Ministry Monday: Popular Free Church Website Solutions (for Success in Ministry)
It is incredibly rewarding to live with purpose and serve in a ministry. There are so many positive goals, relationships, and results that come from growing churches and ministries. And these wonderful things all start somewhere. There must be a vision, a plan, resources, and taking action to move forward. Quite often, resources and finances can make it difficult to get started or even sustain what’s been started. LifeEquip provides support in many areas. Specifically, this post highlights two popular free church website solutions. Keep in mind, completely free website builder solutions don’t typically have many fancy tools or special service integrations. However, they typically meet the needs for a nice basic ministry website. And the following platforms also have some low-cost upgrade options as well if needs arise.
2 Free Church Website Solutions:
- Wix –
According to Wix, “The Wix design platform is completely free and customizable for everyone! You get up to 500MB of storage and up to 500MB bandwidth with the free site version. The format of the free Wix site URL is username.wixsite.com/sitename/page-url.”
Wix Website Example:
More Wix Website Examples:
Wix Website Plans:
Visit this link to choose a plan: https://www.wix.com/upgrade/website
- WordPress –
There is a difference between WordPress.com and WordPress.org. The biggest difference is that WordPress.com includes hosting for free and a simpler website as opposed to WordPress.org which is self-hosted (meaning you pay for hosting through a service like BlueHost or GoDaddy) but offers more robust solutions. So, if you’re looking for a totally free simple solution and have a basic website need, of the WordPress options, WordPress.com is the way to go. WordPress.org is a great low cost option if you’re looking for a cheap more robust website solution. This article compares the two in more detail. If you’re looking to stay completely simple and free, below are some examples and a link to check out WordPress.com.
WordPress.com Website Example:
WordPress.com Free Website Themes:
WordPress Website Plans:
Visit this link to choose a plan: https://wordpress.com/#plans