When it comes to church management solutions, options abound. The volume of choices can make it difficult to determine which is the best fit.
Options, style of product and cost all have to be considered. With long standing providers, it’s easy to miss new companies with their fresh approach and solutions.
With that in mind we have picked a few “newer “church software solutions. Each has a different approach and feature set, but they bring a common goal.
Making ministry easier for the local church.
The solutions, in alphabetical order, are…
AgapeWorks started in 2004 as a website provider for small churches. As technology has developed, the needs of their clients have grown. Their newly released AgapeWORKS Church Administration System is currently in beta.
It brings together contributions, attendance, events, membership, website builder and more into a powerful free service. The Essentials package gets you started with a way to manage members and have a web presence. Enhanced features are available via monthly subscription. Options include emails, small groups and ecommerce storefronts. You can add these features as your ministry grows, to keep initial costs to a minimum.
For more information visit AgapeWORKS
FaithMetrics focus in on mobile guest check-in. Founded by a pastor, they understand the challenges of gathering information and following up with guests. Their solution works to bridge the divide.
FaithMetrics uses a simple follow up and notify plan…
- A guest fills out an easy to use, customizable form using any internet connected device.
- A welcome email it sent to the guest automatically
- Guest information is emailed to the church account for notification
- Delivered emails are archived to the database for future access
The tool makes gathering and tracking guests easy.
For more information visit FaithMetrics
GroupForms is a free small group connection platform. It helps you track group sign ups so no one falls through the cracks.
Once it’s set up, administrators receive email notification of items to follow up on. New form submissions, group connections, and follow-up are all managed for you so you don’t miss out connecting someone.
The best part is the heavy lifting of set up is done for you. You can be up and running in a matter of minutes.
For more information visit GroupForms
If you are considering options for church software Capterra runs a review site which lists top church software products. Their insights can be valuable as you navigate the options available to you.