News & Updates
The Season of Adaptation; Things to Consider When Reopening Your Church

Church services in the coming weeks may look very different than the last time we gathered back in March, and it may be helpful to think of this as launching a new church rather than trying to return to how things used to be. By approaching your reopening in this way, you’ll be better equipped to identify the ways that your volunteer program needs to adapt to succeed.

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Rotunda Software Partners With Red Hook Responds to Help New York Community During COVID-19

Rotunda Software, the creator of scheduling software Volunteer Scheduler Pro, is proud to announce a partnership with the Town and Village of Red Hook, New York, and their newly formed volunteer initiative, Red Hook Responds.

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Tips for Re-Engaging Your Volunteers

Our communities are experiencing rapid changes in how they meet, communicate, and support one another. But while many services across the nation have been put on hold, the passion of your volunteers has never wavered, and they may be looking for your guidance on how they can best continue to serve. After conversations with Ministry Scheduler Pro users, we've put together resources on how you can use MSP to help! Here are a few ideas on how you can "repurpose" your volunteers to serve in other ways:

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Best Practices for Effective Holiday Volunteer Scheduling

Christmas is right around the corner, and for a ministry scheduler, that means busy days ahead. Wondering how you can keep your volunteer scheduling in order during the most hectic time of the year? As a previous volunteer scheduler at my church, I’ve put together some ideas to help you get started.

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7 Creative Ways to Say Thank You to Church Volunteers

The holiday season is upon us, and with that, you’ll need to think beyond ministry scheduling and consider new and creative ways to say “thank you” to ministry volunteers who have given of their time and energy. Take a look at the following seven suggestions for new ideas!

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Retreats for a Close-Knit Company Culture

Rotunda is a fully remote team with a remarkably close-knit company culture. But of all the practices we have adopted to bring our remote team together, the annual all-hands Rotunda retreat stands out as the most important, or, at least, the most fun.

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4 Ways to Develop and Encourage Ministry Leaders

Having the right leadership in place is vital for the life of your church. This isn’t just true of paid ministry staff. Lay leaders are also important. When it comes to volunteer leadership roles — from ministry scheduling to teaching and leading — knowing how to develop volunteers’ skills and provide feedback is essential. Consider the following ideas to help grow and develop the volunteer ministry leaders at your church.

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How to Use Stories to Inspire, Train, and Recruit Volunteers

It’s no secret that humans are hardwired to engage with stories. From parables to Shakespearean plays, people have always been fascinated by the lives of others. So what does this mean for ministry leaders? It means that if you want to engage volunteers, share stories with them.

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Get Fresh Ministry Ideas from Volunteers

If you’ve been serving in ministry for any length of time, you know how easy it is to get caught up in the administrative tasks. After spending so much time in the details, looking for fresh, new ideas can be daunting. But you don’t have to do it alone! If you want to gain a fresh look at the work of your church, look no further than your volunteers.

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4 Ways to Build Authentic Relationships with Clients

Thousands of organizations rely on Ministry Scheduler Pro and Volunteer Scheduler Pro to schedule and communicate with over one million volunteers. Our Net Promoter Score is 61, while the industry average is 28. Only 3% of our clients choose not to renew MSP year after year. Nearly a third of our employees used Rotunda products in their own organizations before joining our team.

How have we been able to achieve these outstanding numbers? It's clear to us that at the heart of these successes is the deep, authentic relationships we enjoy with our clients.

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