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, 18 Mar, 2020 at 2:29 PM
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, 8 Oct, 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, 8 Oct, 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, 24 Oct, 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, 9 Jun, 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, 23 Oct, 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...
Wed, 8 Jul, 2020 at 10:39 AM
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, 27 Jul, 2020 at 11:14 AM
If a family no longer has a landline and only has individual family member cell phone numbers, can you leave this field empty or does this field need to be filled in using the head of household cell phone number?
You are always free to keep any field you want blank. Often times churches will record either the husband or wife's cell number in this field and that ...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 at 9:39 AM
When I run the sacrament report for my church the report includes members that received their sacraments in another church?
This report generates a list for any Sacrament that was entered in your database for a specified date range.  This report contains sacraments for all member...
Tue, 28 Jul, 2020 at 6:05 PM