Information and Help on the latest Church Windows versions

Using an older version of Church Windows?

You may visit the Church Windows Support Center and select a Category for the specific version (or module) being used.

Version 21.18.3 and Payroll SR1

Cumulative Version 21 “What’s New” Documents

Version 21 Searchable/Printable Help Documents
(May take a moment to load, then may be downloaded. These Help files are accessible within Church Windows or Payroll by pressing the F1-key.)

Payroll 2019 SR1 is Ready!

PLEASE NOTE: On 12/31/2018, churches current on Updates & Support received the Payroll 2019 Update information and download link via email, sent to the address(es) on file. To update from Payroll 2019 to Payroll 2019 SR1, please visit the Download Current Updates page.

In addition to corrections for electronic filing, Payroll 2019 SR1 contains updated State tax table for CA, GA, IA, KY, ME, MI, MN, MO, NM, NY, ND, OR, RI, SC, & UT.

Also note that documents are available in the Support Centers to handle special situations for churches in AZ, CA, DC, MA, MD, NJ, NY, OR, VT, and WA.

Handling Sick Time Based on Hours Worked and other Special State Tax Situations

Church Windows Help Online
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Church Windows Payroll Help Online
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View Church Windows Payroll Help Online

Church Windows v21 – Membership: Dashboard Preview

Church Windows v21 – Donations: Dashboard Preview

Church Windows v21 – Accounting: Dashboard Preview

Remember that the built-in Help may be accessed from any Church Windows screen by pressing F1.

Reading Church Windows Financial Statements Recorded Webinar

If you have wondered how to read and understand your church’s financials, this educational opportunity is for you! The presentation will cover four main reports in the Church Windows Accounting program.

  • Balance Sheet
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Fund Activity Report
  • Summary of Cash Activity

Each statement is reviewed and an explanation of how the statements fit together is explained. No experience necessary and it’s free!

This Webinar took place July 12, 2011. The following is the webinar divided into four convenient segments.

Our facilitator is Mary Lou Turnbull, CCA, who offers more than 15 years’ experience working with church councils and financial staffs.