Top 50 websites for free church videos and graphics

There are so many church graphics and media resources available on the internet, many for free, that can help to take your church media or sermon to the next level. I’ve collected a massive 50 of the best resources for you so you don’t have to go hunting for good photos and videos. Some aren’t church and ministry specific, but are still a great resource.

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They are listed below in no particular order:

 

http://open.lifechurch.tv – A massive selection of free ministry resources. Sermons, artwork, worship sets, promo videos…all free.

https://seeds.churchonthemove.com – Free ministry resources from Church On The Move, including artwork, sermon artwork, videos, music, and more.

https://seeds.churchonthemove.com/

http://resources.elevationchurch.org – Church sermon series graphics, videos, trailers, print pieces – all for free.

http://nomoreclipart.com – free high-resolution images for churches.

https://www.lightstock.com – Faith-focused photos, vectors & footage. Most files require a paid subscription, but there is a free photo, vector and video each week.

https://www.lightstock.com

http://www.openresources.org – A huge library of free church resources including sermon audio, countdowns, promotional design graphics and opening videos from a wide variety of message series and churches.

http://www.123rf.com – Over 47 million royalty free stock photos, vectors, icons, infographics, footage and audio. Check out the Free section for over 30,000 free files.

http://www.ccvresources.com – Sermon series graphics and artwork. Provided by Christ’s Church of the Valley.

http://www.dreamstime.com – A large colletion of free and premium (paid) stock photos, illustrations and footage. This link takes you directly to the free images section.

http://www.creationswap.com – Faith-focused photos, videos, graphics, sound files and more. Free and premium (paid) resources available.

http://www.churchmediablog.com – Free church media resources available for download each month.

http://churchmediadesign.tv – Check out the Freebies section for church audio, backgrounds, games, mini movies, series art, and even some texture packs available for download for free.

http://churchmediadesign.tv/

http://www.lifeofvids.com – Free videos, clips and loops with no restrictions. New videos added weekly.

http://www.vecteezy.com – Great selection of free vector art, icons, patterns, etc.

http://www.videezy.com – By the same team as Vecteezy above, this website is full of free HD stock footage and 4K videos.

http://www.freeimages.com – This site used to be known as www.sxc.hu and has over 300,000 free stock photos and illustrations. There is now a premium (paid) section as well.

https://unsplash.com – Free photos. 10 new photos every 10 days. There is some spectacular stuff on this site.

https://unsplash.com

http://istockphoto.com – millions of premium (paid) royalty-free images, illustrations, videos, and music clips. Each week you can download a new free file from each category.

http://littlevisuals.co – sign up to get 7 hi-res images sent to your email for free.

https://www.playbackmedia.com – Motion and still backgrounds for church media. Paid and subscription options

http://jaymantri.com – Seven new free stock photos release each Thursday.

http://www.gratisography.com – Free high-resolution pictures you can use on your personal and commercial projects. New photos added weekly.

http://www.gratisography.com

http://www.onechurchresource.com – Free church resources including series artwork, templates and music. There are also premium extras included with each series, including bumper videos, promo videos and countdowns. 100% of proceeds from premium resources support church planters.

http://deathtothestockphoto.com – Get free photos monthly, or pay to “go premium” and get access to everything.

https://newspringnetwork.com – Sermon series including layered .psd files, logos in Illustrator format and various .jpg files, plus a pre-service countdown timer, motion background, and an opener/bumper video to play before each sermon.

https://au.fotolia.com – 46 millon premium (paid) royalty-free images, vectors and videos. You can download 3 stock photos or illustrations for free each week.

https://au.fotolia.com

http://www.worshiphousemedia.com – worship videos and church ministry media resources. A paid resource, but there is an “on sale” store. Also check out http://www.videosforyouth.com by the same team.

http://www.splitshire.com – Free stock photos with no copyright restrictions. A bit hard to navigate, but good photos.

http://snapwiresnaps.tumblr.com – 7 free beautiful photos every 7 days. You can also request photos, set a price and choose from submissions from photographers.

http://snapwiresnaps.tumblr.com/

http://stufficanuse.com – Free sermon series artwork from Southeast Christian Church.

http://www.shutterstock.com – Over 60 million stock photos, vectors, illustrations, videos, icons, and music tracks. Purchase images via subscription or on demand. There is also a free photo and vector every week.

http://www.sermonspice.com – Videos to spice up sermons, teaching, and worship experiences. A paid resource, but keep an eye out for sales and free videos.

http://www.lifeofpix.com – Free stock photos with no restrictions. New photos added regularly.

 

http://www.lifeofpix.com

https://stocksnap.io – Free stock photos. Hundreds of high resolution images added weekly.

http://www.bigstockphoto.com – Over 29 million premium (paid) stock photos, videos, and vectors. There is a free trial available, so you can download up to 35 free stock images or videos. Hint: sometimes when you ignore the 7 day offer, a 14 day offer pops up!

http://mopho.to – Photo service created for blogs, websites and social media streams. $5 per month to access the full library. You can also sign up to receive free images each week in your email.

http://www.sermoncentral.com – The media section includes PowerPoint templates, video illustrations, church mini-movies, worship music videos, countdown videos, motion backgrounds, motion loops and background images. There are free or premium (paid) options.

http://freelyphotos.com – collection of faith-focused free photos.

http://freelyphotos.com

http://creative.newlifechurch.tv – Free resources including church sermon series art, motion backgrounds, and logos.

http://www.crestock.com – More than 2 million premium (paid) royalty-free photos. Download a free image each week.

http://riseupresources.com – Free graphic resources for churches, including sermon packs, PSD files, countdowns, announcement slides and music.

http://riseupresources.com

https://picjumbo.com – Large selection of free photos or optional premium (paid) membership.

http://www.premiumpixels.com – A collection of free PSD and design resources including icons and product mockups.

http://thecreativepastor.com – Free faith-focused blog including motion graphics, series artwork and links to other resources.

http://www.designfreebies.org – Free images, vectors, templates, photoshop files, tutorials and more. This website doesn’t have it’s own resources but it is a good collection – each of the resources are located on external links.

http://gracewaymedia.com – This website has over 10,000 of premium (paid) resources including worship loops, motion graphics, after effects files, countdowns, photoshop files, and more. You can download 24 stills and motions for free when you sign up.

http://gracewaymedia.com

http://www.freeloopsdownload.com – Music resource site with plenty of free downloads. A little hard to navigate the website though.

http://subtlepatterns.com – A collection of free subtle textures and patterns, perfect for backgrounds of sermons or artwork. There is also a paid plugin available for Photoshop.

http://www.freemusicarchive.com – library of high-quality, legal audio downloads, suitable for background music for your videos.

Sarah Clark

I'm a freelance graphic designer, church volunteer and first time mum with a passion for bringing a new level of creativity into churches through inspiring leaders and providing resources. My goal is to be able to self-fund my ministry goals through my freelance projects while being able to work from home and be a full-time mum, and I want to help others do the same.

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