How a Donor Management System Can Revolutionize Your Ministry

Donor management systems come in many shapes and sizes, and while many serve small ministries well, some can go beyond the call of duty—becoming solutions for denominational headquarters, dioceses, and district offices to streamline and manage each of their offices. Doing so brings everything under one roof.  As you shop for a donor management system solution […]

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The Ultimate Socially Distanced Christmas Kit for Church

Christmas won’t be the same this year for many people. COVID-19 is cancelling a lot of family gatherings and church functions in the interest of public health and safety. This means that more individuals will be home alone for the holidays. Thankfully, churches nowadays have so many ways they can stay connected with their people […]

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#GivingTuesday Online Giving Tips

Set Yourself Up for a Successful #GivingTuesday with Online Giving

Since #GivingTuesday began in 2012, it’s taken time for this global day of generosity to catch on. But, the impact noticeably grows year after year and, if you haven’t already, you should be focused on making it easier for your donors to participate with an easy and effective online giving solution. That’s why there’s no […]

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Discover How Switching to ShelbyHQ Increases Efficiency by 50%

Recently, we caught up with Mark King, Conference Treasurer and Director of Administrative Services at the Western NC Conference of the United Methodist Church. It’s one of two conferences with over 1,100 churches, and Mark and his staff of six use Shelby day-in and day-out. Since switching to ShelbyHQ in 2017, we wanted to learn […]

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The Ultimate Church Tech Stack Bundle Guide

Some churches struggle when their systems fail to sync successfully. Others may have budgets that only allow for the adoption of a few vital pieces of software, leaving them with outdated systems or doing a lot of the work manually. The solution for any church dealing with these issues—or trying to avoid them—is bundling systems that work with each other. […]

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Database Cleanup – Duplicate Records

A quick google search on ‘cleaning your church database’ will produce many results, from spring cleaning checklists to help articles. Since maintaining a clean and concise database is so important, we thought ShelbyNews would be a great avenue for presenting tips for keeping your database clean. After all, your church database is only as good […]

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