The process of adding form fields to an Event Registration and a Church Connect Form Card is identical.
However, there are some key differences between an Event Registration form and a Form Card. Keep reading to learn more.
Form Cards in Church Connect are a great resource for gathering basic information from users. We’ve seen churches and ministries use Form Cards for:
However, Form Cards are not meant to gather information relating to an event, especially for registrations. Event forms are the best tool to use ahead of an event.
Event Registration forms are the best way to gather information on attendees ahead of an event, as well as accept payment. This lets you know who is coming, as well as other important information about the attendees.
There are several things you can do with Event Registrations that you can’t do with Form Cards:
Another benefit of Event Registrations is that you have access to two fields that aren’t available with Form Cards. The Sign-Up List field gives your registrants the ability to select what they will bring. The Sign-Up Quantity field gives your registrants the ability to select what they will bring and how much.
We recommend you do not use Form Cards in place of Event Registration Forms. Doing so means you miss out on many great tools that make event planning much easier.
If you need to gather information from people for an event, use Event Registrations. For everything else, use Form Cards.