Leadership Inspiration for the Month

During our usher, pre-service huddle, David shared his prayer request, “Please pray for my spouse as she will have a long recovery at home…”  We prayed and the ushers headed out to welcome people to our worship service.  David’s prayer request was our opportunity to show love and care in a practical way and a […]

5 Team-building Games for Kid’s Church

It’s that time—and “Move Up Day” for Kid’s Church is a special time of graduating older kids and welcoming new kids into the group. It’s a chance for your children’s church workers to help kids feel welcome in a new atmosphere. That’s where large group and team-building games can be especially useful for welcoming newcomers, […]

The Best Times to Get Visitor Information

Most community-focused churches welcome new visitors on a weekly basis. And holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter are always busy times when visitors enter the doors. Making first-time visitors feel especially welcome starts from the moment they turn into the parking lot and extends long past the time the service ends. But follow-up can be […]

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 […]

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 […]

FellowshipOne+Shelby Financials FREE Overview Webinar

Join us for a FREE Overview of FellowshipOne + Shelby Financials as we give an overview of the Shelby Financials suite including: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Bank Account Management, Accounts Receivable, Asset Management, and Payroll. We will be joined by Alfred Johnson, the product owner for Shelby Financials, who has been working with churches implementing […]

Introducing FellowshipOne Academy!

Welcome to the new FellowshipOne Academy.  The FellowshipOne Academy is designed to host our online training courses, taken at your convenience. Our Getting Started with FellowshipOne course is now open for enrollment. This simple course offers a new staff member or key volunteer at your church an overview of FellowshipOne. Topics include logging into the […]