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by HansG
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Proper Wording for PH Ordination/Conferral
Replies: 1
Views: 306

Proper Wording for PH Ordination/Conferral

When a priest is standing in the circle where a MP holder is serving as voice to confer the AP and/or to ordain to an office, what is the proper wording for stating the authority by which the ordinance is being done? Official church instruction is: 1. Calls the person by his full name. 2. States the...
by HansG
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: Expense Report Passé?
Replies: 2
Views: 459

Expense Report Passé?

So. . .we still (usually) use MLS for entering expenses and printing checks. The exception would be when we need to split one expense across different budget categories--LCR allows that, MLS from what I can tell does not. Anyway. . .after printing a single or batch of checks in MLS, MLS spits out an...
by HansG
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: Process for Remedying a Malfunctioning Printer
Replies: 2
Views: 357

Process for Remedying a Malfunctioning Printer

We have a Xerox Phaser 3250 that is depositing horizontal lines of toner throughout the page when we print. We contacted the stake clerk who contact FM who replied: "The Building Rep is in charge of this printer. He will need to call the phone number on the side of the printer to trouble shoot ...
by HansG
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: Tithing Settlement and Boundary Changes
Replies: 2
Views: 477

Tithing Settlement and Boundary Changes

Hello, I'm wondering if the information found here: is still relevant. The pages says it was last updated in March 2014. I have been told that now donation records will follow members when they move to another ward, which should remov...
by HansG
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: Frustrations with
Replies: 2
Views: 848

Frustrations with

I don't have a specific question that I think can get answered here, just looking for a collective shoulder to cry on a little. . .our bishopric was recently reorganized and I ended up with my second favorite calling: assistant ward clerk. My first task was to print out labels for the new bishop to ...
by HansG
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: Financial Audit Questions
Replies: 4
Views: 1863

Financial Audit Questions

Hello, I have a clerk calling once again (assistant ward clerk) and am trying to locate the financial audit questions, so I know what to watch out for. Are they available anywhere as a PDF document? I looked here: but ...
by HansG
Sun Nov 15, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: Christmas on Sunday
Replies: 10
Views: 8418

Christmas on Sunday

Our ward leadership is getting ready to high-level calendar 2016 and I noticed that Christmas falls on a Sunday in 2016. I vaguely remember authorization for a shortened block the last time that happened, am I remembering correctly?
by HansG
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:22 pm
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: Stillborn Child
Replies: 2
Views: 889

Stillborn Child

Way off topic, for you seasoned clerks. . .we have a family in the ward that lost a child several weeks into the pregnancy. They're planning a simple, family-only graveside at which the father plans to dedicate the grave. I assume this is appropriate. The handbook doesn't say one way or the other. A...
by HansG
Sat Jan 31, 2015 10:03 am
Forum: Reports and Forms
Topic: Melchizedek Priesthood Ordination Record
Replies: 5
Views: 2145

Melchizedek Priesthood Ordination Record

We got into an animated discussion about this form the other day, specifically about who interviews the candidate. By my reading of it, in the instructions at the top it references "interviewing priesthood leaders" (plural), and there are signature lines for both the bishop and the stake (...
by HansG
Sun Jan 04, 2015 5:49 pm
Forum: MLS Support, Help, and Feedback
Topic: budget category questions
Replies: 1
Views: 677

budget category questions

We are trying to clean up our act for 2015. . . Somehow we have gotten and have actively used subcategories under Budget Allocations for Scouting Boy Scouts and Scouting Cub Scouts , see attached. budget_snip.jpg After researching and educating ourselves, we know this is a no no. But we also learned...

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