How to Use Church Center

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Church Center Feature

Associated Product

Update your profile

People

View the church directory

People

Check in to a service

Check-Ins

Message group members

Groups

Join a group, view group information, respond to event notifications

Groups

Give online

Giving

Pay balance on registered event

Registrations

View the church calendar

Calendar

Log in to Church Center

When you enter your mobile number or email on the login screen, you will be sent a verification code, which will expire after two hours and can only be used to log in once.

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Once you log in to the Church Center web, you will stay logged in for fourteen days from your last activity.

Access Your Profile

In your profile, update your contact information by selecting My profile & settings, and then select Contact & profile information.

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My Schedule

When you tap your icon in the top left, you'll see your schedule, which gives you all the information you need about upcoming events relevant to you. 

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Events found in My Schedule include:

  • Services plans you've been scheduled for.

  • Events from your groups.

  • Events you've bookmarked on the Calendar page.

  • Signup events you've personally registered for as an attendee.

  • Your Groups

  • Registration history

  • Donation history

  • Recurring donations

  • Giving Statements

  • Other organizations you've linked to for switching

Note

The My Schedule page does not include events that other household members are registered for or registrations that you are the registration contact for. You can find those on the My Registrations page in your profile.

Set Notification Preferences

You can set preferences for which Services, Giving, or Groups notifications you receive from your Church Center profile.

To access your notification preferences, go to your profile and tap My profile & settings. Scroll down in your profile and tap Notifications.

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Set your notification preferences.

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  1. You can have your Services notifications sent to Church Center or the Services mobile app.

  2. Set donation receipt preferences

  3. Choose a group to set your notification preferences for that group.

You can set up church-wide announcement notifications from Planning Center People.

Access Groups

You can access all groups or choose one of your groups.

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  1. Go to one of your groups to access event information, messaging, and resources.

  2. Scroll through group types to see other groups you can join.

Engage with Your Group

As a group member, you'll have access to events, the member list, and any resource posted for your group. If enabled, you'll also have access to messaging.

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From the Messages page, you can mark a message as read or unread, and you can mute or unmute the message as well.

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From the Members tab, you can see other members' contact information if they've made it visible. You can also choose what information you want to make visible.

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Respond to RVSPs

You can be notified about events through emails or notifications. Tap the link from the email or notification to be taken to the event page, where you can RSVP.

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Caution

If you're not logged in, your RSVP will be recorded, but you will need to log in to make any other changes.

To change your response, go to the event page from your email or from the group events tab.

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Share Your Information

You can update the information that you share with other members of a group you belong to.

Notice

By default, your name will be shared with other group members, and you cannot hide your name if messaging is enabled for your group.

Group leaders will be able to see all your contact information, egardless of your shared information settings.

Go to the Members tab, and select Edit visible info.

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Select the information you would like to be available for other group members, and check Apply to all groups if you want to share this same information for all your groups.

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Join a Group

Anyone can browse or join groups from the public groups list on Church Center

To join a group, click the Request to join button on the group page.

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  1. Reach out to the contact person of the group with any questions.

  2. After clicking Request to join, you may be prompted to send an email to the leader.

Tip

If you're attending the group and decide you want to become a member, your leader can show you the QR code, which you can scan and then immediately join!

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