Champion Team Panel
This session consists of a panel discussion with church leaders who are making the concept of Champion Teams work successfully. Join the panel as they discuss their experience with starting and managing their champion teams to better lead their staff with Fellowship One and all other aspects of ministry.
Integrated Background Checks Boot Camp
Steve Durie, President and CEO - SecureSearch Integrated Background Checks
Steve will thoroughly detail best practices regarding background checks for volunteers, staff and contractors, as well as the best due diligence processes for churches wanting to benchmark to their peers. He will demonstrate how to use Fellowship One to order background checks and share ideas for a Background Check Policy you can incorporate into your Child Protections Policies. He will also highlight Safeguard from Abuse – Child Abuse Awareness Training.
Cloud Financials: Improving Church Finances
Jeff Avilla, Intacct & Tammy Bunting, Davee CPA
Avilla and Bunting explain key financial management and technology issues facing churches today that are solved by cloud-based financial applications. Learn why cloud computing is a more effective and less expensive option for faith-based organizations, and how dashboards, reports and alerts can deliver real-time information and key business performance metrics to all stakeholders, anytime, anywhere.
The Table Project and Integration with F1
Ken Finsaas, Executive Director – The Table Project
Caleb Rotach, Development Team Lead – The Table Project
Come hear the incredible stories of how the FREE Table platform helps people “live church together” by creating a 24-hour church hub for prayer, service and building relationships. We’ll demonstrate how the Table and F1 integrate to save you time and effort, while moving your congregation into real life-changing relationships.
Bryan Baughman, CPA - PSK
Bryan teaches the Fellowship One "Church Accounting Champion" course in their Champion Training series. In this summary workshop, Bryan will give an overview of the foundations of good church accounting and the overall accounting control structure in church accounting and administration. They'll also discuss commonalities in audits and how to paint your own financial picture using key metrics compatible with Return on Ministry (ROM).
The Power of Camp
Anthony Owens, Sales Manager & Editor LetsTalkCamp.com - Active Network | Youth and Education
A forum for church camps to learn, share and grow through resources and best practices of camps all over. Topics include economic trends, camp marketing, community building through social media and camp management technology.
Getting and Maintaining Staff Buy-In
Kyle Kutter, Media Pastor - The Ark Church
You've implemented your ChMS and changed the way you do business, but once the newness wears off, how do you keep the fire lit? Kyle Kutter, an executive pastor from the Ark Church, will help you with getting staff buy-in, speaking the right language to impact your leaders, and building a lasting and successful champion team.
Marketing your Event
Katie Moon, Marketing Manager - Active Network | Faith
Do you have a big event coming this summer? Or a campaign that you want to get off the ground? Learn from the experts the tips and tricks you can use to get the word out and market your event.
Return on Ministry Overview
Eric Soon, Director Professional Services - Active Network | Faith
What is Return on Ministry? Explore three tools that will help you determine how each ministry and church as a whole is functioning. Using a balance scorecard approach, you can evaluate where your team or church is currently performing against key performance indicators
Return on Ministry: People
Eric Soon, Director Professional Services - Active Network | Faith
Change is inevitable, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Learn how to develop a cross-functional team approach to managing your systems and your change efforts.
Return on Ministry: Process
Eric Soon, Professional Services Director - Active Network |Faith
Frustrated and questioning your team’s ability to deliver at a high level? Perhaps the answer is in Process. Learn how to develop processes that incorporate consistency, quality, accountability and effectiveness that will ultimately increase your Return on Ministry.
Return on Ministry: Technology
Eric Soon, Director, Professional Services - Active Network |Faith
In this session, we will discuss current trends in technology and how to make the right decisions with the goal of developing a data strategy that promotes high data integrity.
Church IT: QA Forum
Patrick Trela, - Prestonwood Baptist Church
Nate Saffle, - The Ark Church
If you are a staff member, volunteer or vendor who supports the Church in the area of Information Technology, this session is designed specifically for you! You’ve got the skills, but you need more…more information, inspiration, and help from a community of like-minded peers. You’ll hear about: sharing knowledge, lessons learned, and experiences; Organizing IT work, vendor management, training, telephone-related technologies, “My church building wasn't built for this….Now what do we do?”, cloud computing, managing mobile devices and general policy Discussions.
Social Media: What Every Parent Should Know
Anthony Coppedge, Church Consultant
In our online, mobile culture, equipping parents to actively protect their children and families is a high priority for church leaders. This session will provide a biblical perspective and practical advice for church leaders to share with parents through application stories, tools and resources.
Implement Change: How to Put Ideas into Action
Zachary Gilliam, Director IT Solutions - LifeChurch.TV
At this conference and others, you see dozens of great ideas that you would love to implement. But how is it done? Recent research by IBM shows that 60% of "change projects" in the technology field fail to meet schedule, budget or quality goals. Join us as we take a look at what it takes to beat the odds and successfully implement changes in your organization. You'll walk away with simple, practical ways of making your projects more successful.
What is PCI Compliance?
Mark Erickson, Sr. Manager Professional Services - Active Network
PCI COMPLANCE - it's a term you hear often, but what does it mean and how do you ensure that you are compliant? Come to this session, presented by Mark Erickson, Manager of Active Faith Payment Services to find out.
Optimizing Organizational Church Health - Creating a Process-Oriented Culture
Allen Ratta, Associate General Manager - Active Network |Faith
In this session we present an entirely new way of looking at and doing "church" by walking through a highly visual process map that empowers you to lead in new ways. We explore how to translate the spiritual, biblical purposes that Christ has articulated for His Church into practical and real manifestations of obedience. Discover the key processes and metrics that are essential for organizational church health.
TABLEAU: Visualizing Patterns in Your Data
Brian Vinson, Technology Solutions Coordinator - The Village Church
You’ve been faithful at capturing data on salvations, attendance, baptism, membership and group attendance for a while. BUT NOW WHAT? In this session, Brian Vinson will introduce you to Tableau Desktop, a business analytics tool, that allows you to visualize and dynamically interact with your church data to get answers to many of the important questions you have. Although geared towards Fellowship One users, this session will offer value to anyone seeking a more relevant way to use your data, no matter the source.
Introduction to Going Green with ServiceU
Russell Daws, VP of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development - Active Network | Faith
David Estel, Sales Manager - Active Network | Faith
Explore how Green can save your organization time and money by automating your HVAC Schedule. Our experts will explain how it works and show you real-world benefits that many of our clients are experiencing now.
Please note: The ServiceU Green solution requires a NiagaraAX compatible HVAC Control system for your facilities.