5 Famous Churches that Rely on Ministry Scheduler Pro
Ministry Scheduler Pro (MSP) supports ministry scheduling in thousands of churches across the country — both big and small. Some of the churches where MSP has streamlined volunteer scheduling and increased engagement are well-established points of interest in their communities. As a celebration of these important places of worship and how they represent their communities as historic, architectural, and spiritual pillars, here are a few notable churches that have benefited from using MSP.
Washington National Cathedral (Washington, DC)
Nestled amid 59 acres of beautiful manicured grounds at the highest point in our nation’s capital, Washington’s National Cathedral earns its reputation as one of the most beautiful churches in the United States for its stunning gothic facade and towering stained-glass windows. The Washington National Cathedral started using MSP in 2017, and currently schedules 300 volunteers through the program. (Photo Credit: Carol M. Highsmith [Public domain])
Grace Cathedral (San Francisco, CA)
San Francisco’s iconic Grace Cathedral is known as much for it’s Gates of Paradise as for the stunning murals and labyrinths contained within it. In addition to regularly scheduled services, Grace Cathedral frequently hosts community yoga classes, art exhibits, and concerts. Grace Cathedral started using MSP in 2008, and currently schedules 400 volunteers through the program. (Photo Credit: Chris06 CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons, no changes made)
Church of the Resurrection (Leawood, KS)
The Church of the Resurrection is the largest Methodist church in the country. Today, more than 20,000 people worship, study, and serve at Resurrection’s campuses in Leawood and Olathe, Kansas, and in Blue Springs and Downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The Church of the Resurrection started using MSP in 2018 and currently schedules 700 volunteers through the program. (Photo Credit: CSvBibra CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons, no changes made)
Fourth Presbyterian (Chicago, IL)
One of the oldest buildings in Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile neighborhood, you might recognize Fourth Presbyterian as the church from the movie My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997). Over 8 million worshippers have walked through the doors of Fourth Presbyterian over it’s 100 year history. Fourth Presbyterian Church started using MSP in 2017 and currently schedules 300 volunteers through the program. (Photo Credit: Dori CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons, no changes made)
St. Matthew Catholic Church (Charlotte, NC)
In the green hills of Charlotte, North Carolina sits the largest Catholic Parish in the United States. Established in 1986, St. Matthew Catholic Church has become a place of worship to over 34,000 parishioners, with 10,000 - 12,000 people attending one of the 10 Masses every weekend. St. Matthew’s started using MSP in 2013, and currently schedules 1,400 volunteers through the program. (Photo Credit: Pixaby license)
Since the beginning, MSP has been an important tool used by churches of not only varying sizes but also varying denominations and histories. With powerful communication and scheduling features, MSP is a tool that can transform the volunteer engagement of any ministry and help bring people together to serve in the commonality of their faith.