Church software is designed to assist churches structure and manage daily operations. Typically on Sunday’s that the event planning, volunteer management, child check-in and attendance tracking. Mid-week it could be Sunday service follow up tracking and church administration, event management or small group meetings or running background checks on volunteers.
Whether you’re a small church, mid-sixed church, or even a large church, as a church leader you know you need a reliable and efficient system, that’s user friendly and that will equip both your congregation and staff to operate effectively.
Most broadly, church software is any software that specifically designed for use by a church. Church software can be sourced to meet a specific need but is often bundled together with a wide range of functionality within a chms, or church management software.
You can find church software for:
- Church websites
- Church accounting software
- Church presentation software
- Worship software
- Congregation management software
- Church membership management
- Check-in management
- Donation management software
- Online giving
- Church attendance tracking
- Church member directory
- Church small group management
- Volunteer management
If you’re looking for church management software, or specifically an all-in-one church management system, check out our list which contains all the best church management software solutions.
Our pick of the best church software
This list of church software is what we think are the best in class church software platforms, across all functionality, our reviews below include functionality and pricing information.
We’ve made this shortlist primarily on what we consider to be forward-thinking and more cutting edge church chms software that is demonstrated by user-friendly interface, communication tools such as text messages, availability of mobile app (including android), child check-in, volunteer scheduling, event registration, text giving, and excellent customer support that would be suitable for churches of all sizes.
- Wild Apricot
- Servant Keeper
- Breeze ChMS
- Blackbaud Church Management
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Overviews of the 10 Best Church Software
Here’s a brief description of each of the church software on my list, showing what it does best, plus screenshots to showcase some of the features.
1. Wild Apricot
4. Breeze ChMS
Other church software
- Church Social
- One Church
- Faith Teams
- SimpleChurch CRM
- Rock RMS
- CahabaWorks Church
- Church Community Builder
- Excellerate Church Software
- Church Office Online
- Church Community
- Planning Centre
What church software do you use?
Have you discovered or used any good church software recently? What did you think of it? Ever wondered what kind of software is best for streaming? Here are the 10 Biggest Streaming Churches And The Software They Use.
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If you’re looking for even more help, here’s our list of the 10 Top Church Technology Resources For Leaders in 2021.