At CrossWay Church, we have found a great free tool that has really helped with our worship planning and volunteer management. It is called Service Builder.net There are is a column of ads but they aren’t obnoxious and if you donate to the developer, Jason. He can remove them.
Service Builder allows you set up different service templates that automatically import your order of worship with all of the components (songs, video clips, reading, prayers, etc). You can even assign different people to those roles. When you plan services, you can filter out the songs that you have sung with in the past few weeks so you don’t get in a rut.
Service Builder also allows you create a church database and assign different people to each role. You can create a schedule for each week. Here is the coolest part. You can set it up to automatically notify them that they are scheduled that week by either email or text and they can import it into their own calendar too.
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