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280 Best Attention-getting Church Sign Ideas

Whether by using social media or wood signs, eye-catching sayings have become a part of the modern church’s strategy for evangelism. In this post, I will share with you 280 church sign ideas that you can use for your next church signage. Some of them are downright humorous, while some others contain messages of faith that will provide comfort, hope and encouragement to people. I have divided them into different categories including funny church sign ideas, inspirational quotes for church sayings, church sign ideas on prayer, and Easter church sign ideas. Let’s get some inspiration for your next creative sign!

Funny Church Sign Ideas

Many of the funniest church signs are usually one-liners that can be read in scant seconds of drive-by time. It’s always best to keep it short and interesting like that so you can leave a lasting first impression. Here are some funny church sign sayings that pass across effective messages but with a sprinkle of humor!

1. We are not Dairy Queen but we have great Sundays.

2. What section would you prefer in the afterlife? Smoking or non-smoking?

3. Acting perfect in church is like dressing up for an X-ray.

4. God wants full custody, not just weekend visits.

5. God recycles. He made you from dust.

6. Always remember that Hell is really un-cool.

7. Hipster Jesus loved you before you were cool.

8. Don’t stop drinking – just change fountains.

9. Forecast for tomorrow: God reigns and the Son shines.

10. I was going to waste, but Jesus recycled me.

11. You think it’s hot here?

12. Church Shopping? We’re Open Sundays!

13. Employers give us Holidays. God gives us Holy days.

14. The manger was the first king-sized bed.

15. Sign broken. Message inside this Sunday.

16. Do you spend your time with God’s book or Facebook?

17. Need a lifeguard? Ours walks on water.

18. “To prevent ‘Sin-burn’, use ‘Son-screen.” – God.

19. Exercise daily. Walk with the Lord.

20. Sinners wanted. Apply within.

21. “I hate this church.” – Satan.

22. You have one new friend request from: Jesus.

23. Eternity is a long time to think about where you went wrong.

24. 7 days without prayer makes one weak.

25. This is your sign to come to church.

26. This heat wave is temporary. You certainly don’t want to face an eternal one!

27. Christians are a lot like camels. They both remove their burdens, down on their knees.

28. What happens in Vegas is forgiven here!

29. If the devil offers you a treat, it’s a trick! 

30. Why pay for GPS? Jesus gives direction for free.

31. Need directions? We’ll show you the Way.

32. Be an organ donor – give your heart to Jesus.

33. New pastor, but under same management for 2000 years.

34. All our seats come with first class service.

35. Honk if you love Jesus. Text and drive if you want to meet him.

36. Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil; there’s no point!

37. Get right or get left.

38. Reservations for Heaven being made inside.

39. Free trip to Heaven. Details inside!

40. The Ten Commandments are not multiple choice.

41. God’s way is the high way.

42. What is God’s favorite Bible color? Read.

43. If you don’t like the way you were born, try being born again.

44. Running low on faith? Stop in for a fill-up.

45. Give to God what is right, not what is left.

46. Exposure to the Son can prevent you from burning.

47. Going in the wrong direction? God allows U-turns.

48. Searching for a new look? Have your faith lifted here!

49. Jesus – Is that your final answer?

50. Soul food served here.

51. Free fire insurance. Details inside.

52. We offer flight instructions to Heaven.

53. Plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.

54. Does the road on which you’re traveling lead to Heaven?

55. God bless you. That’s nothing to sneeze at.

56. Tough week? We are open on Sundays.

57. We’re not in the shoe business, but we do soul repair.

58. If God seems far away, who moved?

59. If you are looking for a sign from God, maybe this is it.

60. You are on Heaven’s most wanted list.

61. The Bible is not a dry book if you know the author.

62. Atheists are beyond belief.

63. Jesus is di vine. We are di branches.

64. God’s existence is not affected by man’s disbelief.

65. Coming soon: Jesus.

66. Life is short. Eternity is not.

67. This is just a sign. Read the Bible for the REAL message.

68. What good is a good day if it is not a Godly day?

69. God is not mad at you. He is mad about you.

70. Get some Son today!

71. On your way to Heaven?

72. If you like our sign, come hear our sermons.

73. At the heart of every sin is the letter “I”.

74. God wants us to read Psalms, not palms!

75. Read the Bible with your Son glasses on.

76. The Bread of Life is never stale.

77. Wanted: Imperfect people.

78. Before there was Twitter, there were Church signs.

79. Come as you are. You can change inside.

80. Lost? Try GPS: God’s Plan for Salvation. 

Inspirational Quotes for Church Signs

A good church sign can lead people to stop by for your services, or at the very least, to reflect on their lives and beliefs. That’s the power of these inspirational quotes. Some of them are biblical sayings or have been coined from Bible verses, and they are a great way of reaching countless people with the Gospel of Christ.

1. “Fear not” appears in the Bible 365 times – one for each day.

2. Knowing the Bible is one thing, knowing the author is another.

3. If you don’t plan for your future, you may not like what you get. 

4. The highest place on earth is at Jesus’ feet.

5. Only Living Water can satisfy a thirsty soul.

6. Hurting? No one understands like Jesus.

7. A Bible that is falling apart usually reveals a life that isn’t.

8. It is not about religion, it is about a relationship with God.

9. Don’t tell God how big your problems are, tell your problems how big your God is.

10. Christians, keep the faith – but not from others!

11. If God brought you to it, he will bring you through it. 

12. A Bible in the hand is better than two in the bookcase.

13. Holding a grudge is like letting someone live rent free in your head.

14. God is 100% real. Try him!

15. If God only wanted perfect people to do His work, nothing would ever get done.

16. A family altar can alter a family.

17. If you pause to think, you will find cause to thank.

18. If you feel you are drowning in your troubles today, remember, your lifeguard walks on water.

19. The struggle is real but so is God.

20. No Jesus, no peace. Know Jesus, know peace.

21. Hope is the anchor of the soul.

22. Don’t tell God how big your storm is, tell the storm how big your God is.

23. Just as pride is the root of every evil, humility is the root of every virtue.

24. A half truth is a whole lie.

25. Daily devotion is better than a yearly resolution.

26. Just imperfect people serving a just and perfect God.

27. God plus one is always the majority.

28. Gratitude begins where a sense of entitlement ends.

29. Anything over your head is under God’s feet.

30. A happy marriage is a union of two forgivers.

31. If you were on trial for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict?

32. A. B. C. Always Believe Christ.

33. To avoid sin’s tragedy, learn Satan’s strategy.

34. To know the strength of the anchor, you need to feel the storm.

35. Give thanks for each day. You’ll never get to live it over again.

36. Don’t just wear the cross, bear the cross.

37. Don’t give up – Moses was a basket case too.

38. In the dark? Follow the Son.

39. Jesus is an investment that never loses interest. 

40. Shared grief is half the sorrow, but shared happiness is doubled.

41. Talent is a gift from God. How we use it is a gift to him.

42. The best way to get even is to forget.

43. God misses you. Come in.

44. We don’t change the message. The message changes us.

45. Welcome to our CH_ _CH. What’s missing? UR.

46. Feeling sorry for someone is okay. Helping him is better.

47. Keep the faith. But not to yourself.

48. Fight truth decay. Read the Bible.

49. Dusty Bibles lead to dirty lives.

50. Wipe out worry, get a faith-lift!

51. If you think you don’t need God, you better be right.

52. No one is hopeless whose hope is in God.

53. Be quick to praise, slow to criticize.

54. God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called.

55. Feed your faith. Starve your doubts.

56. Trouble with truth decay? Brush up on the Bible.

57. If we expire when we die, should we not inspire when we live?

58. If you want a rainbow, you must have rain.

59. The heart is happiest when it beats for others.

60. God can make all things new – even you.

61. Make a living by what you get. Make a life by what you give.

62. God gives special grace for each trial we face.

63. Kindness is the oil that takes friction out of life.

64. Take your stand on the standards of God.

65. Only God is in the position to look down on anyone.

66. To get rich quickly, count your blessings.

67. In the dark? Jesus is the light of the world.

68. Nursing a grudge? It won’t get better.

69. Christianity is not changing a new leaf. It is a new life.

70. Forgiving heals the wound. Forgetting heals the scar.

71. You are not too bad to come in, not too good to stay out.

72. Church – a hospital for sinners, not a convalescent home for saints.

73. Give Jesus a chance, He gave you one! 

74. Live as if Jesus will return today.

75. He who gives when asked has waited too long.

76. Love can’t be wasted. It always brings big returns.

77. Don’t miss heaven for anything in the world.

78. Worry ends where faith begins.

79. We’re too blessed to be depressed.

80. Bless God for what you have. Trust God for what you need.

81. Put Jesus in his place – Your life!

82. The road to Jesus is never closed.

83. The Gospel begins with, “Go”. Matthew 28:19-20.

84. Don’t point a finger. Lend a helping hand.

85. When God closes a door, He opens another.

86. Trust your unknown future to a known God.

87. Faith should be a steering wheel, not a spare tire.

88. Worry is like a darkroom – it develops negatives.

89. Where death finds you, eternity keeps you.

90. This is the perfect church… for those who aren’t!

91. Satan subtracts and divides. Jesus adds and multiplies.

92. You are never so lost that God can’t find you.

93. You can’t walk with God and hold hands with the devil.

94. The best in life aren’t things.

95. The greatest joy on earth: the sure hope of Heaven.

96. God hates sin, not the sinner.

97. Have faith not fear.

98. You can never speak to the wrong person about Jesus. 

99. Living for Jesus is not a part-time job.

100. Riches cannot cure poverty of character. 

101. A good example has twice the value of good advice.

102. Do you have room for Jesus in your house?

103. To be almost saved is to be totally lost.

104. The Lord knows the way. All we have to do is follow.

105. The Will of God will never take you to where the Grace of God will not protect you.

106. Never give the devil a ride! He will always want to drive!

107. A faith worth having is a faith worth sharing.

108. Man’s way leads to a hopeless end. God’s way leads to an endless hope!

109. When you get to your wit’s end, you’ll find that God lives there.

110. Worry is a waste of the imagination.

111. When you’re down to nothing, God is up to something.

112. God owes us nothing but gives us everything.

113. Life is like tennis; you can’t win without serving.

114. God chooses what we go through. We choose how we go through it.

115. It matters who you know, if who you know is Jesus.

116. You are not young enough to know everything. 

117. God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.

118. Sin does not cease to be sin just because it is popular.

119. Sorrow looks back. Worry looks down. Fear looks around. Faith looks up.

120. There is no “I” in “HUMBLE”.

Church Sign Ideas on Prayer

Did you know that your church signs can also be a way to draw people closer to the Lord? Yes, they can! Below are some church sign ideas on prayer to help remind Christians of the power of prayer and the good it does for our souls.

1. To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.- Dr. Martin Luther King.

2. A lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing.

3. Don’t text while driving – pray!

4. An early walk and talk with the Lord will last all day.

5. Don’t be a day late and a prayer short to enter his kingdom.

6. A. S. A. P.— Always Say A Prayer.

7. God speaks to those who listen and listens to those who pray. 

8. There is never a day you don’t need to pray.

9. If “thank you” is the only prayer you say, that will be enough.

10. Good old knee-ology is as good as some theology.

11. Jesus is only a prayer away.

12. Hem your day with prayer and it will be less apt to unravel at the edges.

13. If you haven’t heard from God lately, try sending some knee mail.

14. Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?

15. Prayer should be your first choice not a last resort.

16. Get courage to stand by kneeling before the Lord.

17. When the outlook is dark, try looking up. 

18. Prayerlessness produces joylessness.

19. Pray in advance.

20. Prayerless pews make powerless pulpits.

21. Worry does things to you. Prayer does things for you.

22. Life is fragile. Handle with prayer.

23. If you can’t sleep, don’t count sheep. Talk to the Shepherd.

24. To keep spiritually fit, walk with Christ.

25. One who kneels before God can stand before anyone.

26. Prayer moves the Hand that moves the world.

27. Prayer gives you a calm-plex.

28. God always answers His knee-mail.

29. Now, try prayer.

30. Talk to God about your friends and to your friends about God.

31. Get an expert opinion: Pray.

32. Prayer hinders Satan.

33. Prayer is the place where burdens are lifted.

34. Don’t give God instructions. Just report for duty!

35. Prayer – the key of the day, the lock of the night.

36. Relieve stress. Take a prayer break.

37. Prayer: The original wireless connection!

38. Those who stand best kneel first.

39. Pray not for lighter burdens. Pray for stronger backs.

40. Help is just a prayer away.

41. Suggestion: Pray only on days that end in “y”.

42. Faith + Prayer = Change.

43. Daily prayers lessen daily cares.

44. This church is prayer conditioned.

45. It’s hard to stumble when you’re on your knees. 

46. A prayer in time saves thine.

47. Prayer is the antidote for the disease of self-confidence.

48. No day is complete without a talk with the Lord.

49. Praying while nursing a grudge is like sowing seed on the sea.

50. Have you prayed about it as much as you have complained about it?

Easter Church Sign Ideas

If you need to create awareness for specific events in your church, such as Easter or Christmas, a good church signage is one of the best ways to do that. Here are some creative and funny signs you can use in preparation for your Easter service.

1. No one is outside the redemption of God.

2. Salvation is new life in Christ, not simply turning over a new leaf.

3. The greatest truth of all – salvation through Jesus Christ.

4. Sin costs more than you will want to pay.

5. The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.

6. The tomb is empty. No bones about it!

7. Jesus did not die to make bad people good, but to make dead people live.

8. Daylight savings may be over, but soul savings must continue.

9. Hitler shed the blood of millions. Jesus shed His blood for millions.

10. Salvation is given, not earned.

11. Christ died for you. What are you doing for Him?

12. The cross turns a minus sign into a plus sign.

13. Salvation is a gift that anyone can open.

14. Christ died for the ungodly.

15. Either Jesus pays or you do.

16. Because the tomb is empty, the church should be full.

17. Christ traded the comfort of the Manger for the cruelty of the Cross.

18. Bring your sin to the altar and drop it like it’s hot!

19. Easter surprise? The tomb is empty!

20. Salvation is not by works, but salvation works! 

21. Christians celebrate Easter every Sunday.

22. Easter is more than something to dye for.

23. Body piercing saved my life. 

24. Easter shouldn’t be the only Sunday you rise to go to Church.

25. Sin would be less attractive if the wages were paid immediately.

26. Believing Christ died is history. Believing He died for you is salvation.

27. He didn’t stay in the manger, on the cross, or in the tomb: He is risen!

28. Many died for our freedom. Jesus died for our sins.

29. You can’t keep a good man down! Happy Easter.

30. He died for you, now you live for him!

That’s a whole array of church sign ideas just for you! Have your pick and go on to create an attention-grabbing sign that preaches the Gospel to the unsaved and invites them to join your church services as well.

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