Reach More People With Our Church Texting Service

Our group texting service for churches can help your ministry improve communications and reach people where they already are—on their phones.

  • Follow up automatically with guests
  • Send announcements that get read
  • Grow membership and attendance
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Reach More People With Our Church Texting Service

Trusted by Church Leaders Nationwide

C3 Church is using SimpleTexting for Text Marketing Services
CT Church is using SimpleTexting for Text Marketing Services
Life Chapel is using SimpleTexting for Text Marketing Services
Central Church is using SimpleTexting for Text Marketing Services
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Granada Church is using SimpleTexting for Text Marketing Services

What Is Church Text Messaging?

Church texting is text messaging that allows pastors and church leaders to grow their community, foster relationships and connect with the congregation. Church texting can be used to increase event attendance, follow up with visitors and collect contact information.

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90% of text messages are opened within 3 minutes. Even in a busy world, texts help you get in front of your church members.

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89% of Americans say they believe in God. But on average only 36% of people identify as weekly religious service attendees.

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66% of people prefer texting over phone and email. Keep your members informed and connect with them instantly.

How to Use Text Messaging for Your Church or Ministry

If you want to make sure your messages get read, send them by SMS. Our texting service allows churches, ministries, and other religious organizations to deliver important messages to their congregations or supporters.

Increase Attendance at Your Church Events

Increase Attendance at Your Church Events

Sometimes a newsletter just isn’t enough. Use a mass texting service to instantly send members of your church or ministry announcements about upcoming sermons, bible studies, virtual church events, and other important alerts.
  • Bring more members of your community together
  • Notify volunteers and church staff of schedule changes
  • Reach specific ministries or everyone at once

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Quickly Gather Contact Info from Guests

Quickly Gather Contact Info from Guests

Build your list of phone numbers easily! Ask people to text a unique keyword to an easy-to-remember, 6-digit number. (e.g. Text FAITH to 94090
  • Create a memorable text-to-join word
  • Automatically ask members for their emails
  • Sync emails with Mailchimp and other platforms

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Effortlessly Follow Up with Visitors

Effortlessly Follow Up with Visitors

Make your first-time guests feel cared for. Automatically send them welcome messages and more info about your services.
  • Turn first-time visitors into regulars
  • Increase member retention and participation
  • Send staff reminders to connect with guests

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Foster Deeper Relationships

Foster Deeper Relationships

Thriving churches are built on real connections. Have 1-on-1 conversations with members from our user-friendly Inbox.
  • Instantly see replies to your announcements
  • Receive incoming texts from members for free
  • Create a safe, secure channel for questions

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Why Church Leaders Love SimpleTexting

Join some of these religious organizations who are already sharing text messages with thousands of disciples.

"We believe that the most important decision a person will make is to follow Jesus. It’s scary to even think of how many people wouldn’t have told us about their decision, if we hadn’t had this really simple, clean opportunity for them to take advantage of."

Bradley Hunt is using SimpleTexting for text message marketing.
Bradley Hunt
Eagle Brook Church

"Engaging with our church congregation in a dynamic way has lead to positive results. It applies more universally than JUST social media or JUST email. I love the customer service team’s willingness to help with whatever random questions I throw at them!"

Mike Billeter is using SimpleTexting for text message marketing.
Mike Billeter
Central Church

"I finally found a product that allowed us to have a keyword text back tool using our very own number. We have an unlimited list of keywords we can use for any activity or event at our church. This tool makes it super easy to promote anything to our congregation."

McLean Jones is using SimpleTexting for text message marketing.
McLean Jones
Snohomish Community Church

"We are a church and pushing critical information is often one of our biggest challenges. SimpleTexting is one of the few companies that empower the user. The design and user interface of the platform is super easy for campaigns big and small."

Tanner Vines is using SimpleTexting for text message marketing.
Tanner Vines
Glendale First Baptist Church

"I spent some time searching for an SMS platform for my Christian ministry and decided to go with SimpleTexting. Boy was I pleased! Let me say that this has been the BEST customer service I have EVER received in my entire life. I’m very proud to be one of their clients."

Kurt Jaros is using SimpleTexting for text message marketing.
Kurt Jaros
Defenders Media

"SimpleTexting solved the communication gap which email just couldn’t. We’re now able to clearly communicate what their next steps should be, which is causing overall involvement to increase. And for us, that is the key—getting more people connected."

Ryan Tremmel is using SimpleTexting for text message marketing.
Ryan Tremmel
My Faith Family

More Easy-to-Use Features for Churches

Pastors and community leaders choose our church texting service because it helps them grow their community and foster a sense of belonging.

Send Audio Clips from Sermons

Inspire members who haven’t been around in a while to return. Send the highlights from the latest service they missed.

Share Photos with Members

Everyone loves to see pictures from the latest bible study or mission trip. Attach them right to your messages with MMS.

Organize Members into Lists

Create a list just for volunteers or a list just for students. Send highly relevant messages, every time.

Ask Guests to Vote on Decisions

Make members feel important with a Text to Vote Poll. Ask them vote on your next sermon series topic.

Keep Donors Informed

Create a list just for your donors. Send them updates about how their donations are making an impact.

Do Everything On-the-Go

The work you do is important. With our mobile app, you can do it from wherever you are.



Go From Sign-Up to Expert in 5 Minutes

It’s never been this easy to connect with your church’s congregation! Our straightforward interface makes it possible for any staff member or volunteer to use. Watch the video to see how it works.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Church Texting Service

Below you'll find answers to the questions we get asked the most about texting for churches.


💵 How much does it cost to send text messages?

The cost depends on how many texts you plan to send. Our plans start at $25 per month for 500 credits and incoming SMS messages are free. We also offer all churches a 15% discount on monthly plans.
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Texting is an easy, fast, and reliable way to communicate with all of your guests and members. Plus, text messages are short and sweet and boast a 98% open rate.
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Yes! Our mobile app for iOS and Android makes it easy to text your members from your phone. You can download it for free right now from the App Store or Google Play.
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Every SimpleTexting account comes with a 10-digit, toll-free number that can send and receive messages in bulk. If you already have one for your business, we can text-enable it. (Yes, even if it’s a landline.) You can also request access to our church-specific shared short code, 94090.
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With our 14-day free trial, you can take SimpleTexting for a test ride and send 50 free text messages. Once you’re happy with the service, you can upgrade to a paid plan and send as many messages as you need.
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Get Two Weeks Free and 15% Off for Life

Text messaging can never replace personal connection, but it can empower it. See how with our risk-free trial. When you're ready to upgrade, we offer all churches 15% off monthly plans.