5 Social Media Content Ideas Every Church Can Use
Coming up with engaging social media content can be a constant challenge.
Sometimes inspiration just doesn’t strike when we need it to. When that happens we need a few all-around solid ideas to fill out the weekly content schedule. You can create great content with nothing more than a background and some creative text layout. Grab a solid brand color or picture as your background. Find a few of your favorite fonts. Then kick it into high gear with these five content ideas that every church can use:
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Meet and interact with new member on a regular basis, and try capturing some of their stories in video or short-story form. Combine these stories with photographs of the story owner during baptism or connection groups. Seeing real life stories of people coming to faith every week helps keep the church motivated to stay on mission. Stories are also relevant and thought provoking for those who are seeking out truth. They have the potential to be great prompts to seek out answers in scripture and ask questions about salvation and faith. There’s an added benefit for these new members as well. There’s an added benefit for new members as well. Telling their story helps to solidify the decision they’ve made. It also starts their journey off in a powerful way by witnessing to others.
Sometimes you just want to know what’s coming on a Sunday morning! Sharing your worship team’s Sunday morning setlist is a great way to excite your congregation about what’s coming up. Engage them by asking who has a favorite song in the lineup this week, and watch the comments start rolling in!
Don’t have any of this? Look around for great and inspiring content from others! There’s nothing wrong with sharing an inspiring quote, image, or story from another church. Be sure to vet the source and make sure it’s coming from someone you trust. Don’t be afraid to look to your congregation for great content as well. Run a slide on Sunday Mornings and ask them to post their favorite moments using tags or mentions. Reposting, Retweeting, and Sharing can be a great way to engage.
There you have it. Five easy ways you can create and develop great content on a weekly basis. Keep this in the mix with the unique content your create every week. I hope this helps you as you develop your weekly content schedule, and engage with your congregation!
Olive Baptist Church | Pensacola, FL
Since Travis began a relationship with Christ at the age of 16, he has served as a Worship Leader, Event Coordinator, Ministry Director, and public speaker. After seeking a degree in Computer Engineering for several years, he eventually pursued a major in Studio Art at the University of West Florida where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree. Previously, he was a Marketing Director and Administrative Assistant at a nationally recognized liquidation and salvage corporation where he worked for several years before choosing to fully invest himself into church media and communications.
He currently serves as a Graphic Designer at Olive Baptist Church, one of the largest churches in the Florida panhandle. Travis has a passion for developing the next generation of creative leaders and maintaining the relevance of the church in today’s visual media. In his free time he also enjoys dabbling in other forms of visual media including video production and effects, as well as web design.