FellowshipOne Go Features Your Church Should Know About

If you still think of your church software as a static database, it might be time to take a closer look at the ways it can actually support your ministry. Sure, you need a place to keep records organized and giving ledgers updated, but if you’re not using the advanced features at your fingertips as […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Church Newsletter

For decades, churches have created weekly or monthly bulletins to share upcoming events with attendees. While printing and mailing have risen in cost, the rise of digital newsletters is a low-cost, effective way to reach current members as well as those who no longer attend on a regular basis. Almost four million people worldwide use […]

5 Kinds of Social Media Posts that Increase Engagement for Churches

Churches can harness the power of social media to reach both members and nonmembers, taking advantage of social media’s ability to engage with people and allow them to share information. Knowing the kinds of posts that increase engagement can help your church develop a stronger social media campaign. Here are five kinds of posts churches […]

4 Components of Church Newsletters that Engage Readers

Church newsletters are a useful tool that keep your members engaged and informed, and email newsletters, especially, are cost effective and useful since they allow your members to receive updates from you no matter where they are. When you include components in your newsletter that keep your members interested and up-to-date on church happenings, you’ll […]

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Church’s Social Media

Social media allows churches to go where the people are. Since most churches in the United States are small, with 90 percent of churches having fewer than 350 members, they need to make the most of their limited resources. If that describes your church, then you want to adopt a social media strategy that’s both […]

4 Indisputable Reasons You Need a Church Newsletter

Email newsletters are a must for every church. These vital communication devices provide a quick and easy way to reach regular attendees and those who do not attend every weekend. People have come to expect to receive emails from organizations they have a relationship with, including their local church. Correspondence from organizations like the church […]

5 Ways Your Church Can Make an Impeccable First Impression

It’s been said that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. While that’s not always true, the first impression a newcomer has to your church is a vital, and sometimes fragile, experience. Step up your game by making a first impression that’s memorable and warm and one a visitor will want […]

7 Ways Technology Improves Church

Can technology improve the way we experience church? Some may question whether technology has any role in church other than what’s necessary to function in this modern age. They may worry that technology will make the church more disconnected and impersonal. In truth, the right technology can make churches even more connected. Let’s examine five […]