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Prioritization tips when it feels like there is SO MUCH to do!

Life on church staff can sometimes (all the time?) be SO BUSY. Just when you come up for air after prepping for this year’s Easter service, you know that summer camps and VBS will be quickly approaching… all while the ever-present need of getting volunteers for the upcoming weekend never stops. How do you juggle […]

Leadership Inspiration of the Month: Scarcity or Generosity?

Many churches have made the shift from a culture of scarcity to a culture of generosity.  Here’s the key elements: Vision – cast a compelling vision Relevant – provide relevant ways to engage in that vision Growth Path – make it a process – start small and provide clear steps along the growth path Available […]

New feature alert: Glance Icons! …plus Saved Query Searches

We’re excited to announce the release of a major new feature built to support the way you do ministry. At FellowshipOne, we work diligently with churches to develop features that serve real ministry purposes. We believe your software should be easy-to-use, reliable, and powerful. That’s why we take the time to think through what will […]

New MinistryOne Church App Features You’re Going to Love

We are very excited to announce the addition of some amazing new MinistryOne features built to improve the way you engage with your members. For those of you already using the app: You asked and we listened—and we know your ministry will be better supported with these additions. And for those of you still unaware […]

Good Habits Healthy Churches Share (Part 2)

In Part 1, we looked at powerful church management software, creating a positive giving experience, and other good habits healthy churches share. Now, let’s check out four more effective church growth strategies that you can apply to fund your vision and grow participation.  Collect contact information New visitor retention rates are highest when you follow […]

Good Habits Healthy Churches Share (Part 1)

Healthy churches are unique from one another based on size, location, leaders and members, and even the building’s architecture. But, between the differences, there are a few good habits that all healthy churches share. In a nutshell, these habits are simply effective church growth strategies. The great news is, they’re easy to apply and get […]

Leadership Inspiration of the Month: Don’t Go It Alone

After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.  He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.  Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.”  Luke […]

FellowshipOne, Help!

We are thrilled to announce our first F1 Academy course of 2020, “FellowshipOne, Help!” With all the new releases of FellowshipOne, we admit, it can be a bit confusing where you can go for help. We also recognize that life can be busy, and you may have missed an announcement or two of the new […]

Leadership Inspiration of the Month: WHY to HOW

These are exciting times at our church.  We are preparing for an incredible holiday season.  So many new people visit our church during this time.  We want to give each guest a remarkable experience.  That’s our vision.  That’s our heart.  That’s our mission.  That’s why we serve.  And it all starts with “WHY”. That last […]

Contact Management Best Practice

Many churches do a great job of pastoral care.  They are quick to respond to urgent hospital visits, family emergencies, crisis of faith or even just a friendly welcome to church.  Where I have seen churches failing is with internal communication around pastoral care.  Some issues are confidential and need to stay between the pastor […]