Latest News and Announcements

12/20/2018 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 12/20/2018 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:

Accounts Payable

  • Open Unposted Items report - border width around account distribution is too thin to print on some printers
  • 1099-MISC form update for 2018

Payroll

  • Ohio state tax table missing the deduction multiplier field
  • Prompt for OR Transit Tax if in Oregon
  • Utah state tax calculation has changed (Pre-May 2018 and Post-May 2018)
  • W2/W3 form update for 2018


12/20/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 12/20/2018 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 will be updated automatically overnight. No further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release resolves the following issues:

Contributions

  • Pledge Statements ignore the "Only print statements for past due pledges" setting

Accounts Payable

  • Adjust 1096 form alignment
  • Payment Details report should not show transaction detail header on computer checks

Payroll

  • Ohio state tax table missing the deduction multiplier field
  • Oregon state transit tax wages not calculated for partial year 2018
  • Utah state tax calculation has changed (Pre-May 2018 and Post-May 2018)


12/05/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 12/04/2018 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:

Membership

  • Quick Add Family assistant can error
  • View Pledges button in Personal Profiles doesn't link to the person's envelope

Contributions

  • Check Reader screen can error
  • Pledge Statement list of names isn't sortable

Fund Accounting

  • Detail Changes in Equity report can error
  • Posting months aren't updating correctly in the demo
  • Unposted Transactions report is spaced differently when printed

Accounts Payable

  • 1099/1096/e-file update for 2018
  • 1099 e-file should prompt for IA BEN in Iowa
  • Quick Check - clear the form and the written out dollar amount label doesn't clear

Accounts Receivable

  • Account and Payment Statements by e-mail error with slash in name
  • E-mail Sent Status report doesn't show the e-mail address

Payroll

  • W2/W3/e-file update for 2018
  • W2 Box 14 text can be cut off on plain paper form
  • Prompt for OR Transit Tax if in Oregon
  • Maintain List of Employees can error if calendar controls not installed

Reports

  • Crystal Reports viewer errors when you have more than five reports open at a time
  • Export a custom report to a text file is blank in PowerChurch Online


10/10/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 10/10/2018 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:

Activities & Skills

  • Class Family Directory report cuts off last digits of birthdays

Attendance

  • Visitor Report should show "No records selected" message if everyone is excluded by Personal Status selection

Contributions

  • New Pledge Range report
  • Error when saving report settings on Pledge Statement

Fund Accounting

  • Accounting Audit Log should record an event when user changes default account number ranges
  • Sub-account Report - Budget comparisons don't follow the updated logic from Income & Expense Statement

Accounts Payable

  • Open Unposted Items report - border width around account distribution is too thin to print on some printers

Accounts Receivable

  • New Invoice Aging report
  • New Maintain Credit Memos screen
  • Add/Edit Payment - change "Balance" label to "To balance" for consistency and clarity.
  • Apply a credit memo doesn't properly handle invoices with negative amount

General

  • Constant Contact sync doesn't remove people from lists where they no longer match selections made
  • E-mailing reports - a slash in the calculated file name will cause errors in the file attachment


09/24/2018 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 09/24/2018 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:

Membership

  • Add Family Assistant can become unresponsive

Contributions

  • Enter Contributions should not leave Designation selected in between contributors

Accounting

  • Income & Expense by Year can show blanks in some situations

General

  • Constant Contact sync doesn't remove people from lists where they no longer match selections made
  • oSettings error on external reindex utility
  • Backslash is not a valid character in e-mail addresses


09/12/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 09/12/2018 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:

Accounts Receivable

  • New report - Open Items - Displays a list of unpaid invoices and unapplied credit memos for each customer.
  • Deleting a customer can potentially delete repeating invoices
  • Payments with invalid dates won't post

Membership

  • Alternate phone is not included with all family phones selections on reports

General

  • E-mail Sent Status reports have incorrect titles from various areas of the software


08/29/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 08/29/2018 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:

Activities & Skills

  • When adding new members to an activity, default the checkboxes to unchecked to avoid accidentally adding everyone

Contributions

  • New setup option to include title in Envelope Name formula (John Smith vs Mr John Smith)
  • Unposted Contributions report can error in specific scenario

Fund Accounting

  • Income & Expense by Year report can show blanks in certain scenarios

Accounts Payable

  • Open (Unposted) Items report - Widen transaction detail to show full account name and line description

Accounts Receivable

  • Duplicate customer IDs causes error in upgrade from prior versions
  • Import Customers can assign invalid customer IDs in certain scenarios

General

  • External backup utility creates a backup labeled as Version 11.5
  • ISBN Lookup errors when no results were found


08/08/2018 - PowerChurch Online Outage


We are experiencing an outage of some PowerChurch Online services. We have a technician onsite at the data center where our servers are housed, who is working to get service restored as quickly as possible.



08/02/2018 - Quarterly Newsletter


The Summer 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/474/5/powerchurch-software-newsletter-summer-2018

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



07/18/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 07/18/2018 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

  • New Invalid E-mail Addresses report added

Attendance

  • Attendance Register Form - long notes don't print properly in some layouts
  • Attendance Register Form - notes aren't saved regardless of the Save Notes option

Contributions

  • Don't auto assign envelope number in the inactive envelope number range
  • Don't keep the Designation field choice when entering multiple contributions into a fund
  • Pledge Statement report doesn't group data properly when the report is run in envelope number order
  • Contribution Statements/Tax Receipts addresses aren't consistent in different layouts and some don't align with window envelopes

Fund Accounting

  • It is possible to have a duplicate account number after completing accounting setup assistant

General

  • In certain circumstances, a Crystal Reports error can occur when e-mailing reports
  • A backslash () in an e-mail address shouldn't be considered valid and causes the Constant Contact Sync to error


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