Free website hosting
For ministries and congregations in
The Presbyterian Church in Canada
If you provide ministry under the auspices of The Presbyterian Church in Canada and you are accountable to a court of the PCC, you qualify for a site! INCLUDING…
PCCWeb can give your congregation/ministry an easily-maintainable web presence with a backend administration interface that is intuitive and clear.
Build a unique and engaging website—from the simple to the stunning. It’s up to you how much time you want to put into it, but the process is always straightforward and easy.
Even with the simple, back-end administration, there’s plenty of opportunity to learn. You’ll have access to an online learning guide and several video tutorials.
PCCWeb uses the WordPress platform which powers over 40% of the internet. So you’re only an internet search away from answers to your questions. The Communications Office administrators are always accessible if you find yourself in a bind.
Why PCCWeb Hosting?
We provide you with an effective web presence.
PCCWeb was conceived to provide a simple, free web presence for congregations and ministries that don’t have web expertise (or funding for it) at their disposal. The tools necessary for creating a modern website are out there, and we bring them to you in a neat package.
The websites provided through PCCWeb are completely free of charge and are funded through gifts to Presbyterians Sharing.
Learn How to Use Your Website
Once your website is up and running, you will be able to make changes to it and add information yourself.
PCCWeb Introduction webinar
Learn the basic skills needed in order to build and update your website with PCCWeb.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who must comply
By law, you must make new and significantly refreshed public websites accessible if you are:
- a private or non-profit organization with 50+ employees; or
- a public sector organization
- Beginning January 1, 2014: new public websites, significantly refreshed websites and any web content posted after January 1, 2012 must meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines WCAG 2.1 Level A
- Beginning January 1, 2021: all public websites and web content posted after January 1, 2012 must meet WCAG 2.1 Level AA other than criteria 1.2.4 (live captions) and 1.2.5 (pre-recorded audio descriptions)
Is my website accessible?
You can use an online tool to check if your website is accessible. Using an online accessibility checker does not guarantee that you will find all accessibility issues with your website. Some issues that appear are outside of your ability to fix within PCCWeb as they are a result of plugins or our Web Application Firewall (WAF) that are maintained by third party developers.
This is an example of an online accessibility checker that can help you find accessibility issues with your new or refreshed website. As well as a list of tools for evaluating accessibility:
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Note: This site is not directly affiliated with The Presbyterian Church in Canada.