Here is a collection of mostly free resource sites for creative church leaders like yourself. We aren’t getting paid anything from any of these sites. They are just sites we have frequented in the past and who desire to serve creatives. We hope that these sites help you tackle your to-dos all while saving you a ton of time. Enjoy!
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Create an account on Lightstock and receive free downloads every week for a photo, vector and video. Vast paid resource library!
All photos published on Unsplash can be used for free. You can use them for commercial and noncommercial purposes. Photo permission or credit is not required although it is appreciated.
Rawpixel is smashing stereotypes to create photos and design resources that reflect today’s society as it truly is. You can access free images monthly as well as a vast paid resource library!
Curated daily—the best of free stock. Stock photos you can use everywhere free for personal and commercial use.
10,000 free stock photos at your fingertips. Their collection of CC0 photos is free for personal and commercial use.
Free high-resolution pictures for creative ministry and church projects.
All images on Pixabay are free of copyrights. You may download, modify, distribute and use them royalty free for anything you like, even in commercial applications.
Find beautiful free stock photos of the highest quality and resolution. New images added to their database daily.
Handpicked free, non-stocky images. Yours to use as you wish.
Twenty free stock photos posted every week without any copyright restriction.
Official NASA photographs from agency photographers chronicle what’s making news across the agency, from launches and landings to important science
Stock Up indexes 10,725 photos from 26 different free stock photo websites.
Fancycrave is an online resource providing photo packs. We aim to offer you the highest quality image sets for free.
Little Visuals is a tribute to Nic Jackson. His family has continued his work by ensuring that all of his images remain available and free for commercial use.
New Old Stock
Vintage photos from the public archives. Free of known copyright restrictions.
Superfamous images are available for free under the conditions of a Creative CommonsAttribution 3.0 license. You can use them for your purposes as long as credit is provided.
Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects.
Free Nature Stock
Royalty-free nature stock photos and videos. Use them however you would like.
Visual Media Church
Become a free member and get 100% access to a growing library of content. Check out what VMC has to offer!
Free creative commons HD video clips & footages under CC 3.0 Attribution License.
Videos made by some of the world’s most talented creators with all content licensed for free. With a fast-growing collection, you’ll always find the perfect high-quality video to use free of charge.
Free high-quality videos you can use everywhere!
Videezy is the place to find free HD stock videos, b-roll, backgrounds, and other cool free video footage.
Stunning free videos for your website or digital platforms.
Their mission is to help you be awesome at what you do with great content.
The Bible Project
The Bible Project is producing excellent, free resources for the church. Their medium maybe cartoon-like animation, but their content is not only for kids.
Free promo/series music available to download from Church on the Move.
Free tracks to create emotion around your video’s message.
An audio archive created by Benjamin Tissot, a composer and musician, based in France. He has been creating music for more than 10 years.
Free premium music for your projects — royalty-free. Cleared for YouTube use.
Church Media Drop
CMD was created to help churches share what they have created. You can find a handful of high-quality audio to help share your message.
Music for your videos! Much more selective than other marketplaces. Much cheaper than Hans Zimmer. In fact, it’s free for non-commercial use.
Free audio & sound effects library under the Creator Studio from YouTube. Attribution is noted per track.
Free Music Archive
The Free Music Archive offers free downloads under Creative Commons and other licenses.
Music for Video
A music production company based in Northern Italy specializing in music for trailers, movies, TV shows, and more. They are committed to bringing you cinematic and epic music that doesn’t sound like royalty-free Stock Music.
An open network of resources from Life Church and their partners. Includes scripture art, social media graphics, sermon graphics, videos and more. They also provide ministry resources for church leadership, operations, youth, small groups, missions and more.
New Spring Resources
An open network of resources from New Spring Church. Includes sermon series, student series, kid series, group studies, volunteer resources and music.
Resources from Church on the Move. Includes series designs, artwork, video, music, motions, kids & students media, live production and more.
Resources from the creative team at New Life Church. Includes series artwork, event designs, logos and more.
Church Media Drop
A community-contributed resource site for churches from churches. You’ll find bumper videos, logos + graphics, motion backgrounds, series packages, still backgrounds and more.
They provide premium design packages for today’s church. You can download freebies from their site as well as purchase hundreds of sermon series designs.
One Church Resource
A free global sharing network for pastors, creatives and church leaders. They offer a variety of free resources that you can edit and modify to meet your church or ministry’s specific needs.
Sign up for a free account from CreationSwap and download free files from their site each month.
A resource library from Christ’s Church of the Valley. Includes graphics and artwork for sermon series, students, children, events and guides on communications + social media.
12 Stone Resources
A resource library from 12 Stone Church. Includes sermon series, event art, student series, kid series, group studies and more.
Sign up for NuSupply’s email list and get free church design assets sent to your inbox every month.
A Pay-What-You-Want type foundry. Lost Type has been a source for unique typefaces, with a collection of over 50 different faces from contributors all over the world.
All things fonts, font-face, and web fonts. Free, handpicked, high-quality, commercial-use fonts.
Independent Type Foundry that serves nearly 1000 free premium fonts for download.
All the fonts are free and open source. Google Fonts takes care of all the licensing and hosting, ensuring that the latest and greatest version of any font is available to everyone.
Over 1500 free fonts for Adobe Creative Cloud Subscribers. Typekit partners with the world’s leading type foundries to bring thousands of beautiful fonts to designers every day without the need to worry about licensing.
A collection of free fonts from independent contributors all over the world.
High-quality free fonts. Download it for free with one click and hire the great typography designers behind the creative work.
SOCIAL MEDIA & APPS
Facebook’s Creator Studio brings together all the tools you need to effectively post, manage and measure content across all your Facebook Pages and Instagram accounts in one place. Anyone who manages a Page can use Creator Studio on your desktop or a mobile device.
Graphic design software for churches to help them own their social media pages. Try for free using hundreds of templates.
Organize all of your marketing in one place from any place. Get more done in less time with the only work management software for marketers.
Buffer makes it super easy to share any page you’re reading. Keep your Buffer topped up and we automagically share them for you through the day.
Enhance your social media management with Hootsuite, the leading social media dashboard. Manage multiple networks and profiles.
Sprout Social is a social media management tool created to help businesses grow their social media presence. Try it free.
Everypost’s all-in-one publishing solution is the simplest and most convenient way to share multimedia content across multiple social platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin.