Today’s communications environment occurs in a world gone mobile. This fact can’t be overstated since growth in the industry happens rapidly and literally by the minute.
The impact of mobile technology on the public has deep and long lasting influence while offering the church a marvelous opportunity to be in the midst of it all.
Without a doubt, mobile devices are widely used and have come to take a central role as the primary connection to the internet in the lives of the global population.
Every day, smartphones and tablets are the primary vehicle for “on the go” access to information, online services, and the insatiable desire for connection.
Presence on a mobile device with a parish app puts the church forefront with its members.
Just a short time ago, going online meant desktops or laptops with large screens.
SMARTPHONES ARE NOW THE DOMINANT GO-TO TOOL TO STAY INFORMED, CONNECTED AND CLOSE TO EVERY VALUED ELEMENT OF OUR DAILY LIFE HAPPENINGS.
While devices are used rampantly to access information and services, the ChurchAppLady focus is and will always be to provide the church with today’s technology: Catholic church apps.
Being present on a mobile device will become more and more of a higher priority to every church so that those searching for connection to the Divine and His house can readily have the capability in the palm of their hands.
Moving the church into the digital era has become so important to the Catholic church that the Vatican recently appointed a papal committee to bring the church into digital communications.
Now, with a simple tap on a smartphone, the world is instantly reachable.
Considering nearly two-thirds of American adults own smartphones, being present, accessible and engaging is digital evangelization for today’s church. Read here for more stats on how smartphones have impacted how we communicate.
We’ve become a smartphone-dependent society, relying on devices to provide the pertinent information for important life events, community information, and relevant news.
Moving the relationship with Christ beyond Sunday using technology requires effective processes to do just that.
The presence of the Church, the Word, and the Divinity in this environment must be made available for those seeking this connection.
Having all three present and in hand fills the searching and longing to go deeper with Christ, or to begin the journey towards him.
Giving those that are hungry, hurting, and hunting for Christ access by simply being present in the mobile environment fills that need whenever, wherever, 24/7.
WITH A CATHOLIC CHURCH APP, A UNIVERSAL CHURCH IS A REALITY.
A recent Pew study shows a high degree of desire to sharing and learning about local and community events by users on their smartphones.
Imagine an informed church community that is able to handily connect to their home parish, deepen their faith and share their worship experiences and practices straight from their phones with their very own church app.
“Going viral” and the mobile momentum that has become a force in all of our lives is the result of both the additive and compulsive technologies of mobile devices and social media.
Using these tools for growing church community, keeping the doors open, engaging members while equipping them to share their faith are the core components of how mobile technology serves the church.
Being present where the searching occurs has never been more available or accessible than current times with a Catholic church app.
The opportunity to speak one-on-one becomes clearer and more relevant when considering how the general public uses their devices to connect online and how they use their phone features.
As websites are unable to speak to smartphones, informative and intimate text messages sent from a church app opens up a two way communications process that connects church-to-members in a powerful, instantaneous way.
The impact and power of mobile to share attitudes and experiences gives church members and seekers alike an ability to invite and engage amongst themselves.
Recognizing the impact of technology among the American public by offering the church environment to them with a church app serves a Divine purpose.
Sending push notifications (text messages) through a Church app gives pastors the ability to invite and engage while informing, educating, and embracing.
Read More on a world gone mobile from research authority Nielson.