Church Center

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Church Center allows your church members to manage their profile information, any events they've registered for, their donations, and any groups they attend or lead.  An  Organization Administrator can enable Church Center in Accounts.

Church Center Web and App

Church Center is available from the web and also as an app that your congregants can download for free.

  • The Church Center web allows you to link to groups or events from your church's website or embed the Giving donation portal or People forms.
  • The Church Center app has the same functionality as the web version, and can be downloaded for free to an iOS or Android device.

When you set up your Church Center web URL, Giving, Registrations, and Groups will all be available on Church Center web if you are subscribed to these products. For the Church Center app, you will need to enable each product individually.  

Check out the video for an intro to the Church Center app, and then follow the steps below to set it up.


Enable Church Center

To allow congregants to find your church on the Church Center  web or app, first set up your campuses, and then choose the apps you'd like to make available for your congregation.

1. Set Up Campus Information

From the Accounts campus tab, you can add new campuses and enter information about those already listed, and they will show up on the Home tab of the app.

campus information

2. Enable the App

To enable the Church Center app:

  1. Go to the Church Center tab on the Organization page.
  2. Check the box to Enable Church Center App.
  3. Choose the Planning Center products you'd like to enable in the app.
  4. Ask your church members to download the app for free on Android or iOS.

If your church is not subscribed to one of the products, click Manage Subscriptions to choose a pricing package that works for you.

3. Enable Church Center Web

To start using Church Center web, enter your personalized Church Center URL.

church center web

Your Church Center URL is used by many of our apps, so make it memorable and relative to your church.

The public Giving, Groups and Registrations page will all be available on Church Center web if you are subscribed to these products.

For example, for, these links would be enabled:

Apple Pay

Enabling Apple Pay allows your Church Center users on iOS to give directly within the app instead of being sent to their mobile browser. To allow people to give with Apple Pay, ensure your organization has received approval to use Apple Pay from Apple, and then check the box. 

Apple Pay is always enabled in supported browsers for Registrations.

apple pay

Once you've made any changes to this tab, click Save Changes.

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