Churches nationwide are embracing humor by incorporating witty remarks into their church signs, and we can't get enough! These amusing church signs introduce a playful element to the typically solemn undertones associated with ministry messages. Demonstrate to your community that your church has a fun side and appreciates a good laugh by infusing some humor into your outdoor signage.
Ready to get people laughing?
Keep reading for 13 hilarious signs.
1. Tweet Others As You Wish to Be Tweeted
Modernize your church jokes with humorous signs like this one, designed to appeal to younger audiences. Punny and original, this sign also comments on cyberbullying, reminding your congregants that how they act online matters to the Lord too.
2. Don't Make Me Come Down There – God
Highlight the paternal nature of God with this comical church sign, reminding your community that they are children in His eyes. This subtle nod to Jesus's time on earth reminds people of the Holy Trinity, and that He could come back in physical form at any time.
3. Wanted: Singers. Inchoir Within
Does your church choir look a little slim? Gather new recruits while putting a smile on people's faces, and draw newcomers to your church with good humor.
4. Bring Your Sin to the Altar and Drop It Like It's Hot
This funny church sign may not appeal to every kind of church, but if your ministry likes to have a little fun, why not make it known? Attract a young and fresh crowd with this comedic reference to Snoop Dogg.
5. Need a Lifeguard? Ours Walks on Water
Become the talk of your town by providing consistent jokes to your community. Not only is He the most equipped lifeguard, but He will also be your teacher, leader, and savior. This humorous church sign is best saved for the warmer summer months.
6. Whoever Is Praying for Snow, Please Stop
Make someone in your neighborhood's day with this lighthearted joke, and soften the mood in the midst of a snowstorm. People may be freezing cold and frustrated at the weather, but your church's jokes will give them a reason to chuckle.
7. You Think It's Hot in Here?
When the dog days of summer are well underway and your town is struggling in the stifling heat, share this church sign as a funny reminder that there is somewhere else incomparable.
8. Ch Ch. What's Missing? U R
Encourage passers-by to consider joining you with this funny church sign that doesn't judge or critique. This gentle approach to inspiring church visitors is likely to be more effective than more aggressive attempts.
9. If You Are More Fortunate Than Others, Build a Longer Table, Not a Taller Fence
Sadly, today's world encourages suspicion of strangers, rejection of outsiders, and the judgment of differences. Bring positive energy back into the local community with this inspiring sign that reminds people that we are all part of the same family, so break bread with your neighbors and all people.
10. Lord, Help Us Be the People Our Dogs Think We Are
Appeal to the animal lovers out there with this hilarious sign idea. Recent social media memes have highlighted that as our pets are endlessly loyal, they truly see us as the best version of ourselves. Inspire greatness in your community while showing people that your church is modern with these funny church sign sayings.
11. Sinners Wanted. Apply Within
Sometimes, people avoid joining the church because they worry their history makes them unfit for membership. But we know that's not true. God welcomes everyone, offering a second chance and redemption, and this hilarious church sign reminds your community of that.
12. You Wanted a Sign? Here It Is!
As a minister, how often have you heard people say they were waiting for the right sign to believe in God? Probably far too many. This funny sign will also remind your soon-to-be attendees that there are signs all around them if only they would open their eyes to see them.
13. Hate Corny Church Signs? Amen!
Incorporate this church sign after a while of posting corny dad-joke-style signs to appeal to those who have been rolling their eyes. Corny jokes are not for everyone, and poking fun at your own humor will have even the toughest of audiences chuckling.
Why Make Church Signs Funny?
If you are still unsure of the benefits of taking the comedic route, here are two solid reasons why a smile goes a mile.
Sometimes, life can feel heavy, and we could all do with a little laugh. In fact, the Mayo Clinic highlights the endless benefits of laughter, like stress release, mood-boosting, and tension relief. Give your community a reason to smile - whether genuine or in despair - with your humorous church signs. Laughter is the greatest cure—bless your congregation today.
Smiles Get Sign-ups
Did you know that the comedic route could actually be more effective at getting new sign-ups than traditional methods? Comedy disarms people, encouraging them to put their guard down and listen to what you have to say. So why not let your metaphorical hair down as a church group and have a laugh with the Lord?
Over to you
The more approachable your church seems (by shamelessly displaying embarrassing signs), the more newcomers you will attract. The church should not be an intimidating institution but a welcoming and accepting familial group. If you hit the church signage on the head with a healthy sprinkling of comedy, you might find that your hilarious bulletins become the talk of the town.