Monthly Archives: April 2010

Watch for Ministry Burnout

Generally, church members should not miss more than one service a week.  Every church member must be fed in order to prevent burnout.  Since ministry leaders may not talk to each other to make sure a church member is not overused, … Continue reading

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Search Directory

To search for a person, click the “People” button on the main directory page.  Enter the search criteria to find the person (e.g. enter “James” in the First Name box), then click the “Perform Search” button. Combinations of search criteria … Continue reading

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Rights Levels

Rights levels control the ability for system users to access and control information. There are four access levels: bronze, silver, gold, and platinum. The ability to change the rights level is limited to platinum users. If in doubt, set users … Continue reading

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Print Family Report

A family report is a single page summary of all of the information about a family, including usernames and passwords for all family members. Family reports may only be accessed by users with the appropriate rights to view confidential information. … Continue reading

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Print Directory

A printed version of the directory can be easily created in order to have a hard copy, much like a phone book or rolodex. This may be convenient for the secretary and pastoral staff to have in the event that … Continue reading

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Privacy Settings

Directory listings are private by default, and may only be shared with other church members if the person decides to share the listing (“opt in”). Users with higher rights levels, such as deacons and pastoral staff, may view private listings … Continue reading

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Membership Status

Each person in the directory is assigned one of the following membership status values: To change a person’s membership status, see the instructions for editing a person. When a person’s status is changed to Inactive, Former Member, Former Attender, or … Continue reading

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When a Couple Gets Married

When a couple gets married, the directory information for the husband and wife must be updated. Change the marital status of husband and wife. Change last name of wife. Update address and phone for husband and wife. Create a family … Continue reading

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When a Person Leaves the Church

A person may leave the church by death, moving, becoming unfaithful, or by going to another church. Notify senior pastor and all assistant pastors. There are two options for updating the directory. One option is to delete the person entirely … Continue reading

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When Someone Joins the Church

Add the family to the directory if the family has not already been added. The procedure for joining the church varies slightly between baptism and transfer, and the differences are highlighted in this procedure. This procedure is intended to be … Continue reading

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