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by BrianEdwards
Tue May 05, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Online Donations
Topic: Why is there an age limit on access to online donations?
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: Why is there an age limit on access to online donations?

One thing I'm not aware of, is if the Church has a policy regarding handwritten donations, if a member doesn't have donation slips on hand.
by BrianEdwards
Tue May 05, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Maps
Topic: Ward boundaries outside your stake.
Replies: 6
Views: 3362

Re: Ward boundaries outside your stake.

I sincerely hope nobody ever gets the bright idea to remove the "obsolete" Classic LDS Maps, and I even once submitted this feedback via the official tools. The functionality available there is helpful in so many different ways. Sometimes just for fun (I wonder what my son's current ward l...
by BrianEdwards
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: Change in Recording Sacrament Meeting Attendance
Replies: 83
Views: 10777

Re: Change in Recording Sacrament Meeting Attendance

This request may be part of the "return and report" principle, based off what's in GHB 18.9.1, which contains much instruction including "All who participate in preparing, blessing, and passing the sacrament must receive approval from him or someone under his direction." I can im...
by BrianEdwards
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Protecting Children and Youth - in Spanish
Replies: 2
Views: 161

Re: Protecting Children and Youth - in Spanish

Kevin, if I go to the website for "Protecting Children and Youth" https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/callings/church-safety-and-health/training-and-video-resources/youth-protection?lang=eng and then click to launch the training, there's a language button in the upper-right corner, which h...
by BrianEdwards
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Gospel Living App
Topic: Reported Post
Replies: 8
Views: 349

Re: Reported Post

I appreciate this discussion. Our smaller unit was finally ready to get Circles going right when the shutdown occurred, so we still don't have any real usage yet. But it's quite helpful to share this, to broaden understanding of how things work, and hopefully be prepared ourselves.
by BrianEdwards
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Local Unit Finance
Topic: New Payment Request and Bishop's approval
Replies: 5
Views: 511

Re: New Payment Request and Bishop's approval

Try the following link, it has details on how to access (and much more discussion!)
https://tech.churchofjesuschrist.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=35644&hilit=payment+request
by BrianEdwards
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:38 pm
Forum: Interactive Virtual Meetings
Topic: Zoom Account for Bishops and Leaders
Replies: 15
Views: 1490

Re: Zoom Account for Bishops and Leaders

I agree that this is what Budgets are for (especially since while the guidelines are in place many organizations won't be using their Budget money for weekly activities). Our Branch last week paid $15/month for a Zoom account. One benefit of this is that the Zoom account is now available Branch-wide...
by BrianEdwards
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: General Clerk Discussions
Topic: Is it possible to exclude members from lists within "Send a Message" function?
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: Is it possible to exclude members from lists within "Send a Message" function?

I'm assuming said member enjoys receiving other Church mass emails, but just not from a specific organization either because of content or frequency? Or is the Primary the only one sending mass emails, and if another organization like RS/EQ started sending mass emails with the same frequency, they'd...
by BrianEdwards
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Sustaining with No Meetings?
Replies: 9
Views: 571

Re: Sustaining with No Meetings?

It's never clear how much unified practice there is between Areas, even in the US. Our Area Presidency has indicated the same as others, that for callings "essential for moving forward the work of salvation", sustaining and releases may be done virtually. We haven't done that yet, but if w...
by BrianEdwards
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Leader and Clerk Resources
Topic: Request: Member email preference management from LCR
Replies: 18
Views: 2898

Re: Request: Member email preference management from LCR

I think there may be two different categories of "user complaints". One is "I don't want emails from you guys", the second is "You guys are sending too many emails and it's bothering me". Any member can log onto their church account and delete their email address if the...

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