This week we hear from one of FellowshipOne’s most experienced employees, Matthew McMaster. My name is Matthew McMaster and I have been an Implementation Manager since March of 2004. In that time, I have implemented FellowshipOne at over 1,000 churches. Some of them are very sophisticated in how they communicate within their ministries but most […]
Churches often rely on volunteers to manage and report on the groups in their care. Some churches have hundreds, or even thousands, of groups to monitor and track, which can make the administrative burden seem insurmountable without the proper tools. How can FellowshipOne help your church make that massive amount of data work for you? […]
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, […]
The April Onsite Champion Certification Course was a success! We hosted representatives from Arizona, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan and locally here in Texas. We had a blast not only in the classroom, but also when we went to dinner together! This Champion Certification class built upon previous courses taken by adding real life scenarios, hands-on […]
In the world of church, Easter can be subjected to as much hype as Christmas. We may not be busy stringing lights or organizing Angel Trees, but many churches are already planning for elaborate Easter services and weekend events.
From ancient festivals to Vacation Bible Schools, events have always been touchstones for thriving faith communities. Events bring people together for fun and fellowship. They celebrate values and attract newcomers. But they also can be a lot of work!
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 […]
Kindness. The greatest fruit of the spirit may be love, but sometimes the most overlooked is kindness. What does kindness even mean? The dictionary defines kindness as the act of being friendly, generous and considerate. Easy, right? Not as easy as it sounds. The type of kindness Jesus wants us to demonstrate is universal. This […]
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 […]
The majority of your summer events are geared toward children. The decision-maker and calendar-manager for children is MOM. Where will Mom most likely be on May 11 (next Sunday?) AT YOUR CHURCH!