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10 Volunteer Ministry Scheduling Resolutions

With a new year underway, it’s a great time to stop and evaluate how to improve the ministry programs at your church. It’s easy to get stuck in routines and fail to see underdeveloped areas that might benefit from extra attention. Consider some of the following 10 resolutions to determine how to improve your volunteer ministry programs this year.

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4 Tips for Managing Communication During the Holidays

When temperatures drop and schedules fill up, there’s little doubt that the holiday season is approaching. For a ministry scheduler, this can be a daunting time. Volunteers often have less mental space for communication and even fewer hours to dedicate to meetings, emails, and other common communication methods. Consider some of the following tips to help cut down on some of the biggest pitfalls of communication during the craziness of Christmas.

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Best of MSP Google Group User Suggestions

Learning something new can feel daunting. But a supportive community makes all the difference. This is why Ministry Scheduler Pro’s active Google Group of nearly 900 members is one of MSP’s biggest perks. It’s a space for users to find answers to many common scheduling questions in a real world context.

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Rotunda and the Holidays: A Few of Our Favorite Things

With Thanksgiving just behind us and Christmas right around the corner, it’s the perfect time of year to pause and reflect on all we have to be grateful for. At Rotunda, we’re thankful that we get to support amazing people through our work with nonprofits, churches, and groups that work diligently to bring about positive change. In an effort to celebrate our users and colleagues and give thanks for the work we do every day, we took a few moments to share our work-related gratitude and our favorite holiday dishes.

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Rotunda Retreat: In Pursuit of Our Customers’ Success

From the very beginning, providing exceptional service has been at the heart of Rotunda Software. This was no less true during a recent team retreat where we took the opportunity to come together and refocus on our mission of “helping people do good things.”

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MSP User Spotlight: Our Lady of Lourdes

Scheduling 675 active volunteers serving at 5 weekly services is no small task. However, since 2012, Paul Fell, Directory of Liturgy and Music at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church has accomplished all of this and more with the help of Ministry Scheduler Pro.

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How to Turn Attendees into Ministry Volunteers

There is probably one idea as elusive as a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow in church ministry — how do we equip and empower more volunteers to get involved in the life and mission of our church? Before you have your next ministry fair, learn the three questions you need to consider when you're working to turn church attendees into ministry volunteers.

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5 Ways to Keep Your Communication Fresh

Communication is at the heart of any volunteer ministry. As a result, it’s important to engage volunteers by frequently sharing relevant information so they feel connected and informed. Discover five ideas to make sure every email you send to volunteers is engaging, personal, and fresh!

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MSP User Spotlight: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Like most schedulers, Pamela Smith of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church often found herself digging through spreadsheets and email chains to create ministry schedules. Her ongoing task was to coordinate 2-3 weekly Acolyte schedules for 12-36 Acolytes. After completing a schedule, Pamela found a postcard in the mail about Ministry Scheduler Pro, so she decided to give the MSP a try.

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The MSP Web Terminal: An Improved Mobile Experience

Notice a difference when checking your schedules from your mobile device? Read on to learn more about the new Ministry Scheduler Pro Web Terminal mobile experience changes and how you stand to benefit!

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