Understanding Church Accounting

Year-End Giving and Reporting

The spirit of generosity is usually at its highest as the year comes to a close. Nearly 1/3 of annual giving occurs in December, with 13% of giving happening in the last three days of the year. With giving in the hearts of most people, it’s an opportune time to establish your year-end giving campaign.   […]

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Independence from Giving Inefficiencies

Declare Your Independence from Giving Inefficiencies

Declare your independence! July 4th is just the start of a busy month for churches, with Vacation Bible School, youth camps and church picnics on the schedule—and it’s a great time to declare your independence from outdated, ineffective giving strategies that may be keeping people from fully supporting these and other important ministries.  So many […]

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Shelby Systems Ready to Connect at the Church Network Conference

While simplified software connections are what drive churches to Shelby Systems’ integrated solutions, the team is excited to reestablish the people connections that put the human touch in technology. Shelby Systems will be at the 65th annual Church Network Conference July 7-10 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, armed with the information you need to simplify […]

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Shelby Donor Management System

How a Donor Management System Can Revolutionize Your Ministry

Donor management systems come in many shapes and sizes, and while many serve small ministries well, some can go beyond the call of duty—becoming solutions for denominational headquarters, dioceses, and district offices to streamline and manage each of their offices. Doing so brings everything under one roof.  As you shop for a donor management system solution […]

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Church technology solutions

The Ultimate Church Tech Stack Bundle Guide

Some churches struggle when their systems fail to sync successfully. Others may have budgets that only allow for the adoption of a few vital pieces of software, leaving them with outdated systems or doing a lot of the work manually. The solution for any church dealing with these issues—or trying to avoid them—is bundling systems that work with each other. […]

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Employee Spotlight: JOE YORK

Today’s spotlight shines on Shelby Systems’ Education and Production/Media Manager: JOE YORK. Joe York is Shelby Systems’ longest tenured employee with almost three and a half decades of continual service. In the early days of Shelby (with only a handful of employees), everyone was required to be proficient at many tasks. For several years, Joe trained, […]

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