Now that we are completely electronic, what do we do when the lights go out? This is a question that every church that has a weekend attendance over 500 needs to think about. Do you cancel church? I personally think an acoustic set with the band would be a nice change. What to do about […]
Ideally, everyone is part of the welcome team. Leadership must communicate clearly and regularly to the congregation that everyone is a host, not a guest. Greeters are those awesome volunteers who are quick with a smile and a handshake and can point people in the general direction of the worship center or the restroom. But […]
Pastors often ask us (and themselves), “How do I know my people are connecting?” Great question! It’s actually one that can be taken a couple different ways. The first one is: are people forming relationships? The other is: are people taking steps to participate more deeply in the church? Both are important, and not surprisingly, […]
There’s a reason high-performing organizations have a hierarchy of authority and a dedicated location that serves as Command Central. When it’s “go-time,” as many variables as possible need to run like clockwork.
What’s your nickname for the craziness commonly known as Sunday School? With our long-awaited new feature, Fellowship One Teacher, you’ll soon be calling Sunday School management “a piece of cake.” Taming the madness of kids’ ministry is vital not only to providing optimal learning environments, but also to protecting children in an area of heightened potential risk. […]
Most churches have been feverishly preparing for Easter for weeks and months. In the final countdown, plastic eggs are being stuffed, logistics are being finalized, the stage is being set to impact lives with the Greatest Story Ever Told. Here at Fellowship One, you might have noticed that we’ve been focusing quite a bit on […]
Judging by the incredible response we had to our recent Easter Visitor Follow-up webinar, it’s clear that many churches are realizing the great opportunity—and responsibility—that goes along with the enormous wave of new faces Easter brings to churches. More than 600 people took part in the conversation, looking for learnings they could incorporate now to […]
Last week, Fellowship One representatives attended the New Life Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We had a great time and were proud to be prominently featured in the church’s popular session, Nuts and Bolts of Ministry. New Life Church has been a longtime Fellowship One user. In this session, various New Life staff discussed the […]