Every church faces the challenges when it comes to volunteer recruitment. How can you encourage your members to help the church run more effectively and fulfill the ministry’s vision—so that the burden is shared by a larger percentage of members and not simply by a faithful few? If your church needs help encouraging your members […]
Church Check-in: It’s not just for kids! Church check-in is great for volunteers, too. For years, churches have realized the many benefits of checking in children for Sunday School and Kid’s Church: It’s an affordable solution not only for tracking attendance but—more importantly—it helps make sure each child goes home with the parent or guardian […]
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 […]
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 […]
Remember the greeters of yesteryear who welcomed even children to church services? The preacher might have delivered a kiss on the cheek, and it wasn’t uncommon for an elderly woman to offer a white-gloved hand and a piece of hard candy.