20+ Best Church WordPress Themes Ever Created

Nowadays, mostly everything requires an online presence and how can someone leave behind something as important as a church. A dedicated website for a church can come in extremely handy for people, and in fact, there are plenty of church-based websites on the internet.

These websites make it a duty to provide their visitors with information about upcoming events, church services, church news and all that else is happening around with the organization. Church based websites are also very useful for building online communal gatherings and reaching out to different social media platforms like Facebook, Twiter and so on.

With the hectic modern life, many people may just need the guidance of your church but can’t make as they can’t get the time. With an online presence, your church can also reach out to these individuals. Also, church’s run campaigns for donation to use for a good cause. If the church is accessible through the internet, then similar minded can connect with the cause and make donations which can really help out the church.

So now if you are interested in providing your church with its much needed online platform then the first thing you must to do is sign up for WordPress. It is a CMS(content management system) which will come in handy to help you build your site. It is also the most popular CMS in the market and has a lot of themes which will dress your church site with the right ambiance and aesthetics and pack it will all the necessary and useful features.

So now without further delaying, here are the Top 20 Church Themes For WordPress:

Crossroads

Crossroads is a very basic, yet highly flexible and customizable church theme for WordPress. The theme is specifically made for church platforms, and in that regard, it is one of a kind. The theme is loaded with tools and options to easily display upcoming services, operation times, church events, contact info and social network links.

Some of the features of the theme include a custom image banner slider, option banner sidebar, integrated contact forms and Google Maps integration. You also get a handful of blog page templates, full-width page templates, custom widgets and helpful sidebars.

The theme also comes with the custom ARISTECH panel which will give you extensive control over different theme options.

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True North

True North is a premium church theme for WordPress which offers superior customizability, flexibility and “truly” elegant design. The theme is curated for church-based websites and gives you a great deal of control over your website. It is very easy to use and is an asset if you are looking to provide your small or medium sized church an online presence.

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The theme provides you with different templates to help you easily set up your team, FAQ and blog page. It also comes with integrated contact forms, embedded Google maps and also has a specified area for displaying contact information.

Some of its notable features include full customization control over your homepage, the powerful ARISTECH panel, nine sidebars, six widgets, a custom image uploader, frontpage image banner, customizable header and footer, and much more.

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Refine Church

Refine Church is a WordPress church theme with a multitude of niche-specific features. The theme is also very customizable, and every facet of the theme can be tweak right from the custom options panel. You will also get your hands on five different color styles for your theme.Most of all the theme features are customizable, and you get options to input custom logo, service time, homepage image, webcasts and much more. The theme also comes with extensive options to help you manage all events, videos, podcasts, photos, church news, ministries and so on.  

If your primary focus is the bring information to your audience accessible with ease, then you will love this.

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Uplift

Uplift offers a very modernistic take on how a church based website should look like. If you want your site’s design choices to keep in sync with modern taste, but all the while maintains elegant and welcoming ambiance, then this theme is an excellent choice.

The theme is riddled with all the latest trending features like parallax scrolling, a mobile friendly design and also nails all the fundamental features like a sermon archive, church events calendar, staff profiles, church news and much more.

The theme has extensive customization options which make most aspects of it bendable to your will. The sermon archive is also a useful addition for visitors as they can quickly search for audio, video and text sermons with filters like tag, date, and speakers.

Overall the theme is so feature filled that it can also be effectively utilized by rich multimedia publishing companies and for event management companies.

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Utmost

Utmost is a multimedia church theme for WordPress and packs in a lot of features to help build a nonprofit charity website. The theme is extremely customizable and packs in the popular Visual Composer page builder along with Ultimate Addons for Visual Composer so that you can tweak your site to your heart’s content.

The theme is breathtaking with a responsive, mobile-friendly design, unlimited sidebars for widgets, massive archives, a gallery for photos and videos, dedicated calendar for events, a page for staffs, church news and a contact page. It nails every area that a church based website may need. The archive section can store videos, audios and text sermons and visitors can search through them with filters like category, tag, date, and speaker.  

Overall, the is brimfull of useful features and can be utilized by churches as well as any other non-profit charity based website reach its “utmost” potential.

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Jesus

Jesus is a WordPress theme to help built church based websites. The theme comes with decent customization options that don’t leave you overwhelmed and manages to address all the major places you might want to tweak and personalize. You get some appealing color combinations, along with customization freedom for all the subpages. Overall, the theme has a very clean and professional design language.

Some of the notable features of the theme include its photo and video gallery, Sermon archives, event manager, church manager and “DONATE” integration. Apart from these the theme is also responsive, displays the church location, is properly optimized for best SEO performance, and comes with the handy Revolution Slider.

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Benedicto

Benedicto is an awesome WordPress theme that can be looked upon as a multipurpose theme built to cater websites for churches, fundraisers, and nonprofit organizations. The theme is great for a church based website if you want your site to look modern, clean and professional all the while being packed with awesome features.

The theme is built on the all so powerful Twitter Bootstrap Framework which makes it mobile friendly, sleek, intuitive, fast and boasting the new flat design language. The theme comes in with useful features like WP Job Manager plugin, Revolution Slider, and is compatible with WooCommerce, WPML, Contact Form 7 and even Google pie charts to show your visitors the current fundraising statistics effectively. Other than this you get about nine custom post types, the ability to embed audio files from SoundCloud and even Google Maps integration to show your church’s location.

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Evangelist

Evangelist is a WordPress theme built with church based websites, prayer group and charities in mind. The theme boasts a modern, clean and professional design all the while maintaining a welcoming ambiance. It is packed with all the features that are necessary for this specific niche.

For starters, you get a front end event calendar slider, a calendar for events and sermons, a resource module to add/post gospels to your site and so much more.

You also get an option to upload your background image, choose between the different page layouts and tweak around till you make the site resonate your cause.

The theme also comes with the custom Fuse Framework, a powerful contact form module, unlimited sidebars options, advanced SEO manipulation, WPML compatibility and support for custom posts for events.

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Credo

Credo is a church theme for WordPress and is packed with features that will come in handy to a lot of different use cases like for nonprofit organizations, charities, and conference based websites. The theme nails all the necessary requirements like a retina ready responsive design with sermon archives, photo and video gallery, church events, support for more than one location and dedicated pages for staffs and church news.

You can easily organize events with the theme thanks to handy features like “countdown timers,” “Calendars,” and “upcoming events.” You also get seamless social integration, Contact Forms, Visual Composer integration along with Revolution Slider, and many more customization options.

The sermons archives support files in audio, video and text formats. There is also a dedicated call to action page for donations.

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Coup

Coup is a powerful WordPress theme for websites that are directed towards helping the “cause.” It is designed to serve the purpose of a site dedicated to political campaigns, but the plethora of features makes it eligible to be used for churches with no limitation.

One of the most notable features of the theme is that it comes with the most flexible, robust and secure way to accept and handle all the donations to your site without the intervention of commissions.

The theme is built on the bootstrap framework and comes with Visual Composer and Revolution Slider integrated into the theme, and thus you are guaranteed a delicious experience. Also, the advanced theme options panel is going to give you a lot of leverage over all the customization features of the theme.

Other features of the theme include a multi-pin Google Map integration, parallax or video background, social media integration, useful shortcodes, and widgets.

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Creed

Creed WordPress theme is specifically designed for websites dedicated to churches, prayer groups, non-profit groups and religious get together in general.

The design language of the theme is modern and minimalistic with aesthetic subtleties that will give your visitors a warm and touching experience.

The theme is built using the Unyson Framework and allows you to create your website using the popular Visual Composer. Customization options of the theme are also plenty. You will get the liberty of Infinite colors and the ability to import demo content to make and personalize the site to your likings quickly.

Apart from this you also get three sliders to diversify the user experience. The theme is also Donation immediatly right out of the box and offers a convenient solution to share all upcoming events with your gathering.

The theme is a part of THE CORE template. It is a multipurpose template with many demos developed by ThemeFuse.

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Hope

Hope is another WordPress theme available as a part of THE CORE template from ThemeFuse. The theme is primarily designed for all sorts of donation and non-profit centric websites and should fit the purpose of a church theme quite seamlessly.

This theme is also based on the Unyson framework which gives you a lot of features right off the bat. The theme is also packed with a lot of prebuilt demo content to make site building as quickly as possible. You will be pleased with the three Sliders that comes with the theme along with the plethora of colorful templates and much more.

The theme is also packed with Visual Composer, so you can effortless drag and drop elements to tweak or build your site quickly. The different layout options that are available are also provide a complementary effect to sites that act as a fundraiser or any donation-based site in general.

Besides these, there are also many more features including the ability to appeal to a global audience, thanks to WPML integration.

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Dunamis

Dunamis is a modern church theme for WordPress that boasts modern design language and a lot of advanced functionalities. The theme is useful in creating a website where you want to incorporate donations, podcasts, blogs, events and much more.

The theme comes with a drag and drop interface manager to help you create your website. There is also a powerful  Mega Menu Creator, a custom front page composer and lots more. You can easily create a custom front page, fancy up things with a parallax designer, creator beautiful layouts with the inbuilt page layout builder and much more.

There is also a comprehensive donation manager built into the system that can help you create more donation events as well as help you keep track of all the donations that have been made.

Without a doubt, Dunamis offers one of the most eye pleasing and functional donation based theme you can have for your church based website.

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Blessing

Blessing church theme for WordPress is built for all types of church and religion-related websites. The theme is also loaded with a lot of features to make the site very powerful and comes with a clean yet appealing design that is ensured to keep please your audience as far as appearance is concerned.

Coming down to functionalities, the site is fitted with an Events Calendar along with Mail Subscriber to help you manage your audience as well as all events.

The Advanced Theme Options Panel offers much control over all the theme features whereas you get complete liberty over much of the controls over your posts with the Advanced Page/Post Options. The theme is also bundled with the popular Revolution Slider plugin as well as Flex Slider to allow you the liberty to experiment with different ways of implementing sliders to your website.

Other than this the theme comes with over twenty shortcodes, plenty of widgets, SEO tools and much more.

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Risen

Risen is one of the most modern WordPress themes for church-based websites. The theme is fitted with all modern features that one may come to desire in this particular niche.

First and foremost, the theme works fine whether it is viewed from a desktop or a mobile phone; it is 100% responsive. The theme also comes with Retina ready display to make sure the best representation of your site is rendered on your audience’s screen. The powerful customization options also give you much control over theme color, fonts, and background.

Some of the other features of the theme include sermon archives, photo and video gallery, church events, separate staff profiles, church news and much more. The sermon archives are built such that it can store audio, video, and text-based sermons which your audience can search with filters like date, category and speakers and so on.

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Bethlehem

Bethlehem offers an intuitive, flexible and powerful WordPress theme for Churches, Charities and mostly all type of non-profit, religion based websites.

The theme comes bundled with premium features like the Revolution Slider, Visual Composer and about fifteen customizable PSD files which together quickly makes up for the total cost of the theme.

Besides these, one of the key features you will get with the theme is the “Free WordPress Installation” service. This ensures you can rest assured that all the technical nitty gritty will be taken cared of and you can only worry about things that are important. But don’t let this make you think that the theme is for beginners.

You will get a lot of powerful customization options along like an advanced Theme Options Panel, Eight Header styles, Mega Menus and much more. You also get things like the Events Manager, WooCommerce integration, GiveWP for Donations, a testimonial plugin and so on.

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Spiritual

Spiritual is a church theme for WordPress users and comes with a clean and minimal website design that is also gorgeous with its bold background image. But this theme is not only looks, as it also ensures robust functionalities, SEO friendly code, friendly UI, responsive design, retina ready display and much more.

Some of the features of the theme include the handy theme customizer, Visual Composer, Wide and Boxed Layouts, Revolution Slider, Unlimited Sidebars and Custom shortcodes to help you create a stunning website.

After that, you can populate the website with the powerful features like a Masonry Plugin, WooCommerce, Advanced Blog features, an Events Calendar, Custom Widgets, and one click demo installation.

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Church

Church is the unambiguous name of a WordPress church theme for online ministries. It is a very minimal theme with the basic purpose of setting up a website. The aesthetics that the theme brings to your site are very basic and clean, to say the least. It is not also very feature heavy which can translate to a more faster load time.

The theme options are handled through the handy WP Theme Customizer. You will also get WP featured image support as well as WP Featured Menu support. Other than this you can also boast your “News & Events” and “Pastor’s Blog” right on the homepage as well as utilize an “I’m New” banner to attract visitors. The theme also allows you to promote your site’s RSS through Facebook and Twitter.

Other features of the theme include five different color options, accordion widgets, social icons, jQuery advanced search options and much more.

If you are on a budget, then this is a theme worth your consideration.

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Church and Events

Church and Events is a very popular easy to use church theme for WordPress users. As evident from the name, the theme is built for church-based websites and are far-reaching about their events. The theme is bundled with niche-specific features that are going to make your job as easy as possible.

Primarily the looks of the theme are very flamboyant, and you can have to boast the vibrancy and radiance of your website with great ease. For customization purposes you will be given around ten header layouts, boxed and full-width site layouts, one-page style menu options, sticky header and over twenty footer layouts. You will also get a powerful theme options panel, along with a sidebar manager, and unlimited styling options like an easy parallax builder, over thirty pre-built demo pages, four predefined skins and CSS animation options on mostly all of the elements.

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Incarnation

Incarnation is one of the better-looking church themes for WordPress websites that are more curated towards providing users with a community-based solution for their church website. The theme comes loaded with all the basic requirements one can make from a church theme, so there is nothing to make you feel compromised.

Starting from support for audio and video sermons, an event calendar, a handy community forum which your visitors will love and also a lot of options. There is also support for WPML Multi Language plugin, so can basically reach out to a global audience.

Other than this the theme also has some customization options to help you tweak the layouts, styling, colors, fonts and so on. You can also build your own skin and also use any one of the ten predefined skins bundled with the theme. The admin panel gives you excellent control over other elements of the theme as well. The theme also lands good ranking in SEO.

Besides all these, there are a few more features of the theme that can be of much use to many individuals.

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Conclusion

These are the top twenty church themes for WordPress you are going to find on the market. Nevertheless, the market is still filled with hundreds of other themes for this particular niche. Again, “best” and “better” are all subjective terms.

This list has been crafted with noting the top customer reviews, sales figures, and different features. If you happen to have a favorite in this specific niche that didn’t get a mention in this list, then do leave them in the comments. We, as well as, your fellow readers will love to know about more alternatives.

 

 

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