We're always trying to understand how our customers use our church management system, so that we can let this understanding inform us as we take decisions on how to make ChurchApp even better. Following on directly from customer feedback, we're happy to announce three new features for the Children module:
Whether you want to track baptisms, first communion, or something completely unique to your church - you can now do it with Key Dates for the Children module. See a child's timeline and gain an overview of their journey. Want to find the children in your church database who haven't been baptised yet? Or are you trying to celebrate everyone who's first communion was this year? No problem - that's why we've built in Key Dates reports for you.
Churches are different and they do things differently, this is as true for children's ministry as it is for any other area of church life. "Custom fields" are one of the ways we use to try and give churches the flexibility they need. Now, you have a lot more freedom in terms of how you use the children's address book.
The search function in the Children module has just received a mighty upgrade. With "Advanced Search", you can search on lots of different datapoints, from post code area to telephone number - including any custom fields you've set up!
Thank you to everyone who got in touch to suggest these features, we're always grateful for your suggestions.