Social Media For Churches

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Social Media allows your church to post photos and videos, online devotions, announcements about upcoming events or programs, and much more. Learn the best practices for using popular social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. You will also learn how to use photos and videos effectively on social media.

Begin this course by clicking on the links below. When you have finished a lesson, simply close the window and return to this page to select a new topic to explore.

  • Introduction. Learn principles for using social media effecitively in your church.
  • Facebook. Develop the best strategy for your church's Facebook Page.
  • Instagram. Learn how to incorporate Instagram into your social media strategy.
  • YouTube. Find ways to get the most out of your church's YouTube channel.
  • Photos and Videos on Social Media. Use photos and videos effectively and safely.


What will I learn?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the largest social media platforms used by churches today.
  • Review or develop the social media policies for your church.
  • Develop a social media presence on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.
  • Engage with the members of your congregation using social media.
  • Reach out to new people in your community using social media.
  • Create the very best photos and videos for your social media platforms.