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An outdoor church sign lets the world know that your church is there. Signs can come in a range of shapes and sizes and with a variety of different technical elements. Ultimately, you get to decide the best way to use signage in front of your church, but to help you narrow in on the right option for your faith community, here's a look at the most common types of outdoor church signs.

Digital signs announce your business to people passing by, and they are extremely effective at their job. In fact, in a survey of over 400 drivers in a metro area, 83% recalled seeing a digital billboard, and 65% reported seeing two digital billboards. Even more importantly, these respondents recalled the message on the sign or the brand doing the advertising.

Your church needs a sign, and there are a lot of different options. You can opt for a classic light box or changeable letter sign, but if you really want to make a splash, you should consider an LED church sign. To help you decide whether you should go digital or stick with more traditional signage, here's a look at how LED church signs compare to other types of church signs in a variety of categories.

John Maher: Hi, I'm John Maher with Stewart Signs. I'm here today with Bob Chauncey, certified protection professional and consultant with the Church Security Institute in Virginia Beach. Welcome, Bob.

When it comes to telling the community about God's Word, few things are better than a brightly lit church sign that incorporates a warm and welcoming message. Many times, churches change their messages infrequently, which means the people who pass by get used to seeing the same sign, day after day. In other words, they stop paying attention because the sign just becomes part of an everyday landscape.

School signs are the perfect place to update students about concerts, football games, dances, standardized testing, and other events. They can also be a great place to make announcements about student achievements or a critical tool for tracking the score at sports events. Beyond these essentials, you can use school signs in a lot of fun ways, and you can encourage students to be creative along the way.

By 2019, there will be more Millennials in the United States than Baby Boomers. Ranging from about age 22 to 37, Millennials are the most diverse generation in the country, they make up over a third of the work force, and nearly half of them are parents. Digital signage can help you reach this generation and their families in a number of ways.