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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 […]

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 […]

Why Recurring Giving is a Game-Changer For Churches

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, […]

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 […]