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Top 12 Best Free Church WordPress Themes

Are you new to WordPress and considering creating a website for your church? Are you looking for free church WordPress themes for your organization? Then you’ve come to the right spot!

Creating a website for your church is a great way to engage and boost fellowship by allowing members to stay connected through a common portal. Having a website will allow you to answer questions that members and visitors may have about your church.

A website for your church can be both an outreach program and a management system to help manage and grow your congregation. You can use the blog section to share written messages, embed audio to share recent sermons, and share upcoming events.

In this article, we have compiled a collection of what we think are the best free church WordPress themes.

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Best Free Church WordPress Themes

We’ve spent a lot of time looking through countless free church WordPress themes and trying them out to help you manage and grow your ministry.

To provide you with the best free church WordPress themes, we have carefully reviewed each WordPress theme on this list.

If you need help identifying what to look for in a great theme, we recommend reading our guide on How to Choose a WordPress Theme for your Website.

Below you will find our collection of the best free church WordPress themes to help you establish an online presence. We have provided a brief description, an image, and a short highlight of features that stand out for each one.

1. Faith

Faith WordPress Theme
— Faith WordPress Theme

Faith by ILOVEWP is clean, modern design that includes a classic two-column layout and many widgetized areas to organize content. You can feature up to 10 pages on the homepage, 5 in a slideshow, and 5 directly below it.

Features:

  • 2000+ Active Installations
  • 2 Header Layouts
  • Lots of Color Options
  • Page Templates: Full-width / Left or Right Sidebar
  • Full-width Homepage Slider
  • Up to 10 Pages can be featured on the Hompage
  • 5 Column Footer Layout
  • Includes 28 Block Patterns (Better Blocks Plugin)
  • Page Builder support: Elementor, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, Brizy, Divi, SiteOrigin, and Gutenberg.

2. Benevolent

Benevolent WordPress Theme
— Benevolent WordPress Theme

Benevolent by RARA Themes is a clean, modern, highly customizable WordPress theme designed with Nonprofit organizations in mind. This WordPress theme comes with several features to make a user-friendly, interactive, and visually stunning website. 

Features:

  • 1000+ Active Installations
  • Custom Header with Call-to-Action
  • Full-width Homepage Slider
  • Demo Import
  • Custom Home Page Sections (Intro/Community/Blog/Sponsor/Promotional)
  • Integrated Social Media Icons
  • 4 Column Footer Layout
  • Custom RARA Widgets

3. Charitas Lite

Charitas Lite WordPress Theme
— Charitas Lite WordPress Theme

Charitas Lite by WPLook Themes is a modern WordPress theme with lots of visual appeal, best suited for Foundations, Nonprofits, Charities, Churches, and NGOs. The lite version offers three custom post types Projects, Causes, and Staff through a plugin.

Features:

  • 1000+ Active Installations
  • 3 Custom Post Types: Projects, Causes, and Staff
  • Full-width Homepage Slider
  • 4 Column Footer Layout
  • Language Menu
  • WooCommerce support

4. Charitize

Charitize WordPress Theme
— Charitize WordPress Theme

Charitize by eVision Themes is a beautiful clean, modern WordPress theme suited for Nonprofits, NGOs, Charities, Churches, Donation camps, Foundations, and Fundraising events.

Features:

  • 900+ Active Installations
  • Full-width Homepage Slider
  • Integrated Social Media Icons
  • 3 Column Footer Layout
  • Page Templates: Full-width / Left or Right Sidebar
  • Rise Blocks Gutenberg Page Builder
  • Custom Fields
  • Donation Page
  • WooCommerce Support

5. Milton Lite

Milton Lite WordPress Theme
— Milton Lite WordPress Theme

Milton Lite by Academia Themes is a clean and fast WordPress theme designed for churches, charities, nonprofit organizations, and educational institutions. It offers many great features to highlight your content.

Features:

  • 900+ Active Installations
  • 2 Header Layouts
  • Event Calendar Support
  • Full-size Page Banners
  • Homepage Header Video
  • 2 Column Footer Layout
  • Page Templates: Full-width / Left or Right Sidebar
  • Event Calendar Support
  • Page Builder support: Elementor, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, Brizy, Divi, SiteOrigin.

6. Fundraiser Lite

Fundraiser Lite WordPress Theme
— Fundraiser Lite WordPress Theme

Fundraiser lite by SKT Themes is a modern Charity, NGO, Nonprofit, Church, Fundraising WordPress theme compatible with popular WordPress page builders, donation plugins, and WooCommerce for selling merch.

Features:

  • 900+ Active Installations
  • Full-width Homepage Slider
  • 150+ Design Templates
  • 4 Integrated Social Media Icons
  • Page Templates: Full-width / Left or Right Sidebar
  • Page Builder support: Elementor, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, Brizy, Divi, SiteOrigin
  • WooCommerce Support

7. Gutener Charity NGO

Gutener Charity NGO WordPress Theme
— Gutener Charity NGO WordPress Theme

Gutener Charity NGO by Keon Themes is a clean, creative, highly customizable Gutenberg ready WordPress theme designed specifically for NGOs, Nonprofit organizations, Churches, Charities, and more. This theme is Gutenberg optimized for using the block editor and comes with multiple header and footer layouts.

Features:

  • 900+ Active Installations
  • Child Theme of Gutener
  • 3 Header Layouts
  • 3 Footer Layouts
  • Free Starter Demos
  • Full-width Homepage Slider
  • Unlimited Color Options

8. Faith Blog

Faith Blog WordPress Theme
— Faith Blog WordPress Theme

Faith Blog by Smarter Themes is feature-rich modern WordPress theme designed as a blog for Churches, Nonprofit organizations, and Faith-based bloggers. Faith blog is perfect for highlighting content and offers a smooth, easy-to-use experience for bloggers and readers.

Features:

  • 800+ Active Installations
  • Transparent Menu Background
  • Sticky Header
  • Integrated Social Media Icons
  • Homepage Slider Feature Categories
  • Blog Grid 2-4 Column
  • Page templates: Full-width / Left or Right Sidebar
  • Footer Layout 2-4 Column

9. The Church Lite

The Church Lite WordPress Theme
— The Church Lite WordPress Theme

The Church Lite by Grace Themes is a professionally designed, clean, modern WordPress theme that is highly flexible, intuitive, and easy to use. This theme is best suited for Churches, Religious organizations, Nonprofits, and NGOs.

Features:

  • 800+ Active Installations
  • Full-width Homepage Slider
  • Full-width or Boxed Layout
  • 3 Column Footer Layout
  • 4 Integrated Social Media Icons
  • Page Builder support: Elementor, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, Brizy, Divi
  • WooCommerce Support

10. Endurance

Endurance WordPress Theme
— Endurance WordPress Theme

Endurance by ILOVEWP is a clean, minimalist WordPress theme created for Churches, Nonprofits, NGOs, and Educational institutions. This theme allows you to highlight up to three pages on the home page and comes with 28+ different Block Patterns.

Features:

  • 700+ Active Installations
  • 2 Header Layouts
  • Highlight 3 Pages on Homepage
  • Display Featured Images on Single Pages
  • 4 Column Footer Layout
  • Includes 28 Block Patterns (Better Blocks Plugin)

11. SKT Charity

SKT Charity WordPress Theme
— SKT Charity WordPress Theme

SKT Charity by SKT Themes is a simple, adaptable, and flexible WordPress theme meant for Donations, NGOs, Churches, Fundraising and Nonprofit websites.

Features:

  • 600+ Active Installations
  • SKT Templates – Template Library 100+ Designs
  • 63+ Design Templates
  • Full-width Homepage Slider
  • 3 Column Footer
  • Page Builder Support: Elementor, Gutenberg
  • WooCommerce Support

12. Museo Lite

Museo Lite WordPress Theme
— Museo Lite WordPress Theme

Museo Lite by Academia Themes is a fast, clean, minimalist WordPress theme that works well for Museums, City halls, Churches, Schools, NGOs, and Nonprofits.

Features:

  • 600+ Active Installations
  • 2 Header Layouts
  • Homepage Header Video
  • Page templates: Full-width / Left or Right Sidebar
  • 3 Column Footer
  • Event Calendar Support
  • Page Builder Support: Elementor, Beaver Builder, Visual Composer, Brizy, Divi, SiteOrigin
  • WooCommerce Support

If you need help installing any of the themes listed here, please follow our guide on how to install a WordPress theme.

Wrapping Up!

When it comes to free WordPress themes, the options you get will always be limited. So it may be worth your time to consider looking at a premium theme to get all options available.

If you are looking for a WordPress theme with more flexibility, then you might consider looking at a good premium multipurpose WordPress theme. Multipurpose themes will often include many of the features a Church website will need and come with a very robust set of options.

Hopefully, this list of best free church WordPress themes has helped and inspired you to take control and create the website you desire for your organization.

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