ChurchDesk software


15 reviews(4.5/5)
15 reviews(4.5/5)

ChurchDesk is a cloud-based church management platform that helps users manage the various tools used to engage and support members of a congregation. Churches of all sizes can expect to take advantage of the features available in the ChurchDesk suite.

ChurchDesk offers an integrated database for tracking and communicating with community members. Users can also maintain a church intranet for storing files and photos, collaborating and sending internal messages among administrative members.

A calender feature facilitates the management and booking of people and resources.

Users can collect payments and receive donations from members of their community by using ChurchDesk’s contributions module. A custom church website can be created and connected with other congregation apps.

ChurchDesk comes with a phone and chat support, all of which is supplemented by videos, tutorials, webinars and live training. Users can purchase ChurchDesk on a per contact per month basis.

Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7 , Windows Vista , Windows XP , Mac OS , Linux , HP-UX , AIX , Solaris , Unix , IBM OS/400 , Web browser (OS agnostic) , Windows 2000 , Windows 8 , Windows 10

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  • samuel from University

    Specialty: Christian, Protestant

    Number of employees: 1 employee

    June 2018

    ChurchDesk is what all Churches need for them to run effectively

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    ChurchDesk is the software that enables to communicate easily for church operations to run smoothly

    Pros

    This software enables you to disseminate information to many channels eg websites
    The contact database and calendar of ChurchDesk is very good
    ChurchDesk enables you to send messages to church members easily

    Cons

    Customer support is poor it needs some improvement and the system changes very frequently
    This software doesn't, hide the contact of other people who are on the database

    This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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  • Tom from Hornchurch St Nicholas, Elm Park

    March 2018

    Proving to be a great tool for mission

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    Pros

    Ease of communication with parishioners through text messaging and in keeping up to date necessary information.

    Cons

    Too soon to say. I am not an intuitive user of such packages and therefore value guidance at every step. This can be frustrating.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Sanna from Slagslunde-Ganløse Kirker

    March 2018

    A very good calendar system and easy to use

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    Pros

    A perfect system and it is easy to use and easy to get a overview of the days. I will recommend it to other churches

    Cons

    It takes some time to set the Picture in the calendar and try to keep new feature slower it is to often changes in the systems

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Andrew from St Mary the Virgin and Christ Church Church of England

    December 2017

    Becoming an essential way of managing activity and resoirces

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    Pros

    This is feature rich software that allows us to enter information once for dissemination to multiple channels, including our own website. It has a very good calendar and contact database. We like the cloud hosting and the general feel of the software/

    Cons

    Because the software is so comprehensive it takes a while to get used to using the features. More drag and drop would be helpful for Windows users so we could expand our registered users.

    This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
    Review Source: Capterra
  • Mogens Skriver from Margrethekirken, Mijas Spain

    June 2017

    I am confident with the pograms.

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    "Before I retired, I worked as a partner in a consultant company. Because I was the only good Microsoft user, I was responsible for our IT and took care of our website, which was very complicated. With ChurchDesk, I quickly became familiar and comfortable with the technology. This is to a large extent due to the sweet support team: Birita, Maria and Marika and their expertise and kindness. I want to thank them for their patience with me as an elderly customer."

    Cons

    The people who have designed the program some times use words - expressions which sometimes can be a little difficilt to understand

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Jane from Strøby Kirke

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    March 2017

    A website you can rely on

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    I'm very satisfired with church desk. Their online support is very good and helpfull. They answer my questions fast and easy.

    Pros

    They are so helpfull and it's easy to use

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Karen from Islev Kirke

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    January 2017

    Good Calendar/Homepage interaction

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    Once the homepag has been set up it is easy to maimtainntain. You save time by avoiding to contact newspapers with advertisements as the Calendar includes a function that will, when chosen, send the relevant information. It is easy to call in relevant staff and should mistakes happen it's not due to ChurchDesk

    Pros

    Easy interaction

    Cons

    The frequent system changes

    Review Source: Capterra
  • pernille from Nygårdskirken

    Number of employees: 2-10 employees

    December 2016

    love chuichdesk

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    I love the simplicity in churchdesk. If you acounter a problem the support system is very informativ and also easy to use.

    Pros

    The easy use

    Cons

    How to lock in. It's located wrong in the button.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Per from Den danske Folkekirke

    November 2016

    Absolutely excellent

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    I have acces to four churches through ChurchDesk and it Works absolutely perfect - couldn´t be better, thank you!

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Thomas from Paulskirche Schenefeld

    Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees

    November 2016

    Splendid software

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    For me your software is easy to use. The calendar module is perfect and up to date. Every worship that is coming up will be shown on the web site. Every room is blocked by the event you chosen.

    Pros

    The calendar module is perfect.

    Cons

    You can't hide contacts from other registered members. Maybe in the future there is a possibility to hide the contacts and show only the name of the mailing list.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Henrik from Financial Services

    November 2016

    Excellent service

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    Churchdesk is excellent. Very easy and intuitive to operate. Customer support needs to be improved.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Nicole from Skelgårdskirken

    November 2016

    Review of Churchdesk

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    I joined churchdesk through my current employment and I am familiar with the set up and the different ways you can use it. For me the calender is the most used feature and it works really well in my workplace.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Carl from Holy Trinity Church, Northwood

    September 2015

    Church Website System

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    We have recently moved from an old (rarely updated) FrontPage website to ChurchDesk. The changeover was rather seamless apart from during the launch in church, our router crashed with the number of people trying to use the WiFi! The CMS is easy to use and reasonably speedy. Apart from a couple of niggles about not being able to import events from a spreadsheet and multiple clicking to change options which we are told ChurchDesk are working on; the system is stable and works well for us. We chose this to replace not just our website, but also our MailChimp email newsletter and event management. So far it seems to be doing the trick. It's still early days but so far I am impressed.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ChurchDesk, ChurchDesk

    September 2015

    Thanks, Carl. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to be working with you!

  • John-Stuart from St. Andrew's Church, Trowse, Norwich, U.K.

    March 2015

    Getting going with Churchdesk.

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    For me, getting going with Churchdesk was a steep learning curve. I am so very impressed by the quality of the technical help I have received, which has enabled me to design a website with all the aspects I need in a short space of time. I am also most impressed by the friendliness of the Churchdesk staff, from Philip Waters, who introduced me to the concept, to all the other people I have emailed and/or spoken to. My vicar and I, and our colleagues and the congregation of our church, are all in agreement that moving to Churchdesk was a great thing to do.

    Review Source: Capterra
  • Kit from St James, Clapham

    February 2015

    St James Clapham

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    A good presentation, the people who did the presentation clearly knew their product. They asked good questions to understand our needs and focused on possible solutions. It might have been better if they had a more fact finding session before coming to do the presentation. Overall I was impressed by the product, but felt it did too much for us to justify the cost.

    Review Source: Capterra

    Response: ChurchDesk, ChurchDesk

    February 2015

    Hello Kit, Thanks for giving us some feedback. I'm sorry to hear that ChurchDesk does too much. We are in fact trying to make it very simple despite. Most of our customers make use of the features over time as they get used to the digital workflow. I hope to see you back another time! Thanks, Christian

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