Adding an introductory video to your church site

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video cameraPeople expect video shorts. If well-made, these can communicate a lot in two or three minutes. They are ideal for the homepage of a church site. Making a video short is not rocket science, and you’ll find a lot of help at Trinity Digital Media and from the books Professional Web Video and How to Shoot Video That Doesn’t Suck: Advice to Make Any Amateur Look Like a Pro.

For general help in developing a church digital strategy that engages with outsiders, Internet Toolbox for Churches is indispensable. You can also use our self-assessment questionnaire to make your church site more outsider-friendly.

Here’s the video produced by Coton Green Church in UK; read the story behind it and view more examples.

And here’s a very different generic welcome video that perhaps any US church who felt it expressed their ethos could use, or take inspiration from:


Has your church made an introductory video? Please share your story on our comments section.

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