Church Library, Church Accounting, Church Management,
and Church Worship & Video Software Links

Courtesy of Neil MacQueen, Sunday Software

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The following links are merely provided as a courtesy. Sunday Software does not carry church accounting, library, or worship software, but we do get asked about it a lot because we're into Christian Education software! 

This page also has "Tips on How to Select Software for Your Church Office".

Do you have a small church library and are looking for a QUICK, FREE, and EASY SOLUTION to posting your church library resources on-line and making them searchable? Read my eye-opening article about putting your church library online (for free).

A list of church library software

Links provided as a service by Sunday Software.

By the Book (aka "Roll Call") Church accounting and membership software

Request Manager, aka "RQM" ....an online piece of software designed for resource centers. Allows for web searches of your listings. www.requestmanager.org 

OPALS-NA http://www.opals-na.org  Open source software you maintain and manage online.  Annual subscription fee. Free evaluation period.

BookMaster -for small libraries, http://www.cadomel.com/

Library Concepts, http://libraryconcepts.com

Request Manager Resource Center software, http://www.requestmanager.org/

Surpass Software --for small libraries, http://www.surpasssoftware.com/

Library 1.7, http://www.cross-products.com/

ResourceMate 3.0, http://www.jaywil.com/ 

See Neil's Online Church Library demonstration blog at www.churchlibrary.wordpress.com  ...a free alternative.

 


Worship Software, Worship Video Clips, etc.

Visual Slide Studio: Church presentation software, includes Bibles, Backgrounds, Style sheets, Music library and a whole lot more. Try it for free at www.digitalsoft.org

Christian Video Magazine and Christian A-V Magazine ... two free magazine from the people at Christian Computing magazine, www.CCmag.com.

www.Sermonspice.com  Sermon and Worship videos.


Church Management & Accounting
Software
Links:

ACS Technologies
(formerly Automated Church Software)
http://www.acstechnologies.com

CCIS Church Management Software
CCISsoftware.com

ChurchTRAC
http://www.churchtrac.com/
free from very small churches

Church Windows
http://www.churchwindows.com/

ChurchWare, a free fully functional downloadable program with free support.
http://churchware.com/


Community Builder Inc.

A unique approach where the software/data is securely stored and accessible from anywhere online. Allows people to donate and look up their giving statements online, ministry tools events calendars, photo pages, etc. http://www.churchcommunitybuilder.com/

Icon System, Inc

Shelby Systems
http://www.shelbyinc.com

ChurchOffice(tm) Solutions
PO Box 1965
Pt Roberts WA 98281
http://www.churchoffice.com

Church Watch Software
http://www.churchwatch.com/

Church Pro Software
http://churchpro.com

Servant Keeper
http://www.servantpc.com

Shepherd's Staff
http://www.shepherdsstaff.org/staff/

Church Related Online Software Systems
(CROSS Systems)
http://www.cross-products.com/

Pros and Cons of using Quickbooks for Church
http://www.churchaccountingsoftwareguide.com/quickbooks-non-profit-review/

Submissions to our list are welcome via email, however, we'd like to have you tell us WHY you think your software is different and better.

 

Great Bible Videos.... 

Come see THE BEST Animated Bible Videos and the best JESUS videos I've ever seen. Plus some movie guides and a Guide to Teaching with Video...all free on our video page.

In addition to my work with Sunday Software, I write a Church Tech Blog at www.SUNDAYRESOURCES.NET 

Here are some of the blog posts you'll find there.

 

 

 

 

 

Highlights from our Software Listings 

 

The Ten Commandments CD
A virtual lesson-hike up Mt Sinai through
three spectacular 360 degree "photobubbles".


Learn more


www.sundaysoftware.com/namebadger

 

 Read: Computers in your church library
-how to attract children (and their parents) to your resources.

An article written for
Church and Synagogue Library magazine.

Jesus in Space is an interactive program from Sunday Software
Boldly sharing the Gospel on new worlds!


www.sundaysoftware.com/awesome

 

Sunday Software
we've got the software and materials
nobody else has. View and print our catalog.
 


www.sundaysoftware.com/whatsinthebible


Tips on Picking Church Membership and Accounting software...

1. Most churches utilize only a fraction of a program's capabilities, but some features are nice to grow into.  Consider software that offers you expansion modules.

2. Price should not be your biggest concern. Rather, ease of use, support, and the long-term stability of the company are paramount concerns. Don't be penny wise, pound foolish.

3. Make sure the company you're dealing with offers excellent technical support and easy to read manuals. Look for web-based support and help.

4. How long has the company been in business? Will this company be in business three years from now when I need a newer version?  Is this piece of software a sideline or main flagship for the company? Do they really understand church accounting needs? ...or have they simply repurposed business software?

5. Look at their version release schedule. Do they continue to improve the program? Is the current version they are selling up-to-date?

6. Make sure the company offers training ...and then get it. Too often churches buy a new computer and new software package only to run out of money and never get proper training.

7. Make sure the people in your church who selecting your software know what they are doing. The church's accounting software decision is no place for armchair techies and amateur bookkeepers.


Neil MacQueen is a Presbyterian minister, veteran of church offices, and Christian software developer known mostly for his work in Christian education. The recommendations on this page are his alone and none have paid to be here.


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Software and Lesson Copyright Issues in Plain English for Church Educators

List of our Christian Education Software for kids, youth and adults

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