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11/14/2019 - PowerChurch Software Newsletter


The Fall 2019 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/493/5/powerchurch-software-newsletter-fall-2019

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



10/30/2019 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 10/30/2019 has been released for 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 http://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 fixes the following issues:

Attendance

  • Fast Data Entry doesn't save all changes when updating existing
  • Fast Data Entry can error when clicking Done > Enter more attendance

Fund Accounting

  • Sub-Account report shows parameter warning with Include Budget Amounts enabled

Custom Reports

  • Print Preview - Report toolbar items aren't docked in the toolbar


10/16/2019 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 10/16/2019 has been released for Version 12. This release provides a free update to Version 12.2, with new and updated features.

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 http://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 screen now has a Print Report button on the Visitations tab
  • Family Update Form report has improved data selections. "Empty" families are removed from the report output.
  • Personal Profiles reports' Selection Criteria screen has added an Age range selection
  • Selected Dates report now uses the standard Selection Criteria screen, providing many new selection options

Attendance

  • Print Mailing Labels/Create Mail Merge Export now allows Personal Status Code selection

Contributions

  • Maintain Donors is a new screen combining information and functionality from various areas of Contributions
  • Check Reader screen now allows an account to be flagged as a "Bank Issued/Bill Pay" account and not tied to a donor
  • Print Mailing Labels has a new selection for those who haven't pledged
  • View Posted Contributions screen includes a new Reverse & Correct process to aid in accurately creating reversals and corrections
  • Contribution Statements have a redesigned "Select by amounts given" interface and reports are centered on the page
  • Selected Contributors report has a new option to exclude the amounts given
  • New reports: Monthly Contributions by Payment Method, Totals by Fund Type, and Totals by Payment Method

Fund Accounting

  • Option to include unposted transactions on many reports and graphs
  • New Report: Balance Sheet by Month

Accounts Payable

  • Maintain Vendor Records screen now includes unposted transactions on the History tab

Accounts Receivable

  • Print Statement button added to the Maintain Customers screen

Payroll

  • Maintain List of Employees screen has brought back the Filter Pay Group option

Events

  • Export to iCalendar (ICS) file for use with other calendar solutions


09/23/2019 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 09/23/2019 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

  • Import from Vanco can miss transactions in specific situations
  • Contributions Audit Log missing entries for linking funds and envelope numbers


09/23/2019 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 09/23/2019 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:

Fund Accounting

  • "Year end transaction" checkbox removed from tab order to avoid accidentally checking it

Payroll

  • W2 - Spelling error in Box 12 code "G - 457b Deferred Compensation"

Contributions

  • Import from Vanco can miss transactions in specific situations

Email

  • Newer version of Chilkat controls installed by other programs can cause unlock code error


09/16/2019 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 09/16/2019 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:

Fund Accounting

  • "Year end transaction" checkbox removed from tab order to avoid accidentally checking it

Accounts Payable

  • Void an unposted check pulls the wrong transaction description

Payroll

  • Emailing Pay Stubs report doesn't list email addresses or sent status

General

  • Crystal Reports errors if Windows isn't installed on drive letter C


07/12/2019 - PowerChurch Software Newsletter


The Summer 2019 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/488/5/powerchurch-software-newsletter-summer-2019

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



06/25/2019 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 06/25/2019 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:

Membership

  • Attendance Register Form doesn't print two columns on A4 paper

Accounts Payable

  • Added Amount selection to Vendor Activity Summary report
  • Added vendor Short Note field to the Vendor Directory report
  • A check that paid multiple invoices can cause duplicate void transactions

Accounts Receivable

  • Customer Zip/Postal Code sometimes doesn't print on invoice
  • A credit memo can't be deleted after having been applied (now reverse, post, then delete)
  • A credit memo application can't be reversed from Maintain Invoices

Payroll

  • In some circumstances, Clergy Salary tax option is treated as non-taxable


05/15/2019 - Version 11.5 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 05/15/2019 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:

Visitations

  • Selected Visitation Data report isn't sorted properly

Fund Accounting

  • Reconcile Bank Accounts should only save Statement Balance when Postpone

Accounts Payable

  • Maintain Open Invoices some text can overlap on screen when resizing window
  • Can't reassign a vendor ID if there is a leading space

Payroll

  • State should be forced to uppercase when e-filing forms


05/14/2019 - Version 12 Maintenance Release


A new Maintenance Release dated 05/14/2019 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:

Membership

  • Personal Profiles don't get Salutation assigned from Add Family Assistant
  • Selected Visitation Data report isn't sorted properly

Contributions

  • Show calculated envelope names on data entry screens
  • List of Contributors Not Pledged report doesn't have Refresh Options button
  • Phone numbers imported from Vanco should be formatted if possible
  • Enter Contributions - Change pledge shows validation warning if date range doesn't match

Fund Accounting

  • Reconcile Bank Accounts should only save Statement Balance when Postpone
  • Post Transactions - Advanced transaction list isn't sortable

Accounts Payable

  • Maintain Open Invoices some text can overlap on screen when resizing window
  • Can't reassign a vendor ID if there is a leading space

Payroll

  • State should be forced to uppercase when e-filing forms


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