Brick River Ripples: April 2023


Featured Project

Oregon-Idaho UMC Conference Launches a Redesigned Website

This spring we hopped in our time machine to bring the Oregon-Idaho Conference of The United Methodist Church website into the modern age. Its last face lift was nearly a decade ago, so we were excited to introduce some of our newfangled modern features — like custom content snippets, video embeds and responsive design.

Product Updates

Interesting Projects

Learning Items

Upcoming Webinar: Tips and Tricks for Easy AC Voting

For our UMC customers, annual conferences (and special sessions) are just around the corner, which means so is the headache of managing voting information for conference members. Join us and a panel of special guests at 1 p.m. EST on Wednesday, April 26, as we explore ways the Brick River system makes tracking voting status and distributing credentials a breeze. Get the Zoom link ?

Have you joined our Discord community? Get connected and start collaborating with other Brick River users. Join the party ?

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Did You Know?

There's an Annual Conference voting rights field in the UMC data core. Located with the Trainings and Courses fields, voting statuses are prefilled in a drop-down menu. Combine it with the Brick River database's mass update feature and filtering power, and you've got yourself a dynamite tool for tracking each member’s status and assigning them voting credentials. Check out this article how to use the field and included best practices from a Conference Secretary. Read more ?