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Website design is constantly changing. Technology evolves and design trends change. Here are some of our favorite church websites from across the CRCNA for 2018. The websites are the websites ranked in any order, and we certainly don't mean they're perfect, we encourage you to use these designs as you look to update your own church website this year.

What you’ll notice:

Large images and video. Every one of these church websites use large images or videos throughout their website. Imagery is important.

Current. Every website on our list is updated. You won’t find outdated events or information.

No rotating announcements. The day of the marquee image rotator is over. You’ll be hard-pressed to find any current website that uses rotating images to share announcements.

Images of real people. Stock photography has its purpose, and you may even notice some stock images throughout a few of these websites. However, using images of real people that are part of your community and congregation is important too.

Clear Purpose. Each website is clear in its purpose. Who is the website trying to reach? Who’s the information targeted at?

Clear Call-To-Actions. Call-to-action buttons helps get your site's visitor to where they want or need to go quicker.

SONLIGHT CHURCH | Lynden, Washington

LIVING HOPE CRC | Abbotsford, British Columbia

GRACE CHURCH | Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota

THE RIVER | Edmonton, Alberta

EMMAUS CITY CHURCH | Worcester, Massachusetts


CALVARY CHURCH | Holland, Michigan



ENCOUNTER CHURCH | Kentwood, Michigan

Want to see more? We recently published "18 of the Best Church Websites for 2018." These websites come from a wide range of regions of the earth, stretching across many denominations.


Thanks for posting! This is a great way to get new and fresh ideas in a constantly changing landscape. Any plans on doing something similar with social media content? 

Thanks for posting. It's refreshing to see church websites that are clean, simple, and compelling. Our church has been looking to revamp things a little bit, so this definitely helps. 


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