Risen Responsive Church WordPress Theme
The Risen WordPress theme for churches has a complete set of features for building a church website. Its design is responsive (mobile-friendly) and highly customizable, with features for changing colors, fonts and the background. Its church-related features are a sermon archive with audio and video capabilities, photo and video gallery, events (church calendar), multiple location support, staff profiles and a blog for church news.
This church theme includes several widgets including one for donations, recent news, recent sermons and upcoming events. Other features are a responsive slider that supports both images and video, Google Map embedding, contact form with a "To" selector and various page templates. The theme also has social media icons that can be shown in the header or footer. Risen should be useful for church as well as any website that wants to show multimedia presentations and events.
The options panel makes it easy for you to customize the theme's appearance, set social media icons, edit the footer content, upload your logo, configure the contact form, etc.
The sermon archive lets you add sermons in audio, video or text format. Users can browse sermons by category, date, speaker and tag.
Risen's blog section can be used to create a Church News area.
Risen has light and dark color schemes plus you can set a main color and link color. You can also change the background.
Choose one of 19 preset backgrounds (see live preview), upload your own or use a solid color.
YouTube and Vimeo videos can be shown in the slider, sermons and gallery.
You can list staff members on a page or in a widget with name, photo, position, biography and optional e-mail button.
Risen has custom widgets for recent sermons, upcoming events, recent gallery items, locations, staff members and donations.
The contact form can be configured with multiple recipients for the user to choose from and reCAPTCHA spam protection.
Photoshop Files Included
Light and dark versions of the design are included as layered Photoshop PSD files.
Risen's menus utilize drop-down submenus for user-friendly navigation.
Risen is completely responsive so it works will on mobile devices such as phones and tablets.
The homepage slider is responsive and can show images and videos with an optional caption and click URL.
Create a Church Calendar section using the events features.
The gallery can show photos and videos. There are four templates that can be used (categories, all photos and videos, photos only and videos only).
More than 200 hand-picked Google Web Fonts can be used.
You can upload MP3's for sermons that can be played in an HTML5 audio player or downloaded.
Risen makes it easy to add one or multiple locations complete with details, Google Map and directions button.
Custom Post Types
There are post types for managing multimedia/sermons, events, staff, locations and gallery photos/videos.
There is a donations widget that can be configured with a message and button that links to a donation collection service such as PayPal.
Risen has a responsive lightbox for photo and video viewing.
Custom Page Templates
There are page templates for multimedia (sermons), gallery (four templates), staff, events, blog/news, locations and contact.
Risen has shortcodes for contact form and Google Map.