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What Brought Us to Rotunda

Rotunda started with humble beginnings over 15 years ago. Today, we have a tight-knit company culture with 16 team members and close relationships with several contractors. We’ve come a long way since the early 2000’s, and the circumstances that brought many of us to Rotunda are far from random. Here are the stories of how each of us found Rotunda.

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3 Ways to Improve Efficiency in Volunteer Management

If your organization is like most others, resources are limited. In these situations, the key to efficiency is ensuring that each resource is used to its fullest potential. And, as we all know, one of the most important resources is time. This is especially true when managing volunteers, since their time is a gift and should never be taken for granted. To ensure you’re using volunteer time wisely — consider these three ideas to increase efficiency.

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4 Reasons to Delegate in Ministry

While some may follow Napoleon Bonaparte's advice that “If you want a thing done well, do it yourself,” anyone who has tried to lead a ministry knows that this management style is a recipe for frustration. Instead, healthy leadership means you must identify, train, and empower others to effectively work alongside you. And that means delegating.

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VSP User Spotlight: Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding

Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding (CATR) is supported through the tireless efforts of 150 volunteers, all of whom must be scheduled based on their availability and training levels. This monumental task motivated the CATR team to choose Volunteer Scheduler Pro to manage their volunteer scheduling.

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5 Easy and Creative Fundraising Ideas For Any Cause

The best fundraising ideas are simple, creative, and make it easy and enjoyable for donors to give. Here are five easy and effective fundraising ideas your organization can implement.

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MSP User Spotlight: St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church

With approximately 1,400 families who come together to worship at St. Gabriel the Archangel Catholic Church in Colorado Springs, it takes 85 volunteers each week to ensure that masses run smoothly. The task of communicating with and scheduling volunteers at St. Gabriel is enormous, so in 2007, the ministry schedulers began using Ministry Scheduler Pro (MSP) to streamline volunteer scheduling for liturgy.

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Ministry Scheduler Pro: A Focus on Sharing

One of the greatest benefits for Ministry Scheduler Pro (MSP) users is that the spirit of sharing that thrives in churches spills over into the MSP community. Discover how the MSP community focuses on sharing.

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VSP User Spotlight: Saint Bede Eucharistic Adoration Ministry

For the people of Saint Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg, Virginia, observing Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament is a core part of practicing their faith. When they expanded Eucharistic Adoration, they discovered that Volunteer Scheduler Pro is ideal for Adoration scheduling, so they purchased it and never looked back.

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MSP User Spotlight: St. Ann Parish

Standing as the largest parish in Texas with 30,000 parishioners, volunteer schedulers at St. Ann Parish in Coppell, Texas have their work cut out for them. For years, the schedulers who oversaw the 200-250 volunteers required for the 7 weekend masses got by with spreadsheets, phone calls, and ad-hoc organization methods that left some masses sparse with volunteers. When Tom Samson was asked to organize the Greeter ministry, he knew he had to find a ministry scheduling software solution.

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Discover the Heart of Your Ministry: Identify Motivations

While volunteering in ministry can be challenging, it should be equally rewarding. Make sure you know the heart of your ministry by uncovering churchwide, volunteers', and personal motivations. Create opportunities and paths that move everyone in a direction of rich, rewarding experiences of serving in the church.

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