Power Church - Export Instructions

We'd love to help your transition from Power Church into Breeze go as smoothly as possible. If you get stuck along the way, have any questions, or would prefer to have us import your data (at no additional cost), don't hesitate to reach out to our support team.

Exporting Data from Power Church

Exporting People

  1. Within Power Church, navigate to Membership menu at the top, highlight Personal Profiles, then Other Output and select Export Data.
  2. Selection Criteria:
    1. Write down all the Date Field Names (these will be the names for date1 - date 12, or take a screenshot and send it.). The list is located in the lower left corner.
    2. Click OK.
  3. Introduction:
    1. Click OK.
  4. What fields would you like to export:
    1. This is where you select the fields to import.
    2. Click the >> button to select all fields.
    3. Contributions are done by envelope number, so make sure you include it if importing contributions.
    4. Click the Next button.
  5. The type of export file format would you like to create:
    1. Select Excel 5.
    2. Click the Next button.
  6. What would you like to name the export file:
    1. Click Location.
    2. Browse and Name your file (Drive M: is your local C: drive).
    3. Click the Next button.
  7. Finish:
    1. Click the Finish button.

Exporting Giving

  1. Within Power Church, navigate to the Contributions menu and select Reports - Contributions.
  2. Select the Posted Contributions report. 
  3. Click Send to Disk File.
  4. Click Run.
    1. Select and set your dates.
    2. Check Include Contribution Designations.
    3. Check Include Contribution Memo.
    4. Click the OK button.
  5. if you get a default printer error, select a different printer. After you select it you will be given the file location dialog box.
  6. Save As: Excel Spreadsheet (include the file extension: .xls)
  7. If you have UnPosted Contributions repeat steps 2 through 6 with that report.

Importing Data into Breeze

  1. Sign in to your Breeze Account.
  2. Click the More tab in the top right.
  3. Click Tasks from the dropdown.
  4. Click the category on the left that you'd like to import (e.g. People, Giving, Tags, etc).
  5. Download and open the template file.
  6. Remove the sample data and populate the template file by copy/pasting applicable columns from your Power Church exported file(s). Be sure to keep the first row of the template file intact.
  7. Save file as a .CSV file type.
  8. When finished, use the same screen to upload your file to complete the import.
For more details on importing data into Breeze, see our documentation on importing.
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