Latest News and Announcements

05/16/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 05/16/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Personal Profiles

  • Profile Age Ranges report prompts to map database fields

Fund Accounting

  • Account Activity Report - Remove "close to" balances from DB & CR totals
  • Incorrect out of balance warning when transaction amounts are too large

Accounts Receivable

  • Selected Invoices report can display incorrect payment totals


05/03/2018 - Quarterly Newsletter


The Spring 2018 issue of the PowerChurch Software newsletter was published today. If you aren't on the list, visit www.powerchurch.com/email to sign up now!

www.powerchurch.com/support/473/5/powerchurch-software-newsletter-spring-2018

View the archive here: www.powerchurch.com/newsletter



05/02/2018 - Check In Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release for the PowerChurch Check In system has been published, dated 05/02/2018.

There are no longer separate installers for kiosk and server components. The kiosks will update automatically after connecting to the server the first time.

Visit https://www.powerchurch.com/mr to download and install this release.

PowerChurch Online users will be updated automatically and do not need to install Maintenance Release updates.

This update fixes the following issues:

  • Date lookup doesn't scale with font DPI
  • Only one parent label prints with Version 12
  • If PowerChurch Plus program directory doesn't exist, don't close the setup screen
  • Adding a person to an activity can cause an error in certain scenario


05/02/2018 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 05/02/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 11.5.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Contributions

  • Change fund number on a pledge doesn't update unposted contributions
  • Contributions aren't imported from Vanco in certain scenario
  • Accented character in contributor name can crash Vanco import

Fund Accounting

  • Changes in Equity report ignores the "Use release accounts" setting
  • Saved report profile can error when running Journal Report

Payroll

  • Direct Deposit file Company ID is formatted differently in header and footer records
  • Maintain List of Employees can error when multiple data entry screens are open
  • Massachusetts state tax isn't calculated properly in certain scenario

General

  • OneBody Sync should force https Sync URL
  • Export to Access can error when duplicate ID numbers exist


05/02/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 05/02/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Contributions

  • Change fund number on a pledge doesn't update unposted contributions
  • Contributions aren't imported from Vanco in certain scenario
  • Accented character in contributor name can crash Vanco import

Payroll

  • Process Payroll should warn if you haven't created the direct deposit file
  • Massachusetts state tax isn't calculated properly in certain scenario

Education Library

  • Adding and deleting items while the Navigation List is open causes problems


04/11/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 04/11/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Ministry Services

  • Create a Mail Merge file error

Fund Accounting

  • Changes in Equity report ignores the "Use release accounts" setting
  • Saved report profile can error when running Journal Report

Payroll

  • Direct Deposit file Company ID is formatted differently in header and footer records
  • Maintain List of Employees can error when multiple data entry screens are open
  • E-mail sending report shows blank page if e-mail message is too long
  • Send a copy to this address option removed from E-mail Payroll Stubs

General

  • Custom Check Layout print preview doesn't include * in check words line
  • ISBN Lookup service switched to Google Books API
  • E-mail test gives error when TLS is enabled, but no authentication info entered
  • Export to Access can error when duplicate ID numbers exist
  • Encrypt Backups option moved to Church Name & Location tab for PowerChurch Online users


03/28/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/28/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Accounting

  • Payroll - E-mail Payroll Stubs screen can open behind the Process Payroll form, where it is inaccessible
  • Accounts Receivable - Notes field isn't saved when adding Credit Memo

General

  • OneBody Sync should force https Sync URL
  • Upgrade/conversion screen goes unresponsive while working


03/26/2018 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/26/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 11.5.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Attendance

  • Fast Data Entry - Add Person - Not listed in alphabetical order and status isn't toggled correctly

Contributions

  • Repeating Contributions on last day of month can be released without a contribution date
  • Inconsistent functionality when contributions exist for an envelope that isn't assigned
  • Post Contributions - Check vs Cheque spelling

Fund Accounting

  • Subaccount Report doesn't calculate close-to equity balances

General

  • Mailing Label preview window is too large to fit screen


03/21/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/20/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 12.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

PowerChurch Online servers were updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Family Mailing List

  • Import Families doesn't format phones

Attendance

  • Fast Data Entry - Add Person - Not listed in alphabetical order and status isn't toggled correctly

Contributions

    View Posted Contributions error when no Personal Profiles exist
  • Inconsistent functionality when contributions exist for an envelope that isn't assigned

Fund Accounting

  • Subaccount Report doesn't calculate close-to equity balances
  • Income & Expense by Year report shows 0s in blank lines and group accounts

Accounts Payable

  • It is possible to get an error message after deleting a vendor
  • Unnecessary "amount has changed" prompt when entering transactions
  • Cents no longer print on old custom check layouts

Accounts Receivable

  • Cannot change Credit (liability) account on Credit Memo after it has been applied

Payroll

  • Employee Census Report - add option to include employee notes
  • Missouri state tax table calculation method has changed

General

  • Format all phones utility added to System Setup Options screen
  • Mailing Label preview window is too large to fit screen


03/13/2018 - Final V11 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/13/2018 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 11/11.1.

This is the final Maintenance Release for Version 11.1. Due to the release of Version 12 of PowerChurch Plus last November, Version 11.1 has now reached End of Maintenance status. No further bug fixes or features will be developed for PowerChurch Plus Version 11.1.

To see a list of features that have been added or changed in the software since Version 11 was released in 2009, visit https://www.powerchurch.com/changes.

The program will automatically download and install this update by going to Help > Download Maintenance Release, or you can manually download and install the Maintenance Release installer by visiting https://www.powerchurch.com/mr in your web browser.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Contributions

  • CRA website URL changed for Canadian tax receipts

Fund Accounting

  • Subaccount Report doesn't calculate close-to amounts for equity accounts

Payroll

    Negative fraction of cents adjustment doesn't print correctly on 941 PDF
  • Update 941 form for 2018

General

  • Restore backup from a network location can give error message
  • Mailing Label preview window is too large to fit screen and isn't resizable


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