News & Updates

Applicant Pay for Background Checks
Sep 22, 2017

Today's update is a single checkbox that can save your church lots of money! We've added an option for background checks to be paid for by the person being checked instead of the church.

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Introducing Webhooks

Planning Center People

Sep 19, 2017

This one is for the programmers: introducing webhooks! Webhooks give your website or application a way to receive updates from Planning Center in real time.

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Get Your Workflows Organized
Sep 11, 2017

Now you can keep your list of workflows nice and tidy by assigning each workflow to a category, campus, or both!

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Our Commitment to Reliability
Aug 29, 2017

Over the past couple weeks, Planning Center’s performance on Sunday mornings has been unacceptable for your standards and ours. As a parent who has stood in long check-in lines and as a former church staff member who has experienced the pain of a slow check-in process first hand, I feel your pain. We let you down, and we’re not taking it lightly. Our entire organization is focused on fixing this problem and regaining your trust.

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Family Fun Week 2017
Aug 21, 2017

Every three months, Planning Center's remote employees fly in from all over the country to spend a week with the in-office employees. Our Summer Remote Week has a little bit of a twist: activities are centered around creating opportunities for whole family connection, so we call it Family Fun Week—and it's more fun than you can imagine.

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Automatically Open & Close Registrations

Planning Center Registrations

Jul 31, 2017

There's a time for everything in life - including when your event registration should be open and closed! With today's release, you can schedule exactly when your event is open for registrations as well as when your event will no longer accept registrations.

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Creating and Resolving Conflicts
Jul 27, 2017

There are times when you'd like to request a room or resource even though it is another event is using it. With our new feature, Conflict Resolution, you'll now be able to request a room, even if it's already booked.

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Workflows V2: Faster & Real-time
Jul 6, 2017

Workflows now syncs updates in real-time, equipping teams to work more efficiently and complete projects faster!

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Send Text Messages with Clearstream
Jun 19, 2017

Our new friends, Clearstream, have built a great tool for sending text messages to your church!

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It's Grade Promotion Time!
Jun 15, 2017

Summer is officially here, and with school ending, VBS in full-swing and preparation for the fall beginning, your church might be ready to promote grades!

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