News & Updates

Introducing the API Explorer
Nov 14, 2017

This week, Planning Center released something very near and dear to my heart: the Planning Center API Explorer!

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Handling Special Cases & Event Notes
Nov 8, 2017

Within the last week we released two highly requested features to Check-Ins: an option to ignore age and grade filters and the ability to create notes on each of your events.

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Embeddable Giving Form

Planning Center Giving

Nov 2, 2017

You put a lot of time and effort into your church website. So, it's a bummer to send visitors somewhere else when comes to giving. No more! With this new feature, you can put the entire donor experience right on your own website.

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Expected Response Times in Workflows
Nov 2, 2017

You are busy, your team is busy, and sometimes even in the most organized of Workflows, tasks can still be overlooked. Today we released Expected Response Times, a new Workflows feature designed to help you communicate to assignees when you expect specific tasks completed.

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Group Filters for People Lists

Planning Center Groups

Nov 1, 2017

We've added bunch of powerful new Group filters for your lists in Planning Center People. Create new rules based on group membership, attendance, join dates, and application dates. These lists, like all People lists, can be attached to Workflows, Actions, and Automations. An entirely new class of Groups functionality has just opened up.

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Keeping Track of Notes and Prayer Requests
Oct 31, 2017

Notes is a protected place in each person’s People profile for you to organize the information they share with you. Use notes to familiarize yourself with who the members of your congregation are and what they need so you can establish connection with them.

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Check-Ins for Mac and Windows
Oct 9, 2017

We’re excited to announce a new way to use Check-Ins on your laptop or desktop: an installable app made for each platform!

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Open Signups for Groups

Planning Center Groups

Oct 6, 2017

The new open signups feature lets you create an easier way for people to join groups. It works especially well for groups like classes where the membership process is less like an application and more like a signup.

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Mobile Password Management
Oct 6, 2017

In the past few weeks, Planning Center People's mobile app for iOS and Android has been updated not once, but twice!

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Payment Sources and the Giving API

Planning Center Giving

Sep 27, 2017

The Giving API is open for business! We're also introducing Payment Sources - a new way of tracking donations that came through an external donation system.

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