Keep your community informed, welcome new visitors and answer enquiries about weddings, christenings and funerals all through your free church website on ACNY.
Benefits of using AChurchNearYou.com as your main church website
- It’s free! No developer or admin fees
- Simple to use - add information, photos, news with free support and training
- Mobile friendly – Google search prioritises web pages which are mobile friendly.
- Visible on search – Your AChurchNearYou.com site will often appear on the first page of search engine results.
- It’s secure – We handle site security and help with access problems. Never lose access to your own website even if volunteers move away.
- Free support – The help articles on the editor help centre are available 24/7 and you can contact us Monday to Friday. We provide regular training webinars with daytime and evening slots.
- Reach new people in your community - 80% visitors to the site are there for the first time.
- Benefit from paid advertising - At Easter and Christmas, the Digital team invests in paid advertising on social media that drives new audiences to find a church near them through the site.
- Add your own pages and customise your homepage - Keep things simple with the basic pages provided, or add your own pages to highlight aspects of church life
- Always improving, in response to editor feedback - We are continuously developing the site features and design in response to editor feedback.
- Optional timesaving tools - For example, handle wedding, funeral and baptism enquiries more easily because the AChurchNearYou.com contact form is integrated with the Life Events Diary.
ACNY regularly run webinars about using A Church Near You as your main church website, this is a great way to see more about what it can do. Read more and get started by visiting ACNY website.