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Welcome to the Concordia Technology Solutions Resources Center. Here you will find a collection of articles, ebooks, webinars, and other tools to help you leverage technology in your ministry.

  • Technology & Your Ministry

    Technology & Your Ministry

    At Concordia Technology Solutions, we believe that technology can help you accomplish the management side of church work, so that you have more time for the real tasks of ministry.

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  • Church360° Members: Building Reports1:14:59

    Church360° Members: Building Reports

    Learn how to utilize tags and Smart Groups to create views and trend reports for all aspects of your church

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  • Church360° Members:  Recording Offerings1:11:59

    Church360° Members: Recording Offerings

    Watch how to add, edit and import offerings, update envelope numbers, and assign pledges.

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  • Church360° Members: Tracking Church Attendance54:41

    Church360° Members: Tracking Church Attendance

    Discover how to manage calendars, events, and attendance records. 00:00 - Intro 04:41 - Calendars 07:49 - Adding Calendars 09:31 - Coloring Calendars 10:42 - Event Calendar Links 11:05 - Removing Ca

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  • Church360° Members: Getting Started1:04:26

    Church360° Members: Getting Started

    Learn to navigate Church 360° Members, enter your church's membership information, add pastoral visits, and manage users.

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  • Church360° Members: Quarterly Updates Webinar - Q2 20221:12:33

    Church360° Members: Quarterly Updates Webinar - Q2 2022

    Learn how to make your life as a church leader easier with Church360° Members. The webinar included a presentation on our favorite new features with extra dedicated time for your questions and answers

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  • Shepherd's Staff: Scheduler - Events and Reports1:05:44

    Shepherd's Staff: Scheduler - Events and Reports

    Scheduler allows you to schedule any event or task your church needs to keep track of. Follow us while we enter in contacts, inventory, rooms and keys, events, and ministry routes. Then we'll use the

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  • Shepherd's Staff: System Administration - Installation and System Settings57:52

    Shepherd's Staff: System Administration - Installation and System Settings

    The greatest journeys start with the first step! In this webinar, we will go through the installation process of your Shepherd's Staff software and creating logins for your staff.

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  • Shepherd's Staff: Finance - Reports59:50

    Shepherd's Staff: Finance - Reports

    Reports are an important part of tracking and maintaining your financial information. In this webinar, we dedicate time to the variety of reports you may need for pastors, administrators, and auditors

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  • Shepherd's Staff: Finance - Transactions and Vendors1:05:20

    Shepherd's Staff: Finance - Transactions and Vendors

    The bread and butter of all financial software; the entering and reporting on all of your church's transactions and their vendors. This webinar will cover how to add deposits, journal entries, and che

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  • Eight Tips to Boost Recurring Giving for Your Church

    Eight Tips to Boost Recurring Giving for Your Church

    Vanco is an online giving tool that integrates with Church360° and Shepherd’s Staff.  We know some churches are hesitant to get started with online giving.

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  • 8 Reasons Members Aren’t Ready to Give to Your Church

    8 Reasons Members Aren’t Ready to Give to Your Church

    Every church, regardless of size, relies heavily on donations. But the offering is more than just a donation to support various projects or meet certain fundraising goals. And it is...

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  • Do you know how to leverage technology in your ministry?

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  • Keeping Track of New Visitor and Member Information with Church360° Members1:00:24

    Keeping Track of New Visitor and Member Information with Church360° Members

    This overview training walks attendees through the basics of Church360° Members and describes all essential functionality for tracking attendance, offerings, events, pastoral visits, and more. The web

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  • Time Saving Tips for Worship Planning with Lutheran Service Builder1:24:34

    Time Saving Tips for Worship Planning with Lutheran Service Builder

    Get an overview of how your church can save time planning worship services in Lutheran Service Builder. In this webinar hosted by Digital Products Manager, Peter Frank, you’ll learn how to: -Give mult

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  • Showing Appreciation for Volunteers in Your Church

    Showing Appreciation for Volunteers in Your Church

    When our twin boys were first beginning to eat solid food, we introduced three simple signs to help them communicate with us: more please, all done, and thank you. While I could...

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  • The Giving Trends You Need for 2022 and Beyond are Here!

    The Giving Trends You Need for 2022 and Beyond are Here!

    Do you know how your members prefer to give? In 2021, Vanco conducted the fourth biennial study of 1,000 churchgoers around the country and across Christian denominations to find out....

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  • Finding Rest during and after Busy Seasons

    Finding Rest during and after Busy Seasons

    Through certain seasons in the Church Year, church workers often find themselves burning the (Advent) candle at both ends. Coming in early, working through meals, staying late — they’re...

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  • 4 Online Giving Perks You Might Not Have Thought About

    4 Online Giving Perks You Might Not Have Thought About

    Churches often fall short of their stewardship goals. In many cases, it’s because churches don’t have an online giving platform, leaving church members unsure of how to give. If you...

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  • Technology in Ministry with Rev. Jason Christ

    Technology in Ministry with Rev. Jason Christ

    With training and background as a Director of Christian Education (DCE), now ordained and associate pastor at First Trinity Lutheran Church in Tonawanda, New York, Rev. Jason Christ has...

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  • Planning Ahead for Advent and Lent

    Planning Ahead for Advent and Lent

    It’s the time of year when we’ve generally settled into the fall rhythm of life and begin anticipating the next big things coming down the line, namely the Advent and Christmas seasons....

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  • Maximize Your Office Space to Increase Productivity

    Maximize Your Office Space to Increase Productivity

    It feels so good to get things done and mark items off your to-do list. Sometimes, you’re in a groove, and everything is clicking. Other times, you can barely think, and you can’t seem...

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