How people can connect to you?
- Users can connect to you by installing TheLocalProject App and clicking the connect icon on your churches profile.
- Users can connect to you by texting your KEYWORD to 844-307-3500 or 866-866-7109
- Add a form to your website asking people to subscribe to your messaging service, this is a great way to get people subscribed to both text messaging and email.
- Advertise your text messaging service on your social media accounts frequently.
Strategies for using SMS
- Daily or weekly devotionals. Encourage your congregation to stay on the right path by sending inspirational or spiritual devotionals.
- Reminders: Do you have a group function coming up, send text messages to remind all participants for the function or encourage others to join.
- Prayer Requests: We all know there is power in prayer, use the power of text messaging to put your prayer warriors to work.
- Changes in service times or delays: Keep your congregation informed about any changes happening.
- Get closer to youth: Did you know that 91% of teens with cell phones actively text and young adults send or receive 128 text message per day. There is no way more effective to communicate with youth today.
- Make your service interactive: Get instant feedback from the congregation during a sermon.
- Contests: Run contests to get more participation in various groups.
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- US Text Messaging Statistics