Create a New Service Type

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When you first sign up for Services, you're prompted to create a Service Type. If you need more Service Types later, you can add them and customize them to fit your church.

A Service Type is a container for your plans, teams, and templates. You don't need to create separate Service Types if your same service happens at multiple times; just add multiple times to plans within one Service Type.

From the Plans tab, hover over Service Type, and choose Create a new service type.

Only Administrators have the option to add new Service Types and Folders.

Add a Service Type

Name your Service Type with the name that you want to communicate to your congregation, choose the frequency of the service type, and then select Next: Add Times.

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Set Up Service Times

Enter the first date and time that the service will meet. If you have another regular service time for the service type, select Add another service time, and add that time. When your times are set up, select Next: Add Teams.

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Only add another service time for the same service type that occurs regularly. For example, a 9am and 11am Sunday worship service.

Add Teams

From the common list of team types, select any teams that you will lead for your service, and then select Finish.

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The teams that you add will be new teams. You can edit or delete any that aren't exactly what you need later. If none of these teams are what you need, create your own teams with the positions that match your church.

Now that you've created the Service Type and added your first plan, you can edit the settings, add more information to your Plan, delete a Service Type, and have team leaders add additional teams.

Once you add multiple Service Types, you can rearrange their order on the Plans page from their folder.

Limit Reached?

Some older pricing packages limit the number of Service Types you're allowed to have. Your Organization Administrator can let you know how many you're allowed to create. If you try to create more than the allotted amount, you'll be prompted to upgrade your application.

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