Summer gives us a chance to look ahead and dream about fall ministry opportunities. With ministries launching and school starting, your church needs to be ready.
In today’s world, every church needs a website. This is just a fact of today’s society–the sooner you face that fact, the better. Many people visit a church’s website before they ever even step foot in the door. That’s why having a simple yet functional church website is necessary.
Listed below, in alphabetical order, is a round-up of some of the top church website companies. Their focus is to serve the faith-based market, and they all do it well.
Awesome websites for growing churches and ministries. Bridge Element has created their own custom church management system (CMS). It enables churches to edit, update, change, and control their sites from the backend.
Pricing: No setup fee, $29/month for hosting and support
Simple, clean, streamlined and professional websites for churches. Clover has their own custom CMS as well. Their templates allows you to build and design your own sites with ease. [Full disclosure: Clover has been a CTT site sponsor]
Pricing: $1000 one-time fee, $20/month for hosting and support
With website, church management, check-in and more they offer solutions for the growing church. There are many site designs plus unlimited storage and hosting. [Full disclosure: Elexio is a CTT site sponsor]
Pricing: Available upon request
Web design for a growing church. Whether your a new plant or have worldwide reach they have solutions for your ministry. Mobile friendly with options for sermons, blogs, online giving and social media management.
Pricing: $500 on boarding, training, and setup, $60 – 295/month for hosting and support
Offering websites and church branding, they help you connect technology to your ministry. They build sites on the WordPress platform for ease of management and updating.
Pricing: Based on your needs and church size
Faith Network offers a comprehensive CMS system. Options include: podcasts, custom designs, social media, blogs, email, calendaring, mobile sites, online donations and newsletters.
Pricing: $1700 one-time fee, $30/month for hosting
Ministry Designs primary goal is to partner with your ministry, helping you more effectively communicate online. Ministry Designs simplistic but powerful drag and drop website editor, support, and love for your ministry is unrivaled. They are well worth a look.
Pricing: $1000.00 one-time fee, $20/mo for hosting, training, support, and updates – No Contracts / No Hidden Fees.
Bringing together church websites, apps, worship software, graphics and Sunday School curriculum, ShareFaith has a lot to offer. Plans are available in monthly and yearly versions.
Pricing: No setup fee, $41/month for hosting
There are many other church website companies out there. These are just a few of the most visible out there. To add to our list, leave a comment below and tell us why they’re a great company to work with. Also let us know what you love about their content management system. Thanks!
[This post updated – June 19, 2015]