Bulletins are perhaps the most familiar and most common piece of church marketing. It can also be the bane of your existence. We’ve got a few tips, ideas, and resources to help you better your bulletin.
Bulletin Webinar With Lori Bailey & Mark MacDonald
- Building a team vs. going solo.
- How to get away with [bulletin] murder.
- Dreaming of print bulletins going away (not there yet).
- How to handle bulletins for 26 different multi-site locations.
- Recycling bulletins, sermon notes & more.
Here’s some help on tweaking your bulletin:
- Evaluate the your bulletin’s purpose before you make any tweaks.
- How to transition your church to an online bulletin.
- How and why to switch your church to a monthly bulletin.
- 7 ways to kill your bulletin.
- Wait, don’t kill your bulletin. Make it better.
Ready to improve your church bulletin?
We’ve got tips and ideas to help you improve your bulletin:
- Avoiding the exploding insert: How to decide what goes in your bulletin.
- Bulletin do’s and don’ts from a visitor’s perspective.
- Numbered help: 7 general tips , 4 tips pulled from 17 examples, and 20 insights gathered from the community.
- Use this standard copy template for bulletin announcements to streamline your content.
- Remember to offer inspiration over information.
“Churches are making the dangerous assumption that if it’s important to us, it must be important to the audience.” –Phil Bowdle
Sample Church Bulletins
Need some bulletin examples? Check out these samples from a range of churches:
- Brentwood Baptist Church (PDF)
- CityLife Church (PDF)
- Cottage Hill Baptist Church (PDF)
- Cross Point Church (online/mobile bulletin)
- Crossway Church
- Harvest Christian Fellowship (PDF)
- Lifechurch.tv (PDF)
- One Life Church
- Saddleback Church (PDF)
- Two Rivers Church (PDF)
Check out the Sunday Bulletin Episode of the Church Marketing Podcast for eight questions to consider about your bulletin.
For more help with church bulletins, check out our Courageous Storytellers Membership Site. We’ve got a wealth of resources to help make your bulletin more effective.