Families

Articles related to Family Search, Member Search, Invite Families to Member Portal and Family Tag Maintenance.

Adding a New Family and the Associated Member Records
This article is also available via a 4 min video which provides more details on the process. Video: Adding a new family If you have a new Family join yo...
Thu, 5 Dec, 2019 at 1:33 PM
Gabriel Database Standards for Entering Family and Member Records
The guide attached below contains all the fields available within the Family and Member Records along with best practices and suggestions for building and m...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 3:56 PM
Changing Family Status To Inactive or Deceased
If you change the family status to Inactive or Deceased Gabriel will automatically mark the members Inactive as well.  This will happen so long as the famil...
Tue, 30 Jun, 2020 at 11:05 AM
Creating a New Family From an Existing Member or Moving A Member to An Existing Family
This brief tutorial video will show the user how to add a new family from an existing member record and how to associate a member with another family withou...
Mon, 18 Nov, 2019 at 4:52 PM
Using Family and Member Search
This brief 4-minute tutorial will show the user how to how to use the Family and Member search function. Video:  Searching by Family or Member for the step-...
Thu, 14 May, 2020 at 8:17 AM
Downloading Family, Member, Family Tags and Committee Member Records
Downloading Family, Member, Family Tags, and Committee records allows the user to sort on various fields to create custom listing reports and labels.  These...
Wed, 10 Jun, 2020 at 4:49 PM
Family Tag Maintenance
Gabriel uses the Family Tag Maintenance function to "tag" groups of families.  It functions as a committee but at the family level.  Examples migh...
Fri, 26 Jun, 2020 at 10:32 AM
Emailing/Texting Families, Members, Committees, Family Tags and Religious Ed Parents/Students
You can view the following video Emailing Families, Members, and Committees as a guide through the process. You can send emails and texts in Gabriel fro...
Tue, 9 Jun, 2020 at 10:36 AM
Email and Telephone Fields To Indicate Contact Preferences
As part of our One Call Now integration, we enhanced the way to mark whether a parishioner wants to be contacted by email or text.  A new drop-down box is a...
Fri, 3 Apr, 2020 at 2:08 PM
Family Search Across Diocese
Family Search has been enhanced to allow Parish Administrators to search for families across their diocese and for Parish Administrators of multiple parishe...
Wed, 21 Nov, 2018 at 9:57 AM