ChurchTrac Messaging gives you the ability to send emails, voice messages, and text messages to your members. To begin, click the "Messaging" tab at the top of the People screen.
There are two ways to send emails with ChurchTrac:
Link your current 3rd party church email account to ChurchTrac.
Leverage ChurchTrac's servers to act as your email provider. No integration or setup necessary!
Read our article How Do I Email My Church? › to learn how to setup your email options and how to send emails from your ChurchTrac account.
You can send a recorded message to your members with the Voice Message option. You can begin sending voice messages from your account right away. However, integrating a Twilio account reduces the cost significantly.
Read our article How Do I Send Voice Messages? › to learn how to record and send voice messages.
There are two ways to send SMS texts with ChurchTrac:
With ChurchTrac, you can begin texting your members right away, no need to integrate anything. If you have a Plus subscription with ChurchTrac, you are given an allotment for free texts every month.
You can now create an account with Twilio and integrate it with your ChurchTrac account. To determine if Twilio is right for your church, read our Should I Enable Twilio Messaging? › article.
Read our article How Do I Text My Church? › to learn how to send texts from your ChurchTrac account.
In addition to sending messages from your ChurchTrac account, you can also manage other avenues of communication from the Messaging screen:
You can create Form Letters and store them in your ChurchTrac account. These form letters act as a template for printed letters.
If your church has a Mailchimp account, you can export all of your contact information from your People screen to the Mailchimp account with a click of the mouse. Select a Mailchimp List to export to, then click the "Export to Mailchimp" button.
ChurchTrac Mail is only available to Plus and Standard subscribers on our latest plan. If you want to upgrade or if you aren't sure if you're on the latest plan, reach out to our support team ›