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05/11/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 05/11/2022 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:

Payroll

  • Process Payroll - Save and reload session only processes the first item for each direct deposit employee
  • Process Payroll - Manual check numbers aren't saved

Conversion *

  • Equipment Inventory pictures aren't upgraded
  • Events Room Layout pictures aren't upgraded

* Please contact Technical Support at (800) 486-1800 if you are missing Equipment or Room Layout pictures after upgrading and we will help copy them over from the prior version.



05/03/2022 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 05/03/2022 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

  • Pledge Statement report has an extra line break in between "Pledge status as of" and the date

Fund Accounting

  • Enter Transactions - Tab or Enter after entering credit or debit amount doesn't automatically add new line (affects all transaction entry screens)
  • Reconcile Bank/Credit Card Accounts - Sorting deposits by Cleared status has transactions out of order
  • Maintain Accounting Funds - Add new fund and copy accounts from existing fund shows all accounts, not filtered by fund

Payroll

  • Void check from Payroll menu or Maintain Employees screen records the process date and user of the original transaction, rather than the current date/time and logged in user
  • Post Payroll - Additional validation is needed to avoid posting problem transactions


05/03/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 05/03/2022 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:

Contributions

  • Pledge Statement report has an extra line break in between "Pledge status as of" and the date

Fund Accounting

  • Enter Transactions - Tab or Enter after entering credit or debit amount doesn't automatically add new line (affects all transaction entry screens)
  • Reconcile Bank/Credit Card Accounts - Sorting deposits by Cleared status has transactions out of order
  • Maintain Accounting Funds - Add new fund and copy accounts from existing fund shows all accounts, not filtered by fund

Payroll

  • Void check from Payroll menu or Maintain Employees screen records the process date and user of the original transaction, rather than the current date/time and logged in user
  • Post Payroll - Additional validation is needed to avoid posting problem transactions

General

  • Spell Check form doesn't scale up properly with DPI % settings
  • Spell Check form gives an error in a new installation prior to reindexing


04/28/2022 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 04/27/2022 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

  • Unknown contributor possible in Maintain Donors
  • Delete and replace Fund Type doesn't update Designations
  • Funds Report by Date is missing date range subtitle

Accounts Payable

  • Reassign a Vendor ID - Confirmation instructions text is cut off
  • Release repeating invoice does not update vendor balance

Fund Accounting

  • Merge Accounting Funds should allow merging inactive funds
  • Check Register by Fund includes inactive funds
  • Maintain List of Accounting Funds - Can copy accounts from inactive fund


04/28/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 04/27/2022 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 were updated automatically overnight. For PowerChurch Online users, no further action needs to be taken.

This Maintenance Release includes the following:

Contributions

  • Unknown contributor possible in Maintain Donors
  • Delete and replace Fund Type doesn't update Designations
  • Funds Report by Date is missing date range subtitle

Fund Accounting

  • Merge Accounting Funds should allow merging inactive funds
  • Check Register by Fund includes inactive funds
  • Undo Bank Reconciliation does not update FAPRIOR table
  • Modify Unposted Transactions is in data entry order, not Ref/Check No

Accounts Payable

  • Release repeating invoice does not update vendor balance

Payroll

  • Process Payroll - unable to click into the Check No field on manual checks

General

  • Export report - last used file type doesn't update file name/extension
  • SimpleTexting export errors with certain Profile contact preferences


04/20/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 04/20/2022 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:

Contributions

  • Fund Summary report does not properly filter by Contribution Type
  • Release Repeating Contributions doesn't update Total amount to release label text

Fund Accounting

  • Accounting Setup Assistant - In certain circumstances, changes made at the Edit & Finish step are not saved
  • Maintain List of Accounting Funds - Should not be able to copy inactive accounts or from an inactive fund
  • Reverse & Correct process doesn't update the original transaction's notes or set the voided by/voided date fields in the DB

Accounts Payable

  • Tab order on Maintain Manual and Printed Checks screens are not correct
  • Reassign Vendor ID merge warning text is cut off

Accounts Receivable

  • Label text alignment is not correct in email options when emailing invoices or payment statements

Payroll

  • Saved next check number may not be valid in Payroll in some setups
  • Email paystubs at the end of Process Payroll doesn't pull data from the current payroll run

General

  • Email Reply To address is limited to 26 characters in some circumstances


04/13/2022 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 04/13/2022 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:

Membership

  • Using Filter By or Locate By options on Integrated Data Entry or Maintain Personal Profiles doesn't update the Navigation List with the current selected record

Fund Accounting

  • Maintain List of Accounting Funds - Copy accounts from another fund should ignore inactive accounts and funds
  • Sub-account Report always includes inactive funds


04/13/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 04/13/2022 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

  • Integrated Data Entry - Family Members list - Envelope column too narrow to show five digit envelopes

Fund Accounting

  • Check Register doesn't bold/italic unposted transactions
  • Maintain List of Accounting Funds - Copy accounts from another fund should ignore inactive accounts and funds
  • Sub-account Report always includes inactive funds

Accounts Payable

  • Maintain Manual Checks doesn't prompt to update transaction details when amount changes
  • Maintain Manual Checks only allows 10 digit check number
  • Add Manual Check from Maintain Vendor Records doesn't fill in vendor name in Description
  • Transactions for built-in MISC or VOID vendors won't post
  • Not all transactions are included on the Cash Requirements report

Contributions

  • Can't access the date field in Delete Old Data
  • Can't access date field when posting multiple contribution dates as one


03/30/2022 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/30/2022 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.

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 - Locate by envelope number doesn't leave the current profile selected
  • Church Directory - If you select Personal Status Codes to highlight as members, but clear the text field, it still prints "* = " in the page footer

Accounting

  • 941 form and filing processes updated for 2022 (Note: as of the time of this release, the e-file service is still not accepting Q1 filings and will be updated soon)
  • HasTractorFeedPrinter error when printing checks


03/30/2022 - Version 14 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 03/30/2022 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 - Locate by envelope number doesn't leave the current profile selected
  • Church Directory - If you select Personal Status Codes to highlight as members, but clear the text field, it still prints "* = " in the page footer

Accounting

  • 941 form and filing processes updated for 2022 (Note: as of the time of this release, the e-file service is still not accepting Q1 filings and will be updated soon)
  • Next check number functionality has been redesigned to work more predictably, ignoring data problems
  • HasTractorFeedPrinter error when printing checks
  • Resetting the custom check layout returns an error


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