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Commonwealth Church Uses Textlocal’s Bulk SMS Software

Overview

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

Solution

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.

Result

  • 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