How to Retrieve Giving Transactions Per Family

Tis’ the season churches are nearing the end of the year and getting set to send giving year end statements.

The native functionality for Church Community Builder (CCB) offers the opportunity to execute and export giving statements for individuals and families.

In fact, we’ve previously shared a few API tutorials as it pertains giving and using the CCB API:

Today’s tutorial will not detail native functionality, yet will focus on how to retrieve giving transaction information for families.

Whether your church plans on creating it’s on giving statement tool or application, or you simply seek to understand the last date or amount of a given family id, this tutorial will help you do that and more.

Now let’s get started! Continue reading How to Retrieve Giving Transactions Per Family

Accessing CCB’s API Rate Limit Headers

Over the last few weeks, there’s been a bit of excitement in the world of Church Community Builder, also affectionately known as CCB.

I use “excitement” loosely as many churches using CCB’s API were informed about CCB implementing a new per-minute rate limiting policy in addition to its per-day allotment of 10,000 calls per day — which they hope to retire sooner rather than later, yet it’ll remain in place for now.

As of August 20th, this new rate limiting strategy aims to restrict how many times per minute an API user can access an individual API Service — noted in New API Rate Limiting documentation.

So, what does this truly mean to you, and more importantly, how does this new strategy impact developed applications and environments using CCB’s API? 🤔 Continue reading Accessing CCB’s API Rate Limit Headers

Retrieving a List of all Queue Managers

Not long ago, I provided a tutorial that offered the ability and functionality to retrieve a full list of process managers and the total number of processes managed.

Today’s tutorial somewhat builds upon the aforementioned tutorial; however, instead of focusing on process managers, we’ll turn our attention to the CCB API service for queue managers: queue_managers. Continue reading Retrieving a List of all Queue Managers

What’s the average number of groups persons belongs to?

If your church is loving, living, and leading from Christ-centered community, then this very question has crossed your mind at some point, if not at the forefront of your mind in this current season of ministry.

Today’s tutorial sheds light and somewhat answers the posed question.

I say somewhat because the Church Community Builder (CCB) API service, individual_groups, returns a list of all groups a specified individual is associated with. Continue reading What’s the average number of groups persons belongs to?

How to Retrieve Position List and List of Position Holders

Today I’m back with yet another tutorial using Church Community Builder’s Public Web API Tool.

This week’s tutorial will focus on how to retrieve position list and a list of position holders for the respective position list. Continue reading How to Retrieve Position List and List of Position Holders