We're constantly updating and enhancing ChurchApp, often building directly upon customer feedback to guide our development. The following lists some changes that were made to ChurchApp between
and 7th May 2015.
06-May-2015 - Member facing apps - now in Spanish
Spanish translation added to the member facing sections of ChurchApp: Connect, Donate and My ChurchApp. Enhancements also made to Dutch, French and German translations.
06-May-2015 - Day specific Flow notifications
When editing a Flow, you're now able to select which days the reminder emails should be sent out on. Ideal if you have part-time staff and only want to be notified on the days they're working.
05-May-2015 - Rota roles in notifications
Our automated email and SMS notifications have been updated to allow you to include the role someone is serving in as part of the notification email/SMS.
05-May-2015 - Notes on rota dates
You can now add notes to rota dates, so you can notify your team members of when it's Communion, a baptism service or even a visiting speaker.
01-May-2015 - PDF address book children
When generating a PDF address book, you can now select which types of child relationship should be included in the PDF, e.g. you can choose to include "parent" relationships, but exclude "grandparent" or "other" relationship types.
30-Apr-2015 - Additional tag filter options in reports in Childrens module
The reports in the Childrens module now include the match any/all tag filter bringing them in line with the reports in other modules.
29-Apr-2015 - Giver changes now tracked
Whenever changes are made to givers in the Giving module, the changes are tracked and stored in the changelog, just as they are for contacts and children.
27-Apr-2015 - Mailchimp Integration
Our MailChimp integration now allows you to sync people to a List based on both people who are in a tag as well as those who are not in a tag.
22-Apr-2015 - Child-Parent Relationship Selection
When editing a child, you are now be able to select from a list the relationship they have to the linked contact. The relationships available are; "Parent", "Grandparent", "Aunt / Uncle", "Guardian" and "Other". We have also improved the contact linking process on editing a child so that it is less confusing.
21-Apr-2015 - Event autosuggest obeys the View
When searching for events the autosuggest now obeys the view that you are currently in, 'Past' or 'Future'.
CommunicationAdded functionality to exclude already invited contacts when sending batch My ChurchApp invite emails.
20-Apr-2015 - Editable notes
You can now edit notes throughout ChurchApp, and when a note has been edited, you can see who was the last user to edit it.
20-Apr-2015 - Contact profile
We now display the most recent (10) logins to My ChurchApp, if they have access, when viewing a contact in the Address Book.
20-Apr-2015 - Clickable groups in maps
When running a map report from the Small Groups module, when you click on the map pin, there's now a handy link through to view the group details in the popup that loads.
17-Apr-2015 - Child Check-In Sessions Report
There is now a report in the Children module which lists all child check-in sessions and their respective settings. From there you can also edit the settings for the current day's sessions.
16-Apr-2015 - Rota Clashes
If when updating a rota ministry there are any rota clashes associated to that ministry you get taken to the Rota Clashes report.
16-Apr-2015 - Attendance Graph Report
You can now group attendance data on the Graph Generator report in the Attendance module by the following: week, month, quarter, calendar year and academic year.
15-Apr-2015 - Leave line manager emails
When a line manager receives an email to notify them of logged leave the email will now included the leave type (i.e. Holiday, Sick etc.) and the attached notes.
14-Apr-2015 - Tag filter in Rotas reports
There is now a filter by tags option within reports in the Rotas module.
13-Apr-2015 - Small Groups
You can now perform an advanced search on smallgroups.
13-Apr-2015 - Descriptions for tags
A description can now be added to a tag in Address Book, Children and Giving modules, which can be viewed in the Tag Index and Tag View pages.
17-Apr-2015 - Closing Check-In Sessions
Users will now be asked for confirmation before closing a check-in session.
17-Apr-2015 - Embeddable future groups
Through both our Embed small groups list and map, you can now specify that you want future groups to be listed - simply change the URL to include ?view=future. Perfect for churches who want to advertise groups that will be starting at a point in the future.
22-Apr-2015 - Children sign-ups on events
You can now sign up children to events either through ChurchApp or one of our event pages. We've also made the system even more intelligent in recognising who people are based on family relationships according to the first person who signs up for an event.
01-May-2015 - "Search for Others" pagination
Improved the way that paginated results in "Search for Others" work, including adding in pagination controls at the bottom of the page.
If you have any thoughts or suggestions for us, please let us know - we'd love to hear from you.