Calendars, rotas and service planning are often central to the running of your church. ChurchBuilder will help you with these and other planning and organisational tasks.
Flexible rotas with automatic reminders and online swaps.
Create any number of rotas
add people individually or as teams
receive automatic duty reminders by email, text and via the app
online swaps with automatic rota update and rota owner email notification
instant clash notification across rotas
print out hard copies of rotas for those not online
individuals can “volunteer” or mark themselves “unavailable” for dates
draft feature for putting the rota together
proxy feature for marking in volunteer/unavailable dates for those not online
bespoke permissions to control who can see and amend each rota
sync rota with your home calendar or phone
- view rota in columns or rows
Flexible calendars with resource booking and activity rota information.
create layers such as “public”, “members”, “staff” to tailor content to viewers
set bespoke permissions to control access to each layer
schedule or repeat regular entries
link entries to activities to provide rota information for that date
layers can be synced with online calendars on your computer or mobile device
two way sync of layers available on Apple devices for your staff team
resource booking per activity, also viewable on the Resource Booking Calendar (see separate feature information)
set dates relative to Easter
viewable on the mobile app
Book resources online for both church use and private hire.
add rooms, equipment and other resources to your site
see a resource by resource view of bookings on the main calendar
group resources for ease of management
choose who can make unconfirmed or confirmed bookings
instant clash notifications if 2 parties try to book one resource
automatic booking of regular church activities to guarantee availability
Click on an activity in the calendar to get a view of all the rota information for that date.
Activity Builder is reached by clicking on an activity in the calendar
information is combined from different rotas and displayed for the activity
E.g. clicking on the morning service for a given date will show you all the different people serving during the service that morning (leader, reader, musicians, refreshments etc), even if their individual rotas are separate
information shown here is also viewable on rotas and the resource booking calendar
information shown here is automatically generated from the rotas or vice versa, no need for you to fill it in twice
For services, you will find "Service Builder" at the bottom of your Activity Builder page.
Put together services online, generate service plans, orders of service and VP slides.
Create service templates e.g. "morning service" to give you a quick starting point for your planning
Collaborate remotely with other staff/members with changes being made live
Store song words and sheet music
store liturgy (prayers, creeds, confessions etc)
print a service plan summary
generate an order of service sheet
information automatically pulled from rotas and added to your service sheet
print out large copies for the visually impaired, or email them out for use on a mobile device in church
export to video projector slides
export to video projector packages such as ProPresenter, Zionworx, Easy Worship, Words of Worship, OpenLP
print out music pdfs
search for songs by keywords, authors, tagged words e.g. "openers", "kids"
use the CCLI helper tool to speed up recording of song usage
view a record of song usage per song
Upload your song database and music PDFs for easy service planning.
Upload and store song lyrics and sheet music (under terms of your CCLI licence)
search by keywords, author, tags
links to Service Builder for putting together service sheets and VP slides
print sheet music from home for practising before services
view record of usage per song for tracking how often it is used
generate list of song usage for CCLI report or use the CCLI helper tool for regular reporting of songs
compatible with song projection packages such as ProPresenter, Zionworx, Easy Worship, Words of Worship, OpenLP.
Schedule meetings with groups or individuals without having to make endless phone calls to find a consensus on a date.
Select groups and/or individuals to invite
add meeting information and upload PDFs or files (agendas, minutes etc) for invitees to access
choose a fixed date or select multiple tentative ones
email the group with the selected dates
view statistics as to which date is most suitable
email invitees to confirm the chosen date.