Conference Clerk Training 2023

Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles

eAdventist Days

April 26 & 27, 2023
Starting at 8:30am

eAdventist Days will introduce you to the important aspects of membership records and using eAdventist to create and maintain them. They will also teach you how to use the new church management features so that you can help your pastors take advantage of them.

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What To Bring:

– Laptop or tablet
– Phone (to test-drive the myEADVENTIST app)
– Your questions (most sessions will include Q&A time)
– Your ideas and solutions (to share)

Day 1

7:00 am – Breakfast

8:30 am – Devotion (Joint Session)

9:00 am – Zero to 60 in 45
An introduction to eAdventist basics and the clerk community.

10:00 am – Who Wants to be a Millionaire? (Clerk Edition)
How well do you know the Church Manual and eAdventist Privacy Policy?

10:45 am – Break

11:00 am – Who, What, Where and When
Going deep with statistics, attendance and transfers.

12:00 pm – Lunch

1:30 pm – Church Management
Using Contacts, Tags and Involvements.

2:30 pm – Break

2:45 pm – Insight for Leaders
Putting maps, graphs and reports to work.

3:30 pm – Messaging Lists
Strategies for communicating with email and text messages.

4:30 pm – Mission Groups
How can Groups use eAdventist when they don’t have any “members”?

5:00 pm – Meeting Adjourned

Day 2

7:00 am – Breakfast

8:30 am – Devotion (Joint Session)

9:10 am – Nurture and Retention (Joint Session)
How the church clerk can be the catalyst.

9:40 am – Break

10:00 am – eAdventist for Members
The myEADVENTIST mobile app and church directories.

11:00 am – Training Strategies
Explore the best options for your clerks, pastors and conference staff and YOU to learn eAdventist.

12:00 pm – Lunch Buffet

Brian Ford and Rob Garvin
eAdventist team

We are software developers who specialize in technology for churches. We aim to create software that’s both intuitive and powerful, without sacrificing security or reliability. Our passion is to create tools that help church families thrive and grow.

We’re based at the North Pacific Union in Washington state and work for the North American Division. We’ve both worked on eAdventist since its inception in 2001. Our office provides a spectacular view of 3 mountains that are active volcanoes.