Church Windows is a church management software that enables users to run the administrative functions of their ministry operations. It has five core modules that focus on membership management, scheduling functions, donations tracking, accounting, and payroll processing. We compiled reviews from around the web and determined that Church Windows has generally positive ratings. We also compared the most common pricing options for small businesses.
Church Windows Customer Reviews
Summary of Church Windows Customer Reviews
What Church Windows does well:
Users who recommend Church Windows said that the program is easy to setup and use. Efficiency of the Finance module was also consistently cited.
What Church Windows does not do well:
Users who left negative reviews of Church Windows said that the app is clunky and outdated. Several of them also said that the app is expensive compared to other similar church management systems.
Most Helpful Positive Review
A user who left a positive review of Church Windows on Software Advice said that she only spent a few minutes of video training on the Donations module and was able to successfully implement it easily. She also said that the reports she generates from the Membership module greatly help their Pastor in monitoring members’ progress. She said that she has just started using the Accounting module, and while she didn’t know anything about bookkeeping, she is now able to produce major accounting reports and draw information from them for their church meetings and annual report.
Most Helpful Negative Review
A user who left a negative review of Church Windows on Software Advice said that the app’s database occasionally acts up and is not accurate and updated. She mentioned that people who visited once or twice years ago showed up on lists of active members, while many of their most faithful and generous people weren’t. She also said that they spent hundreds of dollars on a contract for live support, but even the support team is unable to get the program to function correctly.
Church Windows Reviews From Users Around the Web
Here are a few other resources for finding helpful Church Windows reviews from customers. We rated the review sites on a scale from poor to excellent based on how trustworthy and useful the reviews seemed.
*Average rating as of date article was written: November 16, 2017
Church Windows Pricing
Church Windows has four subscription options with prices that depend on whether the server is web-based or desktop-based. Web based fees range from $60 to $125 per month and Desktop fees range from $379 to $1,070 per license (one-time fee). The main differences between the plans are the number of modules and server location.
Membership/Scheduler: Allows users to keep track of their members through an organized database system and directory. It also includes reports such as attendance, visitation, ministry participation, and volunteer initiatives.Church Windows has four modules including:
- Donations: Helps users manage, record, and track donations and givings from members, and produce financial reports based on this data.
- Accounting: Enables novice bookkeepers and accountants to keep track of the church’s financials. It includes bank reconciliation and pre-made templates such as balance sheets, treasurer’s reports, running balances trackers, etc.
- Payroll: Lets users manage compensation of church staff including pastors and administrative staff. It includes quick reports such as salary history, taxes, allowances, and deductions.
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