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Welcome to Access ACS and PDSConnects! 

Access ACS is an online companion to ACS People Suite, and PDSConnects is an online companion to PDS Church Office. These are useful tools for church staff, group leaders, members, and visitors.

titleUseful Information

Access ACS and PDSConnects are one in the same. The tool is branded for your product, so it may look different, but the functions are exactly the same. Throughout this guide, the name "Access ACS" refers to both.

With Access ACS, you can:

Church Life, a free app from ACS Technologies, integrates with Access ACS so you can view individual and organization data, check calendar events, and map visits.

titleUsing the Administrator's Guide

This guide outlines the information


administrators need to set up and use


Access ACS.

If you're new to Access ACS, be sure to read the Access ACS Getting Started Guide


 first. This lists step-by-step procedures


for signing up, setting up, and implementing Access ACS.

For help getting church members connected to Access ACS, see our Access ACS Launch Tips



You can also search the guide to find specific information on each area of Access ACS.

titleAdditional Resources

Whether you're implementing Access ACS at your church or a long-time administrator with questions, we're here for you.

ACS Support is available Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET. You can contact ACS Support by telephone at 1-800-669-2509.

We also offer formal classroom training for Access ACS, as well as live webinars, local user groups, and the annual Ideas to Impact Conference. Visit our  Training Website  to learn more about our training and implementation solutions.

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