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Empowering the Church for Today’s Challenges

Empowering the Church for Today’s Challenges

Faith Direct and ParishSOFT know that this year has been challenging, and we want to help.

Join us for a free virtual event as we Empower the Church for Today’s Challenges! 

On Wednesday, November 4, and Thursday, November 5, we will discuss how to recover your offertory, improve engagement with your parishioners and donors, maximize your end-of-year donations, and much more.

We will begin each day at 11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST and conclude at 5:00 PM EST / 2:00 PM PST.

Each day has a separate registration form, which will give you access to all the sessions scheduled for that day.

You are welcome to register for just one or both days and to attend as many or as few sessions as you would like each day! We hope to see you there!

Agenda for Day 1: Wednesday, November 4, 2020

The agenda is subject to change. However, this is what is currently planned for Day 1.

11:00-11:30 AM EST
Opening Session and Prayer
Join us as we highlight how we are Empowering the Church for Today’s Challenges during our virtual two-day event.

11:30 AM-12:30 PM EST
Offertory Recovery
COVID-19 has significantly impacted parishes.  In this session, we will discuss the results of our recent survey of 1,400 churches and the steps you can take to recover.

12:30-2:00 PM EST
Digital Tools for Enhanced Communication
At this session, we will discuss how our most recommended digital tools can benefit your parish and enhance your communication.

2:00-3:00 PM EST
Break

3:00-4:00 PM EST
Preserving the Faith in an Online Space
Websites are important to share information and keep parishioners engaged. We will explore some best practices and steps you can take to improve your parish’s online presence. 

4:00-5:00 PM EST
10 Simple Ways to Maximize Your End-of-Year Donations
With fall upon us, it’s time to think about how to boost your parish’s end-of-year donations.  At this session, we will provide 10 simple ways to help you get started.

Click Here to Register for Day 1

Agenda for Day 2: Thursday, November 5, 2020

The agenda is subject to change. However, this is what is currently planned for Day 2.

11:00-11:15 AM EST
Welcome to the Day and Prayer
Join us as we recap what we discussed during our first day and look ahead to what’s in store for the second and final day of our virtual event.

11:15 AM-12:30 PM EST
2021 Product Roadmap
ParishSOFT and Faith Direct will review our 2021 Product Roadmap for ParishSOFT Family Suite, ParishSOFT Accounting, our online giving platforms, and more.

12:30-2:00 PM EST
Virtual Education for Today and the Future
This year, COVID-19 has impacted all of us. At this session, we will discuss how virtual education benefits students and school administrators. 

2:00-3:00 PM EST
Break

3:00-4:00 PM EST
The Importance of Background Checks and Screening Trends
At this session, we will discuss the importance of background checks for new and current staff, and the screening trends parishes are using to keep their families safe.

4:00-5:00 PM EST
Ask the Expert: ParishSOFT Family Suite and ParishSOFT Accounting
We will answer the questions our Day 2 registrants have submitted on ParishSOFT Family Suite and ParishSOFT Accounting and provide some useful tips for users of each platform.

Click Here to Register for Day 2

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