action Button You don’t want visitors to just come and look at your Facebook page, you want them to do something while they are there. With the Action Button, […]

Facebook Pages: Intermediate, Part 1

Posts Last month we discussed the basics of getting and maintaining a Facebook page for your ministry. We included tips about the dos and don’ts of Facebook posts. Let’s explore some of the features of your Facebook page that will help make your page a center of engagement with your audience. Post Types Did you […]