About Churchteams

Churchteams is a church management software designed to assist with the organization of multiple small groups and ministries within a church. Users can add, edit and merge member information to form families, create groups based on demographics, interests and more, track attendance, create custom reports, communicate with members by email and text message, store notes on interactions to keep staff informed, manage volunteer scheduling, securely check children in, and more.

Churchteams enables users to identify, develop and track potential group leaders from within the church community based on their skills and passion. Group leaders are automatically reminded to communicate with staff and their group on meeting days, with a follow-up system to ensure communication and reports are completed. Churchteams produces a monthly group health report, revealing 18-month ministry trends into which users can drill down to view what is happening in any group.

Integrated online giving allows users to accept donations, specify accepted payment types, automatically collect recurring donations, and create individual contribution records. Users can also import contributions from other online giving systems, analyse giving trends, and track individual and family pledge progress, with the option to email this information to members with their contribution statements, allowing them to see how they are progressing towards their yearly goals. Churchteams can also exclude or include online giving in its weekly contribution summaries, allowing users to see what percentage of donations come from each contribution method.

Churchteams’ online giving portal can also be integrated into event registration, enabling church members to pay for registration at the same time as they confirm their attendance. Users control what information is captured from all members registering for events online, without members needing to login, and this is presented to users as a single dashboard. Where possible, information is collated, such as the number of T-shirts required in each size. Users can also register any offline registrations and payments in the system, to keep all event information in one place.

Key benefits of Churchteams

Churchteams’ child check-in feature allows for the tracking of children who arrive with families other than their own, prints name stickers with matching unique security numbers for parent and child, and offers the option to include special health and allergy notes on the name tag.

With online giving integration, online contributions are posted directly to the church’s bank account, and can be split between multiple funds, with full donor giving records automatically created.

Members can register for events online with no need to login, their information is captured and presented to users in a single event dashboard, and online payments can be taken during the registration process by integrating Churchteams’ online giving portal.

Users can create custom dashboards and generate multiple types of reports and summaries, filtered to include the members, groups, and information fields they wish to include.

Users can communicate with volunteers by text or email, track involvement, build teams based on their serving frequency, schedule assignments in the church calendar, and send team leaders and volunteers notifications and reminders when they are due to serve.

Devices

Business size

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Markets

United States

Supported Languages

English

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Churchteams gives users a full overview of all donations and percentage completion of fundraising campaigns
Users can track individual attendance in Churchteams
Church members can make one-off and recurring donations online through Churchteams
Churchteams allows church members to track their progress towards their yearly pledges
Churchteams can create reports for multiple different date ranges
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Features

Total features of Churchteams: 39

  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Attendance Management
  • Attendance Tracking
  • Campaign Management
  • Child Check-in
  • Credit Card Processing
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Reports
  • Data Import/Export
  • Donation Management
  • Donation Tracking
  • Donor Management
  • Electronic Payments
  • Email Management
  • Event Management
  • For Nonprofits
  • For Religious Organizations
  • Gift Matching Management
  • Label Printing
  • Mail Merge
  • Member Communication
  • Member Directory
  • Member Portal
  • Membership Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Giving
  • Multi-Location
  • Online Giving
  • Payment Processing
  • Pledge Management
  • Receipt Management
  • Recurring Giving
  • Reminders
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Small Group Management
  • Tagging
  • Volunteer Management
  • Website Management

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Reviews

Overall rating

4,6 /5
(455)
Value for Money
4,7/5
Features
4,4/5
Ease of Use
4,3/5
Customer Support
4,8/5

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Brad C.
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  • Industry: Religious Institutions
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Great Platform, Great Service, Great Price

Reviewed on 2019/07/04

I can't say enough about the support from ChurchTeams and I also appreicate their willingness and...

I can't say enough about the support from ChurchTeams and I also appreicate their willingness and ability to implement almost everything we have requested or figure out a work around that meets our expectations. They are also always improving the software and releasing updates often and they listen to the ChurchTeams community.

Pros

ChurchTeams is extremely functional. It has everything and more than many of the major players in the ChMS market. Church to Text is an excellent example. Their support and service is second to none. They are very responsive to enhancement requests and assistance with reports and any aspect of their system. Also their price is extremely economical.

Cons

I can’t really say there is anything I dislike. One of the things I mentioned to them was to enhance the GUI interface to have the slick feel of some of the newer platforms. In my opinion ChurchTeams has always been about function over aesthetics but I do know they are currently working to improve the GUI interface.

Response from ChurchTeams

Brad, thank you for this very kind review. We love colaboring with you guys for the sake of the Kingdom. Technology is constantly evolving and changing. We want to stay in front of that as best we can. Your thoughts and feedback are instrumental to that goal.

Thanks,
Boyd

Kenneth R.
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  • Industry: Religious Institutions
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Needs a calendar

Reviewed on 2020/02/26

It has been very good!

It has been very good!

Pros

It is helping in assimilation at our church much better than we were doing.

Cons

It is very different from the system we were using. The old system was very basic and simple. I am not a good tech person and I was having difficulty navigating all the features this software had to offer.

One thing that we really are missing is a generalized calendar to put all of our church events on. I know there are many out there, but it was nice using the calendar all in the same place one is doing all the other church system stuff in.

Response from ChurchTeams

Thanks for doing this review Kenneth. Here are our current thoughts about use of Calendars if that's helpful. But, we do have this on our list to further consider at some point.
https://blog.churchteams.com/3-problems-calendars-help-solve

Thanks.

Andrew B.
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  • Industry: Religious Institutions
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 2.0 /10

Get's the Job Done- But Quirky, Clunky and Not User Friendly

Reviewed on 2019/05/28

Pros

Overall Churchteams meets several needs for our organization at a price point that we can afford.
We use church teams to
- Keep track of member information
- Capture information and follow up with first time guests
- Kids' ministry check-in
-Volunteer check-in
- Managing Volunteer Teams
- Small groups rosters
- Keep track of people's discipleship journey (taking Next Steps).

I love the fact that Church teams allows us to make notes shepherding between multiple pastors, elders and small group leaders. The same goes for Guest Follow Up. Church teams allows us to keep the follow up process running smoothly.

Cons

Clunky user interface. Navigation of the menus and features of church teams feels like just a mountain of black text on a white background. It's hard to locate the things we need when we need them. Use of color and/or icons could make this more user friendly.

I know Church Teams CAN do so many wonderful things but often it is a headache to figure out HOW to get Church Teams to do it.

Setting up check-ins has way to many steps and crazy variables. Making us manually resize images and enter their html in order to get our logo to appear on name tags doesn't feel like something I as the user should be doing. The same goes for having us program our own booleans to print silent and format margins and download archived editions of Mozilla Firefox in order to run it on a Mac.

We use the "Groups" Feature to do many things beyond just organizing small groups. We keep track of volunteer serving teams, outreach events and discipleship classes. However when creating a new "group" it's really time consuming to have to enter all the different required fields that really aren't applicable to all types of Groups. For example Serving Teams don't need a meeting time or location because they always serve Sunday Mornings at the church but the time varies from team to team and service to service. It's really pointless and time consuming to need to enter that information for all Groups when the majority of Groups don't require that type of information.

Response from ChurchTeams

Andrew, this is a really helpful review for us. We are working on many of the things you suggest in the Cons section and are excited about the future. The Search page that you login to is in production now and should be rolled out soon. I think you'll find it a huge improvement in many of the areas you mention. Thanks for taking the time to do this and feel free to stay in touch with us on this stuff directly as well.

Loren M.
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  • Industry: Religious Institutions
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Churchteams Is Wonderful

Reviewed on 2021/02/04

Churchteams has been fantastic for communication, groups, check in and volunteers.

Churchteams has been fantastic for communication, groups, check in and volunteers.

Pros

I like that everything is one place for communication, groups, check in and volunteers. Also their support team is amazing!

Cons

The giving/ financial side, it cost more than other ones and so we are using a different online giving platform.

Steve W.
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  • Industry: Religious Institutions
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Excellent Groups Management Software

Reviewed on 2020/02/21

We use Churchteams to track all of our data for groups. It helps us keep track of the metrics that...

We use Churchteams to track all of our data for groups. It helps us keep track of the metrics that drive group health and it helps us maintain consistent communication with our group leaders. As our number of groups has grown, Churchteams has become more and more vital to our groups management. On one hand, this is due to the volume of information that is being tracked, but it's primarily due to how effective we've found Churchteams to be.

Pros

The things that I like the most about Churchteams are its versatility, their customer service, and its overall effectiveness.

Churchteams is helpful for everything from getting people registered for groups to facilitating communication in groups at every level (from group members, to leaders, to coaches, to pastors - whatever levels you need). I primarily use Churchteams for our small groups ministry, but the software also offers other church management options, including giving and event check-in.

I've also never worked with an organization that was as committed to serving me as a consumer and pastor. We once had an issue with check in for which I submitted a service request a few days before it would be needed.[SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] called me to try to help me solve the issue and when we couldn't, [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] was prepared to call me while he was on vacation to make sure we got the issue sorted out in time for the event (thankfully we figured it out before he had to call me). I will also get periodic emails from [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN] informing me that he is praying for me. I believe they make it a practice to pray for all of their clients.

In terms of their effectiveness, Churchteams has helped us grow our small groups ministry from a dozen groups to 36 groups and add over 200 people to groups over the last 6 years through the ease of communication, assimilation, and website integration (among other features) that their software offers.

Cons

My biggest complaint is that generating reports with this software isn't very intuitive. Many times I have to experiment with various options to find the data that I want. It's also not the most aesthetically pleasing interface.

Response from ChurchTeams

I'm slow to respond, but wanted to say thanks for the review, Steve!

If it would be helpful, we'd love to help you guys with other outstanding features like Workflow, Text & Email marketing, etc..

Thanks,
Boyd

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Churchteams offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$240,00/year
  • Pricing model: Free, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

30-day free trial, no credit card required. Pricing is based on the number of people stored in the database. 1-150: $240 per year + $120 setup fee 151-500: $480 per year + $240 setup fee 501-1000: $750 per year + $375 setup fee 1001-2000: $990 per year + $495 setup fee 2001-4000: $1320 per year + $660 setup fee 4001-6000: $1650 per year + $825 setup fee 6001-8000: $1990 per year + 995 setup fee 8001-10000: $2300 per year + $1150 setup fee 10001-15000: $2800 per year + $1400 setup fee 15001-20000: $3300 per year + $1650 setup fee 20001+ contact for pricing 6-month pricing plans are also available.

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Churchteams has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500

Churchteams supports the following languages:

English

Churchteams supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

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Churchteams offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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