The State of Church Bulletins

The State of Church Bulletins 2019

In 2019, we conducted our first annual survey of churches asking questions about their bulletins. Check out the responses below.

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Who creates the bulletin each week?

Secretary
52%
Communications Directory
25%
Pastor
15%
Other
5%

What software is primarily used to make the bulletin?

Microsoft Word
33%
Other
29%
Microsoft Publisher
23%
Adobe InDesign
11%
Adobe Illustrator
2%

How long does it take to make your bulletin each week?

An hour or more
60%
Less than an hour
38%

What format is the bulletin in?

Bi-Fold
33%
Single Panel
29%
Tri-Fold
23%
Other
11%

Do you often include inserts inside of the bulletin?

Yes
49%
No
51%