Support and Beyond

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We know that no matter how User-Friendly software is, change isn’t always easy. That’s why we work hard to provide you with the best support possible to help you learn how to navigate through the ins and outs of ChurchTrac. Between our Online User-Guide and our Support Team, we have got your back! The ChurchTrac support team is now available … Read More

Blessed Subtraction

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Frank has been going to your church for 15 years now. He was there 2 pastors before you, and he makes sure that you know it with his backhanded compliments about your sermons.  In the worship service, Frank sits in the back in a chair all to himself by choice. He prefers to be alone in the service so that … Read More

The Passing of the Plates

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The worship leader comes back onto the stage after the preaching is over. “Thank you, pastor, for that powerful message on the resurrection!”  : Regular attendees sit in silence. They know what’s about to happen: “At this time, I would like the ushers to come up as we pray over our tithes and offering.” : Men come up to the … Read More

Should My Church Have Sunday School?

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This is the topic that few are willing to go near. Why? People have strong opinions on both sides and rarely take an objective approach. Much of this is mainly due to habit, conviction, or simply just preference. Ultimately, a church’s decision as to whether or not to have Sunday School is never cut and dry.  How did Sunday School … Read More

Unsplash: Free Pictures For Your Ministry

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Good pictures can be hard to find when you’re wanting the perfect background for a lyric slide, a poster, or a weekly church bulletin. Sure there are many paid resources out there for relevant church media…but who wants to pay that kind of money for something that will only be seen a few times by just your congregation? Check out … Read More

8 Ways to do VBS on a Small Budget

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It’s that time of year again. With VBS just around the corner for many of us, it’s an ALL HANDS ON DECK kind of deal. As the parents of our VBS kids are counting down the days to free summer daycare, some of us are gradually slipping into a state of “complete freak out” as there is still so much … Read More

Palm Sunday: The Middle Child of Church Services

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In the church realm, the Easter and Christmas services are always the most chattered about. It’s for good reason since the’re usually a time of influx of new guests that step foot into our churches. But what about Palm Sunday? Easter seems to always overshadow Palm Sunday. Like the middle child, Palm Sunday is a service we all know about, … Read More

Every Service Is Easter

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We don’t need to tell you how big of a deal Easter is.  You know it. We know it.  Everyone knows it. We’re all hands on deck as we prepare to have an influx of people step into our churches. Whether it’s a nearby neighbor, a visiting family member, or your “chreasters” (Members that only show up on Christmas and … Read More

Connect Card Hack: Get The Info You Need

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One of the best ways to keep track of and follow-up with guests is to have them fill out a guest card or a “connect card”. A while back we talked about how to make the best connect card. We recently came across a little hack that could help take it to the next level for many churches. Most connect cards … Read More

Christmas Songs For 2018

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year! For the weeks leading up to Christmas, both non-church people and church people alike will be humming Christmas tunes all the day long. Despite how much as we love Christmas music…singing “Baby it’s cold outside” probably isn’t the best choice when it comes to us singing Christmas music as a congregation 😂. We don’t … Read More