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Ongoing Updates: 29th May - 21st July 2015
Gavin Courtney | July 21, 2015 | ChurchSuite Updates

Ongoing Updates: 29th May - 21st July 2015

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 29th May and 21st July 2015.


  • 15-Jul-2015 Booking clashes reportYou can now see which resources have booking clashes in our new Booking Clashes report
  • 15-Jul-2015 Pledge ProgressYou can now see pledge progress in ChurchApp; when viewing a giver's pledges and in our pledge active and total reports.
  • 15-Jul-2015 Booking sequence deletionYou can now delete just the future bookings when deleting an booking sequence.
  • 15-Jul-2015 Event sequence deletionYou can now delete just the future events when deleting an event sequence.
  • 15-Jul-2015 Booking duplicationYou can now duplicate bookings.
  • 15-Jul-2015 Android and iOS UpdatesYou can now access the full functionality of ChurchApp; which has replaced the old Contacts list display. Additionally you can easily switch accounts via the settings screen; allowing you to quickly switch between ChurchApp and My ChurchApp.
  • 14-Jul-2015 Linking Multi-day Event to a BookingWhen you link a booking to a multi-day event all of the event dates are now automatically populated on the booking.
  • 14-Jul-2015 Linking bookings to eventsWhen you link a booking to an event, the Contact field is now pre-filled with the Event overseer
  • 07-Jul-2015 Import visitors into Children's moduleVisitors can now be imported into the Children's module from a CSV file.
  • 06-Jul-2015 Change user's usernameYou can now change a user's username when viewing a user in the administrator section.
  • 03-Jul-2015 Add event signups to flowWhen viewing an event, in the calendar module, with signups you can now add these signups to a flow.
  • 30-Jun-2015 Enabled contact details merge field for GiversYou can now use the ::contact_details:: merge field for givers, giving you a convenient system through which you can check that you have all the right contact details for the givers in your ChurchApp account.
  • 30-Jun-2015 Advanced search for eventsYou'll now find an Advanced Search option within the Calendar module for events.
  • 26-Jun-2015 More Calendar filtersWhen viewing the calendar within ChurchApp, you can now choose to filter down what's shown by Birthday, Booking and Leave in addition to the categories that you've defined.
  • 25-Jun-2015 Advanced search added to Bookings moduleThe Bookings page now has an advanced search option to find bookings based on name, type or within a specified date range.
  • 08-Jun-2015 Small Group signupsThe requirement to have an end date for signups to Small Groups has been removed.
    Changes to signup details are also displayed within the Recent Activity section of the Group View page.
  • 04-Jun-2015 Donations by Month with multiple fundsWhen running the "Donations by Month" report from the Giving module, you can now select multiple funds to be included in the results. We've also added in some handy stats to the top of the report.
  • 03-Jun-2015 Small Group Tags added to Not in Group reportsThe Not in Group reports in Small Groups now include a filter by Small Group tags (as well as Contact tags).
  • 01-Jun-2015 Child school year offsetIf a child is either put ahead a school year or kept back, you can now adjust the school year offset when editing the child's profile so that their correct school year is shown.
  • 01-Jun-2015 Additional marital status options in ChurchAppA number of additional marital status options have now been added, including Separated and an option for not known. Contacts who are separated can also have their record linked to their spouse.
    Graphs with Tags and Small Groups also reflect the additional martial statuses.


  • 01-Jul-2015 New "search by group" option for check-inWhen running child check-in, you now have the option of searching by child or alternatively of searching by group. If you select the search by group option, you'll be presented with a list of all children in the group that you can then search within as opposed to searching across all children in your account.
  • 08-Jun-2015 Check-in Visitor required fieldsThrough the Children module's module options, you can now select which fields will be displayed when checking in a Visitor (name/email/mobile) and which ones are required.
  • 05-Jun-2015 Upload photo through ConnectA visitor can now upload a photo through the My Details page in Connect when they sign up.
  • 01-Jun-2015 Additional marital status options in ConnectThe Details screen in Connect has additional martial status options for visitors to add. If a visitor is married, they can also add the details of their spouse.
    The martial status field can be hidden from Connect by unselecting the field in the Address Book module options within ChurchApp.


  • 29-Jun-2015 Fund specific pagesEach fund in the Giving module now has a dedicated page created for it which you can customise with a description and artwork. You can find the fund page URL by clicking on a fund in the Giving module and they're a handy way to encourage members towards giving to a specific cause. https://demo.churchapp.co.uk/donate/fund/2

My ChurchApp

  • 14-Jul-2015 Social Login for My ChurchAppYou can now link your My ChurchApp account to Twitter and Facebook within the My Details section of My ChurchApp. This will then enable you to login to My ChurchApp through your Twitter or Facebook.
  • 29-Jun-2015 Church logo in appsWhen someone logs in to My ChurchApp through one of our apps, they'll now see your church logo at the top of the Home page.
  • 01-Jun-2015 Additional marital status options in My ChurchAppThe martial status updates in ChurchApp are now listed in My ChurchApp so contacts can amend their own details if they wish.

‚ÄčIf you have any thoughts or suggestions for us, please let us know - we'd love to hear from you.

Post by Gavin Courtney

Gavin Courtney, ChurchSuite