Posts Tagged ‘App’

App offered free to help NZ Churches contact trace Comments 0

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Snapp Mobile has released a new service in its app that gives churches a free and easy way to track and register members who want to visit the Church during Alert Level 2. Churchappsnz gives churches two options either to track or register its visitors. The service has already been offered to its 600+ existing Read more

NZ Church app for Google prayers Comments 0

Thursday, March 12th, 2020

The New Zealand National Centre for Religious Studies (NCRS), Wednesday, announced the launch of a prayer app, NZpray2day. NZpray2day is available for Android devices. NCRS Director, Colin MacLeod, says NZpray2day is designed to support young and old in Catholic schools and parishes to enter simply into the richness of the ancient Christian cycle of seasons, Read more

Pushpay app helping churches and communities Comments 0

Thursday, December 13th, 2018

Pushpay is a New Zealand company that started by offering an electronic payment mechanism, allowing people to charge their “giving” to a credit or debit card so they could give money at the touch of a button. Established seven years ago, Pushpay is now one of the world’s fastest-growing SAS (software-as-a-service) companies. It has gone Read more

Pushpay Holdings a Church donations app earns $100m for Kiwi founder Comments 0

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Pushpay Holdings is a mobile payments app developer targeting the North American church donation market. It’s co-founder, Eliot Crowther, is about to depart the business with a stake worth just over $99 million. Crowther says he is leaving the business for personal reasons to focus on his family. In 2011 he started the company with Chris Read more

Passion for illustrating makes new Big Little Bible App a great success Comments 0

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

The success of Bible Society New Zealand’s recently released Big Little Bible app and book has been largely credited to Catholic illustrator Meesh Holswich who played a significant part in its creation. Meesh’s art style means the pencil never leaves the page and actually dovetails in with the overall message of the Bible. “One line, Read more

NZ company Pushpay makes megabucks helping churches take up the collection Comments 0

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Pushpay is a mobile app thats make it as easy to give as it is to buy a song on iTunes. says Chris Heaslip and Eliot Crowther got the idea while they were sitting in church one Sunday.  When the plate came round they found they did not have any cash,  but they did have Read more

Prayer: There’s an App for that Comments 0

Friday, August 12th, 2016
Examen app

Jesuits can often sound like broken records. We like to call schools and parishes “Ignatius” or “Loyola” — or, if we’re feeling wild, “Xavier.” We love to repeat phrases such as “men (and women) for others” or “finding God in all things.” And if you have ever attended a Jesuit school, parish, or retreat house, Read more

Pope to give WYD pilgrims social teaching app Comments 0

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Pope Francis is to give pilgrims to World Youth Day in Poland a new app that presents the Church’s social teaching. The “DoCat” comes from the creators of 2011’s “You Cat” youth catechism. The former will attempt to present the Church’s social teaching in a creative style more attractive and comprehensible to youth. The new Read more

School keeps in touch with app Comments 0

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

St Joseph’s School in Balclutha has launched a smartphone app to stay in touch with parents. Teacher Danique Richards said she was contacted by the app’s developer, Snapp Mobile, at the end of last year to see if the school might be interested. She was hooked almost instantly and took the idea to the board Read more

Pushpay: Kiwi ingenuity creates electronic collection plate Comments 0

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

A fast growing New Zealand-based company has developed Pushpay, an app that allows you to use your mobile to give a donation to your church in ten seconds. Pushpay provides mobile tools that help make payments easy between consumers and merchants and is geared to mobile charitable giving. Some 93 percent of Pushpay’s merchant clients are Read more