Parish Software Applications

ConnectNow Family Suite: Permissions • Parish • Level 2
Nancy Lambert, ParishSOFT

Wondering how to securely manage staff permissions in ConnectNow Family Suite? See how to adjust permissions and levels of access based on staff roles and needs. Learn about best practices that you can incorporate at your parish to ensure you are keeping your parishioners' data secure.

ConnectNow Family Suite: What's New, What's Coming • Parish • Level 0
Ted Zettel, ParishSOFT & Andrew Haystead, ParishSOFT

See what’s new in the ConnectNow Family Suite since the last users’ conference, and learn about our strategy and priorities for new development planning.

ConnectNow Ministry Scheduler: Managing Ministries • Parish • Level 1
Eva Heininger, ParishSOFT

This workshop will discuss how you can manage your church’s ministries using the ConnectNow Ministry Scheduler. Churches can track who their ministers are, where they’re serving, and when. We’ll also look at how you can communicate with your ministers and run some basic reports.

ConnectNow’s Next Generation of Online Giving Overview and Integration • Parish • Level 1
Chad Schaufelberger, ParishSOFT

ConnectNow Giving is our next generation of online giving software. See it in real time as it integrates with the rest of your ConnectNow Family Suite, saving you time and money. Learn about how much more parishioners are willing to give when it is made easy for them to do so. With features like text to give, kiosk giving, online event registration and payments, and our online store, your parish has the ability to truly engage your parishioners and encourage them to give their time, talents, and treasures to serve so that they can be true stewards.

ConnectNow IQ for Beginners • Parish • Level 1
Matt Dent, ParishSOFT

This is a basic workshop designed for users new to ConnectNow IQ (Intelligent Query). We will discuss simple reports, listings, and queries as well as the ability to export and merge detail for additional analysis and communication purposes.

ConnectNow Offering: E-statements • Parish • Level 2
Ted Zettel, ParishSOFT

Learn how the new ConnectNow Offering E-Statements features can be leveraged to provide cost effective, timely, and accurate giving statements to the givers who support your parish financial needs. We will walk through the E-statement process from creating electronic giving statements, communicating to your givers, to retrieval of the statements from the My Own Church member portal. We will discuss how to prepare early for a smoother more efficient end of year.

Sacramental Registry: Best Practices Using ConnectNow • Parish • Level 0
Claire Jenkins, Archdiocese of Atlanta

Gain from the experience of Claire Jenkins Archdiocese of Atlanta on how sacramental records of Bapitsms, Marriages, Confirmations, and Deaths should be created and maintained. Claire previously worked in archives for the Diocese of Fort Worth and prior to that for the University of Texas at Arlington.

Communicating with Parishioners and Staff Effectively: Best Practices and Tools for Parishes and Dioceses in ConnectNow • Parish • Level 0
Timothy McCarrell, High Grounds

Learn how to use ParishSOFT’s new ConnectNow communication platform to rapidly alert and notify members of your parish or diocese. Quickly and easily communicate via voice calls, text messages, email, push notifications to smart phones, social networks, and more – all within moments! Best practices for engaging your parish and diocesan community in both emergency and non-emergency situations will also be presented. Special Gift: Everyone attending this workshop will receive a voucher for 2,500 FREE messaging credits to send calls, text messages, and email through our new communication solution at no cost and with no obligation.