Online Giving without an Account

UPDATED 9/23/14:

Providing the convenience of online giving options and encouraging people to eventually schedule recurring giving is a key part of a successful giving strategy. That’s why we’re so excited about a new feature we’ll be releasing soon.

Starting September 16th, churches can enable “give without account” as part of the InFellowship Features menu for Online Giving! We believe this feature will eliminate one of the primary barriers that stops a donor from giving online. Continue reading «Online Giving without an Account»

2015 Projects Under Consideration

Every year as we set our annual budget, we identify the product projects we want to tackle in the year ahead to ensure that we have the resources to make our development goals a reality. As we near the end of 2014 and begin planning our 2015 product RoadMap, we’d love to hear from you. Read through the project ideas below and then complete the survey at the end of the post! Continue reading «2015 Projects Under Consideration»

A New Activity Workflow

We’re improving the way you create and manage activities in Fellowship One!

Knowing the challenge that users face when creating new activities, our team set out to create a workflow that would provide guidance and clarify activity settings. We also took a look at the data and actions you need to have easy access to when managing your activities and we’ve made improvements there as well! Continue reading «A New Activity Workflow»

Q3 2014 Product Webinar

This month we had our Q3 2014 Product Webinar for Fellowship One. We shared some great news regarding the ACTIVE Network global headquarters relocation to Dallas, TX as well as the introduction of two new team members on our Product Management team:

  • Greg Crow – Senior Product Manager
  • Thomas Leong – F1 Product Manager

You’ll find the recording of the product RoadMap portion of the webinar below along with the Q&A document of the questions asked by attendees.

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Q3 2014 Product Webinar – Q&A (coming soon)

Sharing Reports

Sharing reports is by far the most most often requested enhancement for reporting. Being able to define a report and pass it along to another member of your team gives our F1 Champions, or anyone else with reporting chops, the ability to help others leverage the value found in our very powerful, reporting tool.

Sharing a reports is simple!

  1. Open a report
  2. Select the desired filters
  3. Choose “Send a Copy” from the top right menu

 

Better Communications = Better Community

Most Churches understand the importance of effective, creative, and timely communication with their members and visitors. What we sometimes struggle with is how to make that happen. There’s a lot going on in the world around us and keeping different groups feeling connected can be a challenge. Effective communication plays a key role in helping you stay tapped-in and create a healthy community. That’s why we’ve partnered with Mercury Flight to provide broadcast messaging that is simple, affordable, and best of all… integrated with Fellowship One!

Now you can call, text, or email hundreds (or thousands) or people in seconds,  It’s the most effective tool available for improving communication with your congregation and positively impacting lives. With the combined power of Fellowship One and Mercury Flight, you can:

  • Increase attendance
  • Increase giving
  • Connect with new visitors
  • Communicate with volunteers
  • Promote special groups and events

Follow these simple steps to get started:

  1. Register your church with Mercury Flight.
  2. Log into F1 and grant access to Mercury Flight from Admin Menu by selecting Integration › Applications.
  3. Start Communicating!

Setting up a campaign is easy! Write your Message, Select your F1 Group and you’re done!

 

Kingsley Allen on ACTIVE Faith – June 2014

After an extended period of product and company transition, we launched quarterly product updates for our church partners. In that inaugural Product Webinar, I spoke about our journey and Fellowship One’s product manager, Curtis Harris discussed how we are returning to our “iterative roots.” We are getting back into the rhythm of releasing incremental product features often, rather than holding back valuable functionality while waiting for a “complete” package.

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F1 Touch Update Available

F1TouchI’m happy to say that we recently released an enhanced version of the F1Touch iPhone app to leverage the latest iOS. We didn’t make many changes to the look or the features available, but you will notice better performance on your updated operating system. This update is now available in the App Store.

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