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How do I create an API user in Church Community Builder?
How do I create an API user in Church Community Builder?
Trevor Gehman avatar
Written by Trevor Gehman
Updated over a week ago

In order to set up the integration with Church Community Builder, you must first create an API User. To create an API User in CCB you must either:

  • Be the Master Admin of your CCB account.

  • Have the Edit System-wide Settings Admin Privilege enabled for your CCB profile.

For a quick demonstration of how to create an API User, just watch the video below. Alternatively, you can follow the written instructions.

Step 1: Log in to CCB

Step 2: Go to System Settings > API

Click the gear icon (โš™๏ธ) at the top right corner, and choose "API" from the menu.

Step 3: Copy your API URL

Copy the URL listed next to "Your API URL". You'll need this when setting up the integration in Clearstream.

Step 4: Create a new API User

On the right, click the "Add a new API User" button. You only need to fill out the Name, Username, Password and Re-Type Password fields. You'll need the Username and Password when setting up the integration in Clearstream.

NOTE: Don't save the new user just yet.

Step 5: Add Required Services

The final step is to grant the API User the necessary permissions. Click the "Services" tab at the top.

List of API Services.

The following services must be checked in order for the Clearstream integration to function properly:

Syncing Groups & Saved Searches





Using the "Push to CCB" workflow step








Branching Based on Campus


Step 6: Save

Finally, click the "Save" button at the bottom of the screen.

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