December 31, 2013 new features by

Changes in Search Builder

We are preparing for our new user interface rollout, which will start with a Beta version for BVCMS System Admins next week and a Beta ...
December 20, 2013 Reminder by

Year-End Contributions Statements

It is that time of year again – that time when you are preparing to send yearly contribution statements to your donors. There are a ...
December 20, 2013 new features by

New Online Registration Option: Answers Not Required

I really do not know how we survived before we had BVCMS for our online registrations! So much of what we do here at our ...
December 10, 2013 new features by

Managed Giving Search Builder Condition

For those of you with Finance role, did you know that you can use Search Builder to find everyone who has an account for recurring ...
December 8, 2013 new features by

Org Members Management – Filter by Small Group

At the end of the summer, we added a feature to Org Members Management to allow you to filter for a specific small group that ...
December 4, 2013 Explaining by

New Email Editor

We just upgraded to a newer version of the editor we use for BVCMS emails. Some of you have probably noticed this already, as it ...
December 2, 2013 new features by

New Prospects Feature

Merriam-Webster defines a prospect as a ‘potential buyer or customer’. For BVCMS, a prospect is a potential member of an organization or of the church. ...
November 24, 2013 Organizations by

Suggestion Regarding Committees

Someone recently asked us a question about the best way to organize church committees, which made me think that the answer might be helpful to ...
November 21, 2013 new features by

New Setting for Joint Contribution Statements

This sponsored feature was promised last summer and we have just now been able to implement it. We have added a new setting relating to ...
November 17, 2013 Explaining by

To Schedule or Not to Schedule, That Is the Question

If you are responsible for maintaining organizations in BVCMS, please read this blog post, even if you have been using BVCMS for a long time. ...
November 16, 2013 ideas by

New Search Builder Condition – Number of Primary Adults

Yes, you read that correctly. We added one more Search Builder condition! It is Number of Primary Adults and is on the Personal Tab.  We are not ...
November 7, 2013 new features by

Another Way to Use Quick Search

You should take a look at Quick Search now! We added one more feature that we’re sure you will like. You can now search by ...
November 6, 2013 new features by

New Checkin Control Report

This new Checkin Control Report is accessed from the Organization Search page and is under the Export/Reports menu. The report is a list of everyone ...
November 2, 2013 new features by

New Type of Vote Links – SendLink and SendLink2

We just created two new types of vote links that you can embed in emails sent via BVCMS. They are named SendLink and SendLink2. They are ...
October 31, 2013 new features by

New Pledge Fulfillment Report

Here’s one more new feature for those of you that work with Contributions. We just added a Pledge Fulfillment Report. You should check it out! ...
October 28, 2013 new features by

Changes in Contributions: Totals by Fund and Contribution Search

PLEASE read this post if you have Finance role on your church’s BVCMS database, as it has important information regarding some changes that affect the reports you ...
October 25, 2013 ideas by

Idea: Emailing Links

Here is an idea you might use when advertising an event. We have noticed that at least one of our BVCMS churches is in the ...
October 24, 2013 Explaining by

iPhone App and Attendance

We had a few reports of users having problems when attempting to take attendance using the iPhone App. When they try to select the time, ...
October 23, 2013 attendance by

Ticketing Attendance: New Option to Record Attendance by Name

We have had Ticketing Attendance as an option for quite a while. This is the feature that allows you to send a barcode in the ...
October 22, 2013 new features by

Add Attendees from a Tag

This relatively new feature is an option under Other Management on a Meeting page. It gives you the means to add attendance for a tagged group ...