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A Guide to Texting VBS Volunteers and Parents

If you're wondering what texting has to do with Vacation Bible School, then this is the right read. Because it turns out texting has everything to do with VBS. You'll likely see the best response rates when collecting registrations, recruiting volunteers, and sending parent announcements through texting. And even though there's a lot to think about during one of the busiest weeks of kids ministry, we can help brainstorm with you. So if you’re the children's director, this post is for you, and if you're not, then you know who to share this with.
Breanna Riddell
Breanna Riddell
Content Manager
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Connect with Students, Even When They're Busy

Texting is the best way to reach your students. With a 97% open rate (3 times more successful than any other communication method), texting is the most sure way to connect. So here are some best practices you can easily implement in your student ministry.
Breanna Riddell
Breanna Riddell
Content Manager
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Texting at Easter

We won't pretend to know the answers to all the questions facing pastors and church leaders in the weeks leading up to Easter, but we'd love to help where we can. Our focus here is utilizing resources you already have with Clearstream: polls and keyword workflows. We've laid out exactly how you can use these, taking the guesswork out of the equation.
Lizzie Reese
Lizzie Reese
Customer Success
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How to Use Texting During Online Services

Texting is a practical way to connect with your community when doing church online. In this post, we're going to look at some ways to follow-up with guests, send out online service reminders, receive salvation decisions, and encourage prayer - all through texting.
Michael Lepinay
Michael Lepinay
COO / Co-founder
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Choosing the Right Texting Service for Your Church

In order to help you choose the best texting service for your church, we created this post to highlight the key features and functionalities crucial to churches interested in communicating with their volunteers, members, staff, and first-time guests via text message.
Michael Lepinay
Michael Lepinay
COO / Co-founder

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