PowerChurch Plus version 8.5 updates
  • Send E-mail Message to a Group - Send an e-mail message to an entire class or committee right from PowerChurch Plus. Options are available to print a report or labels for those that are missing e-mail addresses.
  • Print 1099-MISC Forms - PowerChurch Plus automatically determines if the vendor meets the criteria to print a 1099-MISC form and totals the amounts paid to each vendor.
  • Backup to a CD-R/CD-RW - Backup directly to a CD-R/RW drive. There is no need for special burning software and multiple backups can be stored on one disc.
  • Internet Mapping - Need to visit a new family, but not exactly sure where they live? With the new map button, finding directions is just a click away. With your choice of popular Internet mapping sites, you’ll quickly find directions to their location.
  • Attendance Entry by Bar Code - Enter Attendance faster than you ever thought possible with a standard barcode wand that attaches to your computer. Simply open the Fast Data Entry screen and scan the bar code of those who were present, eliminating the need to scroll up and down the screen or referring to the attendance form to the computer. (Additional hardware is required to use the attendance bar codes. Click here for more information
  • Contribution Check Reader - A new data entry option in 8.5 is to enter contributions using a check reader. Simply slide the check through the reader, and PowerChurch Plus looks up the envelope number and displays the contributor information. Just key in the amount to complete the contribution entry. (Additional hardware is required to use the contribution check readers. Click here for more information
  • Church Directory Changes - E-mail address is now available on all layouts of the Church Directory. There is also a choice of name format and an option to print alternate addresses.
  • Notes on Attendance Register Forms - Need to give teachers announcements? Use this new note area to print your information at the bottom of every attendance register form.
  • Family Grouped Report - E-mail addresses have now been added to the Family Grouped report.
  • Print Label Summary Only  -The Label Summary report (count of ZIP Codes) report can now be printed without generating labels.
  • Contribution Statements - It is now optional to print addresses on Contribution Statements for people not included in mailouts.
  • Accounts Payable Vendors - Added e-mail and web site address fields for Accounts Payable Vendors.
  • External Reindex Utility - Use this new utility with Windows Scheduler to reindex automatically at a specified time.
  • New and longer field lengths in the Record Keeping modules - Fields have been lengthened in the Equipment Inventory, Education Library, and Music Library modules. "Manufacturer" and "Model Number" fields have been added to Equipment Inventory.  There is a new "File Name" field in the Sermon Filer.
  • Background Images - Now includes background images from Alan Hall Photography, as well as the option to define your own background image.