Planning Center

A flexible system to meet the needs of your church Planning Center is a set of software tools to help you organize information, coordinate events, communicate with your team, and connect with your congregation.

Integrate the Planning Center API with the Twilio API

Setup the Planning Center API trigger to run a workflow which integrates with the Twilio API. Pipedream's integration platform allows you to integrate Planning Center and Twilio remarkably fast. Free for developers.

New Incoming SMS (Instant) from the Twilio API

Emit new event every time an SMS is sent to the phone number set. Configures a webhook in Twilio, tied to an incoming phone number.

 
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New Call (Instant) from the Twilio API

Emit new event each time a call to the phone number is completed. Configures a webhook in Twilio, tied to a phone number.

 
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New Phone Number from the Twilio API

Emit new event when you add a new phone number to your account

 
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New Recording from the Twilio API

Emit new event when a new call recording is created

 
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New Transcription from the Twilio API

Emit new event when a new call transcription is created

 
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Send SMS with the Twilio API

Send a simple text-only SMS. See the docs for more information

 
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Make a Phone Call with the Twilio API

Make a phone call, passing text that Twilio will speak to the recipient of the call. See the docs for more information

 
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Send MMS with the Twilio API

Send an SMS with text and media files. See the docs for more information

 
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Check Verification Token with the Twilio API

Check if user-provided token is correct. See the documentation for more information

 
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Delete Call with the Twilio API

Remove a call record from your account. See the docs for more information

 
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Overview of Planning Center

What You Can Build with the Planning Center API

The Planning Center API provides an expansive suite of tools that developers can use to build powerful, automated applications and integrations to serve their organization's needs. From coordinating staff schedules to interfacing with web-based tools and services, the Planning Center API can help organizations create more time and reach more people with their mission.

Here are some examples of what you can use the Planning Center API to create:

  • Automated team scheduling and coordination
  • Follow-up automation for newly added contact info
  • Automated task reminders and notifications
  • Push notifications for upcoming events
  • Integration with customer relationship management (CRM) services
  • Automated list segmentation for marketing campaigns
  • Automated donation tracking and secure payment processing
  • Dashboards to visualize key church-wide metrics
  • Sending automated emails based on updated stats and insights

Connect Planning Center

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    planning_center: {
      type: "app",
      app: "planning_center",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://api.planningcenteronline.com/people/v2/me`,
      headers: {
        Authorization: `Bearer ${this.planning_center.$auth.oauth_access_token}`,
      },
    })
  },
})

Overview of Twilio

With the Twilio API, you can build telephone applications that make and receive
phone calls, as well astext messaging applications that send and receive text
messages.

Some examples of applications you could build include:

  • A phone call application that allows you to make and receive phone calls over
    the internet
  • A text messaging application that allows you to send and receive text
    messages over the internet
  • A voicemail application that allows you to leave and receive voicemails over
    the internet

Connect Twilio

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import { axios } from "@pipedream/platform"
export default defineComponent({
  props: {
    twilio: {
      type: "app",
      app: "twilio",
    }
  },
  async run({steps, $}) {
    return await axios($, {
      url: `https://api.twilio.com/2010-04-01/Accounts.json`,
      auth: {
        username: `${this.twilio.$auth.AccountSid}`,
        password: `${this.twilio.$auth.AuthToken}`,
      },
    })
  },
})

Community Posts

How Our Family Uses SMS and Smart Picture Frames to Connect During Remote Holidays
How Our Family Uses SMS and Smart Picture Frames to Connect During Remote Holidays
Two days before Thanksgiving, I decided to put together a simple way for our family to share pictures, because we couldn’t be together in person. The idea: smart photo frames that everyone could text pictures to. Here’s how I got it working. tldr; A Pipedream workflow parses SMS messages sent to a Twilio phone number, extracting the pictures and then using SendGrid to email them to the dedicated email addresses used by our Pix-Star photo frames.