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5 Church Texting Services To Connect, Engage, And Activate Your Congregation

People no longer check their personal emails. After signing up for various email lists and newsletters, as well as constantly being sent promotional emails from companies they’ve purchased from, the average person’s email is full of clutter. At some point, they stop checking, and unread emails creep into the hundreds and then the thousands.

For churches, this has become a problem, as email has long been one of the key ways of reaching the congregation to keep them engaged. So what’s the solution now? How can churches keep their members up-to-date with the latest news information?

Enter church texting services. These solutions allow churches to send relevant information to members of their congregation straight to their phones via text messages—which have a much higher open rate when compared to emails.

If you’re tired of sending out emails to your congregation only to have them be ignored, then try out one of these 5 church texting services today to connect, engage, and activate your congregation.

mobileAxept – ReachNow

ReachNow by mobileAxept allows churches to not only send out event reminders, prayer requests, giving appeals, mission trip updates, sermon announcements, or updates on events and weather to their congregation, but it makes it easy too. That’s because ReachNow allows you to draft, schedule, and send messages, so you can be consistent with your messaging by being on-time, every time.

Learn more about ReachNow here, and contact mobileAxept to get started on integrating this solution into your church today! And, to ensure that ReachNow is right for you, you can request a demo to see just how easy it is!

EZ Texting 

EZ Texting is another reliable text solution for churches, helping ministries boost engagement amongst their congregation. This solution allows you to send texts immediately, in the future, or on a recurring basis and offers templates that can be utilized as well.


Flocknote is pretty nifty for churches that have very few members. This is because, for churches with under 40 members, Flocknote is actually free. If you then go on to exceed that number of members, you can then scale up by paying for a monthly plan. Flocknote also offers the ability to send emails, if you’re still interested in using that medium for reaching your congregation.


TextMarks is a solid option for churches looking to increase their engagement within their community. A 14-day trial is a nice way to see if the platform is right for you, and TextMarks believes in the power of texting in terms of reaching new visitors.


ProTexting rounds out this list, as it is a reliable, easy to setup platform that makes reaching members of your congregation—both old and new—simple and effective. Like all the other services on this list, ProTexting is a relatively inexpensive way to increase engagement for churches.

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