Top 10 Free WordPress Church Themes | Jan 2015

Posted OnJan 10, 2015     CategoryThemes     Comments1 comment

Churches and religious groups have made the transition to the online world and reaped the benefits as a result, making connections that they might not have done otherwise, particularly with younger, more web-savvy people. Now that it has become common for churches to have a web presence, the need for WordPress themes that are suited for their needs have become more important, and here are ten of the best (and they’re all free):

1. Church

The Church WordPress theme is the go-to theme for churches. With a clean and simple design that is Responsive (meaning that it fits to any device – smartphones, tablets, laptops and computers – and a host of features, your church could do a lot worse than to download and install this excellent theme.

Features:

  • Built-in WordPress customiser (for colours, fonts, sizes, etc.)
  • Custom Logo upload
  • Custom header and background
  • Multiple widgets
  • Woocommerce compatiblity (for donations and selling gifts)

Click here for a Live Demo. Click here to Download.
Church

2. Zion

Zion is a feature-packed theme for community churches that looks fantastic on any device and is fully customisable. The upcoming events feature is great for keeping your local community updated with all the events that will be taking place at your church, and a theme that umcompasses all of the features available will create a hub of activity for its visitors.

Features:

  • Multiple colour schemes
  • Upcoming Events List
  • Audio/Video Upload
  • Homepage Slider

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Zion

3. Simple Church

Many churches are working with limited budgets, which makes WordPress themes like Simple Church all the more brilliant for being as good as a premium Theme but for zero price. With multiple features to grasp and make the most of, you could do a lot worse for your church than to download and install this superb theme onto your site.

Features:

  • Image slider on the homepage that can be customized through the WordPress dashboard
  • Media page where visitors can listen to your recent sermons or messages
  • Events calendar that displays events in chronological order
  • Upload your own logo

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Simple Church

4. Customizr

WP Customizr isn’t a church theme per se, but for those who want a free theme with plenty of functionality and features to choose from, this is a spectactular free theme that you can design around your church. With 17 color skins, logo upload, social profiles, sliders, layout choices, home featured blocks, and even live css styling, you can build your church website from the ground up

Features:

  • HTML5 and CSS3 ready
  • Cross browser tested
  • Social Media Icons
  • WooCommerce Ready

Click here for a Live Demo. Click here to Download.
Customizer

5. Eventbrite Multi Event

Eventbrite is the perfect theme for churches who host multiple events throughout the year and want to keep their congregation informed using a colourful, vibrant theme that entices visitors in and is simple to navigate around. WooCommerce ready – meaning that you can sell tickets for your events via your website – there aren’t many free themes better suited for your church than this one.

Features:

  • Custom Colors
  • Infinite Scroll
  • Theme Options
  • Custom Header
  • Custom Background
  • Custom Menu

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Eventbrite

6. Faith

A simple and modern design that is easy to use and even easier for your users to navigate around, the Faith WordPress theme template is great for hosting sermons, events, short messages, service timings, contact details and much more. The theme gives you absolute control with the Theme Options function, meaning that you can build your church site any way you wish.

Features:

  • Custom Menus
  • Multiple Post Types – Audio, Video, etc.
  • Metabox
  • Banner Ads Ready

The theme is WordPress 3 ready with features like custom menu, custom post type, custom taxonomy, metabox, featured thumbnail, theme options, banner ads etc.
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Faith

7. Green Grunge

Green Grunge is a free WordPress theme which was designed with young churches in mind. The green textured background gives it a unique look, with a grunge border around the homepage slideshow. The theme is simple but has a host of features that you can use, and will fit any device your visitors view it on.

Features:

  • Customisable slideshow on the homepage
  • Events calendar
  • Media player for sermon/message audios
  • Upload your own logo

Click here for a Live Demo. Click here to Download.
Green Grunge

8. Delta

Especially designed for church websites, the Delta WordPress theme is clean and simple, includes 3 different header images and is nice and wide, giving you plenty of room to showcase your churches good work, including sermons, activities and events, and much more.

Features:

  • Custom Headers, Backgrounds, Colours and more
  • Mutliple Widgets
  • Responsive Design

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Delta

9. The Newswire

The Newswire WordPress theme is not a church theme, but it would fit such a need perfectly, particularly if your church wants to have an active blog and report to its members about the local community and the work it is doing throughout. The theme design is taken from popular news sites like the HuffPo, and has a huge home page slider to show off your latest posts. Media savvy church groups can host a great website from this theme.

Features:

  • Front page slider
  • Social Links
  • Fully customisable
  • Banner Ads
  • Responsive

Click here for a Live Demo. Click here to Download.
Newswire

10. Imprint

Imprint is designed for magazines, personal and corporate blogs, and is a beautiful theme with a premium vibe, despite being a free theme. Your church could take such a sleek, modern and smart theme and turn it into a fantastic site for your church, fully showing offf your posts, events and sermons with the host of features supplied throughout.

Features:

  • Social Links
  • Responsive Design
  • Full Width Posts for maximum screen size
  • Slideshows
  • 6 Sidebars

Click here for a Live Demo. Click here to Download.
Imprint

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