We're glad you've started using Access ACS!
As an administrator, you must complete these steps in the following order to set up Access ACS.
Before You Begin
The first step is to sign up for and sign into Access ACS. Then, you can upload records from ACS to Access ACS.
You may already have an Access ACS account even if you are waiting for your data to be converted. Check your email for your login information or contact Support.
Setting Up Global Preferences
Next, it's time to set up global preferences, such as personal and community calendars, if you want to use them. You can also set up the administrator e-mail address, which receives e-mails when users within your organization report problems. Next, set up your online directory preferences, including the information that displays in online directories.
If you use online giving, this is the time to set that up, as well as setting up your merchant account.
Set Set up the small group structure.
Set Set up group names.
Create Create special groups.
Set up a Member Login link on your church's website.
Set Set up Online Giving. Optional
Set Set up your merchant account. Only needed if you select to use Online Giving or Event Registration.