Is your church social? part 7: facebook – give your church a face lift

Your Church’s Facebook Page: The Facebook Page for your church is a great way to get your church into the social networking scene. With Facebook being so prominent, having your church where people are as well as having your church involved where your members and also others are involved is a fantastic means to get in touch with people. The Facebook Web page allows your church, as an organization, to have an official existence in Facebook, which is great for church marketing. * The primary step is to add an excellent account image. Individuals link better with people than with structures and also besides, the church is the people, not the structure. If you have a church website, make sure to consist of the web address for the official church website. Updating the page does not indicate that you need to continuously be adding occasion or photos, it can just be putting a message on the wall surface, perhaps a Bible knowledgeable or brief “message of the day”. The more communication from your members, the better. A lot of the communication that takes place in Facebook has to do with the little, individual things in people’s lives. Individuals on Facebook are seeking that kind of personal details and also communication. By allowing the individual side of your church ahead out on your Facebook Page, it makes the church more attractive to individuals, particularly unchurched people who believe the church is all about rules as well as spiritual practices. Sending UpdatesYou can additionally utilize your church’s Facebook Page to interact with fans (members of the church) that aren’t currently on the church’s Facebook Page utilizing the Send out an Update feature. Sending updates can aid send out information to church members as well as also bring them back to the church’s Facebook Web page. Publicize EventsOne other cool feature of the Facebook Web page (and also profiles) is that occasions can be revealed. One of the choices you will have when you setup an event in your church’s Facebook Web page is to “Publicize” the occasion. By advertising the event, it adds the event right into the Facebook event database. Individuals who are not fans (and fans also) that search through Facebook events will certainly have the ability to find your church’s events. This is especially useful for events like concerts. So, go on and get started. People are social.