This is a collection of the best church WordPress themes designed specifically for the needs of churches, organizations and religious groups. This is a showcase with only the best church themes available for WordPress.
WordPress is a great solution to build a professional website for your church cheaply and easily. These premium WordPress church themes will transform a standard WordPress blog into an easy to manage and professional looking church website.
WordPress is free, and the premium themes below are all very reasonably priced. While the themes below are specifically designed for church websites, you might want to also look through the collection of non profit WordPress themes for themes that could also be used for church websites.
Maranatha Church WordPress Theme
Maranatha is a church WordPress theme with a beautiful design and heaps of innovative features that will allow anyone to build a great looking full featured church website quickly and easily.
The premium theme from churchthemes.com has a mobile friendly responsive design optimized for mobile phones and tablets. Design wise it has a long homepage with drag and drop sections, parallax inspired scrolling effects, a sticky navigation menu, custom header images, custom styled maps, custom fonts with great readability, section navigation (a compact menu specific to each section helps users navigate sermons, events, etc), a sticky notice bar option, and WordPress customizer integration to easily customize the design’s colors, fonts and other elements with a real-time preview.
The Maranatha theme also includes a lot of great church specific content features including: sermon archive (share audio, video and text sermons and the compact menu allows for easy navigation by topic, series, book, speaker and month), sermon podcasting, events calendar (display events as calendar or list. Set weekly, monthly or yearly recurrence. Show maps, directions and categories), ministries (create a listing of your ministry pages), locations (single or multiple locations with service times, map/directions and photo tour), staff and leaders page, photos and video gallery, church blog page, footer map and widgets, and more.
Church Builder WordPress Theme
Church Builder is a website toolkit that allows you to quickly and easily build a professional custom made website for your church powered by WordPress. The premium church theme from Organized Themes has all the features and functionality you need for a great church website. It comes with a simple to use drag and drop page builder so you can easily create custom layouts just the way you want.
Some of the key features and benefits of the Church Builder theme include: a fully mobile friendly responsive design, page builder (create any layout you want with drag and drop ease), easy customization options (logo, colors, styling, fonts, backgrounds etc), podcasting support (for audio and video), sermon series, staff directory section (with image, bio, contact information, groups etc), unlimited menu pages and landing pages, 600+ Google fonts, smooth page transitions, mobile navigation menu, HTML5 audio and video support, blog/news section, built-in MailChimp newsletter widget, translation ready, automatic updates and more.
Pneuma WordPress Theme
Pneuma is a drag and drop mobile friendly WordPress theme for churches. The premium theme from Organized Themes is easy to use and customize with lots of great church specific features so you can build an amazing website for your church. The theme has built-in support for the excellent Page Builder plugin for a drag and drop page builder that allows you to create your own custom layouts without requiring any coding knowledge. It makes use of widgets for your layouts so you can add sermon series, podcasts, staff groups, service times & maps, subscription buttons and more all with widgets.
Some of the other key features of the theme include: robust podcasting (audio and video), full customizer support (choose fonts (over 600 from Google fonts), colors, background layouts and more), staff section, support for events, blog section, translation ready, mobile friendly responsive design and more.
Resurrect Church WordPress Theme
Resurrect is an awesome, urban inspired church WordPress theme from churchthemes.com that has everything a church needs in a website. The premium theme is easy to customise and has a mobile friendly responsive design so your church website is accessible on iPhones, iPads and all other mobile devices.
The Resurrect theme includes all the features required in a church website. It has a sermon section with the ability to publish sermons in text, audio, video and PDF formats (with support for podcasting). Visitors can then find sermons by topic, book, series, speaker and date. An events section that lets you publish single or multi-day events (with maps and directions) and set them to repeat. You can show your location(s) with service times, map and directions, add photos and video, have profiles for staff and leaders, set banners for different sections, add custom widgets such as donation, blog news and articles and more.
The theme is also easily customisable so you can make your website match your church. It has light and dark colour options and you can add your own logo, set custom backgrounds, choose your fonts and change the appearance of the site using the WordPress customizer with live preview. The homepage is also customisable and you can choose what you want to display: slides, highlights, intro text, your favorite widgets etc. churchthemes.com offer a 45-day money back guarantee so you can purchase the theme risk free.
- Custom Homepage – lets you choose what you want to display: slides, highlights, intro, your favourite widgets etc
- Sermons – publish sermons in text, audio, video and PDF formats. Organize by topic, book, series, speaker, tag and date
- Podcasting – built in audio podcasting for sermons and it’s compatible with iTunes
- Events – publish single or multi-day events. Make events repeat weekly, monthly or yearly. Show maps with directions
- Location – show one or multiple church campuses with service times, map and directions
- People – publish staff and leader bios with contact info. Organize by group
- Photos and Video – add photo galleries and upload videos or embed from sites like YouTube
- Blog – includes a blog section so you can post church news and articles
- Section Banners – show banners atop different sections (ie. one for sermons, another for events)
- Sidewide Search – visitors can search for sermons, events, blog posts, pages and other content
- Custom Church Widgets – display sidebar widgets for sermons, events, locations, people, galleries, giving and more
- Portable Content – the Church Theme Content plugin makes it easy to switch themes
- Mobile Friendly – the responsive design ensures an optimized experience on tablets and phones
- Customizer – lets you change the appearance of your site and preview in real time
- Logo – easily upload your logo image or enter title for your title and choose the font and size
- Colour Schemes – dark and light colour schemes
- Custom Fonts – select from handpicked Google fonts for the menu, headings and main content
- Custom Background – lets you pick a colour, use a present, or upload your own image
- Retina Ready – optimised for high resolutions screens such as Retina
- Header Section – show the latest events, sermons, posts, tagline or custom content
- One Click Updates – updates for compatibility, bug fixes and new features with one click
- Translation Ready – easily translate in any language
- Child Theme Ready – advanced users can modify the code. Filters and actions abound
- 45 Day Money Back Guarantee – purchase risk free
Kerygma WordPress Theme
Kerygma is a unique premium church WordPress theme from Organized Themes. The premium theme has a slick and modern design that will really stand out from all the other traditional “boxed in” church websites. It has a custom front page, large hero image sections, parallax scrolling and other great elements. The theme is fully mobile responsive, includes a lot of church specific functionality, and is easy to set up and customize. Some of the other key features of the theme include: a completely flexible widgetized drag and drop homepage, deep podcasting integration, audio and video support (self hosted and serviced based like YouTube, Vimeo etc.), support for message series, option for large hero images on any page, custom widgets (for services times, map, address, current series etc), staff section, support for The Events Calendar plugin, visual WordPress theme customizer (to add a logo, background, changes colour, fonts etc), translation ready, and more.
Exodus WordPress Theme
Exodus is a flexible and modern church WordPress theme from churchthemes.com. The premium theme has a wide layout and flat design. It also has a mobile responsive design. It is specifically built for churches and has all the features a church might need in a website. Some of the key content features include: the ability to publish and organize sermons (text, audio, video and PDF formats), built in audio podcasting, events management, display location and map, publish staff and leader bios with contact info, add photo and video galleries, comprehensive site search, blog section for news and articles and custom church widgets, section banner and more. Exodus is easily customisable and takes full advantage of the WordPress Theme Customizer so you don’t need any coding or design skills. It allows you to pick custom colours, select fonts, choose what shows on your homepage and in your header, add your own logo and more. churchthemes.com also offer a 45-day money back guarantee.
Community Pro WordPress Theme
Community Pro is a great looking premium WordPress theme designed specially for churches. It’s a third party child theme for the rock solid Genesis Framework. With a fresh and bold design it would be perfect for new church plants as well as established churches wanting to effectively communicate your message and reach new people.
The homepage has a large featured image and sections to display your mission, about information, events, news, sermons, contact details and times, newsletter signup and more. It has a blog section, staff page, a number of different color scheme options, theme customizer support, landing page template, HTML5 markup, custom header and backgrounds, and a mobile responsive design so it works and looks great on all screen sizes and mobile devices.
Credo WordPress Theme
Credo is a church WordPress theme from Tesla Themes that would also work well for non profits, charities, organization, conference and other websites. The premium theme has a retina ready and mobile friendly responsive design and all the features a church needs in a website. It has sermon archive, church events calendar, support for multiple locations, staff and church news section, photo and video gallery, call to action / donation, social integration and more.
Uplifted Church WordPress Theme
Uplifted is a contemporary church WordPress theme with a mobile friendly responsive design and all the features a church needs in a website. The premium theme from UpThemes has a comprehensive set of church specific features and powerful functionality to easily set-up and manage your church website cheaply. The Uplifted theme has church specific post types for: service times, sermons and series (audio and video files), church events (create and manage one-time and recurring events with the built-in events calendar manager), locations (add a location and description of the church campus, including Google Maps integration), and people (to add staff members, roles, contact information, and sort people into groups). Some of the other key features of the theme include: drag and drop content editing with a live front end content editor, pre-made colour schemes and colour pickers to make your your own colour scheme, custom logo, multiple widget areas and navigation menus, retina ready, mobile responsive and more.
Evangelist WordPress Theme
Evangelist is a great looking responsive WordPress theme built for churches, prayer groups, charities or non profit organizations. The premium theme from ThemeFuse has a modern, warm and inviting design that includes the all the functionality required in a church website. Features include: an event calendar with recurring events options, a resource section for people to download sermons, music etc, photo gallery, map and contact details, featured homepage slider, custom church specific icons, powerful admin options panel and more.
Kause WordPress Theme
Kause is a flexible multi-purpose WordPress theme designed for churches, sporting clubs, political campaigns charity and non-profit websites. The premium theme has a clean, minimal and modern flat design that puts direct focus on your message. Its also retina ready and mobile responsive, providing an optimal experience across all devices, desktops and mobiles. Some of the key technical features include: an easy admin panel for design and layout options, Google fonts, 13 custom widgets, 3 different gallery styles, advanced blog options and multiple layout styles, support for embedded video and other media, WooCommerce integration, bbPress and BuddyPress support, shortcodes, easy page builder, 3 pre-defined skins and much more.
Outreach Pro WordPress Theme
Outreach Pro is a mobile responsive church or non profit organisation WordPress theme that runs on the excellent Genesis Framework from StudioPress. The premium child theme has a modern flat design and is nicely structured so you can organize and display all your information crisply and cleanly for your audience. While the theme is designed with churches in mind it would also work nicely for non profit organization websites and even small business websites. Some of the key features of the theme include: 5 colour styles, 6 layout options, HTML5 markup, mobile responsive layout, custom header, featured images, custom homepage with featured slider and content sections, threaded comments, theme options and all the other great features and benefits included in the Genesis Framework.
Prayer WordPress Theme
Prayer is a clean and professional looking WordPress church theme with a mobile friendly responsive design. The premium theme from cssigniter offers a complete solution for your church website. It comes complete with sermon management (support for audio, video and transcripts), events management, galleries, video, and location page. The Prayer theme comes with 6 different colour schemes, modern HTML5 and CSS3 code, shortcodes (for buttons, columns, dividers etc via a plugin), custom menus, localisation for other languages, and powerful options panel to easily set-up and control your website without needing any coding knowledge. The theme also has a 100% responsive design which automatically adapts to ensure it works and looks great on all tablets and mobile devices.
Risen is a good looking and practical mobile responsive WordPress theme for churches. The premium theme includes all the features required in a church website including sermon archive, photo and video gallery, church events calendar, support for multiple locations, staff profiles and church news. Risen has powerful customization options to customise the theme and has a mobile friendly responsive design so it can be accessed on tablets and phones.
Saint Church WordPress Theme
Saint Church is a premium WordPress theme with a mobile friendly responsive design for churches and non profit organisations. The theme has a page constructor so you can create page layouts according to you needs. It has custom widgets and shortcodes for donate buttons, event countdowns, text markers, video previews etc. Some of the other features include: ability to create events, social media integration, multi-language options, blog section, custom typography and more.
Epic Church Theme
A premium WordPress church theme from Organized Themes designed specifically for the needs of churches. Features include a touch based slideshow on the homepage (optional), built in podcasting, 3 homepage options, light or dark colour styles, staff section, and theme options panel. The theme also has a responsive design meaning it displays great on everything from desktops, to tablets to smartphones.
- Responsive design–works great on everything from desktops, to tablets to smartphones
- Optional touch based slideshow on home page and touch image galleries
- Slides can be images or videos
- Built-in podcasting
- Easy to use theme options
- Custom widgets for last podcast message, contact details, Facebook like box, featured page and video
- MailChimp integration in the contact widget
- Links to many social media networks as part of contact widget
- Three home page options
- Staff section to easily add and list your staff members
- Two colour style options: light and dark
- Custom background (10 included) or use your own background image and colour
- Use your own logo
- Two logo locations: inside navigation bar or above it
- Choose your own link colours and accent colour
- Localized for translation (PO file included)
A child theme for the Builder Theme Framework from iThemes that allows you to easily build a church website with WordPress. The theme lets you upload and display sermon and staff information content, including featured images and audio files, without needing to style or organize the page.
The Builder Theme Framework
Builder is a powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use WordPress theme that allows you to quickly build websites and blogs with WordPress. Builder includes an innovative layout engine allowing you to build almost any layout you like and easy manage the theme graphics and styling. The iThemes Builder package includes 40+ child themes, which span a wide range of looks and styles for different niches, with more child theme being added all the time. Builder also comes with 9 powerful plugins for increased functionality.
- Build almost any kind of new layout or page template you want (without knowing code)
- Infinite Widget Areas
- Simple Layout Control
- Use one theme to build a website with multiple layouts and individual looks for each (each layout can have its own CSS)
- Assign specific layouts to certain WP Views (specific layouts for blogs, pages, posts, and categories)
- Create new widgets areas layouts or sidecars on the fly
- Custom Landing Pages – squeeze pages, email opt in pages, feed pages, portfolio pages etc
- WordPress 3.0+ Custom Menu integration
- Style Manager – easily tweak the CSS
- Advanced SEO options panel
- BuddyPress integration
- Billboard & Rotating Images plugins
- 40+ Child Themes
Sea Side Church Theme
A premium WordPress theme from Organized Themes designed for church, organisation or business websites. The theme includes a custom staff page template, slideshow or featured video on the homepage, fancy box image galleries, sliding messages section and more.
- Custom Staff page template
- Contact Us widget with map support
- Featured video widget
- Featured posts category widget
- Fancy box powered image galleries
- Built in support for podcasting
- Choose slideshow or featured video on homepage
- Sliding message or widget area on homepage
- Customizable buttons and links
- WordPress custom backgrounds and navigation menu
- Featured images for posts
- Support for WP-Pagenavi, just install and activate
- Choose tagline, custom button or empty space for header
- Built in blogging
- Cross browser developed
- Created for WordPress 3.0+
- Valid XHTML code and CSS3
Salvation Church WordPress Theme
Salvation is a premium WordPress theme from MyThemeShop designed for church, non-profit, charity organizations, and community websites. The theme has a clean and elegant design suitable for churches and various organizations and comes with a lot of useful features required in those types of websites.
Some of the key features include: an event management system and calendar, donation form, donate with PayPal widget, drag and drop homepage, audio post format with player, integrated social media, custom widgets, a mobile friendly responsive layout, floating header, homepage slider, services section, carousel section, parallax backgrounds, Google fonts, unlimited sidebars, mega menu system, AJAX quick search, breadcrumbs, translation support and more.
A premium WordPress theme designed specifically for Church websites but could also work well for other community or business CMS websites. The church WordPress theme from Templatic includes the most important elements for a church community website including a section for Upcoming Events that auto expire once the date has passed, service timing section, and church location with Google maps. Other features include a control panel to set up and manage the theme without needing to touch the code, homepage featured content slider, video section and 3 colour scheme options.
A premium WordPress theme for churches, ministries organisations etc. The Foundation Church theme is a child theme (skin) for the Builder Framework from iThemes. Builder is a powerful, flexible, easy-to-use WordPress theme designed to allow you to quickly build websites with WordPress.
A versatile premium WordPress theme from Organized Themes that could be used for church websites and also for business, organisation, photography, or portfolio sites. The theme features a front page slideshow, custom widgets and page templates, drop down menus, theme options page and much more.
- Custom menus, backgrounds and styles
- Complete theme options page
- Front page slideshow with custom effects and optional captions
- Custom Widgets: Featured Post, Flickr, Twitter, and Improved Recent Comments
- Three widget areas on homepage
- Customizable “Call to Action Bar” on homepage
- Built in social media share buttons for posts (no plugins required)
- Built in styling for Gravity Forms with Gravity Forms widget support
- Built in page navigation and styling
- Theme updates without requiring a subscription
- Fancy Box gallery with valid XHTML code (replaces default WordPress gallery feature
- Custom page templates – full-width page, archive page, site map, plus search and 404 templates to help your visitors
- Built in support for Google analytics or other tracking tools
- Twitter link icon included in navigation
- Fully integrated blog
- Threaded comments with custom comment layout
- SEO optimized code
- Cross browser tested
- Created for WordPress 3.0 and up
- Valid XHTML and CSS3 code
Outreach is a responsive child theme for the Genesis Framework from StudioPress ideal for church, organization, non profit or small business websites. Outreach version 2.0 is an update of the original Outreach theme and includes major code and design updates as well as being updated for mobile responsive design. The theme features include 6 layout options, custom background, custom header, theme options, featured images and all the other great Genesis Framework features.
Genesis Framework Features
- Automatic Updates – easy upgrade similar to the way that WordPress itself (and plugins) are handled
- 6 Layout Options – selectable site wide or for individual post/page
- Theme Setting Panels – many settings that let you fine-tune the way your site looks
- Custom Hooks (40+) – a hook is a piece of code written into the theme that allows you to attach additional content to the theme itself
- Custom Widgets (MyTweets, User Profile, eNews & Updates, Featured Posts, Featured Pages)
- Import / Export Settings – the Genesis Theme and SEO settings are completely portable, so you can back up, restore, and transfer settings from one install to another
- User Control System – allows admin to turn on/off theme settings, layouts and SEO option availability for users on a per user basis
- Author Box – display per page option
- Register / Unregister Layouts
- Dynamic Text / Image Logo option
- Navigation menu controls
- Drop down navigation menu
- Post Thumbnails
- Custom Widgets
- Search Engine Optimised
- SEO Options (site wide and individual page/post controls)
- Post and Page Tracking/Conversion Code box
- Breadcrumb navigation
- Integrated Blog
- BuddyPress Compatibility
- Developed for Localization
A premium WordPress theme from Organized Themes designed for non profit organizations, but could also be used for church, business, or organisation websites. The theme features a prominent donation progress bar with PayPal donation button built in, header slideshow, 6 pre-built style options, theme options panel, custom staff page template and more.
- Header Slideshow
- Fund-Raising / Donation Bar – with PayPal donate button built in (optional)
- Fully Widgetized Homepage
- 6 Built in Styles
- Staff Page Template – using custom post types
- Custom Widgets – for video, Twitter, featured posts, and newsletter
- Easy to use Theme Options Page
- Enhanced Gallery Feature using the fancy box light box
- WordPress 3.0+ Features
- Cross Browser Tested
bSocial Church Theme
bSocial is a premium WordPress church theme from designed for large and small churches, or church leaders who desire their own ministry website. The theme includes a range of features that will help your church communicate efficiently including social media icons, blogging, and audio or video plug-ins.
- Highlight Your Content: With the front three feature boxes, you can highlight any content you want on your home page, including older content that gets buried
- 6 Colour Scheme Options
- Social Networking: At the bottom area of bChurch you can link to all your social networking content easily
- Custom image uploader feature allows you to personalize your site with your own logo or graphic!
- Drop Down Navigation Menu
- Professional support
- Search engine optimized
- Multiple page templates — like Feedreader and Search
- Widget-ready sidebar
- Comprehensive Theme Options page
- Automatic image resizing — for front feature boxes
- Easy feature image uploading — with automatic image rotating
A premium WordPress theme from Organized Themes designed for both small and large church websites. The theme includes all the features you would expect from a church websites including: built in podcasting, staff section, live video, service times and a map widget. Other features include custom widgets for Facebook, photos etc, built in SEO, and easy to use theme options panel.
- Built in podcasting with support for message series, notes, and speaker archives
- Video or slideshow on home page
- Staff section to let your visitors meet your staff members
- Custom widgets: Facebook like box, featured video, Flickr photos, contact box, and recent messages
- Easily add your own background, logo, link colours and more with our theme options page.
- Great built in SEO
- Easy to use theme options page
- Facebook page template (add your website to your Facebook page)
- Contact page template
- Live video page template
- Original PSD File included
Basic Church WordPress Theme
Basic Church is a flexible, easy to configure church WordPress Theme from WP for Church. The premium theme has a mobile responsive design so website will work on all screen sizes and devices whether from a desktop, laptop, smartphone, or tablet. Features include built in styling for sermons, unlimited colour options, unlimited layouts, sliders, theme options page and more.
Heavens Corner Church Theme
A clean and elegant WordPress design for church websites. Features include sermons management, prayer management, event management with countdown, video and photo gallery, colour scheme picker, unlimited sidebars, extensive theme options panel and more.
Gospel Life Church
A clean yet warm WordPress theme created for churches and religious institutions. The Gospel theme has a HTML5 responsive design and is customisable and featured packed. It has a full event scheduler with google map api, image based galleries and details that automatically appear or drop off your event calendar schedule which is automatically displayed on the home page and it’s own exclusive full page along with dates, times and location etc. Other features include touch enabled slider, 2 homepage layouts, post formats for galleries, videos and audio files and much more.
United WordPress Theme
United is a powerful and highly customisable church WordPress theme with a mobile ready responsive design. The premium theme from Organized Themes is ideal for a modern church website, but could also be used by non profit organizations, community organisations, community groups, sports organizations, social groups and others. Features include a “mega menu” option for the header, a staff section to list your staff / volunteers, event calendar support, newsletter widget, photo gallery, donate button and more.
Morgan Church WordPress Theme
Morgan is a mobile responsive church WordPress theme from WPforChurch. The premium theme has a simple homepage design with a featured slider and other sections for featured content. The theme options panel makes it easy to make simple changes such as adding your own logo, changing theme colours, adding Google Analytics code etc. without having to edit code. When you purchase the theme you also get the Church Pack Pro plugin for free. Church Pack Pro extends the theme with functionality commonly needed by church including the ability to: nicely display listings of staff, create listings of ministries or groups, create widgets without knowing HTML, use content shortcodes (to quickly add tabs, toggles, buttons, hightlighted text boxes, Google maps etc), add photo galleries with ease, and easily manage events (one time and recurring). A sermon manager plugin is also available.
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