December 30, 2011 HowTo by

Week at a Glance Report

As you begin the new year, you might want to consider creating the Week at a Glance report for your church. Many churches are finding ...
December 29, 2011 HowTo by

Finding 1st, 2nd, 3rd Time Visits

A number of churches have an assimilation process in which they do particular things (like make a phone call, or pay a visit, etc) when ...
December 28, 2011 HowTo by

Year-End Contribution Statements

It’s almost that time of year! The time you need to send yearly Contribution Statements to your donors, that is. It is very simple to ...
December 15, 2011 HowTo by

Create VoteLinks in Email

Did you know that you can very easily create VoteLinks directly in the email after you have selected your Tag or Query? That’s right! Just ...
November 20, 2011 Explaining by

Find First Time Attenders

A lot of people know how to use the Recent Attend Type condition which lets you find first time attenders based on their Attendance Type. ...
November 19, 2011 Explaining by

Attend Types, Member Types, Other Attends

BVCMS has an extremely robust method of tracking attendance. You can look at a Meeting for an Organization and see at a glance who attended, ...
November 17, 2011 new features by

New and Improved Merge Person Process

Recently, I told you about the addition of the Reverse links on a person’s System-Changes tab. This went along with some other changes we implemented ...
November 17, 2011 Thoughts by

Baptism Anniversaries

I know that a lot of you use BVCMS to find people in your ministry who have upcoming birthdays so that you can send an ...
November 15, 2011 new features by

Organization Schedules

For those Organizations that do not normally have Meetings, you can now remove the Schedule.  Just go to the Organization’s Settings – Attendance tab. Click ...
October 27, 2011 new features by

New Type of VoteLink Called ‘RegisterTag’

There is a new type of VoteLink called a RegisterTag, that you can imbed in an email that will actually take your recipients to the ...
October 20, 2011 Uncategorized by

Printing Labels

On occasion, we hear from someone who is having trouble getting their Avery labels to align correctly when printing from BVCMS. Here’s how to solve ...
October 12, 2011 New Release by

Updated Checkin Software to Install–Please read!

For those of you using our BVCMS checkin software, you need to read this post. There is an updated version of the checkin software that ...
October 6, 2011 new features by

Big Changes on Org Settings

We have made sweeping changes to the Settings tab on an Organization. These changes were designed to make these Settings easier to use by separating ...
October 3, 2011 new features by

Joined and Drop Dates Displayed

The next time you look at an Organization, notice on the Members, Inactive and Pending tabs that we add the Joined date for the individuals. ...
September 30, 2011 new features by

Meetings Page Enhancements

This week, we added two new features to the Meetings page: one relates to Meeting Descriptions and the other relates to Inactive Organizations. Regarding the ...
September 30, 2011 new features by

New Checkin Release

For those who attended our webinar on Checkin recently, you saw the latest version of our Checkin software. The changes relate mainly to the Menu ...
September 26, 2011 new features by

New Filter for Saved Queries in Query Builder!

How many times have you looked for someone else’s Public Query and had to scroll and scroll and scroll and scroll to find it in ...
September 25, 2011 new features by

Online Pledges

We have just debuted a wonderful new feature: Online Pledges. This is working great and makes the back-office work SO much easier! Whether or not ...
September 23, 2011 HowTo by

Scheduled Emails

We have had this feature for several months now, but I don’t think we have ever advertised it publically. However, if you send emails using ...
September 13, 2011 Uncategorized by

Changes on Org Search Page

We have moved the links for all of the exports and reports that were at the bottom of the search page – like ‘Create Roll ...