At the top of the main Ministry Scheduler Pro window, you will see 3 menu options: File, Edit, and Help.


Open Schedule
Brings you to the Schedule pane to open a saved schedule.

Open Recent Schedule
Allows you to choose from schedules that have recently been open on this computer.

Save Database
Saves any data you have changed since opening MSP. In concurrent user mode, this automatically happens each time you make a change.

Reload Database
Refreshes your database with the information on our servers.

Backup Database…
Allows you to save a backup file of your database locally to your computer.

Rebuild Database
Rebuilds the database to fix any minor data inconsistencies.

Import Volunteers…
Allows you to upload a .csv or .txt file of volunteers to import or update their information in MSP. See more on this in Importing Volunteers.

Synchronize Volunteers with…
Allows you to synchronize your volunteers with certain volunteer management systems. For more information on synchronizing, see Synchronize Volunteers With External Church Management Software.

Password Protect MSP
Allows you to set a password so that anyone who tries to access MSP on this computer will need permission to enter the program. This is a separate password from your administrator password, which you used to set up this subscription. This will not apply to other computers who have access to MSP.

Allows you to quit the program.


Removes the last text-based change you made to the program in the Announcements or Web Terminal panes.

For any selected text, removes the text and stores it in your clipboard for later use.

For any selected text, copies the text and stores it in your clipboard for later use.

For any text in your clipboard, places text into the field where you are pasting.

Deletes all selected text.

Change label used for “Volunteer”…
Allows you to change the word used for Volunteer throughout the system.

Turn on Magnification
Magnifies the text within MSP.


Scheduling Roadmap

Brings you to our interactive Scheduling Roadmap, which will walk you through the set up of MSP, including links to videos, templates, and more!

View Video Tutorials

Brings you to the Video Tutorial section of our resources.

Quick Start Guide…

Brings you to our online Quick Start Guide, which will take you through a condensed version of the basics of setting up MSP.

User Manual

Brings you to the online version of the Complete Documentation for MSP (this document).

Search for Answers (online)…

Brings you to the Online Knowledge Database, where you can search for articles to answer frequently asked questions.

Send Data Files to Tech Support…

Sends in your data files and allows you to compose a short message to tech support to ask for help. Please be as specific as possible when sending in questions, including the names of any volunteers, ministries, services, schedules, or posts where you are having trouble. This way, tech support can look through your exact files and give you advice based on your set-up, rather than offering general tips without seeing your screen.

Auto-Install Updates

When checked, updates for MSP will automatically be installed when they are released.

Check for Updates Now…

Allows you to check to see if any updates are available.


Gives information on MSP such as the version, rights, and links to the website and tech support.