ACS Technologies hosts 32nd annual Ideas to Impact Conference

June 10, 2019

Nearly 1,000 attend ministry conference in Washington, DC

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June 10, 2019, Florence, S.C. - ACS Technologies®, the world’s leading provider of church management software and service solutions, hosted the 32nd annual Ideas to Impact Conference May 28-31 in Washington, DC to provide church leadership with advanced software training, peer-to-peer networking, and ministry best practices from top national churches.

With nearly a thousand church leaders in attendance, the conference offered keynotes, classes, roundtables, and panel discussions on subjects including; church safety; financial management; ways to grow giving; organizational health; discipleship tracking; outreach; events; small groups; social networking; data security; communication; and much more. Training was also available in ACST’s most popular software solutions Realm®, ACS™, and PDS™.

“I can not brag enough about how incredible Ideas to Impact is!” said Joy Morris, NC Assemblies of God Church. “It has quality content and excellence in planning and staffing this event. I left it feeling recharged and excited for the future.”

ACST’s mission to help churches reach people with the Gospel is lived out in this 3-day event. Each class, keynote, and panel discussion speaker was chosen for his or her expertise in successfully proven ministry best practices, which provided attendees with practical, real-world advice and techniques that they can use and apply in their churches.

The keynote addresses were given by founding pastor of Connexus Church, leading blogger and podcaster Carey Nieuwhof; Director of Guest Experience for Buckhead Church and North Point Ministries Jason Young; and founder and CEO of The 4Sight Group Jenni Catron. All three keynote speakers shared messages that really combined strategic vision with next steps know how.

Here is an excerpt from one of the speakers: “Leaders shape human lives, and for that reason, leadership is sacred work,” Catron said during her keynote message. “Extraordinary leadership is found in a leader who has searched to discover his or her authentic self and from that place influences others to accomplish great dreams through intentional relationships, spiritual awareness, wise counsel, and relentless vision.”

Plans are already in motion to delivery new and even more valuable content at the next annual event. Attendees should anticipate an all new lineup of speakers and classes.

“Our goal every year with every class and activity is to give our clients even better tools and resources that they need to make a difference in their churches,” said Marvin Owen, Owner and President Emeritus, ACS Technologies. “We are constantly looking for and implementing new ideas and methods to give our attendees the best learning experience possible during their time at our conference so they have something tangible to take home and implement.”

To learn more about the 2020 Ideas to Impact Conference in New Orleans, visit

About ACS Technologies®

Founded in 1978, ACS Technologies® is the leading provider of information management software and service solutions to nearly 50,000 churches, schools, and organizational offices. With brands such as Realm®, ACS™, PDS™, and HeadMaster™, ACS Technologies enables churches and schools to manage every vital area of their ministry from finances to relationships, from events and groups to giving and serving. Whether online, desktop, or mobile, the passion that drives ACS Technologies is maximizing technology's value for ministry. ACS Technologies is a privately held company headquartered in Florence, South Carolina, with offices in Greenville, SC and Phoenix, AZ.

Whether online, offline, or wireless, the passion that drives ACS Technologies is maximizing technology's value for ministry. We provide management solutions to nearly 50,000 faith-based organizations with focused development and service efforts in 6 key areas: megachurches, medium/large churches, and small churches, organizations, schools, and the Catholic market. With leading brands Realm, ACS, PDS, and HeadMaster, ACS Technologies enables churches to manage every vital area of their ministry from finances to relationships, from events and groups to giving and serving.

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