Connect Services

Connect Services facilitates how you connect to MPDX and connect other  external services to MPDX. This integration allows you to manage multiple applications in one place to simplify your MPD process.

Connect Services

To locate or modify any of your Connect Services:

  • Click on the gear icon (Settings) button (top right) and select Connect Services.

The Key/Relay

You connect to MPDX by logging in using Key/Relay.

  • To the right of The Key/Relay title, click on the Drop-down Arrow.
  • The Email Login is the address you used to set up your Key/Relay login.

Organization

The primary organization for your MPDX account was selected during setup. However, if you need to add a new or remove an existing organization, this option is located just below the Key/Relay.

  • Click the Dropdown Arrow to the right of Organization.
  • Click Refresh, if needed, to sync MPDX with your ministry services.
  • Click on the Trash icon to remove any unwanted organization.

Add Organization
  • Scroll down and click on the Add Account button.

Add Organization
  • Click on the Drop-down on the right.
  • Type the first few letters of the organization.
  • Then select the correct Organization.

  • The Name of the Organization you've selected will be displayed.
  • Click on Save.

External Services

There are 4 external applications you can connect to MPDX: Google, MailChimp, PrayerLetter, and ChalkLine. Integrating one or more of these applications allows you to keep up with MPDX on the go.

Google

If you have a Gmail account and would like to connect MPDX to your Google Calendar:

  • Click on the drop-down arrow to the right.
  • The click on Add Account.

  • Sign in to your Google account with the email of your choice.

After you login, click on; Allow to grant MPDX to access your Google Account.

Your Google email address will be displayed in MPDX, External Services - Google.

  • The Green Dot on the right indicates a proper connection.
  • The Import Contacts button allows you to import your Gmail account address book.
  • The Add Account button allows you to add any additional Google email addresses.
  • Click the Edit button to make changes to the email address listed.
  • Click the Trash icon to delete the email address listed.

Syncing MPDX with your Google Calendar

To sync MPDX with your Google Calendar:

  • Click the gear icon (Settings) button and select Connect Services.

  • Sign into your Google Account using your Gmail address.
  • Click on Next.

  • Click Allow to grant MPDX access to your Google Account.

Google Calendar Integration

Once you grant MPDX access to your Google Account:

  • You will see your Gmail Address listed.
  • An Account Sync Dot will appear in green at the top right.
  • To integrate your calendar the Edit button.

  • Click on Enable Calendar Integration.

  • The Calendar tab will have a green dot to indicate the sync was successful.
  • Select the Tasks you want to allow MPDX to display on your Google Calendar.
  • Click the Sync Calendar button.

MailChimp

You can sync MailChimp with MPDX by using your existing email list or by creating a new list.

  • Click on the drop-down arrow to the right then click Connect MailChimp.

  • Type in your Username and Password, then click the Log In button.

  • Click on the Drop-down Arrow on the right.
  • Select either MPDX Email Supporters to Create a New List.
  • Or select an Existing List to sync with MPDX.

Before you sync, you have the option to:

  • Automatically log sent MailChimp campaigns in contact task history.
  • Then click Save.

  • The Green Dot indicates a proper connection between MailChimp and MPDX.
  • You can either Sync Now to update your MailChimp list,
    • This is not necessary the first time you connect.
  • Click Modify Settings to make any changes to the connection,
  • Or click Disconnect to remove the connection from MPDX.

PrayerLetters

For those who prefer physical newsletters, PrayerLetters an application that syncs with MPDX.

  • Click on the drop-down arrow to the right.
  • Click on Connect Prayer Letters.

  • Sign in to your existing PrayerLetters account by using the correct Email and Password.
  • Or you can Sign in with Google to connect your account.

Note: Connecting your account will replace your current Prayerletters.com list.

Chalk Line

Another physical prayer letter tool that syncs with MPDX is Chalkline.

  • Click on the drop-down arrow to the right.
  • Then click on Send my current Contacts to Chalkline.

  • Confirm sending your MPDX newsletter contacts to your Chalkline account by clicking Yes.

  • After you confirm, click on the ORDER HERElink to configure your Chalkline account.