Denomination Specific Report: Annual Church Ministries Report (ACMR)

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The Annual Church Ministries Report (ACMR) is exclusively used by Assembly of God churches. This report is designed specifically to assist users in filling out the report form due each year in January by allowing easy gathering of information in a single place.

For any field that has a circle with a lowercase “i” in it, you can click on this icon to see who is being included in that field. For any field that has a circle with a "?" in it, you can click that icon to see how that field is being calculated.

» Church Info—This tab looks at your basic church information, as entered in the main menu of Shepherd's Staff under Utilities>Settings in the Church Tab. You can also set your reporting year here as well, which represents what year this report is referencing.

» Statistics A—This tab allows you to select what events should be considered when calculating average attendance for various services and holidays. To select what events should be considered, click the button with the checkmarks and lines next to each field to pick which events should be considered. If a field has a white background, then you will need to fill in the field manually.

» Statistics B—This tab allows you to see your membership totals, including membership, number of first communions, water baptisms, and confirmations during the reporting year. For the "Average attendance of converts" field, to select what attendance events should be considered, click the button with the checkmarks and lines next to the field to pick which events should be considered. If a field has a white background, then you will need to fill in the field manually.

» Statistics C—This tab allows you to see your adherents broken down by race/ethnic group and by age group. You can also fill in the numbers for your Online Audience here.

» Statistics D—This tab allows you to fill in information about your giving. To select what accounts from your finance module should be considered in each field, click the button with the checkmarks and lines next to each field to pick which accounts should be considered. If a field has a white background, then you will need to fill in the field manually

  1. Select Reports within the Membership Module
  2. Select the "Statistics: Denomination-specific" option on the list of reports
  3. In the "Denomination" field, select "Annual Church Ministries" and then click the "Select" button
  4. Set your reporting year in the Church Info tab, as well as fill in question 16, "Church is mostly"
  5. In the Statistics A tab, select which events should be considered for each service and holiday. If a field has a white background, you will need to fill in that statistic manually
  6. In the Statistics B tab, fill in any fields with a white background, and select what events should be considered in the "Average attendance of converts" field
  7. In the Statistics C tab, review the data, and fill in the "Online audience" field with the appropriate number
  8. In the Statistics D tab, select which accounts from your finance accounts should be considered for the various fields, and fill in any fields in white with the appropriate information.
  9. Click Save and Calculate when finished to update your report with the calculations based on the fields you filled in.

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