Latest Content

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.

    Read Ebook
  • How to easily keep track of those holiday donations51:42

    How to easily keep track of those holiday donations

    The Easter season is one of the busiest times of year for Church Offices is the Easter season. Between Lenten and Sunday services, Pastors and support teams have an overflowing amount of tasks that de

    Watch Video
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • ×

    Subscribe to the CTS Blog "Technology & Your Ministry"

    First Name
    Last Name
    Thank you for subscribing!
    Error - something went wrong!
  • Sharing Your Church's Easter Stories on Your Website57:56

    Sharing Your Church's Easter Stories on Your Website

    Easter brings together a congregation unlike any other time of year. This is the season for meaningful connections and sharing the Good News with your community. Our church website builder, Church360°

    Watch Video
  • Engaging your Easter visitors . Moving from visitor to member.50:40

    Engaging your Easter visitors . Moving from visitor to member.

    One of the most time-consuming tasks after Easter Sunday service is the follow-up. Trying to remember all the new visitor’s names and any relevant information you could use to reconnect with them can

    Watch Video
  • Beyond Holy Week: Using Lutheran Service Builder All Year Long1:01:49

    Beyond Holy Week: Using Lutheran Service Builder All Year Long

    In this general overview, Beyond Holy Week: Using Lutheran Service Builder All Year Long, we talk about how easy it is to create service bulletins with LSB (much faster than doing it by hand), how to

    Watch Video
  • 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...

    Read Article
  • Shepherd's Staff: Quarterly Webinar for Q1 - 20221:31:20

    Shepherd's Staff: Quarterly Webinar for Q1 - 2022

    The webinar will cover information about the soon-to-be-released Contribution module.

    Watch Video
  • Accurately Track Your Church Budget with Church360° Ledger1:06:45

    Accurately Track Your Church Budget with Church360° Ledger

    Learn the basics of how Church360° Ledger can help you keep your church budget on track all year long. This overview webinar was hosted by Peter Frank on January 27. 2022. Visit the link below to star

    Watch Video
  • Easily Design Your Church Website with Church360° Unite1:04:22

    Easily Design Your Church Website with Church360° Unite

    Learn how your church can easily and quickly design a website with Church360° Unite. Peter Frank walks through the basics of Church360° Unite and describes all essential functionality. This webinar to

    Watch Video
  • 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

    Watch Video
  • 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

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

    View Ebook »
  • 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...

    Read Article
  • 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....

    Read Article
  • 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...

    Read Article
  • 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...

    Read Article
  • 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...

    Read Article
  • 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....

    Read Article
  • 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...

    Read Article
  • 7 Steps to Build an Effective Fall Communications Plan at Your Church

    7 Steps to Build an Effective Fall Communications Plan at Your Church

    I love heading into a new season (or month or week or even day) with a plan, knowing what needs to be tackled and when I'm going to do it. When that doesn’t happen (a fair amount of the...

    Read Article
  • How to Maximize eGiving Tools at Your Church

    How to Maximize eGiving Tools at Your Church

    In many places, churches are returning to what feels normal: in-person services with members coming together in the building. But as churches face the future, there are many things they...

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...