Each event at ACF is carefully planned with our mission and measure in mind:  reaching people, pursuing Christ, and making more and better disciples.  Follow the steps below to plan your event.  We are here to help you every step of the way! 

All events are not created equal.  Some do not require every step.  Ask your executive lead if you have any questions.

Steps 1-7 for Event Planning:

Step 1: Event Request for approval (skip if event was approved on the annual calendar)

by 3-6 months before the event date

Step 2: Get your event on the building calendar

by 3-6 months before the event date

Step 3a: Request event registration & collection of money

by 3 weeks before registration begins

Step 3b: Edit your event registration

After the finance dept creates your registration, you proof and edit.

Your event registration is not active until you make it live.

Step 4: Reserve childcare

by 2 months before the event date

Step 5: Request marketing and communication

by 2 months before the event date

Step 6: Finalize financial details

Contact finance to set a final meeting for 2 weeks before event.

Set reconcile meeting for 1 week after event.

Step 7: Evaluate your event

by 3 days after the event date