Thanks to great people with a heart for ministries and churches, there are quite a few new WordPress templates and other new website designs available for these nonprofit organizations I felt were important to share with you:


Clover does a great job of providing new site designs – they actually have four  new site designs for church and ministry. View them all here, and see Mission in the image on the right. Clover has a great track record of providing awesome designs and the impressive Greenhouse CMS that gives churches supreme control over their website.





Risen Theme by Steven Gliebe

Risen Theme is one of the first responsive/mobile-friendly WordPress themes for churches and has a complete set of features: sermon archive (audio, video, text, pdf), photo/video gallery, event calendar, staff profiles, multiple locations w/maps, news, contact form, donations widget ,and customization options for colors, fonts, and background.

Check it out at Theme Forest and purchase for only $45.




Vibrant & Basic Church Themes from

About a year ago, Jack Lamb started a website to help churches using WordPress. He wrote a sermon plugin that has been used by many churches. Over the summer, He also started releasing WordPress themes and another plugin to handle events, staff, ministries, and other common needs. He has two church themes currently available: Vibrant and Basic, with more on the way.

Lauren Hunter is a freelance writer, church technology PR consultant ( and founder of the blog ChurchTechToday (, Technology for Today’s Church.