Church groups & messaging

Authentic church communication starts here

Leading church group tools

Build real connections in your church

Get people plugged into community with group finder
Group messaging within your church app & website—no other apps needed
Built-in privacy & security features to keep your community safe

Church communication without distractions

No more switching between apps to communicate with your church. Groups & Messaging live within your church’s app and website to offer a distraction-free space for people to connect with your community!

Streamlined people database

Always know who’s engaged

Every person who engages with your church through group messaging has a unique profile on the Subsplash Platform, giving you insight into who’s participating in groups and interacting with your community.


Safe & secure church engagement

Unlike third-party tools, Subsplash Messaging was built specifically for churches and includes security features like language and image filtering, plus the ability to block or remove users as needed. As a leader, you’ll have greater visibility into group conversation so you can keep your community safe and engaged.

Top church groups features

Connect your people every day, on any device

Platform integration

Messaging and groups are accessible on any device, and are fully integrated with your app and website on the Subsplash Platform

Bible & media integrations

Share scripture passages or media items from your church’s library right in the messaging experience.

Group messaging & announcements

Easily send announcements and messages to one or multiple groups

Group finder tool

Your people can search for and request to join small groups within your community

People & group management

Leaders can invite new members and create groups right from the Subsplash Dashboard

Multimedia messaging

Send and receive messages, emojis, photos, GIFs, and files with your group or an individual

Polls & prayer requests

Polls help groups gather feedback and make decisions together

Prayer requests

Prayer requests can be shared in any group and are easy to find in the “Prayer” tab

Even more features to love

Group visibility settings
Groups can be set to private, public, or “request to join."
Automated moderation
Messages are automatically filtered for inappropriate words or images before they’re ever seen by your users.
User reporting
Users can report any inappropriate users or content.
Text & email invites
Group members can invite people from their contacts to groups with a quick email or SMS text message.
Live stream integration
Users can log in to their messaging profile to chat during live streams on Subsplash Live.
Interactive messaging
Respond to messages to show your engagement and support through emoji responses.

See Subsplash Messaging in action


It’s more than messaging

The Subsplash Platform: everything your church needs to engage your community

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Groups & Messaging FAQs

How can Subsplash Groups & Messaging help our church groups?

Subsplash delivers powerful tools such as the Small Group Finder to help people discover and sign up for church small groups, and Group Messaging that creates real relationships through group chats, prayer requests, and sharing important information such as sermon notes or meeting updates.

What is a church messaging app?

A church messaging app is a communication tool designed specifically for churches to facilitate real-time and convenient communication between church leaders, staff, and members, enabling the sharing of important announcements, updates, event reminders, prayer requests, and fostering community engagement.

Which is the best group messaging app for churches?

Subsplash offers the best church messaging app for creating real relationships in a safe and secure environment. Your admin team can create group channels, make them public or private, invite people, moderate discussions, and allow your people to chat, share prayer requests, use emojis, and much more—right within your church website and mobile app!

How does church texting work?

Subsplash’s church texting services allow your admin team to send SMS messages to your volunteers, groups, or individual church members through your church management dashboard. Simply write your message and send it to your selected list of recipients.