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  • Pledges

    Though not required, many churches use a system of pledges. These are commitments made by contributors to give a certain amount over a certain time period in specific increments (weekly, monthly, a...

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  • Transactions

    All financial activities for a congregation are called transactions. These fall into three categories. Deposits Any receipt of money that is deposited in the bank is a deposit. To create a deposit,...

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  • Accounting for Churches

    There are several important differences between accounting for nonprofit organizations (such as churches) and business accounting. One of the main differences is how income and expenses are recogni...

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  • Envelopes

    Using Contributions to manage offerings parallels the “real-world,” manual way of doing it. Keeping accurate offering records, knowing the status of pledges, and staying in touch with your contribu...

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  • Create a Chart of Accounts

    The next step is to add accounts to your fund(s). You have six types of accounts from which to choose—Assets (type 1), Liabilities (type 2), Equity (type 3), Income (type 5), Expense (type 6), and ...

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  • Introduction to Shepherd's Staff

    Dear Ministry Leader,We know that sometimes church management tasks can get in the way of actuallydoing your ministry. Should coordinating confirmation classes take up moretime than actually teachi...

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  • Church Dashboard

    The Church Dashboard display is meant to provide a quick snapshot of your church’s current data and statistics, displaying recent data from the Membership, Attendance, Contributions, and Finance mo...

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  • Reports

    Shepherd’s Staff contains hundreds of reports to help oversee every aspect of your church. The Membership module has reports to help manage everything from Mailing Labels to visits. We will show ju...

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  • People

    Once you have entered a Household, you can add a people. Person Records contain information on individuals. There are more fields than Household Records, but again, only the blue-colored font field...

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  • Households

    Membership starts with adding Households. Every person in Shepherd’s Staff must reside in a Household. All information you must enter in order to create a new Household is labeled in blue on this t...

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