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How Group Texting for Churches & Religious Groups is Helping Grow Their Congregation

Updated: Dec 28, 2020

Are you looking for a meaningful way to connect with your congregation, youth groups, or religious group? SMS - text messages with your community is an impactful way to spread the word, organize your community, and inspire your congregation and members.

Connect with your community on their favorite channel - SMS text message. Increase involvement, engagement & grow your ministry—no need to download apps or even have a smartphone. Texting is available on any mobile phone. 📲

98% of recipients read their SMS text message, 90% within 3 minutes. More effective than sending emails. 75% of all teens SMS - text messages, the future of your congregation, send 67 texts per day—best way to reach teens and young adults.

Here are a few ways churches and religious group like to use for text messages Pony Express HQ:

  • Send reminders and alerts for scheduled services. 🚨

  • Share weekly inspirational messages and passages.

  • Invite members to local events 💬

  • Request support and volunteers

  • Give gratitude and send follow-ups after an event or service.

Thanks to utilizing the power of text messaging, churches and religious groups see higher engagement from existing members and attract new members through text outreach. Organizing events and volunteers is easy when people can get notified quickly and respond promptly.

We use Pony Express to send reminders to our weekly small group members. We also use text messages to coordinate monthly bake sales and fundraising efforts for the church. I love texting with my congregation and having everyone just a message away.

Pastor K., New Orleans, LA.

See more details and examples here: https://www.getponyexpress.com/texting-for-churches

When you send mass text messages using Pony Express HQ, all responses are individual. No reply-all means that you can keep conversations flowing and personalized. Are you curious to try group texting, no reply all for your church? Sign up today for a free account, get 100 bonus text credits! 🔔 Happy Texting✨

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