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· Stage
Day 1 Main Stage Presentation
Kicking off MPUG! We'll be showing off some really cool things that are landing in your platform veerrrryyy soon. Announcements and fun galore.
Chris Kehayias Trace Jackson Candice Hoy Megan Christianson Joe Koehling
2021-05-18T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Day+1+Main+Stage+Presentation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Sponsor Session 1 - Introducing PCO Connect, MP Extensions and Message Metrics!
An overview of our latest integrations featuring PCO Connect, MP Extensions, and Message Metrics (SendGrid Analytics).
John McGuire
2021-05-18T14:00:00Z 2021-05-18T15:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+1+-+Introducing+PCO+Connect%2C+MP+Extensions+and+Message+Metrics%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 1 - HVAC Automation with MinistryPlatform
Learn how to automate and optimize your HVAC operations w/ MP
Sam Boutros
2021-05-18T14:00:00Z 2021-05-18T15:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+1+-+HVAC+Automation+with+MinistryPlatform https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 1 - PocketPlatform: We Don't Stop
We're continuing to redefine engagement through a brand new design, new layout options and a custom console for managing your app.
Scott Logan
2021-05-18T14:00:00Z 2021-05-18T15:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+1+-+PocketPlatform%3A+We+Don%27t+Stop https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Session 1 - Donor Insights
Leverage the Giving Unit Summary to understand your Donors better and target your communications with them!
Angie Eames
2021-05-18T14:00:00Z 2021-05-18T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+1+-+Donor+Insights https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 1 - Email + Text: Reach and Engage Your Audience
Tips and tricks to leverage the New Message Tool and Views to effectively reach and engage your community via email AND text!
Heather Haremski
2021-05-18T14:00:00Z 2021-05-18T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+1+-+Email+%2B+Text%3A+Reach+and+Engage+Your+Audience https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 1 - Ins and Outs of Attendance
Learn simple ways to get attendance data into MP and powerful ways to get it out - plus all the good stuff in the gooey center!
Amanda Lewis
2021-05-18T14:00:00Z 2021-05-18T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+1+-+Ins+and+Outs+of+Attendance https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 1 - Set It and Forget It
Using Views + Notifications to make automating your world easier and more effective!
Stacy Sillasen
2021-05-18T14:00:00Z 2021-05-18T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+1+-+Set+It+and+Forget+It https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 1 - Widgets: Your Website - Your Way
Reach and serve your community directly from YOUR website in YOUR own unique way!
Melissa Reveles
2021-05-18T14:00:00Z 2021-05-18T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+1+-+Widgets%3A+Your+Website+-+Your+Way https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 2 - Facility Management vs Event Management
Learn the difference between church facility management and church event management.
Tim Cool
2021-05-18T15:00:00Z 2021-05-18T16:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+2+-+Facility+Management+vs+Event+Management https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 2 - Automate Your Communication
Use notifications like Form Response, Event Attendee, Opportunity Reminder, and more to automate your communications!
Amanda Lewis
2021-05-18T15:00:00Z 2021-05-18T16:00:00Z America/New_York Session+2+-+Automate+Your+Communication https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 2 - Visualize Your Data
Use Charts to leverage the power of your MP data in visual form plus advanced functions to take your data visualization to the next level!
Don Jewett
2021-05-18T15:00:00Z 2021-05-18T16:00:00Z America/New_York Session+2+-+Visualize+Your+Data https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 2 - Making the Leap to Widgets
Make the transition from the legacy Portal to Widgets a success for your church, your community, and your website
Melissa Reveles
2021-05-18T15:00:00Z 2021-05-18T16:00:00Z America/New_York Session+2+-+Making+the+Leap+to+Widgets https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 2 - Templates Made Gorgeous
Create gorgeous, responsive email templates with our powerful, yet simple Template Editor Tool. Bam!
Erika Booth
2021-05-18T15:00:00Z 2021-05-18T16:00:00Z America/New_York Session+2+-+Templates+Made+Gorgeous https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 2 - From the Parking Lot to Leadership
Develop a holistic approach to assimilation, engagement, and discipleship by leveraging features and key integrations
Vicki Berkheimer
2021-05-18T15:00:00Z 2021-05-18T16:00:00Z America/New_York Session+2+-+From+the+Parking+Lot+to+Leadership https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 2 - Take Action & Engage Your Church
Our integrated tools like Chat bots, Forms, Mobile Apps and Giving can help remove barriers to taking action and engaging your church!
Amy McCullom
2021-05-18T15:00:00Z 2021-05-18T16:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+2+-+Take+Action+%26+Engage+Your+Church https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 3 - Measuring Your Church's Ministry Effectiveness
Learn how to measure the effectiveness of your church's campuses, departments, and ministry staff!
Graeme Dykes
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+3+-+Measuring+Your+Church%27s+Ministry+Effectiveness https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 3 - Blackpulp Breakout
Breakout of the box with Blackpulp Designs!
Tyndall Wakeham
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+3+-+Blackpulp+Breakout https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 3 - Group Management on the Go
Use GroupLife to equip your leaders to manage their groups and take attendance wherever, whenever!
Melissa Reveles
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Session+3+-+Group+Management+on+the+Go https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 3 - Widget Foundations
Get started with Widgets - including using the User/Login, Language, and My Household Widgets to lay a solid foundation for other Widgets!
Don Jewett
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Session+3+-+Widget+Foundations https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 3 - Hidden Gems
Tap into amazing MP features that not only set MP apart from other ChMS on the market, but can also set your ministry apart!
Heather Haremski
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Session+3+-+Hidden+Gems https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 3 - Savvy Standard Statements
Prepare, run, correct, and manage year end donor statements with our new Standard Statement like a pro!
Amanda Lewis
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Session+3+-+Savvy+Standard+Statements https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 3 - On the Move
Learn how the Participant Engagement routine can help identify movement (or lack thereof) in your congregation
Mike Gayle
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Session+3+-+On+the+Move https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 3 - How Generosity Analytics & Big Data Encourage Church Growth
Learn how churches are using generosity software to increase in-person & virtual engagement. Get take-home strategies to grow your church.
2021-05-19T13:00:00Z 2021-05-19T14:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+3+-+How+Generosity+Analytics+%26+Big+Data+Encourage+Church+Growth https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 4 - Evaluating Church Finances Post-COVID
Post-COVID cutbacks got you evaluating your accounting system and budgeting needs? We've got some tips for navigating this process.
Allison Webb
2021-05-19T14:00:00Z 2021-05-19T15:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+4+-+Evaluating+Church+Finances+Post-COVID https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Sponsor Session 4 - Church Attendance Using WiFi Presence
Close the gap between the known and unknown of church attendance.
Jim Owen
2021-05-19T14:00:00Z 2021-05-19T15:00:00Z America/New_York Sponsor+Session+4+-+Church+Attendance+Using+WiFi+Presence https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 4 - Making the Leap to GroupLife
Get the lowdown on how to make the transition for the Portal's My Groups or MobileTools to GroupLife a success for leaders!
Amanda Lewis
2021-05-19T14:00:00Z 2021-05-19T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+4+-+Making+the+Leap+to+GroupLife https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 4 - User Management and Staff Transitions
Manage Security Roles and Users for a smooth transition when a staff member is leaving or changing position
Andrea McGough
2021-05-19T14:00:00Z 2021-05-19T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+4+-+User+Management+and+Staff+Transitions https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 4 - Customizations Galore
Learn to use the CSS override feature in Widgets to change a button color, hide an element, or use a different font!
Chris Kehayias
2021-05-19T14:00:00Z 2021-05-19T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+4+-+Customizations+Galore https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 4 - Build Your Audience (& Say Goodbye to MailChimp)
Use the Subscription Widget, Template Editor Tool, and Publications to build and reach targeted segments of your community!
Erika Booth
2021-05-19T14:00:00Z 2021-05-19T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+4+-+Build+Your+Audience+%28%26+Say+Goodbye+to+MailChimp%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Session 4 - Ministry Q & A: Custom Data Insights
Use Ministry Questions & Answers to gain tailored insights into your data - by weeks, periods, years, Congregation, Ministry or Program!
Melissa Reveles
2021-05-19T14:00:00Z 2021-05-19T15:00:00Z America/New_York Session+4+-+Ministry+Q+%26+A%3A+Custom+Data+Insights https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Day 2 Main Stage Presentation
Don't miss this! More MP goodness and an inside peek into what's next. More fun. More giveaways.
Chris Kehayias Trace Jackson Candice Hoy Megan Christianson
2021-05-19T15:00:00Z 2021-05-19T16:00:00Z America/New_York Day+2+Main+Stage+Presentation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fmpug-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Meagan Brown

MortarStone

Derek Maxson

Front Porch

Charles Fox

OnlineGiving.org

Amy McCullom

OnlineGiving.org

Jared Romano

Full Method

Graeme Dykes

Full Method

Jim Owen

Front Porch

Jeremy Batchelor

Sodium Halogen

John McGuire

Points North Systems

Morgan Falzone

PocketPlatform

Scott Logan

PocketPlatform

Sam Boutros

InThrMa

Lee Cool

Smart Church Solutions

Tim Cool

Smart Church Solutions

Tim Radke

Blackpulp Designs

Tyndall Wakeham

Blackpulp Designs

Peter Wagner

AcctTwo

Allison Webb

AcctTwo

Megan Christianson

MinistryPlatform

Laura Morris

MinistryPlatform

Melissa Reveles

MinistryPlatform

Heather Haremski

MinistryPlatform

Mike Gayle

MinistryPlatform

Erika Booth

MinistryPlatform

Stacy Sillasen

MinistryPlatform

Candice Hoy

MinistryPlatform

Trace Jackson

MinistryPlatform

Don Jewett

MinistryPlatform

Vicki Berkheimer

MinistryPlatform

Chris Kehayias

MinistryPlatform

Ashley Morris

MinistryPlatform

Angie Eames

MinistryPlatform

Andrea McGough

MinistryPlatform

Amanda Lewis

MinistryPlatform

Joe Koehling

ACS Technologies

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MinistryPlatform

We are a Church Management System that provides churches cutting edge technology and tools to make ministry easier.

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ACS Technologies

ACS Technologies is a ministry development company that helps churches identify their optimum ministry focus, educate their teams for maximum effectiveness, and provide them the right tools to make it all work together to build the Kingdom.

AcctTwo

AcctTwo believes that finance and accounting should be a strategic partner in support of the church's mission.

Blackpulp Designs

Blackpulp Designs has more than 18 years of experience providing web design & development services to churches of all sizes and denominations. In every project we strive to marry excellence in design with excellence in development.

Front Porch

Wi-Fi Presence closes the gap between the known and unknown of weekly church attendance.

Full Method

Insights that empower you to pastor people better

InThrMa

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MortarStone Generosity Software

Increase giving and grow engagement with MortarStone Generosity! Offered free to MinistryPlatform churches, MortarStone helps you quickly identify giving trends and make discipleship connections.

OnlineGiving.org

Innovative platform providing tools for your church with easy digital giving, text marketing, church chatbot, and a feature-rich mobile application.

PocketPlatform

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Points North Systems, Inc.

MinistryPlatform integrations for PCO, texting, SendGrid metrics! Custom widgets, core tools, mobile apps, SSRS reporting, you name it!

Protect My Ministry

Protect My Ministry is the nation's leading provider for church background screening services and child safety training.

Smart Church Solutions

We focus on your facility, so you can focus on your mission.

Sodium Halogen

If we were in the movie The Avengers, we'd be the weird dwarf that builds awesome tools to help our clients win the day!

Streamside Solutions

Helping churches save energy, time, and money.