02/04/09 Q&A: How do we make sure our contributions reports show only giving in the current year?


Question:

How do we make sure our contributions reports show only giving in the current year?

We’ve begun a new calendar year. How do we ensure that our contribution reports show only 2010 giving in the “Current Year”?

Answer:

Create a new Giving History for contributions made in 2009.

02/04/09 Lead article: Emailing Giving Statements Saves Resources and Time



Emailing Giving Statements Saves Resources and Time


One of the more labor-intensive tasks of the church financial secretary is the distribution of the contribution giving statements. Printing these which sometimes span three pieces of paper, folding, inserting into envelopes, sealing, metering or attaching stamps, dealing with Postal regulations if mailing by discount mail, and finally delivering to the post office all represent a very significant amount of time and resources.

02/18/09 Q&A: How does Group Online Training work?


Question:

How does Group Online Training work?

I’ve heard about CDM+ Group Online Classes, and I’ve even been told that our church has Training Credits to pay for them. How does Group Online Training work, where can I see the schedule and how do I register?

Answer:

A trainer teaches Group Online Classes in real time. You see his monitor on your monitor and hear him via a conference call. Classes are small, and you can ask questions at the end of each class.