Now, churches can craft an order of service right within Breeze! Streamlining communication with volunteers and keeping the congregation in sync.
Accessing Service Planning
The Service Planning feature is available to all organizations. Access to Service Plans is governed by the Events permissions in Breeze:
- View Events Permission: Grants a user the ability to see the service plan.
- Edit Events Permission: Empowers a user to modify the service plan fully.
- Event Calendar Navigation: Start on the main Event calendar.
- Event Selection: Click on your desired event to view its submenu.
Service Plan Option: Here, you'll notice the "Service Plan" button. Clicking it will direct you to the planning space.
- Alternative: If you click 'View Details' on an event, you can also access the "Plan" option.
Setting up Your Service Plan
Starting Your Plan:
- Blank Plan: Start with a fresh canvas.
- Saved Template: Utilize a previously saved template as your starting point.
Structuring Your Plan with Sections & Items:
- Act as headings to categorize your plan, e.g., "Worship," "Sermon."
- Easily add or remove sections as needed.
Items: Diverse item types allow flexibility in your planning:
- General Items: For any miscellaneous information.
- Scripture Items: Share reading details and descriptions.
- Notes: Serve as reminders or cues for the team.
- Songs: Detailed song entries include title, duration, description, and key. Attach relevant documents or links to online resources.
Editing & Reordering:
- Item Modification: Click on any item or section to make changes.
- Reordering: Drag and drop to rearrange items or sections for optimal sequence.
- Saving Your Template: If you've crafted a plan that can be reused, save it as a template for quick future setups.
- Using a Saved Template: Start a plan with your template, making necessary adjustments specific to the event.
Collaborating and Sharing:
- Printing: Print your plan using the "more" menu for physical copies.
- Email Collaboration: Share your plan with others by emailing links. They can view or edit based on the permissions you set.
Best Practices for Effective Service Planning
- Templates: Speed up the planning process for recurring services by creating and utilizing templates.
- Event Timing: Remember, if an event is set as all-day, timestamps won't appear on the service plan.
- Attachments: Use external storage links, such as Google Drive or Dropbox, for easy access to relevant materials.
Example of a Service Plan: