Why choose a .church domain?
Choose a .church domain name and give your congregation a dedicated online sanctuary. Today’s churches are busy, thriving communities. From youth group to choir to charity meal service, there are always events to be organized, people to update, and good news to share. Whether you're creating an online space for your members to get more involved or simply want to provide information regarding service times, a .church domain name could be the perfect fit.
.church facts, stats & history
.church is a newer, generic top-level domain (TLD), having just become to the public in 2014. Anyone in the world can register a .church domain name, and because it hasn't been around for that long, you have a better chance of getting the exact name you want. This is especially important for churches, since so many share similar or even identical names. Make it as easy as possible for churchgoers to find you with a domain name that gets straight to the point.
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Is .church right for you?
A .church domain name puts your faith front and center. It’s the perfect way to keep members in touch and strengthen your online community—especially if the .com extension is already taken.
Ideas for your .church domain
While this generic TLD is ideal for religious organizations, it’s possibilities don’t end there. Pastors, religious speakers and authors, or online Bible study groups can also benefit from a .church domain name.
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FAQ - Learn more about .church domains
.church is a generic top-level domain (TLD). It’s best suited for churches and other Christian organizations such as Bible study groups or programs, book clubs, and more.
Before they’ve even visit your site, a .church extension tells people that you're a space for Christian worship. It’s also a newer TLD, which means you’ll have a better chance of getting the exact domain name you want.
Anyone, anywhere in the world can buy a .church domain name, as long as their name of choice hasn’t already been registered.
Yes, you can buy a branded .church domain name through Shopify.
Shopify offers free SSL certificates for all the domains registered through our platform. SSL certificates can cost you hundreds of dollars annually.