Tags: Best Practices
Churchteams was built around the idea of growing a church using groups as the common building material for every ministry. This means that everything that involves more than one person is managed as a group.
Every worship service, small group, class, committee, ministry team, leadership team, service team, mission team, event, and even assimilation step is managed as a group.
This is one of the design constructs that makes our software unique, powerful and user-friendly. Once understood, ministry rocks of all sizes are formed together to become a solidly built organization.
I was so encouraged by this email from Kelly, a church admin assistant, in response to How we help the church be the church.
"Thanks for all of your help during this time. We have had two families already connect using the set-up in Churchteams. One from our church and the other is un-churched. They happen to live right across the street from one another and hooked up after seeing the link on FB. Thank you for all of your help in getting our church ready for serving our community during these difficult times."
All across the country today, churches are empty because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
I've loved reading notes from pastors encouraging their people to trust God and then love and care for one another.
This is a time for the church to shine! And we built Churchteams to be the light on the hill for decentralized ministry. Our team started talking about that and we came up with some ways beyond the Sunday experience that Churchteams can help your church be the Church (not a cap typo) during this crisis.
NOTE: As of 3/18/20, because of Covid 19, we are delaying a final decision on whether to continue with the User's Gathering until April 15th.
Join our staff and so far over 40 other Churchteams clients for a couple days of focused training to improve your Churchteams skills at our User's Gathering this Spring. Our goal is to provide not just a fun time together with CT staff you've interacted with, but also with other people doing exactly what you do.
Tags: Best Practices
For Church Geeks like us, January means it's time to send out giving statements. You could send out the familiar "thank you and here's what happened last year" cover letter that you print, stuff in an envelope, seal, stamp and mail. But, it's 2020 and there are some creative things you can do to spice it up this year. Here are some thoughts on how to salt your giving statement content and pepper your process.