Find out how you can be certified in all things Fellowship One! Certification has a number of great benefits including your own personal satisfaction!
Over the course of two weeks, we will be covering all the essential features and functions that help you care for, manage and grow your congregation. This online course will be broken up into several two-hour webinar sessions where you will be given exercises and hands-on labs to increase your confidence in using this broad enterprise management system. At the end of the two-week series of webinars, you will leave confident and encouraged in your ability to quickly find data that you need to make informed ministry decisions and complete tasks to maintain your data.
In this course you will cover all the basics of Fellowship One! If you are new to Fellowship One or just want some tips and pointers on the basics of working in the system, this is the place for you! Some of the key points that will be covered are:
- Overview and Getting Help
- Finding People and Reporting
- Working with People Records
- Basic Fellowship One Administration
If you're new to Fellowship One, you may watch the entire Getting Started Tour to learn about many of the great features found in Fellowship One.
Welcome to the Fellowship One learning center! Check out a couple of great tutorials that show you how to use the learning center to quickly and easily learn everything you want to know about your church management system.
The Activity Management track allows you to get the most out of tracking attendance and setting up event registration forms online. In addition, this mid-level course will show you the best Check-In option for your church as well as how to custom tailor the activity structure to meet your specific needs.
- Activity Overview & Basic Activity Creation
- Advanced Activity Management
- Working with Assignments & Attendance Tracking
- Check-In Basics
- Check-In Advanced
- Event Registration Forms Basic
- Event Registration Forms Advanced
- Ministry Administration
The Contact Management track leads you down the path of "closing the back door" at your church. Come see how to track first time visitors and people who are interested in becoming members of your church in the Contact Management Overview session. How well is your team doing at following-up with your first time visitor process? If you are not sure about how to gain that level of accountability from Fellowship One make sure you attend the Reporting on Contact Metrics session.
- Contact Management Overview
- Contact Administration
- Contact Data Entry
- Working Contacts: Using Fellowship One or Paper
- Working Contacts: Triage, Transfer, and Sharing
- Reporting on Contact Metrics
The Contributions Management track provides your finance team the fundamentals of Fellowship One Giving. In it we also cover some upper-level sessions like Online Payment Reconciliation. What are online payments? Join the Payment Processing, Account References, & Online Giving session to find out how you might prevent the summer vacation dip in contributions.
- Contributions Overview & Finding Contributions
- Working with Household & Organization Contributions
- Contributions Administration
- Working with Batches & Adding/Editing Contributions
- Unmatched Contributions, Adding Households & Organizations
- Contributions Application
- Payment Processing, Account References, & Online Giving
- Online Payment Reconcilation
The People Management track enables you to maneuver through Fellowship One with fewer clicks. We want to walk you through some time savers including how to send an email from a group, creating a group from People Query, and even how to save a query. There are also mid-level sessions like Data Integrity/Management and Advanced Record Management for those data junkies out there. You will also get to take part in our newest addition to the product, Groups 2.0.
- Finding People & Using Query Builder
- Working with People Records & Data Entry Techniques
- Group Email
- Relationship Manager
- Advanced Record Management
- People Administration
- Small Groups using WebLink
- Groups with InFellowship
InFellowship is a tool specifically for your congregation to use to access functionality in Fellowship One. The features available in the InFellowship congregational portal including the following:
- Profile Editor—allows individuals (who have created a user account) to update their profile. The profile includes household primary address, phone numbers (home, mobile and work), first, last and goes by name, household position, date of birth, marital status, websites, and social networks.
- Privacy Settings—allows individuals to determine which pieces of personal information can be viewed by other InFellowship account holders such as group leaders and group members.
- Groups—allows group leaders to manage groups, group members to find and contact members of their group and prospects to find and inquire about joining a group.
- Church Directory—allows users to opt in to have their information displayed in an online directory. All access to information is controlled by the user by configuring their privacy settings. The church can elect to also show household members, if desired.
The Volunteer Management track is for Fellowship One veterans or those daring to push your church members to the next level though serving. It begins with the basic session: Volunteer Management Overview and the "Volunteer Pipeline" where we discuss how it all comes together. We then continue down the path into "Giftedness" where we will teach you how to setup your own Giftedness Programs and assess your volunteers for their best-fit role.
- Volunteer Management Overview & Creating Jobs
- Job Schedules & Staffing Assignments
- Volunteer Pipeline
- Volunteer Requirements, Assignments, & Attendance
The Fellowship One Certification program was designed to measure Fellowship One product knowledge through a series of assessment tests and projects. Fellowship One users may choose one of two certification paths: Classroom or Online Certification.
Being Champion Certified ensures a user has a complete, extensive understanding of Fellowship One. To gain Champion Certified status, a user must excel at each of the five certification tracks listed above through a series of assessment tests and projects that mimic real-world scenarios.
Champion Certification is $1,099 for classroom training and $650 for online and includes all five certification assessments and end-to-end projects. Being Fellowship One Certified confirms a user’s product knowledge to themselves, their church, peers and to Fellowship Technologies. In addition, there are several tangible benefits reserved specifically for certified users. See Benefits for a complete listing.
This method for certification is a combination of self-paced and instructor-led. You will complete assignments and study videos and online documentation. Together, in 10 hours of webinar instruction (over the course of two weeks), we will complete end-to-end projects using appropriate features and functions in Fellowship One.
This course is intended for on-site students who are enrolled in the Fellowship One Accounting Champion Training due to the intense nature of this course and lecture teaching offered.
This is a special course for churches who have purchased a specific implementation package. A registration key will be provided by your Account Manager when your Fellowship One database has been provisioned.