Chmeetings Blog

How to Write and Distribute Church Announcements [With 5 Examples]

Church announcements are a fantastic way to keep your community connected and up to date. Unfortunately, some churches neglect to consider whether their followers are receptive to these messages. Your announcements could be more engaging. At ChMeetings, we have found a few church announcements examples worth noting. Your messages and strategies will vary based on the composition of your congregation and the demographics you’re trying to attract. Whether you’re trying to grow your church attendance or engage your existing parish, you’ll...

(2022) Top Church Leadership Roles and Responsibilities

Every church community is held together by the work of its leaders. It would be impossible to manage the countless administrative, social, managerial and religious duties of the church without their experience and oversight! In this article, ChMeetings will be exploring the top church leadership roles, responsibilities, and positions. By the end, you'll have a solid understanding of what it takes to manage a thriving church community—and a tool that makes it a whole lot easier! What Church Leadership Structures Are There? Before...

(2022) Devising the Perfect Church Structure For Your Needs

Like in any organization, a church needs to have a sense of structure. Having clearly defined roles allows for greater efficiency and clearer communication. A great structure ensures that a church can best serve its community and congregation.  Given the variety of roles required to keep even the smallest of churches running effectively, every member of the church’s leadership needs to know precisely what they need to do to keep things on track.   Here at ChMeetings, we understand how important organization is...

(2022) Effective Church Outreach & Ideas to Foster a Loyal Following

At ChMeetings, we understand the importance of an effective church outreach program. As overall religious attendance has been dwindling over the past decade, churches need to be more creative than ever when it comes to attracting new members and retaining their current ones.  Why an Effective Church Outreach Program Is Important Church outreach isn’t just about growing your church. It’s about spreading warmth throughout your community. Church outreach and doing good deeds go hand in hand. To attract the respect of your...

ChMeetings Updates for Q2-2022

Q2 of 2022 is over and we owe you some updates. It has been quite a busy time for the ChMeetings Team, as you will see. So, without further ado, let’s explore the long list of updates we have to share with you for this quarter: New Event Management Features Our Event management features have grown significantly throughout this quarter. Here is what we have added:  Enhanced Volunteer Scheduling: Last quarter we released a new and powerful set of features that allows...

Working for a Church (Roles, Salary & What to Expect)

Working for a church is not something most of us dream of as a career choice. In most cases, people aren’t even aware that churches have career options besides secretarial roles. However, according to recent data, the average annual pay for a church employee is $43,185.  You’d be surprised to know that churches are full-fledged businesses and offer people career choices they never even dreamed of. People prosper in roles like graphic designers, music directors, accountants, etc. Plus, given the statistics...

5 Signs of Bad Church Leadership to Watch Out for

As church members, we are responsible for recognizing signs of bad church leadership and correcting them immediately to promote a healthy, safe, and friendly church environment.  The church is a place where you go to connect with God, spread positivity, and give and receive love. But, power and control often stray church and ministry leaders from the righteous path and lead them to narcissism and abuse. This has lasting effects on people, which causes them to leave for seasons or switch...

Christ-Centered Ways To Grow Church Attendance in 2022

You probably won’t be surprised to learn that data from Gallup shows that church growth has declined significantly in recent decades, from 70% of Americans claiming church membership in 1999, to a mere 47% in 2022. Empty pews have pastors and church administration looking for more and more strategies to grow church attendance, encourage ministry participation, and spread the good news of Christ’s saving grace. ChMeetings helps churches of all sizes become more effective at growing and engaging their flock. In this...

ChMeetings Updates for May 2022

Summer is upon us, and to get ready for the joy it brings, the ChMeetings team has been working on yet another set of features that, we hope, you’ll find useful, especially for the upcoming gatherings in the sunshine. We can’t wait to share the new features with you, so here they are: Event Donations When organizing an event, you can collect donations from participants.  You can now collect donations when organizing events. When setting up an event, you can  add a name...

5 Essentials of Church Management in 2022

At ChMeetings, we understand how important organization and effective management are for running a church. In fact, more than 2,000 churches and dioceses trust our cloud-based church management software. The future of church management software is bright, with its market size expected to grow 5% annually in the coming years. The market size currently stands close to $200 million and will likely surpass $300 million around 2030.  Today, we’ll look at the 5 essentials of church management and explain how our software...