Planning Center is the umbrella name of our church management platform. Brief descriptions and relevant information is provided below regarding the various applications we use. There are three “public facing” parts of Planning Center that you might interact with called Church Center:
- making a donation and managing your giving information
- joining and participating in various groups
- signing up and tracking events you have registered
Some may interact with Planning Center in a more “administrative” role. If this pertains to you, then you will be able to access the following applications using a username and password. If you have been given access to multiple, then the same username and password will work.
Planning Center People is our primary church membership management platform. This is a secure way we manage contact data, membership details, and the various Planning Center applications you might interact.
Planning Center Groups helps us organize and manage the various types of groups at CPC. Groups leaders can add events, email group members, and help our office stay in the loop with where people might be connecting.
Planning Center Check-ins is a fast, simple, and secure check-in system for our guests, children, and volunteers. All volunteers working directly with children and youth are background checked before they can serve.
Planning Center Registrations manages registrations and securely accepts payments for events.
Planning Center Services helps us plan our worship services, organize music, and manage and schedule volunteer teams.
- Volunteers Using the Planning Center Services App (video)
- Music & Media Teams Using the Planning Center Services App (video)
Planning Center Giving manages are financial donations. It also provides easy and secure ways to give online or through text-to-give.
Articles for Donors by Planning Center Giving