Commonwealth Church Uses Textlocal's Bulk SMS Software
The Commonwealth Church at St Marks of London’s Mayfair attracting visitors from throughout the local community and surrounding areas. The Church offers a busy schedule of seminars, conferences, prayer sessions, and events and wanted an SMS service to keep in touch with visitors
SMS is a softer approach where members are thought of as “friends” of the church.
Increase in attendance of events
Messages are sent out once a month prior to events to remind and inform members about the date and times of certain events.
- Surveys found that 50% of attendees at church events came after receiving a text message regarding the event
- The text tool has proved vital in communicating last minute information quickly
- Increase in hits to the website, by people looking to find out more information regarding a particular event
The response to our text campaigns has been overwhelming, we have had a significant increase in attendance at events.
—Jamie Anderson, Commonwealth Church