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Shepherd’s Staff is church management software for PC’s that has five modules designed to help better manage finance information, membership, contributions, attendance (including secure check-in), and calendar. You can manage multiple emails, addresses, and phone numbers for each member of your congregation. Analyze pledges and contributions with reports and graphs. Track equipment usage and inventory. Create calendars for each room, and more.
From the site: “Shepherd’s Staff keeps you in control of your changing ministry needs and helps you focus on what matters most—the spiritual care of your members. Whether you’re a ministry leader or administrator, this PC-based software has a solution for the unique needs of your church, from scheduling the calendar to easily organizing contribution information.”
The story: Concordia Technology Solutions (CTS) is the technology division of Concordia Publishing House (CPH), a not-for-profit church-based organization that has been serving the needs of churches since 1869. Because of the rich history of CPH and the depth of its employees who also serve their churches in various roles, CTS has a rich understanding of the unique and changing technology needs of God’s people.
What it does:
- Member Profiles
- Membership Management
- Pledge Management
- Website Management
Number of Churches Using: 4-5,000
Typical Customer Size: 250
Purchase Model: installed
Pros: made for Lutheran churches.
Cons: old interface is difficult to use
At the end of the day: Shepherd’s Staff seems to be a decent program. An update to the interface would be a big help.
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