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Affordable Church WebsitesWe do not wish to restrict opportunity for ministry for any church. For this reason, any tool Powerful Church Websites has developed, plus all future tools to be developed, will come standard with ALL our packages. All websites have our lifetime upgrade guarantee.

News Flash 03/07: We are near completion of some exciting new community integration tools. Included are Spiritual Gift Assessment tools, Visitation Tools, and Volunteer management assistance. Best of all, all current clients and future clients will receive these tools added to their website free!

Church website features video overviewNews Flash 04/13: Our response to our extensive features list has been great. Thank you to all the churches willing to participate in our field testing program. We've recently added a new Video Series highlighting some of our major features. Click on the video on the right to view it!

Our Current Church Website Tools (Available with ALL Packages)

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Powerful Website Updater

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  • Easily Update Content - Add an UNTLIMITED number of pages
    • No Special Programming or software needed
      • Log in from any web browser and update your website!
    • Multiple Users
      • Delegate responsibility so multiple users can edit website contents. Great for different leadership roles to take ownership of different areas. Eg. Youth Minister responsible for updating Youth Group area information..
      • Allow users to only edit certain areas of your website.
  • Familiar Interface (WYSIWYG - What You See Is What You Get)
    • Basic Editor Features
      • Easily edit your website with a familar Microsoft Word-like Interface. Anyone with basic Word Processor knowledge can professionally update the your church website.
      • Change font styles, font colors, paragraphs, bulleted lists, insert/upload pictures
      • Resize pictures by dragging edges.
      • Choose pictures from our library of pictures or upload your own.
    • Advanced Editor Features
      • Import directly from MS-Word documents.
      • Link to any document or page on your website or external website.
      • Turn pictures into hyper-links.
    • Publishing
      • Choose to write a document, but set it to show on a later date.
      • Require approval before submitted documents are published.
      • Visitors of your website can "refer a page" by email to a friend. Eg. A visitor could navigate to your Audio Sermons page, and easily send that link via email to a friend.
      • Visitors can save any website page as a PDF with a click of a button
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Powerful Calendar

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  • Publishing
    • Set event start times to "Call for Times" rather than having to choose a specific time or "All Day" (actual text is configurable, can be changed to "E-mail us for times" etc..)
    • Create repeating rules based on "Easter each year"(Great for churches!)
    • Other examples include
      • Every other Monday and Thursday
      • The first Tuesday of the month on or after the 2nd
      • 15 days before Easter every year
      • The first weekday of the month
      • Any Friday that falls on the 13th of a month
      • The first Saturday OR Sunday of a month, which ever comes first
  • Overriding of repeating events
    • Change only a certain instance of a repeating event
    • Delete only a certain instance of a repeating event
    • The ability to reset a changed instance back to it's original state

  • Multiple Calendars
    • Create Views which enable you to view multiple calendars at once (Layering)
    • Multiple calendars each with their own configurable options including:
      • Member list (administrators, normal users, view-only users) Eg. All Church Nursery Workers can access their scheduled volunteer day on their own calendar.
      • Event requests
      • Remember recently added locations
      • Categories
      • Color asignment
      • Remote publishing
      • File Attachments
  • Categories
    • Easily categorize events using categories you can define for each calendar
    • Assign color(s) to each category
    • Assign an icon to each category
    • Filter events by any category
    • Assign multiple categories to events. For instance, a musical theater production can be in both Theater and Music categories
  • Users and Groups
    • Each calendar has it's own members and administrators list
    • Guest Account with configurable access per calendar (this can be turned off globally)
    • Advanced access control based on groups and users.
    • "Everyone" pseudo group
  • Timezones and Daylight Saving Time
    • All timezone and daylight saving time operations are done independent from your web server's timezone. It doesn't matter where / what timezone your site is hosted in.
    • Timezone and daylight saving time settings configurable per user
    • Timezone and daylight saving time settings configurable per event
      (an event that occurs at 2pm EST will correctly display as 11am to a user in PST)
    • Option to disable timezone information per event so that it will appear to occur at the same time, regardless of user's timezone settings
    • Globally turn off timezone and dst compensation
  • Attachments
    • URL attachments
    • Event file attachments (stored direrctly on the file system or in a database)
    • Enable or disable attachments per calendar
    • Ability to download all attachments for an event as a zip file *
  • Import/export and publishing
    • Import/Export to Apple iCal, Mozilla Sunbird and other programs that support the iCalendar standard
    • Post events to a calendar remotely using Apple iCal, Windates, Mozilla Calendar and other programs that support this feature (just like when using a WebDAV server!)
    • Subscribe to a calendar remotely using any program that supports this feature
    • Post calendars to a remote web server or service su ch as iCal Exchange or iCal Share **
  • Syndication
    • RSS feeds for calendars (day, week, and month views)  
  • Event requests
    • Configurable per calendar
    • Non-authorized users may request that an event be added
    • Remote, non-authorized users may post an event just as they would any other and it will be added to the event request queue
    • Calendar admins may add the request to the calendar or deny the request
    • Calendar owner may choose to recieve e-mail notification of pending event requests.
    • Users recieve notification that their event has been added or denied ***
  • E-Mail ***
    • E-mail notification of pending event requests
    • E-mail an event to to anyone (turned off for Guest account)
    • E-mail subscriptions to calendars Works just like a newspaper subscription. Subscribe to daily or weekly views.
    • E-mail notification of added events based on event type or title text
    • E-mail reminders of upcoming events

Powerful Church Website Design Logo Powerful Sermon Audio

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  • Features - Now Podcast Enabled!
    • General
      • Allow access for multiple users to upload sermons. Eg. A/V Volunteer can upload files from home.
      • Visitors can email a sermon to a friend with the click of a button.
      • Create a hyperlink for a sermon to your shopping cart. (so users can buy a CD Series.)
    • Audio
      • Supports a wide range of audio files.
      • Supports Windows WMA, MP3, and OGG
      • Stream Audio right from your church web page.
      • Option to download audio on computer, I-Pod, MP3 device, etc.
    • Extras
      • Attach Sermon Notes to a particular Audio File.
      • Attach Graphics
      • Classify Sermons by Date, Pastor, or Sermon Series.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Powerful Video On-Demand

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  • Features - Be seen by the world!
    • General
      • Allow access for multiple users to upload videos.
      • Visitors can email a video to a friend with the click of a button.
      • Create a hyperlink for a video series to your shopping cart. (so users can buy a DVD Set)
    • Video Formats
      • Supports a wide range of common video compressions.
      • Supports Windows AVI, MPEG, MPG, MOV, WMV
      • Stream Audio right from your church web page.
      • Option to download video on computer, I-Pod
    • Extras
      • Attach Sermon Notes to a particular Video. Eg. Great for workshops.
      • Attach Graphics
      • Classify Videos by Date, Pastor, or Series Set.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Powerful Online Giving

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  • Features
    • General
      • Allow users to give online by category (Tithe, Event Registration, etc)
      • Users receive an email confirming their donation.
      • Recurring donations using PayPal's account management.
      • Received instant notification of payments made.
      • Download logs of all payments.
    • Security
      • Payments accepted through PayPal's online secure IPN Gateway.
      • Works with 128-bit SSL Security.
    • Payment Options
      • Easily integrated with PayPal.
      • Option add ability to take your own credit cards (monthly fees from 3rd parties apply)
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Scrolling Announcements

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  • Features
    • Scroll important News or Announcements.
    • Easily update and change what News titles scroll.
    • Users can click on a News title to read more information (scrolling pauses).
    • Set scrolling items to begin scrolling on certain date.
    • Set scrolling items to expire on certain date.
    • Examples of usage:
      • Scroll a volunteer sign up date for Nursery Workers
      • Scroll deadlines for mission trip deposit.
      • Scroll a prayer need.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Search Engine Friendly Content

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  • Search Engine Friendly Website
    • General
      • We will submit your site to search engines so they can generally be found by searching in directories like Yahoo, Google, etc. **We also offer speciailized monthly service as a separate package to boost rankings..
      • Add keywords to your website
      • Page links are Search Engine Friendly
    • Optimization
      • Add your own keywords to each content page.
      • Ability to easily set anchor text within hyperlinks on your web page.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Powerful Online Store

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  • Products and Categories
    • Sell multiple items
      • Add as many categories, sub-categories, and products as you'd like.
      • Ability to sell downloadable products such as Sermon Audio MP3s, Videos, etc.
      • Add thumbnail pictures and large product pictures for each product easily through your web browser.
      • Set auto-calculated discounts.
      • Import large inventories through Excel files (CSV).
      • Maintain item inventories.
      • Set product specials
  • Users and Shopping
    • Logins
      • All users can maintain a shopping cart.
      • Give permission for multiple accounts to maintain online store.
      • Assign different pricing structures for different user groups. Eg. All church staff may buy products are a discounted rate.
      Security
      • Users can securely and instantly pay online.
      • SSL encryption capable(128 -bit). Keep hackers from stealing transactions.
    • Configuration
      • Shipping
        • Ship to a user's shipping address
        • Auto-Calculated shipping costs to be displayed to user.
        • Fetch live shipping rates from courriers.
      • Tax-Rates
        • Charge taxes if needed based on shipping address.
        • Add special or no-tax options.
      • Payment Gateways
        • Authorize.net
        • Paypal IPN
        • 2Checkout
        • Paymate
        • NoChex
        • WorldPay IPN
        • PayMeNow
        • ECheck.net
        • EProcessingNetwork
        • eWay
        • And more

     

Powerful Church Website Design Logo Powerful Gallery

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  • General Configurations
    • Images
      • Auto resizes images
      • Auto rotates images by detecting digital image.
      • Automatically generates image thumbnails.
      • View multiple images in a tree style navigation
      • Add captions, keywords, and other information for pictures.
    • Usability
      • Multiple language support
      • Easily upload new files from website without any FTP ability or fancy knowledge.
      • Upload multiple images at the same time.
      • Easily move photos from one folder to another or one from album to album.
  • Advanced Features
    • Access Levels
      • Allow users to have their own galleries and manage them.
      • Disapprove or monitor image uploads.
      • Global Administrator can easily add new users.
    • Multiple Albums
      • Set up multiple Albums
      • Eg. Youth Department, Worship Team, Children's Church, etc.
    • Interaction
      • Visitors can add comments on pictures.
      • Eg. "We had so much fun there! John you look funny!".
      • Allow users to vote on top images.
    • Uploading
      • Upload ZIP files full of images to automatically populate gallery.
      • Copy all images through FTP into a directory to be displayed in your Gallery.
      • Use free remote control software to upload photos directly from your Windows Desktop into the gallery.
      • Overlay watermarks to protect photos.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Web-based Email

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  • General
    • Have unlimited email addresses
    • Access securely your email from any web-browser anywhere in the world.
    • Easy interface to send email through the web.
    • Access web-based email by going to: www.yourchurchname/webmail
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Bible Searching

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  • General
    • Features
      • Allow your website visitors to search Scriptures.
      • Search by specific verse and chapter
      • Search by keywords through the whole Bible.
      • Convenient and useful for Bible and Small Group Leaders.
      • Multi-version support coming soon.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Prayer Request Forms

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  • General
    • Features
      • Receive prayer requests from your members or visitors
      • Option to distribute prayer requests to prayer team members' emails.
      • Option to allow prayer requests to be displayed on website, or only submitted.
      • A great way to be in touch with congregation's needs and a chance for God to move through the prayers of His people.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo User Registration

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  • General
    • Features
      • Each user can have his or her own user name for your church website
      • Assign user levels access to certain areas of website.
      • Allow multiple users access to update your website
      • Maintain a database of users with their information.
      • Send system wide emails to all your users.
      • Turn on or off user registration.
      • Allow only registered users access to areas such as Member Directory.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Powerful Blogger

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  • Definition of a Blog - A Blog is a user-generated website where entries are made in a journal style and displayed in a reverse chronological order.
  • General
    • Features in Powerful Blogger
      • Update your site blog simply by sending email, or from any mobile phone with mail or MMS.
      • Ability to publish text, pictures and video
      • Allow multiple users to update blog.
      • Configure permissions so users' items must be reviewed before they are published on your blog.
Powerful Church Website Design Logo Powerful Newsletter Manager

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  • General
    • Usability
      • Unlimited Subscribers
      • Unlimited Newsletters
      • Send both HTML or Plain Text
      • Easily create a Newsletter using a simple Newsletter Wizard.
      • Personalized greeting using First Names of subscribers.
      • Send a mailing report to Administrator.
    • Configuration
      • Import your entire newslist from nearly any source.
      • Import subscriber list from most other newsletter managers.
      • Supports Newsletter scheduling
  • Mailings
    • Sending
      • Send attachments via email.
      • Sends text message to administrator before list sent out.
      • Users can easily unsubscribe to your Newsletter (prevents spamming violations)
    • Newsletter Sign-up
      • Users can easily subscribe to multiple lists
      • Eg. Youth Newsletter, or Building Fund Upate Newsletter
  • Advanced Features
    • Administration
      • Ban users emails
      • Multi-language support for administration
    • Other
      • Archive past Newsletters so the public can find them.
      • Conforms to ISP Guidelines for sending Newsletters.
      • Supports Auto-Responders

 

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