Ministry is everything.
It's not just about great teaching or youth programs or small groups or music or missions. It's everything together, and that's how we've approached our ministry solutions. Mix and match our tools and services to make a personalized ministry solution that's perfectly matched to what matters most to your church.
Teaching Youth Groups Worship Missions Discipleship Giving Serving Communication Membership Outreach Administration Growth Operations Volunteering Accounting Community
Personalized ministry can't be "one size fits all."
Churches come in many different shapes and sizes. We’ve just about seen it all. That’s why we offer countless ways for you to personalize exactly what you need to support your type of ministry. Every personalized ministry solution starts with a ChMS cornerstone that can then be enhanced with any custom combination of tools and services.
The cornerstones of Church Ministry Software
You've got options.
ACS Technologies is a ministry development company that helps churches identify their optimum ministry focus, educate their teams for maximum effectiveness, and provide them the right tools to make it all work together to build the Kingdom. Our cornerstones either come ready to use, or you can fully customize your solution to meet your church’s specific needs.
Ready to Use
Ready to Customize
Our most popular church management solution.
100% online and mobile, Realm can be personalized to fit all kinds of faith traditions, roles, and ministry areas.
100% fully customized and built to suit.
MinistryPlatform™ provides churches, dioceses, and denominational offices the power and flexibility they need to address the ever-changing landscape of ministry.
Personalize Your Solution
Explore even more ways to make it your own.
Churches come to us because they need a trusted partner to help them develop their ministry—someone who can guide them at every step. Churches tell us it’s like having extra staff on the team who can help identify and optimize their ministry focus, educate their team for maximum effectiveness, and provide their regular staff with the right tools to make it all work together and build the Kingdom.
Personalizing your ministry solution means you can mix and match your options any time.
Realm® and MinistryPlatform™ are our cornerstone products. They provide a foundation for churches, denominations, and dioceses to build personalized ministry solutions to match their specific approach to ministry. Every ministry solution builds upon our industry-leading cornerstones and can be enhanced with any combination of ministry accelerators (i.e. tools that enhance the native capabilities of our cornerstones) or ministry extenders (i.e. companion tools that can be connected to our cornerstones). Best of all, every personalized ministry solution is assisted by real people with valued real-world experience, and we have developed multiple channels to share our knowledge with those in ministry.
Personalize Your Tools
Enhance your ChMS cornerstone with powerful, integrated tools.
Church ministries can personalize their solution with additional software options and enhance it with any combination of ministry accelerators, companion products, and trusted third-party integrations.
Empower your congregation with easier ways to give — online, mobile, and text — and enable your staff to better manage your eGiving options and event payments.
Protect your people and church by screening all volunteers and staff using the most comprehensive background checks with packages built for your ministry.
Break down the four walls of your church and engage your congregation and new visitors alike by live streaming services, events, and more.
Give your congregation the mobile tools they need to stay connected and engaged with your ministry no matter where they are.
Provide your pastoral care teams with 24/7 ministry tools right at their fingertips.
Tailor your messaging, target your communications, and maximize engagement with custom-built and branded mobile apps designed for your specific ministry.
Centralize information from multiple systems with integrations.
From demographics about your congregation or community to statistics for ministry health, you’ll gain access to detailed analytics that help you make better decisions for your ministry.
Demonstrate solid financial discipline to your congregation and vendors with a true fund accounting solution and a payroll solution built to handle the special needs of churches and pastors.
MissionInsite leverages multiple data sources such as Experian and the US Census to provide insights into community demographic, socioeconomic, and religious beliefs and preferences. Reports and visualization capabilities show where opportunities exist for growth in their ministries.
Provide a welcoming virtual experience for new visitors and share information with your congregation with a professional website branded for your needs.
IT systems, networking, hardware. Consulting, support, and installation. From beginning to end, we can help your ministry by designing a system that fits your needs.
Personalize Your Services
Gain wisdom from many counselors.
All ministry solutions are assisted by real people with valued real-world experience, and we have developed multiple channels to share our knowledge with anyone in ministry.
Setup is the foundation of building your solution to fit your ministry needs, and our team of experts are here to help you get started.
We guide churches and faith-based organizations nearly every day as they make a smooth transition into the ACST family with one-on-one guidance through the conversion process.
Our implementation specialists strive to ensure you move through setup and conversion smoothly, while also providing resources to help you get started in your new software successfully.
With nearly 100 individuals on staff, our friendly team members are never more than a click or call away. If you need advice with any part of your ministry, simply reach out and we’ll be there.
Provide your growing ministry with custom-built solutions and mobile apps that are as distinctive as you are.
Equip your staff and volunteers with our online learning platform, giving them access to interactive courses, in-depth webinars, proactive strategies, and learning experiences designed to dismantle silos and unite your church.
Join your peers and our MinistrySmart experts each year for software training, best practices, insights into what’s new and coming at ACS Technologies, plus ministry impact sessions on Communications, Leadership, Giving, Volunteers, and more.
Becoming an expert takes time. That’s why we provide end-to-end training for your entire team so you can excel quickly in any one of our solutions.
Tackle your biggest challenges and reinvigorate your ministry with ministry consultants who have more than 100 years of combined experience helping ministries achieve their goals.
Discover new ways of doing ministry with thousands of other ministry leaders just like you. Connect, network, and engage with them or share your own ideas so we can build the Kingdom together.
Tackle your biggest challenges with personalized coaching by ministry mentors that are ready to help bring your church’s vision to life.
Partners in Ministry
Other ministries who have personalized their fit with us…
We’re honored to be impacting the kingdom with some amazing church ministries, dioceses, and denominational offices.
Dedicated to church ministries since 1978.
ACS Technologies is the longest serving privately owned Christian led church software company in America. Our guiding commitment has always been to serve our ministry partners by building long-term relationships founded on trust, respect, and a thorough understanding of their needs. We view ourselves and our services as an integral member of their ministry and a vital extension of their staff. Because of this, ACS Technologies continues to receive industry recognition for outstanding dedication to and relationships with our church ministry partners.
We're always looking for exceptional team members.
As one of the consistently ranked top places to work in all of South Carolina, we offer rewarding careers with people living in every state. One of the best ways we can help churches is by employing the most amazing people we can find. Our team members come from all kinds of backgrounds, but we are all focused on serving the Church to the best of our abilities. We value results, teamwork, innovation, and dedication to our ministry partners’ success.
What's happening at ACST.
- PocketPlatform Merges with ACS Technologies
- ACS Technologies Delivers “Next Generation” Solutions for Catholic Dioceses and Parishes
- Think Ministry and Higher Ground Merge with ACS Technologies
- ACS Technologies® Names Joe Koehling President and CEO
- Realm® Ranked #1 Most Popular Church Management Software by Capterra