Church Background Checks

We've Made it Simple to Obtain and Manage Secure Church Background Checks

Manage tens, hundreds, or even thousands of church volunteers across multiple ministries and multiple campuses

Easily add background checks to your church's security strategy.


Background checks for church staff and volunteers enable churches of every size to take a sizable step in the quest to protect their people.

Reduce the risk to children, adults, property, and information.


Church volunteer software and background checks for churches are vital for recruiting, security approval, training and assignments of multiple volunteers, across multiple services and campuses.

Integrate directly with the church’s FellowshipOne database.


FellowshipOne has automated this process to integrate background checks directly with the church’s FellowshipOne database with only a few simple touch points.

How do FellowshipOne's Background Checks work to help secure your ministry?

Our background checks, volunteer management, and event management systems work together to automate many of the processes involved with managing staff.

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  • Image Prevent Abuse from Occuring Ahead of Time
  • Image Reduce and Avoid Risk with Screening Solutions
  • Image Minimize Liability with a Cost Effective Approach

Crafted to Help Protect Churches, Ministries, and Children from Criminals and Predators

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    Complete Background Checks and Management Online.

    Authorize and complete all your background checks online through our application. Reduce paperwork, improve speed and accuracy.

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    Ministry Based Organizations Get Discounted Pricing.

    Our background checks system is designed for ministry focused organizations. This allows us to offer reduced pricing, faster turnarounds, and excellent service.

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    Online consultation to help you get the right reports.

    Get the right background checks for your state and county. Accurate background checks are critical and our staff will help you find the right solution.

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    Integrates with your Church Management System.

    Our background checks integrate efficiently with our Church Management System for maximum convenience.

Programs That go Beyond Background Checks and Volunteer Screening

It can be a daunting task to manage tens, hundreds, or even thousands of church volunteers across multiple ministries and even multiple campuses. FellowshipOne helps you to keep track of the countless staffing assignments, attendance records, and background check results. Go beyond background checks with a system that integrates with your church management.

Securely Recruit Volunteers

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Secure Your Church

  • Image With our secure check-in system for children and events.
  • Image Emergency Action Plan to identify, evaluate and control an emergency.
  • Image Sexual abuse prevention training (including sexual harassment)
  • Image Aggressive Friendliness training to intervene with difficult people politely.
  • Image Communications Plan for instant and effective communications and coordination.

Frequently Asked Questions about Background Checks with FellowshipOne

  • How long do your background checks take?

    Typically our background check service can take between 12 and 48 hours to complete. This is much faster than the industry standard of approximately 72 hours.

  • Why are background checks needed for churches?

    Due diligence is critical for ministries, particularly those who serve in the care of children. Background screening acts as a deterrant against criminals and helps to protect your church from more persistant predators. It also gives peace of mind to members and parents.

  • What does each background check cost?

    Our background check service offers a balance between cost and thoroughness without compromising security. We have multiple options that should meet the needs of any church or ministry. Get in touch with us today to learn more about the options available.

See how FellowshipOne can help to protect your Church and Ministry with comprehensive background checks and volunteer screening.