ChurchSuite

ChurchSuite is an great tool that we use as a church to help keep the church connected and informed. We use it to help manage:

  • Our church contact and address book
  • Calendar & events
  • Serving and ministry rota’s
  • Small groups
  • Booking for events
  • Managing safety for children and youth events

      

Here’s a list of FAQ’s. If you have a different question, contact us on churchsuite@Greyfriarschurch.org.uk with your query.

What you can do with ChurchSuite

ChurchSuite allows you to do so much:

  • You can to see the Home Group you are part of and the details that other members of the group have shared with you.
  • Give your availability for rotas and see your upcoming rota sessions – even swap rota times!
  • Book in to upcoming events that require sign-up
  • Manage regular and one off giving
  • If you are a parent you will able to add, edit and update information about your children.
  • There are also convenient links to listen to our podcast and check the Greyfriars website and Facebook pages.

And there is more … Have a look at the User Guide to find out more.


How to log into ChurchSuite from a web browser

It’s possible to access ChurchSuite from either:

  • A web browser on a computer/tablet/smart phone
  • The ChurchSuite App on a Smart phone/tablet

To log into ChurchSuite via a web browser all you need to do is:

  • Go to https://churchsuite.com/
  • Enter in our church name ‘Greyfriars’
  • Select ‘Greyfriars Church’ it when it pops up
  • Then click on ‘Next’
  • Enter in your user name, which is your email address
  • Then the password you created
  • And finally click on ‘Log in’

How to get the ChurchSuite App on my phone

Here’s a bunch of FAQ’s. If you have a different question, contact us on churchsuite@Greyfriarschurch.org.uk with your query.

It’s possible to access ChurchSuite from either:

  • A web browser on a computer/tablet/smart phone
  • The ChurchSuite App on a Smart phone/tablet

The ChurchSuite app is available to download for free, get the:

Once you have downloaded the app to your phone, all you need to do to login is enter:

  1. Your username – This is the email address you registered with
  2. Your password – This is the password you created

How to recover my password

All you need to do is follow these easy steps:

  1. Go to the login page https://login.churchsuite.com/
  2. Click the link at the bottom called ‘Help! I’ve forgotten my password’
  3. Enter in the email address your registered with
  4. Then click on ‘Send Password Reset’

How to manage my details

To manage what details people can see of yours, all you need to do is:

  1. Log into ChurchSuite (on web browser or mobile app)
  2. Scroll down to where you see your profile
  3. Click on the pen icon in the right-hand corner – which is for editing your details
  4. Scroll down to the Privacy Settings section
  5. You can then decide which of your following details you would like to make visible to your church community, by checking the box next to it. The following options will be displayed:
    – Address
    – Telephone
    – Mobile
    – Email
  6. To save your changes, scroll to the bottom and click on ‘Save Changes’
           

How to cancel my account

n some cases you may wish to have your personal ChurchSuite account closed – perhaps you’ve left the church and/or moved, or perhaps for any other reason you want to be removed from our church membership database.

If you would like to cancel your ChurchSuite account please email the Office team who will be able to assist you at churchsuite@greyfriars.org.uk


How to see upcoming events and to book a place

When you log into ChurchSuite you’ll see the next 3 Featured Events. These are the current events going on. Click on an event to see further details and to register, if registration is required.

To see all the events, click in the Menu, click on “My Events” and you will see a calendar with all events and meetings coming up. Scroll through the calendar to see future events.  From here you will also be able to book onto events that require you to register.

  


How to upload a photo you your profile

  1. Log into ChurchSuite
  2. Scroll down to where you see your profile
  3. Click on the pen icon in the right-hand corner – which is for editing your details
  4. Scroll down close to the bottom and you’ll see the Photo section
  5. Click on ‘Choose a file’ and select your image
  6. Click on ‘Save Changes’ at the bottom, to save that image to your profile

How to manage your communication preferences

We use ChurchSuite to keep people connected and informed by texting and emailing members. You can manage your own communication preferences.

Note: amending your communication preferences will affect all communication sent via ChurchSuite – this includes general Greyfriars news, rota reminders, notifications from ministries. Think carefully before changing this!

  1. Log into ChurchSuite
  2. Scroll down to where you see your profile
  3. Click on the pen icon in the right-hand corner – which is for editing your details
  4. Scroll mid-way down, to just below your telephone numbers section
  5. You will see the options to select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to:
    · Receive SMS through ChurchSuite
    · Receive emails through ChurchSuite
  6. Once you have made your choice, scroll to the bottom and click on ‘Save Changes’

How to update your Contact details

  1. Log into ChurchSuite
  2. Scroll down to where you see your profile
  3. Click on the pen icon in the right-hand corner – which is for editing your details
  4. Scroll down to the address section, email or phone section
  5. Input your new details
  6. Once updated scroll to the bottom and click on ‘Save Changes’ to update your address

If you are giving to Greyfriars and have asked us to claim Gift Aid, please make sure your address details are correct and up to date.

      


How is my privacy protected

Firstly, we care about people’s privacy and data security. We take our responsibilities under the Data Protection Act (1998) seriously.

Secondly, Greyfriars have put in place certain controls such as:

  1. Only people who have been invited can log into My ChurchSuite
  2. Only Greyfriars members can see contact details for other members

Thirdly, you have control over who can see what. You have the option to not show your address, email, landline and mobile number. Given that a key aim of My ChurchSuite is to help the church family connect with each other, we encourage all My ChurchSuite users to make their settings as open as they are comfortable with.