Best Free and Open Source Church Apps

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Running a church in the 21st century means using 21st century tools. These tools often come in the form of software applications or Apps for short. Because we love getting things for free (who doesn’t), we’ve compiled a list of our top 11 best free and open source church apps that are available now. Every single one of these apps … Read More

Why is ChurchTrac on Pinterest?

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Here at ChurchTrac, we ❤️ Pinterest. When Pinterest first came out, many of us used it for yummy recipe ideas and DIY projects around the house. Now, Pinterest is an amazing resource for almost anything you can think of. Ministry is one of those things. Despite the fact we are a Church Management Software company, we are all about ministry … Read More

How to cut down your church email

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Back in the day… When email first became mainstream, it was an exciting thing. I vividly remember dialing out to the internet and waiting for those 3 magical words “you’ve got mail”. This was a simpler time when the only messages we got were from family, close friends or an occasional marketer. The inbox was easy-to-use and didn’t have all … Read More

Summer Updates

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In between our family vacations, youth camps, and mission trips… we’ve been diligently typing away on our keyboards to build some great things. By popular demand, we made the Individual Pledge Summary. It’s a multi-year pledge campaign report that goes beyond a contribution statement for an individual. What makes this report great is that it’s not limited to just a year for pledges. … Read More

Independence Day

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Tomorrow, many of us will be celebrating the 4th of July (AKA the birth of America). In-between family cookouts and fireworks, we remember the freedom we’ve been given and the sacrifice which was made for that freedom to become a reality. Our offices will be closed tomorrow for the observance of Independence Day. We will be resuming normal business hours on … Read More

2 Reasons You Should Be Using Child Check-In

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Last month we talked about The 7 Things You Should Be Doing With ChurchTrac. The Child Check-In feature of ChurchTrac is one of the features we think all churches should be using. Why? It starts with safety  By using Child Check-In (CCI for short), you have a definitive plan in place to keep your children safe. With CCI, you can … Read More

4 Ways Jump The Summertime Slump

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With summertime fast approaching…we’re getting ready for vacations, trips to the beach, family visits, BBQ’s, pool parties, families moving, ice cream trucks, and the smell of freshly cut lawns. Did I miss anything? Oh ya…and our churches will be ghost towns soon! I admit, “ghost town” may be a little dramatic…but the struggle is real. Depending on your church, you may … Read More

The 7 Things You Should Be Doing With ChurchTrac

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As you already know…ChurchTrac is LOADED with some really great features. Some of the best features that we’re proud of started with simple ideas from churches just like yours. For that, we want to say THANK YOU 🙌. As churches start using the software, one of the most common questions we get asked is “What features should I be using?” … Read More

Guests vs Visitors

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A few months ago I was looking for some mixing bowls in our church kitchen. Every cabinet and drawer in the kitchen was labeled. Whether it was utensils, pans, or cleaning supplies…everything had a place. But… I couldn’t find the mixing bowls. After about 10 minutes of frustration, I decided to open every cabinet and drawer until I could find … Read More

The Best Connect Card

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In today’s digital age…paper is still king when it comes to recording certain types of information quickly and easily. One of the best examples of this in the church is the connect card. The “connect card” has many names. Sometimes it comes in the form of a “visitor card” or a “prayer card”. Whatever the name, connect cards all serve the … Read More