Families FAQ's

How do I download family and member data?
You can easily download family and member data into a .csv or .xlsx file.  Navigate to either the Family Search or the Member Search screen. Click Search an...
Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 2:29 PM
What is the best way to move a family member to his/her own family?
To view the video please click on the link Creating A New Family From an Existing Family Record If you have a family member who is getting married, who ...
Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 8:55 AM
When two spouses divorce what is Gabriel suggestion to edit Family/Member records?
Maintain one spouse (Husband or Wife) in the original family record.  Move the other spouse (Husband or Wife) and children to create a new family.  Moving t...
Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 11:14 AM
How do families get assigned New Register status?
They can be assigned manually by a user when a family is being entered or even during a change of status.  We also have a new family registration form that ...
Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 8:48 AM
When I do a member download the marital status is listed as a number so I don't know what the status is?
In the member download, the marital status is listed as a number where the number represents the following statuses: 1Not Specified2Single3Married by ...
Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 3:12 PM
How does the Mailing Label field work?
The mailing label field is located in the Family Record and is used in Mailing Labels and by the Church Budget Envelope integration.  When printing labels o...
Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 8:46 AM
What do you do when a single member or all members of the family are deceased?
When a member or all members of a family pass away there are steps to take when maintaining your database.    Member Record   Search the deceased me...
Tue, Jun 9, 2020 at 2:39 PM
How do you flag a family that does not want to receive mail from the parish?
Gabriel does not have a box to check "Do Not Mail".  A workaround would be to go to Family Search and open their family record and click on the Ma...
Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 9:34 AM
Where do I enter a members occupation?
To enter a member's occupation scroll to Families > Member Search.  (Using Family and Member Search)  Open the member's record by clicking on t...
Fri, Mar 19, 2021 at 12:28 PM
Is there a correct way to enter the church address for the place of sacrament?
The church name and address can be placed in the Location field when entering any of the sacraments. The example below illustrates how this would look when ...
Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 11:14 AM