Shelby v.5. system maintenance ends Dec. 31, 2020. It’s time to upgrade to the cloud-based, integrated suite of ShelbyNext products including ShelbyNext Financials, ShelbyNext Membership and ShelbyNext Giving.


Life after v.5 means increased engagement, higher productivity, added convenience, and greater security.


Expand your ministry with ShelbyNext.

  • - Work remotely with cloud-based church management software
  • - Access your church management software from a PC, Mac, tablet or smart phone
  • - Enjoy volunteer scheduling and smart check-in
  • - Set up automated workflows
  • - Add on the free, full-featured MinistryOne mobile app
  • - Feel secure with updated technology

Register for an upcoming webinar and browse our Resource Library below to learn more about Life after v.5.


Life after v.5 Webinars

Date Time Webinar Topic Register
October 15 3:00 p.m. CT Life after v.5 REGISTER
October 22 3:00 p.m. CT Life after v.5 REGISTER
November 5 3:00 p.m. CT Life after v.5 REGISTER
November 12 3:00 p.m. CT Life after v.5 REGISTER
December 3 3:00 p.m. CT Life after v.5 REGISTER
December 10 3:00 p.m. CT Life after v.5 REGISTER

ShelbyNext Membership is an all-inclusive church management system with features to help communicate, connect and engage your congregants, staff and community. It has an easy-to-use interface that allows flexibility and configurability while keeping it manageable for churches and ministries of all sizes. With ShelbyNext Membership, you have the tools you need for member management, communications, group management, pastoral care, automation of processes and actions, registration and calendaring, attendance tracking with child check-in and more. ShelbyNext Membership is fully integrated with ShelbyNext Giving and ShelbyNext Financials for an across-the-board process for your contributions. It even comes with a mobile app to have access on-the-go.

Being responsible financial stewards is a vital part of a ministry's call to serve His Church well. ShelbyNext Financials is a state-of-the-art, cloud-based software specifically designed to meet the needs of churches, ministries, non-profits and denominational headquarters. Available features include general ledger, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable and more. Fulfills your financial requirements for governing boards, financial committees, internal staff, and outside agencies. Your auditors will find it easy to complete their tasks because it is FASB 117 and GAAP compliant.

How do the ChMS solutions compare?

Shelby v.5 ShelbyNext
'Anywhere' accessibility Terminal Server Web-based solution
Database SQL MySQL
Available in the cloud No Yes
Mac compatible Terminal Server Yes
Tablet Friendly No Yes
Mobile Application No Yes
Manage membership records Yes Yes
Track and contact visitors Yes Yes
Track attendance reporting Yes Yes
Easy giving and pledge entry Yes Yes
Giving and pledge reports Yes Yes
Online giving Yes (Optional) Yes
Real-time insight and reporting Yes Yes
Address standardization Optional No
USPS Bulk mailing Yes (Optional) Yes (Optional)
Groups management Yes Yes
Tags / profiles Yes Yes
Communication on by text / email Yes Yes
Backed by well-trained, experienced support repos Yes Yes
Community forums Yes Yes
Extensive training options Onsite, Online and Video Training Onsite, Online and Video Training
Integrates with ShelbyNext Financials Yes Yes
Capability for members to update their profile * Yes (Optional) Yes
Special mobile access for staff No Yes
Online event registrations Yes (Optional) Yes
Online mission trip registration No Yes
Secure check-in / check-out Yes Yes
Volunteer management Yes No
Prayer ministry management No No
Publish web content No Yes
Sports management No No

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