Event Settings

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Settings control who can check in, what labels will print, and any noted options people need to choose. Manage the Event Settings by clicking the gear on the event.



The Event Settings hold the following information:

  • The name of the event can be changed by clicking the "edit" button, typing a new name, and saving your changes.

  • Frequency: If the event recurs every day or week, the times will carry over automatically. If it does not recur, you have to create a new session each time you have another event.

Preselect automatically shows a checkmark next to someone's name if they have checked in recently to the same times and locations. Disabling preselect means you will have to select each person, even if they've checked in to that time and location before.



If you tracked data before using Check-Ins, add one or multiple past sessions to this event. Only Editors have access to this option.

One Time Visitors

Enable label only mode to be able to check in visitors without saving them to your database. With this setting enabled, you'll see a Label Only option when searching and adding a new person at a Manned or Roster station.



If you want every location for this event to print out labels, add labels to the event, and all locations will have these labels.


You can also add labels to individual locations and folders.


Add an announcement that will show on the check-in station screen each time it refreshes.



Your event can integrate with one of the other Planning Center products.

  • The Church Center App integration helps people check in to the event from their mobile device. If enabled, people can pre-check household members and scan a QR code to complete the check-in.

    If Allow Complete Check-In is enabled, people can complete their check-in without scanning.

  • Hide this event from Headcounts, so people cannot access it from those apps.

  • The Services Integration allows scheduled people to check in as Volunteers, and their check-in will show in both Check-Ins and Services.

Background Checks

If you require a background check for your Volunteers, check the box to enable that feature.


Archive or Delete

From the bottom of the Event Settings page, you can archive the whole event or delete the selected session.

Once an event is archived, it can be deleted from the same place.

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