Keeping your audience informed and protected is key to establishing the trust in your new communication platform

SMS Policy – Required*

Description – a legal requirement for all organizations provisioning their own communication codes. This compliance document serves to protect both your organization and audience from legal trouble. It will also provide a place for your audience to inform themselves on your texting service and how to opt out.

Sample

{OrganizationName}: SMS Policy

By subscribing, you have provided us with consent to send you text messages regarding {OrganizationName} alerts, event reminders, new content, and requests for volunteer and financial support. Message frequency varies by events/preference. Message and data rates may apply. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undeliverable messages. If your phone does not support MMS, you’ll receive SMS instead.

Opt-Out or STOP

If you wish to stop receiving text messages from {OrganizationName}, reply to any text message from {ShortCode#} and in the reply, text STOP. You may also stop text messages by calling us at {OrganizationPhone} or emailing us at {OrganizationEmail}.

HELP or Support

If at any time you need our contact information on how to stop text messages, reply to any text message from {ShortCode#} and in the reply, text HELP. Upon receiving your text message, we will send you a text message with our contact information. In general, the messages we send provide you with information about our upcoming events, new content, and other announcements. Some of the text messages we send may include links to websites. To access these websites, you will need a web browser and internet access.

Supported Carriers

This program is supported by Alltel, AT&T, Boost, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, MetroPCS, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular. T-Mobile is not liable for delayed or undeliverable messages. Products and services are compatible with AT&T handsets.

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and will not distribute your mobile phone number to any third parties.

Service provided by Ministry By Text, LLC.

Keyword Directory – Optional

Description – the sample page shows what it looks like to promote a list of public keywords and the disclaimer language that is necessary to go alongside. On this page, we recommended including a brief description of how to opt-in using your communication code as well as a list of available keywords for your organization.

Sample

Text SERIES to 77007 to get started!

Get informational texts for the ministries and events you prefer.
Text any keyword to 77007 to receive the news you want!

Active Keyword List

  • SERIES – Ministry-wide Information about series, events, updates, and more…
  • ALERTS – MBT emergency alerts and updates
  • GIVE – Give generously any time, anywhere
  • PRAYER – Share your prayer requests with our prayer team
  • NEW – Digital Connect Card for new guests
  • CONNECT – Quick and easy resource links in one place
  • GUIDE – Digital, self-service guide
  • APP – Download the MBT App for info at your fingertips
  • CG – Community Groups
  • SERVE – Volunteer and serving opportunities
  • BAPTISM – Info about Baptism and classes
  • MEN – Men’s Ministry
  • WOMEN – Women’s Ministry

*If you wish to stop receiving text messages from {Church/Ministry}, reply to any text message from {CommunicationCode#} and in the reply, text STOP. Message and data rates may apply.