Mass-Texting is one of your most powerful ministry communication tools. Moreover, a regular cadence of directed SMS messages can significantly improve ministry enagement throughout the week.
Why? Here's just 3 simple stats:
- An astounding 90% of text messages are opened in 3 minutes. 98% are opened overall! *
- (Compared to email where 35-40% open rate is considered good).
- 85% of US Adults own a smartphone - and 97% own a cell phone! **
- Millenials text an average of 67 times a day! ***
- DID YOU KNOW: Millenals are now 30-40 years old! They're your young families and critical to a healthy congregation.
Summary: As communication methods have evolved, text-messaging has become the norm for all types of conversations. Ensure your ministry is part of them!
Reminder: we include 1000 free text messages every month with your ChMS Software. If you're not already taking advantage our mass-texting, follow our step-by-step guide to SMS!
** Christianity Today: 98% Open Rate. That's Why Churches Are Switching to Text.
*Pew Research Center: Mobile Fact Sheet
*** Rachel K. Consulting: 5 Reasons Your Congregation Needs Text Messaging