Church Database Software – What Should it Track?

It can be surprising how much information and scattered details a church needs to keep track of on a weekly and even daily basis.
The wise church administrator knows the best way to stay organized and efficient is by using church database software. A database gives you one common point of information for everything you need. Everyone on staff knows where to go to get a phone number, address, or even statistics and other reports. Continue reading

Contribution Check Scanning

Check scanning drastically speeds up data entry!

Entering weekly contributions into the computer may not be the funnest way to spend your time, yet it is critical to the operation of your church!

Now you can use a check scanner to drastically speed up the process of entering contributions!

Instead of looking up contributors manually, you simply scan their check and it will automatically find the appropriate person in your database.

All you have to do is enter the account designation, and amount!
The check images are also stored for you, so you dont have to make copies anymore.

  • Save hours of data entry time
  • Reduce errors and ensure accuracy
  • Stores check images right in their record

Two scanners to choose from

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The 5 Most Important Features you should be getting from your Church Membership Software

A lot of churches are still making the switch from paper systems to computer based applications to help manage their church membership. You might already have a church membership solution, but you aren’t as happy as you hoped you would be. Or if you’re one of those still sitting on the fence and just can’t seem to make a decision, consider these 5 things as you’re looking around at different options, or as a guideline to help direct you to the right solution. Continue reading

How to Encourage Your Members to Bring Guests

Every time I research visitor retention, I see a different set of recommendations from every single source.  But, the one thing they agree on is that relationships are the key to retention. If so, maybe we should take more advantage of the relationships that already exist.  This tip is about attracting visitors who already have friends in your church.  A good follow-up and connection process is great.  But, the process’s success depends on your ability to get members to personally connect with every visitor.  When your members bring their friends, that part is already done. Continue reading

Simple Tithe Tracking

Every church needs to have accurate record tracking of tithes and offerings, but it can be a real headache doing that manually.  You have to make sure every contribution is recorded for the correct member toward the correct fund, track loose cash, produce weekly/monthly reports, and generate giving statements at the end of the year. Continue reading

Managing Church Small Groups with Excellerate

More and more churches are realizing the power small groups can have for reaching the lost and disciple believers. However, it can be very difficult to track all the details associated with small groups.

Excellerate church management software fixes that problem

From our inception, we’ve been committed to providing top of the line tools for tracking, monitoring, and evaluating your small group success. Excellerate can Continue reading