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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Looking for a Church Volunteer Management solution?

The bigger Churches become, the more volunteers are needed to help out.  It’s a simple fact, and while many churches may be thriving with helping hands, leaders may feel overwhelmed with the task of coordinating where volunteers can serve every week.  This is where having a good church volunteer management system can make all the difference in keeping your church volunteers organized.

A great church volunteer management system will enable to you schedule, connect, and resource your volunteers.  With team specific schedules, text and email notifications, and a resource library, ServePoint Volunteer Scheduler enables you to fully manage every aspect of scheduling and communicating with your volunteers.

A lot of church volunteer scheduling solutions can be found online, but ServePoint was designed specifically for churches – to help manage volunteers in every ministry or serve team.  With ServePoint’s Church Volunteer scheduling, you can see all your volunteer teams in one place, and schedule them to specific campuses, services, and positions.

Scheduling your volunteers shouldn’t be a burden, but a source of great joy to see how many people are willing to serve!  Having a great church volunteer management solution in place will make coordinating your volunteers a breeze.  To see how it works, you can check out a free 15-day Trial of ServePoint

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Excellerate Check-In for VBS


Vacation Bible School (VBS) is always a great time for your children to learn of and grow into the things of God. It’s a youth-focused spiritual retreat, designed to engage your kids in the Word – all while giving the parents a little break of their own during the summer.  The vacation in VBS may even sound more attractive to the parents than the kids.  But, of course, now the church has the responsibility of taking care of all these children and their security.  Even with a handful of volunteers, sign-ups, check-ins, and schedules can add up to a lot of work in no time.  Paper systems work, but Excellerate’s Check-In System can take the sting out of all those paper-cuts. Continue reading

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

Serving and Reaching out to Your Community

We at Excellerate believe very strongly in the power of serving the community to grow the church. Serving isn’t some trick to create growth, or some way to tie God’s hands and force Him to grow your church, serving is a way to treat people the way God wants to see them treated, and it’s the very essence of God’s personality. That’s why it’s so powerful. Continue reading