Church check-ins for children give parents peace of mind

Over the last few decades, the need for church safety and security has increased drastically. Security incidents and even tragedies are commonplace in today’s headlines. There are however, easy and low-cost ways churches can help parents have peace of mind when checking in their children. Having an electronic children’s check-in system is a vital part […]

Everything Your Church Needs to Be Ready for Easter

Easter is just around the corner and the potential for outreach is huge! With a sea of fresh faces and new names, there are so many opportunities to make connections that will have an eternal impact. Having a good plan for every detail of your Easter Service is essential to creating a memorable experience without […]

Enhancing the People Pages

We’ve been making major headway on the Individual and Household pages, and hope you find them both easy to use and pleasing to the eyes (especially after our last release!). Here is an overview of functionality that wasn’t available on the legacy pages, which you may find useful on the new pages: New functionality on […]

Release Notes 2/6/19

 I’m excited to share the latest updates to FellowshipOne – we hope they are pretty on the eyes and help you save some of your precious time! I’ll share one quick update for accessing reports, then we’ll move on to which pages have been given a fresh design and the time-savers we introduced for the […]

2018 GAAP Reporting Standards: What You Need to Know

Is your ministry prepared for the new GAAP reporting changes that take affect for this filing season? If your church files reports according to these GAAP standards and you haven’t made the necessary changes in your accounting practices, you could be looking at a larger bill from your auditors and a scramble at the end […]

5 Steps to Prepare for Natural Disasters

During a crisis, communities tend to turn to churches for support. If ministries don’t plan for the worst, they may find themselves unprepared, overwhelmed, and unable to provide the necessary assistance for members of their congregation and their community. Without proper preparation, a church might risk exhausting its resources, responding inadequately, or — worst-case scenario […]

Our Top 7 Cringe-Worthy Church Website Design Mistakes

Are there certain websites you dread going to? Like your local library’s website that hasn’t been updated since 2003 or your son’s little league website that makes it impossible to find the schedule? Bad designs lead to bad user experience. And if someone is frustrated with your website, they’ll leave—it’s as simple as that. Don’t […]

Shelby Financials Best Practices: Separation of Duties

Our blog today is from Alfred Johnson, the product owner for Shelby Financials, who has been working with churches implementing Shelby for the past 22 years. Alfred has also served as a pastor for 32 years, served on the board of directors for a Bible training institute, and taught business and computer classes at a […]

Top 4 Metrics for Your Church Website

So, your church has a website. That’s great, but is it working for you? The only way you can really answer that question is through data. Just as you do in your church with metrics such as attendance, if you want to get the most out of your website, you should be keeping up with certain data […]