Breeze ChMS provides a comprehensive church management system with features designed to streamline operations and enhance security. It offers robust check-in procedures and child safety management protocols, simplifies volunteer scheduling, and provides advanced event planning capabilities.
Pros: Breeze is easy to use and super affordable! Breeze incorporates online and text donations into their church management system at no additional cost, ensuring you won't incur extra fees for digital giving. The platform allows for direct email and SMS communication with contacts from your church's database. Moreover, Breeze stands out for its exceptional customer support team, which provides complimentary data migration services, ensuring a smooth transition to their system.
In short? It’s a breeze to use!
Cons: Breeze excels in monitoring contributions; however, it lacks an integrated accounting system.
Church administrators, volunteer coordinators, pastors, and ministry leaders can use Breeze to make church management simple and smooth. You can access Breeze on a mobile phone, making it a great choice for church staff on the go!
Churchteams is a church management software solution that offers a range of features including administrative tools for church staff communication, a kid's check-in system, online giving, event registration, volunteer scheduling, among other features.
Pros: Churchteams includes a wide range of tools that ministry leaders need to run church activities and daily operations, and manage staff.
Cons: Churchteams offers scaled pricing; it may be cost-effective for a small church, but ultimately you’ll get penalized for church growth.
Churchteams can be used by church administrators/secretaries, ministry leaders, and church leaders.
Both Churchteams and Breeze offer the ability to track attendance for different types of events: weekend services, small groups, and more. This includes the ability to generate attendance reports.
Neither Breeze nor Churchteams have advanced accounting features, but both tools provide tools for online donation management (see below).
Both Breeze and Churchteams have tools for receiving online donations.
Breeze’s online donation management tool offers church online, mobile, and text giving. You can also collect payment for events, swag, and more; send year-end statements in a couple clicks; and view giving history very easily.
Churchteams offers fully integrated online or text giving; the option for donors to see and cover processing fees; and customized/automated reporting.
Breeze and Churchteams do not have tools specifically designed for budgeting, but both platforms offer reporting capabilities that can provide church administrators and leaders with the insight they need to make wise financial decisions.
Contribution reporting with Breeze allows users to see reports of donations by week, month, quarter, or year. These reports can be customized to help you get insight into your overall donation income and how to plan for the future.
Likewise, Churchteams offers the ability to create reports on giving that help church admin to get a grasp on who is giving, who isn’t, and who has stopped giving. Ultimately, this can help leaders and administrators get better insight into how likely donors are to continue giving.
Reconciliation can be tricky, but both Breeze and Churchteams have tools that make it possible. Breeze makes bank reconciliation easy, showing you specific details relating to each transfer such as gross amounts, transaction fees, notes, the batch the payment was automatically put into, and net amounts. Likewise, Churchteams allows you to see all contributions and receipts over a specified time period with a report.
Neither Breeze nor Churchteams have payroll management tools.
Breeze gives church administrators the ability to manage events such as weekend services, conferences, workshops, and more. Breeze Events allows you to:
Churchteams also offers event capabilities, with tools for check-in and event registration (including the ability to make custom reports).
Membership management is critical for any church to run effectively. Both Breeze and
Churchteams have tools to help administrators and leaders manage their members.
Breeze People allows you to:
Likewise, Churchteams allows you to store contact data with custom fields.
Both Breeze and Churchteams offer tools for volunteer management.
With Breeze, users can schedule volunteers to serve at specific events, set automated RSVP and reminder notifications to be sent to those volunteers by email and/or text, and do more to help create smooth workflows for volunteers.
Churchteams allows you to recruit, train, schedule, remind, and track how people serve with a complete volunteer scheduling system.
With Breeze, you can create campaigns that allow donors to make pledges. Pledges allow users to record who pledged to give what, compare that to what they gave, and send statements to donors showing their pledge summary (total given vs. total pledged).
Likewise, Churchteams allows you to create pledge campaigns for collecting donations for a special fund.
Breeze Service planning allows you to quickly and easily build a worship service plan, assign responsibilities to staff and volunteers, and equip your team with everything needed to create a perfect worship experience.
Churchteams does not have a tool specifically designed for worship service planning.
If you implement Breeze at your church, Breeze will transfer all your data for you at absolutely no cost. Churchteams does not perform this same free service; according to their site, you will have to do the transfer yourself.
Breeze customer service is available from Monday-Friday, 9 AM-6 PM ET.
Churchteams doesn’t advertise hours, but also has a support team available by phone number or email.
Breeze costs $72 a month to use for all churches, and Churchteams has scaled pricing that ranges from $37 a month to $227 a month, depending on your church size and needs.
While Breeze and Churchteams have similarities in their product offerings, Breeze ultimately has more tools that can help your church thrive, including a worship service planning tool and free data transfer. In short, Breeze may be more robust than Churchteams!
Breeze also has a flat fee per month, meaning that your church won’t get penalized for growing!
Ultimately, Breeze is more user-friendly than Churchteams, offers better support than
Churchteams, and has more features than Churchteams. With its scaled pricing, Churchteams is actually priced higher than Breeze, and requires more training than Breeze, as Breeze has a simpler interface than Churchteams. Breeze is super simple to use, meaning that it may ultimately be easier to implement than Churchteams. Churchteams may also have a steeper learning curve than Breeze.
While both tools receive good reviews, Breeze ultimately receives better reviews than Churchteams with users rating Breeze an average of 4.8 stars vs. 4.5 stars for Churchteams on Capterra. While it’s not clear if Breeze is preferred by certain denominations over Churchteams, or if it has a larger user base than Churchteams, it’s very likely more flexible than Churchteams, more innovative than Churchteams, and more efficient than Churchteams.
One caveat: Breeze is not designed for megachurches, so Churchteams may be more suitable for larger congregations than Breeze.
Overall, we recommend that churches purchase Breeze’s monthly package for a better overall experience!
Both tools have stringent requirements for data security and privacy.
Breeze is a company under the Tithely umbrella.
Yes, you can migrate data; however, you may have to do it yourself with Churchteams. Breeze will migrate data for you for free.
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