Churches typically experience dips in giving during the summer months. This year, the uncertainties surrounding the Coronavirus have created a new set of challenges. While 64% of churches saw an increase in online giving between January and April, they’re still keeping a close eye on the budget that pays their staff and funds their mission. […]
FellowshipOne has been hard at work improving the online giving experience for both your church and your congregants. This fall, we’re launching a new, more robust online giving platform, FellowshipOne Giving powered by Kindrid, that offers smarter solutions for managing gifts, reporting, and more. Here’s what makes this upgrade awesome: Free, full-featured mobile app Customizable forms to collect donations, event […]
It’s no surprise that churches are affected by lulls in generosity, spurring a need for them to find ways to encourage recurring giving. Roughly 86% don’t meet their annual budget goals. When you boil it down, that means 43 out of 50 churches aren’t raising enough funds during the year to support their ministries. So, […]
QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online have quickly become a market leader for small business finances. Their various iterations control nearly 80% of the market share of US businesses, with over 2.5 million subscribers. But just because QuickBooks works for a local cupcake shop or even a chiropractic franchise doesn’t mean it’s the best option for churches. […]
GOT DOUBTS? Despite the growing popularity of online giving, some church leaders still wonder if it’s right for their members. Countless other churches offer online giving but haven’t taken the time to educate and encourage their donors, and therefore, aren’t seeing the outstanding benefits of online giving. Hope Fellowship Church in Frisco, Texas discovered that […]
Hey everyone, my name is Bobby Lester. I’m a solutions specialist at FellowshipOne and I recently recorded a guided tour of FellowshipOne GO. During the tour, I take a comprehensive look at the complete church management solution and show how this tool can help you ministry grow.
Everything from weather to vacation to sports can have an effect on church attendance patterns. That means they also affect giving. Summer is the perfect storm of these factors. Just like sunscreen and a good hat protect us from the summer rays, these tips can keep the summer giving slump at bay. Connect Money to […]
We talk often about the advantages of offering online giving, but we rarely address the concern that leaders have–even those who believe online giving could be a good decision for their church: Will people use it? In the early days of online giving, we thought churches were doing well if they had 30% of their congregation giving online, but […]