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Parish Resources

2019 Annual Catholic Appeal Dates
Appeal Kickoff Weekend – April 28, 2019
Presentation/Ask Weekend 1 – May 5, 2019
Presentation/Ask Weekend 2 – May 12, 2019
Follow-Up/Ask Weekend 1 – May 19, 2019
Follow-Up/Ask Weekend 2 - May 26, 2019
 
ACA Campaign Resources for Parishes
 
All 2019 Campaign Resources
All 2019 ACA Campaign Resources will be available through Box this year! A link to access the Box folder will also be provided in email communications from the ACA Office during the Appeal.
Access the Box folder

 
Best Practices for Electronic Communications/Messaging
 
Bulletin Best Practices
Bulletin fundamentals, design, and content that can assist you with providing a clear and concise message each week.
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Messaging - Mobile App, Texting, Email
Electronic communication with your parishioners saves time, money, and paper. It allows you to communicate with them more effectively and immediately. It also benefits parishioners, giving them the ability to communicate with the parish one-on-one.
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Online Giving Best Practices
Online giving is a critical component of parish/diocesan fundraising, now, and in the future. The Archdiocese of Seattle has long encouraged parishes to offer their parishioners the opportunity to give electronically.
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Social Media Best Practices
Social media can be used as an important part of online evangelization when used correctly and has the power to reach an audience that we've never thought imaginable.
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Website Best Practices
Increase the number of parishioners that are viewing
your website for information, donating, registering, and volunteering.
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PDS Church Office Registration and Trainings
 
PDS System Configuration
System and Sacrament configuration
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Parish Registration Guidelines
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Parish Registration Instructions
Complete Instructions with screen snapshots to aid in the parish registration process in PDS
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How to mark a record deceased
Details on marking a record deceased, either head of household member1 or the spouse member2
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Step 1 Report for Archdiocese Set Up
Instructions to export your parish registration list updates - changes, deletions, additions, deceased
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Full List Export Files
Step 1 Download to use with the PDS Report Export process
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Step 2 Report for Archdiocese Monthly Process
Once you have completed Step 1, use this report to send periodic updates thereafter (monthly preferred)
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Import ACA ID numbers in PDS
Instructions to import the ACA ID into the 2nd ID field in PDS
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Data Cleanup
Data Clean up for Keywords and User-defined fields
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FAQ's from Training Session 1
Answers to frequently asked questions on topics such as system configuration, online registration, keywords, data clean up and comprehensive reports
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