3 Apps and Services to Keep You Organized in Ministry


It’s no secret that we love apps (find proof of that here, here, and here). Continuing our look into apps and other online services that can make your life easier, here are three great tools to keep you on track and organized.

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1. Trello

Trello is a must-have for any time you’re starting on a new project or planning a new event. In a nutshell, Trello helps you keep track of your project’s progress, keeping all the minute details in one organized place. We love how this tool helps keep everyone on your team connected and on task. It allows you to assign different tasks, collaborate with your team, and keep everyone updated. Trello is free and is available on Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows 8 Tablet, and your web browser.

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2. Planning Center

Planning Center has a family of amazing applications that every church can use. From a team that knows what churches really need (two-thirds of their staff served on church staffs previously), these tools take the busywork out of ministry and allows users to focus on leading others to God. With a simple interface, you can plan your worship service, keep important medical information on hand, and inform your volunteers with updated information. Planning Center offers a 30-day free trial for new users.


3. LIVE Curriculum

Looking to keep your Sunday school volunteers equipped and organized? Here’s a curriculum built around the tools you’re looking for. This easy-to-use, intuitive online system for you and your teachers lightens the administrative load for your Christian education program. You’ll be planning lessons and collaborating with teachers and volunteers within minutes.

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What apps and online services do you use to stay connected? Let us know using the comment section below!

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About Author

David Jennings

David has served kids around the world for the majority of his life. From Texas to Romania, he has followed where God has led him. Most recently, he served for six years as a children's director in the great state of Alabama before moving to Colorado to work for Group as an associate editor.

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