Group Messaging on Church Center

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You can communicate with your group using the Church Center web and app if messaging has been enabled for the group.

To view or send a message for your group, find your group in the Church Center app or web, and then go to the Messages tab.

Create a New Message

In the Messages tab for your group in Church Center app, tap New.

In the Messages tab for your group in Church Center web, click New message.

Enter the subject and body of your message, uncheck the Allow replies box if you don't want people to add comments, and then tap Send.

You might not want to allow replies if you are just posting an announcement or prayer request.

Add a Reply

Reply to another message with a text message or upload an image. From Church Center app, you can also reply with a Gif!

Add a reply in Church Center app

To add a comment, image, or gif, tap into the reply area.

Tap the image icon to upload up to ten images at a time directly from your photo library on your phone or take a photo and upload it immediately.

You can use a Gif keyboard (like Giphy, Gboard, and Tenor) to find a Gif that you want to post to the group.

Add a reply in Church Center web

To add a comment, tap into the reply area. To add an image, tap the image icon.

Disable Replies

You can disable replies to a topic you created to stop people from commenting on the topic

Disable replies in Church Center app

To disable replies, tap the menu in the top right corner.

In the menu, select Disable replies.

Disable replies in Church Center web

To disable replies, click the Options menu, and select Disable replies.

Mute Topic

In Church Center app, you can continue to allow people to reply to a topic, but mute notifications for yourself.

  • Swipe left in the main comments list to mute a topic.
  • Swipe left on a muted topic to unmute it.

When you mute a topic, a crescent moon icon appears by the topic. Unread activity on the topic turns the moon blue.

Mark Topics as Read

In Church Center app, if there's a topic in the group that you looked at and want to come back to later, you can mark it as unread so you have a notification to remind you to come back to it.

  • Swipe right to mark the topic as unread.
  • Swipe right on an unread topic to mark it as read.

Delete Replies

Members can delete any reply that they have posted in a thread, and Leaders can delete replies posted by any group member.

Delete Replies in Church Center App

To delete a reply, tap and hold the comment you want to delete, and then select Delete Reply.

Delete Replies in Church Center Web

To delete a reply, click the three dots next to the comment, and then select Delete.

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