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How to Install Shepherd’s Staff 2019

By Rod Kyles on Sep 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Shepherd’s Staff 2019 is here! If you have an active support contract, you can upgrade to the new version for free.

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Finding Attendance Utilities in Version 8.7

By Rod Kyles on Sep 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Some features in the new Attendance module are in different places from in Shepherd’s Staff 2018. Here is how to find the tools and utilities you need in the 2019 version.

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Printing Attendance Reports in Shepherd’s Staff 2019

By Rod Kyles on Sep 14, 2018 10:00:00 AM

With a redesigned Attendance module, the 2019 version of Shepherd’s Staff features more flexible reporting options. Pastors and office staff can use reports to find non-attendees, follow up with visitors, and compare monthly attendance year to year.

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New Basic Attendance Entry Method

By Rod Kyles on Sep 5, 2018 11:30:00 AM

The newly redesigned Attendance module in Shepherd’s Staff 2019 has not just one but two attendance batch entry methods. These are in addition to WebTools, which allows for online batch entry.

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Introduction to the New Attendance Module

By Rod Kyles on Aug 29, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Shepherd’s Staff is currently undergoing one of its largest enhancements in quite a few years. We are redesigning all the modules, and the new Attendance module is now ready. Many of the conventions in the Attendance module will be seen in the redesigns of the other modules.

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Integrating GivePlus with Shepherd’s Staff

By Peter Frank on Aug 28, 2018 2:30:00 PM

The Vanco eGiving (EFT) import utility connects to GivePlus from Vanco Payment Solutions through a web service, and it downloads the electronic offerings given within a specified date range.

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Simpler Way to Enter Attendance Batches in Shepherd’s Staff

By Buffy Alvarez on Aug 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The next version of Shepherd’s Staff includes a simplified method for entering attendance batches. This will become available in September 2018, when an entire new Attendance module will be released.

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Entering Attendance into Shepherd’s Staff with WebTools

By Rod Kyles on Jul 19, 2018 3:00:00 PM

WebTools makes it possible to enter attendance while you are away from your church computer. Volunteers can enter attendance from home or even use a tablet to track it during a worship service or event. This saves ample time for your church office!

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Fixing the Windows 10 Printer Driver Issue

By Dave Bowman on Jun 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Windows recently released a new version of Windows 10 (version 1803) that is causing problems with reports in Shepherd’s Staff, mainly in the previewing and printing of reports. The issue is causing Shepherd’s Staff to stop working or to display only a white screen. Having an outdated printer driver is the cause of this issue.

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Updates to Make to Membership Records after a Marriage

By Buffy Alvarez on Jun 8, 2018 9:00:00 AM

When a couple gets married, there are a few housekeeping items that need to take place in Shepherd’s Staff. The essential updates to make are to edit one or both people’s Household records and to potentially change one person’s name.

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