Latest News and Announcements

01/02/2019 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 01/02/2019 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

  • Yearly Totals By Envelope report incorrectly groups people by name instead of envelope number
  • Sort options missing from Yearly Totals By Envelope report

Payroll

  • MO State tax calculation has changed for 2019
  • Other Deduction items can now be calculated from Gross Wages (default) or Taxable Wages. This was added specifically for Oregon State Transit Tax deductions, but can also be used for other non-tax deductions.


01/02/2019 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 01/02/2019 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

  • Yearly Totals By Envelope report incorrectly groups people by name instead of envelope number
  • Sort options missing from Yearly Totals By Envelope report
  • Add e-mail address to Selected Contributors report

Payroll

  • MO State tax calculation has changed for 2019
  • Other Deduction items can now be calculated from Gross Wages (default) or Taxable Wages. This was added specifically for Oregon State Transit Tax deductions, but can also be used for other non-tax deductions.


12/21/2018 - Quarterly Newsletter


The first of two Year-End 2018 issues 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/475/5/powerchurch-software-newsletter-year-end-2018-part-one

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



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


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