Live Polling: Setup and Use Cases

Maybe you want your congregants to reflect on a question prior to a Sunday message. Or you need to decide which outreach opportunity to pursue next. Use Live Polling via your app to build engagement and gather congregant feedback.

 Polling Properties

To get started, you'll select the "Connect" tab and "Polls" from the drop-down menu. Add a new poll by clicking the  in the upper right-hand corner. 

  • Title
    • Congregants will identify content by the title at the top as they browse your numerous polls.
  • Question
    • This section is for the copy of questions you would like to pose and have users respond to.
  • Poll Dates
    • Start Date. Select a date for the poll to officially go live/viewable for users.
    • Optional End Date. If there's a particular time for the poll to wrap up, you're also able to set this field and it'll no longer be visible to end users.
  • Poll Answers
    • Give your congregants options to choose from. They can only select one response.

Looking for inspiration? 

Leverage Live Polling on questions surrounding:

Spiritual Growth

Gain insight into where your congregants' are in their journey.

  • Have you ever invited someone to church with you?
  • How many times per week do you read the Bible?
  • On a regular basis, do you practice a quiet time?

Opinions

  • Where would you prefer to get the church announcements?
  • How do you like the app?
  • What was your favorite worship song this morning?
  • Which sermon series had most impact on you in 2016

Pop Quizzes

Ask a question based on the passage/message for the week.Taking Before/After polls to gauge the impact your teachings, small groups, and initiatives are having.

  • Which is NOT part of the armor of God in Ephesians 6?
  • What did Pilate write on Jesus's cross?

Events & Church Decisions

  • What night of the week would work best for you to be able to attend a life group?
  • Will you be attending next Sunday's Crossing Over Class at 5:00 p.m.? 
  • We'll be adding another service time. What time would work best for your family?

How quickly do the poll results refresh? 

Polls automatically refresh every 30 seconds. Want an update even closer to real-time? Select the refresh button underneath the poll results (). 

How may admins view results?

After adding a poll, you may select the "View Results" link to see how users voted as well as the total number of users that participated.

What channels may users go to complete a poll? 

Today, they'll do so within the walls of your app under the "Live Poll" feature.

How do I publish a poll?

Members can find any active poll within their live poll feature. No need to add anything - they go live automatically.

Want to get started? Reach out to [email protected] for more details.

 

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