United Methodist Communications
Saturday, August 15, 2020

Create Your Free Demo Site


The Web has become the medium of choice in the digital age. We believe that the E-zekiel platform is the most powerful and cost-effective way of producing a high quality Web site. Your 30-day demo will give you the opportunity to experience the features that make this tool the choice of thousands of local churches. Spend time getting to know the functionality, and begin to shape your church's presence on the Web. When you're ready to buy, you can simply upgrade to a paying site, keeping all the work you started in the demo.

Absolutely free for 30 days.

If you upgrade, pay only $58 a month with a one-time setup fee of $18.

Recommended for large churches or churches that need to access advanced functionality such as group tools, personalized communication, collaboration, media capabilities, and an online store.
No contracts. Designs, hosting, emails, and support included.
Add more email and online storage as needed.
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Absolutely free for 30 days.

If you upgrade, pay only $25 a month with a one-time setup fee of $18.

Recommended for medium size churches. This plan provides a good range of online functionality, tools for managing audio, video, podcasts and blogs, plus ample storage capacity.
No contracts. Designs, hosting, emails, and support included.
Add more email and online storage as needed.
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Absolutely free for 30 days.

If you upgrade, pay only $11 a month with a one-time setup fee of $18.

Recommended for smaller churches or churches just getting started online. The Lite plan provides room for a church to establish a ministry presence online without laboring over the technology.
No contracts. Designs, hosting, email, and support included.
Add additional email and online storage as needed.
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First 10 things to do after setting up your site:

  1. Explore the "getting started" guide and help manual. You can even print it out. Manual
  2. Enter your organization's information in the profile manager. This helps customize the site to your church.
  3. Choose a look and feel from the Design manager. You have hundreds of designs to choose from. Have fun.
  4. Explore the Pages manager (the heart and soul of the e-z system)
  5. Double click on the home page, open it and add some text.
  6. Preview the page to see what it looks like. (Click on the yellow magnifying glass button in the upper right hand corner of the page.)
  7. Add a picture to your home page. (Don't forget to explore the image gallery which includes stock photography and United Methodist images.)
  8. Add a new page, adding text and images. Watch how the new page is displayed in the home page navigation.
  9. Explore the other managers.
  10. Plan and build your site. This will take some thinking and strategic planning, but it is well worth the effort.