There are 316,532 religious congregations in the US working to spread their message, and promotional products can help these groups reach and influence people in their communities.  The majority of people who receive a promo item are more likely to have a favorable impression of the organization who gave it to them, creating ambassadors for their message.
Plus those who receive promotional products are very likely to pass them along to others, expanding the item’s reach even further.  With 89% of Americans believing in God this creates a huge amount of potential for promo in the Religion vertical market. 
Twelve Months of Inspiration – Calendars
Calendars offer a year’s worth of branding and are a popular promo for religious organizations. Inspirational imagery and messages combined with an organization’s logo and message can be reminders of faith-based living throughout the year. 76% of consumers who own calendars display them prominently in their homes or offices, so calendars can be highly visible yet cost-effective giveaways for schools or congregations. 
#1650 Triumph® Religious Inspirations – Soothing landscape pictures are paired with King James Bible verses on this beautiful calendar with Pixaction preview included.
#7054 Catholic Spirit – An inspiring guide to Catholic liturgy with beautiful, high-quality imagery. This 13-month calendar includes December on the backmount and digital drop ad front with up to 4-color imprint.
#7251 Jewish Life Spiral Calendar – This 13-month cultural calendar follows the Jewish calendar year and features high-quality imagery on gloss paper sock with UV coated cover.
#1653 Triumph® World of Inspiration – Old Testament Bible verses from the New International Version complements amazing landscapes on this appointment calendar. Add value with an extra sheet and/or Insights backmount for no additional cost!
Retreats and Camps
Over 2 million young people attend Christian camps in the United States every summer, and 39% of all American teenagers have been to a religious summer camp at least once.  The American Camp Association has shown that diverse camp experiences lead to growth in self-confidence, leadership, social skills and positive youth development. Promo items imprinted with a camp or retreat logo and message can help remind attendees of their personal growth for months after their experience ends. 
#15660 Non-Woven Drawstring Backpack – This affordable and lightweight drawstring has a cinch closure and large 9”w x 9”h imprint area. Available in nine different colors with screen print or heat transfer imprint.
#55924 Gala Pencil – This #2 pencil has an embellished ferrule to coordinate with the pencil color, available in red, black, green, yellow or navy.
#46156 Line Mug – 14 oz. – This stoneware mug has grooved lines that offer an elevated twist to the classic mug design. Great in any work or home environment.
Giveaways that Spread the Message
Organizations in the Religion vertical market are often working with limited budgets so cost-effective promo items are especially important. Investment in promotional products is modest, more targeted and allows for much greater interaction with customers than other forms of advertising. Plus, promo products beat out newspaper, radio, magazine, TV, internet and mobile advertising to be the most highly regarded form of advertising.  If your clients are looking for a low-cost, high-impact way to spread their message – promo can deliver!
#45852 Double Wall PP Tumbler with Black Lid – 17 oz. – This high-quality tumbler has double wall insulation and a screw-on, drink-thru lid. Available in white, blue or black with screen print imprint.
#31792 3” Circle Magnet – This tough and reliable 10 mi. paper face magnet with brilliant full-color imprint, standard, has a protective laminate seal for added durability.
#15846 Simple Snap Tote – This retail-inspired tote features a large main compartment with PU leather snap closure, front zip pocket and side mesh pocket.
#46199 Hand Painted Circle Mug – 14 oz. – This white mug perfectly showcases a brand’s imprint while the beautiful hand-painted interior provides a subtle pop of color.
#55937 Souvenir® Saga Pen – Alternating clear and frosted bands along the grip set this pen apart from the average translucent pen. Also features a wide color-coordinated clip with the Souvenir® icon.
Case Study: #36871 JAFFA® Scalloped Edge Vase
A church wanted an elegant and useful gift for couples who chose their venue for their wedding ceremonies. Because they wanted to imprint a meaningful message on the gift, they turned to a promotional products distributor for guidance. The church was impressed with the idea of a vase to hold the bride’s floral bouquet during important moments of the ceremony because it then doubled as a gift for the couple to use long into their marriage. The 1-1/2” x 2” imprint area was the perfect size for their imprint and the scalloped edges framed the message beautifully.
Couples were pleasantly surprised to receive such a beautiful a keepsake that was part of their wedding day. The church felt the design and imprint gracefully embodied their message and was happy to give these couples a meaningful, long-lasting gift.
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