Presentation on theme: "Welcome Welcome to the first tutorial of this communication system website! This “General” tutorial is for everyone! The next tutorial is for church planters."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome Welcome to the first tutorial of this communication system website! This “General” tutorial is for everyone! The next tutorial is for church planters and the last tutorial is for those who coach/mentor or resource church planters. When you are ready to advance to the next slide, just click below.
What we want to show you how to access… A Bird’s Eye View of all the church planting in your area Current prayer requests from church planters People who resource church planters All of our resources
Why? We would love for you to catch a greater church planting vision We want you to know how to pray more specifically for church planters We want you to know how you can get more involved according to your gifting We want you & your ministry to benefit from the resources we have discovered for church planters (Please help us discover even more of them too!)
Hyperlinks on Home Page Here’s some basic information about this website: To return to this website just use: www.Florida ChurchPlanting.org If you want to get back to this page, just click on “Home”. If you’d like to visit the websites of any of our church planting partners, please click on the Web Sites tab.
Select Certain Church Starts To get a bird’s eye of all of the church planters just move your cursor over “Church Planters,” “All” and click on it.
Available Info on a Church Planter Here’s a list of all of the church planters. If you’d like to see more information about a specific church planter, just click on their names. We’ll scroll down and click on Scott Swanstrom’s name.
Church Planter’s Page On the church planter’s page, you will be able to see: who they are ministering to at what stage they are in their church plant progress how many people are involved in the church start Click the back button to return to the last page.
Selecting various groups of church starts To view the church planters of any or all of the associations, just select one of the options from the drop down menu. If you need a map to find out where an association is located, just click on the map of Florida on the home page. Let’s click on “Home” to return to the communi- cation system’s home page.
Locating Ministry Leaders of an Association The map of the associations is in the center of the home page. Click on it to get a larger version. To see who are some of the church planting mentors and resource people in the Jacksonville Baptist Association, just move your cursor over “Ministry Leaders,” and click on “Jacksonville”.
Ministry Leaders These ministry leaders will be able to help you get in on what God’s doing in the area of church planting and will help you get the resources that you may need. Click “Home” to return to the home page.
Locating Prayer Requests Would you like to see what the church planters throughout the state would like for you to pray with them about? Just move your cursor over “Prayer Requests” and click on “All”.
Prayer Requests There is one training example at this time. Let’s click on “Home” to return to the information system’s home page and let’s take a look at the list of Donated Items.
Locating the Donation Bulletin Board Besides praying for church planters, there may be some items that you are aware of that could be donated to help church planters. Let’s click on the Donations/ Needs Bulletin Board to learn more about it.
Donation Bulletin Board Let’s click on the first item on the bulletin board to see more information about it.
Info on Donated Item Notice the name, phone number & email address of the contact person. Normally the donor will store the items until someone contacts them. Let’s click on “bulletin” to return to the bulletin board.
How to Donate Note that there could be more than one page to this bulletin board. Let me show you how to post a donation or a need on the bulletin board. Click on “donate/ need”.
Entering Info on Donated Item When you fill out a need or a donation, please be sure to list a password that you can remember so you can come back and edit or delete your need/donation.
Submitting Info on Donated Item Click on “submit” to add the new listing to the bulletin board. The system administrator will receive an email that a donation has been submitted. After he/she has approved it, it will be displayed on the bulletin board.
Click on “Home” to take us back to the home page.
Locating Resource System You have 24-7 access to growing number of resources for your church plant. Just move your cursor over “Resources” and then click on “All”.
Resource System Imagine yourself looking into a file cabinet with file folders containing all kinds of information most church plants need sometime during their first few months. Let’s click on the file folder marked “Demographics.”
Viewing the contents of a file folder On the far left you see your partners in ministry and what resources they provide or are responsible for. Next you see the various resources and a hyperlink that will take you directly to the resource. If there’s someone that you should call, you have their phone number & email. Let’s click on Link under the Language Maps resource.
Viewing the contents of a hyperlink Let’s click on the “X” in the top right corner to close the document and return to the Demographics folder. Here you have an interactive map showing the concentra- tion of Spanish- speaking residents/ zip code throughout the state.
Searching & Filtering the Resource System Let me point out several other features: You can type in a keyword & click on “Search” to quickly locate a resource. If you’d like to see what resources we have in various languages, just select the language and click “Search”. Now let’s click on “Basic Training Journey file folder.”
Determining who to contact Let’s say after reading about Basic Training, you were interested in attending the next Basic Training Journey event. To find out when the next Basic Training is scheduled, we’ll have to click on the Home button to return to the Home page.
Locating Training Events To view the various church planting training events that are scheduled around the state, just move your cursor over “Training Events” and then click on it.
Viewing Training Events Looks like the next Basic Training is scheduled for Aug 2012. If you’d like to register, and you’re not in the information system, click on the hyperlink.
Adding your name to the tracking system Let me suggest that you use your first initial of your first name and your full last name and a number as your username. Go ahead pick whatever password you’d like and continue filling in as much information as possible. Click to go to the bottom of this webpage.
Submitting your info Don’t worry about filling in all of the fields. When you get to the bottom of the page, just click on “Submit”. Click on the “Home” button to then return to the home page.
Locating Potential Sites To view potential church start sites, just move your cursor over “Potential Sites” and then click on “All” or select a particular association.
Interested in Partnering You can click on the city for more information. If you’d like to partner with one of the potential sites, click on the “Home” button and I’ll show you how to do that.
Register to Partner To register your interest in partnering with a potential site or a current church start, just click on “We Want to Partner.”
Select your Role & Partner To register your interest in partnering, fill in your info in lines 1-9 and then select the role your church wants to play. Then select either a potential site, planter or church start to partner with.
Partnership Details Please express any details of your desired partnership in the Comment box and be sure to fill in line 17 before you click the “Submit” button.
The next tutorial… That’s it for the General tutorial. Feel free to continue with the church planter tutorial or stop now.