Latest News and Announcements

01/04/2023 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 01/04/2023 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.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Payroll

  • Iowa state tax table T4 calculation step is labeled T3 for 2023

General

  • Fixed several unreported errors in various areas of the software


01/04/2023 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 01/04/2023 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 14.

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. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Payroll

  • Maintain Item Descriptions - Other Deduction item, After Tax won't save "report on W2" and box 12 code
  • Iowa state tax table T4 calculation step is labeled T3 for 2023

General

  • Reindexing after restoring a backup can produce an error


12/28/2022 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 12/28/2022 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.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Fund Accounting

  • Income & Expense Statement - When run at Summary/Detail level 3, subtotals may not match the account balances shown

Accounts Payable

  • 1099 forms and e-file process updated for tax year 2022

Payroll

  • W2 forms and e-file process updated for tax year 2022
  • W2 uses first address found for duplicate employees (with same Social Security Number) Should use the one with the latest transactions
  • Count of employees on 941 form and calculation report does not ignore duplicate employees (with same Social Security Number)


12/28/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


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. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Fund Accounting

  • Income & Expense Statement - When run at Summary/Detail level 3, subtotals may not match the account balances shown

Accounts Payable

  • 1099 forms and e-file process updated for tax year 2022

Payroll

  • W2 forms and e-file process updated for tax year 2022
  • W2 uses first address found for duplicate employees (with same Social Security Number) Should use the one with the latest transactions
  • Count of employees on 941 form and calculation report does not ignore duplicate employees (with same Social Security Number)
  • Maintain Item Descriptions - Change "Retirement deduction" tax option to "Retirement deduction (non-Roth)"
  • Maintain Item Descriptions - Box 12 codes AA and BB for ROTH IRAs shouldn't show up in the list when "Retirement deduction (non-Roth)" is selected. They are not pre-tax.
  • Payroll Setup Assistant - Errors can occur when adding certain state tax tables.


11/21/2022 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 11/21/2022 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.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Contributions

  • Import Contributions - Show warning message when modifying envelope or fund numbers
  • Repeating Contributions - Allow a negative dollar amount for processing fees

General

  • Group email - people without emails report should default to screen, not printer
  • External Backup - Notification emails from a Gmail account aren't being sent using OAUTH/API
  • External Backup - Allow multiple email addresses separated by comma or semicolon


11/21/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 11/21/2022 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 14.

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. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Membership

  • Personal Profiles - Assign bar code window doesn't open when clicking the button
  • Search by Phone/Email can be broken by unexpected data/formatting in those fields

Contributions

  • Import Contributions - Show warning message when modifying envelope or fund numbers
  • Repeating Contributions - Allow a negative dollar amount for processing fees

Fund Accounting

  • Undo Bank Reconciliation - Account and Statement Date should be separate columns and grid should be sortable
  • Account Balances view in PowerChurch Today shouldn't include unposted transactions

Accounts Payable

  • Add new invoice from Maintain Vendor Records doesn't add vendor name in Description field
  • Last Buy and Payment Dates on the vendor record aren't updated when posting

Events

  • Recurring event not respecting "Weekdays" flag

General

  • Background isn't re-centered after closing the Quick Tasks pane
  • Group email - people without emails report should default to screen, not printer
  • External Backup - Notification emails from a Gmail account aren't being sent using OAUTH/API
  • External Backup - Allow multiple email addresses separated by comma or semicolon
  • Reports - Find Text window can limit characters in textbox


11/08/2022 - Check In Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release for the PowerChurch Check In system has been published, dated 11/08/2022.

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 contains the following:

  • Check In Label Printer App. The Check In system will now work with any brand of label printer. Use the new option in the Printer area of the Kiosk Setup screen. The PowerChurchCheckInLabelPrinter.exe program can be found in the Kiosk program directory, by default C:PowerChurchCheckIn11. The PDF manual and CHM help files have been updated with instructions for setup and use. The Check In online training video series will have updates shortly.
  • Kiosk Normalize/Maximize. If the kiosk is started in a maximized window, the Classes and Setup screens don't automatically adjust when the window is normalized.


08/10/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 08/10/2022 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 14.

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. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Fund Accounting

  • Undo a Bank Reconciliation list shouldn't lose your current position after toggling checkbox.
  • Added a new Accounting Audit Log entry for undoing a bank reconciliation.

Accounts Payable

  • Error can occur when changing a vendor on an existing invoice or manual check
  • When adding a new vendor, the Tax ID field isn't reset.
  • Cash Requirements report is in data entry order instead of vendor/reference

Accounts Receivable

  • Default credit memo liability account should ignore inactive accounts.

Payroll

  • Import hours from Clockify can error in certain circumstances.

General

  • Errors can occur when printing report from a View ... Audit Log screen.


07/06/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 07/06/2022 has been released for PowerChurch Plus Version 14.

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. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Membership

  • Update Outlook Contacts - Navigation buttons are hidden
  • Update Outlook Contacts - Error message when updating contacts

Contributions

  • Posted contributions aren't showing on the Maintain List of Designations - History tab

Fund Accounting

  • New line isn't automatically added in transaction when the second line isn't balanced

Accounts Payable

  • Changing the vendor on an existing invoice or manual check can error
  • Adding a new vendor when adding a new invoice or manual check can error


06/29/2022 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 06/29/2022 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.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Payroll

  • 941 form and e-file process updated for 2nd Quarter 2022


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