We’re planning how we can make A Church Near You work better for you.
If there’s a feature you’d like to see, suggest it here.
Adding an option to connect your page to the Church of England’s new Everyday Faith portal - complete
Improving and relaunching the Church Development Tool function - complete
Making it easier to manage and add images within A Church Near You - complete
Reviewing the inbox functionality and forwarding messages from the public in full to email address of your choice - complete
Simplifying the editor signup and approval process - complete
Option of dedicated box on homepage for your Safeguarding info, rather than having to include it in your welcome message - complete
Christmas features - expected deployment 24 November at the earliest, 1 December at the latest
Making things easier for people who manage multiple churches and increasing Benefice homepage functionality - we've involved focus groups of editors in the creation of this functionality, which is being built now (November/December 2022) will launch early 2023
Reviewing the Online Service Register function for expected relaunch in February/March 2023
Improvements to the integration with the Life Events Diary
Explore ways we could reduce duplication work for churches who run a separate website or who put their news and events into a third party system or calendar
Reviewing how tagging and filtering works and which tags we have.
Reviewing the visitor experience. This may include looking at the homepage, the search and filter experience and considering refreshing the page designs with more options for images and video.
This page was last updated on 21 November 2022.
In future emails to A Church Near You editors we’ll share more updates and opportunities to test and feedback on new functionality before it launches.
Have you got feature you'd like to see added or is there something you'd like changed? Suggest it here.