Introduction for Ministry Leaders

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If you're in charge of creating events for your department or ministry, your main goal is to make sure events are ready with their rooms and resources at the requested time. You can do that from Calendar.

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Request Rooms/Resources

After you've created the event, you need to request the rooms and resources the event will need, including any keys a person might need.

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Add the Event Schedule

Don't forget your setup times! If a team plans to come before the event, add it to the schedule, so the room is prepared for them to decorate.

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Link a Registration Signup

If the event is connected to another event, like one in Registrations, choose from available signups or create a new one from the Settings.

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Email Notifications

By default, you'll be the event owner of any event you create. However, if you're setting up the event for someone else who needs to be make changes to the event, make them the event owner or add managers.

Event owners and managers will receive emails based on the status of the requests.

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If you still want to be part of the dialogue, subscribe to the comments and enable email notifications.

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Get Help and Support

Our Support Team is always here to help! Use the ? at the top right of every page to find articles or open a ticket with Support.

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Organization Administrator Requests

These requests to Support can only be made by organization administrators:

  • Data removal or corrections you can't make yourself (undo old CSV imports, iCal imports, etc)

  • Request promotional pricing (legacy plans, church plants, Giving contract promotion)

  • Gain access to anything that was created and managed by someone else in the account

  • Restore or fully delete a canceled account

  • Disconnect a Stripe account

  • Request access to Giving (if there are no current Giving administrators in the account)

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