Past Workshops

Conference workshops are taught by expert ParishSoft staff and users. Each year is different, so they'll always be new classes for you to learn from! Take a look at some of the workshops we've offered in the past--workshops are organized by track (topic).


  • Accountability and Transparency: Internal Controls; Preventing Fraud

  • ConnectNow Accounting: What's New? What's Coming?

  • Understanding Financial Statements: Basics

  • ConnectNow Accounting: Accounts Receivable

  • Using Financial Reports to Manage Your Organization

  • A Single Checkbook Solution: Primary/Subsidiary Accounts

  • Bank Reconciliation: Tips and Tricks

  • Best Practices in Building Budgets

  • Open Forum for Diocesan Staff: Church and School Accounting

  • Understanding ConnectNow Consolidation Manager

  • ConnectNow Accounting: Effective Communications and Training of Your Parishes and Schools

  • Diocese as an Accounting Service Provider to Parishes

  • Case Study of Peer Reviews for Parishes within a Diocese


  • Boost Participation in Your Parish Events with Awesome Communications

  • Developing a Parish Census as a Means for Engagement and Evangelization

  • Send Remarkable Emails!

  • Constant Contact E-Newsletters

  • Creating a Parish Identity that Communicates Vision

  • Open Forum for Diocesan Staff: Communications

  • Success Story: Starting Your Own User Group Meetings!


  • Online Giving: Reporting and Administration
  • Diocesan Development Manager: Reports
  • Streamlining Diocesan Giving Campaigns: Automate Your Mailings and Standout With Customization
  • How to Create Successful Fundraising and Friendraising Events
  • Managing Your Appeal

Hands-on Training

  • ConnectNow Family Directory: Setup
  • Ministry Scheduler: Basic
  • Ministry Scheduler: Intermediate
  • Duplicate Checker for Parishes
  • AIM IQ for Dioceses
  • ConnectNow Offering & Pledges
  • ConnectNow Religious Education
  • ParishSOFT from Merge to Template


  • Moving Members from Consumers to Contributing Disciples

  • A Toolbox for Spiritual Fitness

  • Must-Have Elements of a Successful Parish Evangelization Program


  • Shepherding Your Flock to Be Spiritually Fit for Christmas

  • Must-Have Elements of a Successful Parish Evangelization Program

  • Technology for the Clergy

Product Training

  • The Importance of Updating Census Data
  • Mobile Computing with ConnectNow Parish Management and MOC
  • ConnectNow Family Directory: Transitioning from the Desktop
  • ConnectNow Offering Demonstration
  • What's New and a Roadmap to the Future of the Parish Software
  • What's New and a Roadmap to the Future of the Diocesan Software
  • ConnectNow Ministry Scheduler Demonstration

Religious Education

  • Organizing a Fun and Exciting Religious Education Program

  • Sacramental Registry: Best Practices Using ParishSOFT

  • Reporting for Your Religious Education Program


  • Census and Giving: End of Year Reports

  • Diocesan Reporting:  An Overview

  • AIM Database: Using API to Work with Other Applications and Data Sources

  • Census: Essential Reports

  • Data Integrity: One Family, One Record

Sales Preview

  • ConnectNow Religious Education

  • Online Giving

  • ConnectNow Accounting Preview

  • Parish IQ

  • ConnectNow Ministry Scheduler

  • Facility Scheduler

  • ConnectNow Parish Management Software


  • IT: Securing Your Data, Maintenance, and Budgeting

  • Using Data and Evaluation Techniques to Provide Strategic Information to Diocese, Parishes and Schools

  • Images, Video, Music and More, All Free and Legal!

  • Today's PC Technology at Last Year's Prices

  • Technology Top Ten:  A Piece of the Puzzle

  • Data Mining and Analytics for Your AIM Database