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Ongoing Updates: 27th August - 28th October 2015
Richard Hollis | October 28, 2015 | ChurchSuite Updates

Ongoing Updates: 27th August - 28th October 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 27th August and 28th October 2015.


  • 26-Oct-2015 Giver Communication reportThere's a new Communication report in the Giving module that allows you to query communication to your Givers.
  • 23-Oct-2015 Giver CSV Mail Merge optionYou can now choose to export Giver information in CSV mail merge format so that you can easily prepare letters or envelopes when posting out Statements of Donation.
  • 23-Oct-2015 Booking clash detectionImproved the layout of any detected clashes when a booking is being added/edited. Information is now presented in a more uniform manner.
  • 20-Oct-2015 Couple first names merge fieldWhen composing an email, you can now choose to send out the email named to the couple rather than just to one individual. The merge field has been added to our list of available merge fields in our Support article. https://churchapp.co.uk/support/communication/communication-merge-fields
  • 20-Oct-2015 Edit Spouse in Module OptionWe now have two module options to allow people to edit their marital status and to edit their spouse in My ChurchApp
  • 19-Oct-2015 Module options for "Manage" usersAny user who has "Manage" permissions on a module now has access to that module's options. https://churchapp.co.uk/support/getting-started/module-options-in-churchapp
  • 09-Oct-2015 Time PickerOur new time picker is now in use across the entirety of ChurchApp.
  • 08-Oct-2015 Rota PDFsWhen viewing a rota ordered by role you can now download it as a PDF.
  • 07-Oct-2015 Email open trackingYou can now track when emails that you've sent out from within ChurchApp are opened and see overall open rate statistics.
  • 06-Oct-2015 Add to tag and key dateOn Address Book tag and key date pages, as well as in the Children module, we now allow you to add to tag and key dates.
  • 02-Oct-2015 Rotas ordered by roleWhen viewing a rota, you can now choose whether you want it to be ordered by name or role. When ordering by role, you can allocate a person to a specific role with a single click or add them to all their ministry roles in just the same way you could before.
  • 02-Oct-2015 Rotas Overview ReportYou can now download this report as a PDF
  • 01-Oct-2015 Rota PDFsYou can now download a rota as a PDF.
  • 22-Sep-2015 Load more logsOn each of our Recent Activity logs you can now click "Load more" to see older logs.
  • 21-Sep-2015 Email reportsYou can now email the majority of reports from ChurchApp
  • 21-Sep-2015 EmailsYou can now modify who receives emails.
  • 15-Sep-2015 Booking set up and down timeYou can now specify set up and set down times when booking your resources.
  • 14-Sep-2015 Giving ReportsWe now have a duplicate giver and duplicate donations report.
  • 04-Sep-2015 Import key datesWhen importing contacts or children from a CSV file, you can now select columns to be imported as key dates.
  • 03-Sep-2015 Invoice PDFs & Billing now more accessibleInvoice PDFs are now automatically sent out as an attachment to the invoice email and we've also made the Billing section available through a separate secure URL so that you don't have to make your Finance person an Administrator. Your unique URL for the Billing section is now included whenever you receive through an invoice.


  • 28-Aug-2015 Connect Admin group searchWhen using child check-in, when you go through to the Admin section and click through to view a group, you're now able to search within the page. You can search either against the child's name or their check-in code, making finding the right child to check out an even simple process.


  • 20-Oct-2015 Public holidays no longer listedWe no longer show public holidays such as Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night in the embeddable calendar. Bank holidays continue to be displayed.

My ChurchApp

  • 26-Oct-2015 My Rotas - Next serving sectionWhen in My ChurchApp and looking at the My Rotas section, there's now a new "Next Serving" section that shows you, across any rotas you're a part of, when you're next serving, in a friendly and helpful format.
  • 13-Oct-2015 Edit AttendanceUsers who can currently view and add attendance in My ChurchApp can now also edit attendance instances in My ChurchApp
  • 09-Oct-2015 Email TrackingIf a user of My ChurchApp views an email in My which hasn't been logged as opened before, it gets logged as opened


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

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Richard Hollis, ChurchSuite