Denomination Specific Report - Southern Baptist

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The Annual Church Profile Report (ACP) is exclusively used by the Southern Baptist churches. This report has been designed specifically to meet the annual reporting needs of and follows the reporting specifications set out by the Southern Baptist Church. Consult your denominational guidelines for a description of each line on the report, and how numbers are calculated.

To access the Annual Church Profile (ACP) report, in the membership module, click on reports, and choose "Statistics Denomination-specific" and then choose Southern Baptist from the Denomination drop down list.

For any field that has a speech bubble with a lowercase “i” in it, you can click on this icon and see how that field is being calculated.

Each tab covers a range of questions for the ACP report:

» Church Info—General church information. The “Reporting Year” references which year you’re running the report for, and the “Ending in” field signifies what month you’re running this report through within the reporting year.

» Membership— This section shows you your total number of members, total number of baptisms, and any other ways you received new members through the course of the reporting year.

» Attendance—This section allows you to select which event should be considered for Weekly Worship Attendance and Sunday School/Bible Study/Small Group attendance.

» Activities—This section will allow you to select which activities should be considered for VBS Enrollment, and Total Mission Project Participation

» Receipts—This section of the report allows you to select which accounts from your finance module should be considered when calculating your total giving for your church

» Mission Expenditures—This section of the report allows you to select which account from your finance module should be considered when calculating your expenditures towards missions.

Consult your denominational guidelines for a description of each line on the report, and how numbers are calculated.

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  1. Select Reports within the Membership Module
  2. Select the "Statistics: Denomination-specific" option on the list of reports
  3. In the "Denomination" field, select "Southern Baptist" and then click the "Select" button
  4. In the Church Info tab, set your Reporting year and Ending in year and month respectively. Also fill out your congregation name, Year Organized, Church/mission and Largest Ethnic group fields
  5. In the Membership tab you can review the numbers that are calculated within the fields listed on this tab. To see how these fields are being calculated, click on the button with the "?" to see how the field is being calculated. If you click the button with the lowercase i in it, it will tell you who is included in that field.
  6. In the Attendance tab, you can select which events should be considered for Weekly Worship Attendance, and Sunday School/Bible Study/Small Group attendance. Click the button with the checkmarks and lines next to each field to select which attendance events should be included.
  7. In the Activities tab, you can select which activities should be considered for VBS Enrollment and Total Mission Project Participation. Click on the button with the checkmarks and lines next to each field to select which attendance events should be included.
  8. The Receipts tab lets you pick which accounts from your finance module should be considered for your Undesignated, designated and other Receipts/Income.  Click on the button with the checkmarks and lines next to each field to select which attendance events should be included.
  9. The Mission Expenditures field lets you pick which accounts from your finance module should be considered for your your various mission expenditures at your church. Click on the button with the checkmarks and lines next to each field to select which attendance events should be included.
  10. Click the Save and calculate button to update any calculated fields with information after filling the fields on each tab. When you've completed the last tab, click the Print button to get a preview of your Report, and then click print to print out your report.
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