Latest News and Announcements

06/19/2018 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 06/19/2018 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 Reports

  • Ministry Services reports incorrectly combine names (John Smith Jr & John Smith Sr)
  • Activity Statistics report in Attendance can print duplicate attendance info
  • Custom Report to file output errors when file extension is assigned

Contributions

  • Pledged to Actual Comparison report Difference column is underlined
  • Location is required on Canadian Tax Receipts
  • Contributor Age Range report errors on last day of the month

Fund Accounting

  • Post Transactions can give inaccurate out of balance warning
  • System Generated entry in Account Activity makes debit and credit totals not match
  • Move Account utility loses account notes when moving to a new number

Accounts Receivable

  • Deposit Slip report should print in data entry order
  • Open (Unposted) Items report should print in data entry order
  • Payment Statements report can error with LASTINV null values

Payroll

  • Kentucky state tax table calculation method has changed


06/18/2018 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 06/18/2018 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:

Membership Reports

  • Ministry Services reports incorrectly combine names (John Smith Jr & John Smith Sr)
  • Activity Statistics report in Attendance can print duplicate attendance info
  • Custom Report to file output errors when file extension is assigned

Contributions

  • Location is required on Canadian Tax Receipts
  • Contributor Age Range report errors on last day of the month

Fund Accounting

  • Move Account utility loses account notes when moving to a new number

Accounts Receivable

  • Deposit Slip report should print in data entry order
  • Open (Unposted) Items report should print in data entry order
  • Payment Statements report can error with LASTINV null values

Payroll

  • Kentucky state tax table calculation method has changed


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


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