In previous MIS/MLS instructions, or handbooks (sorry, it's been a while), there was a warning about tagging members with DNC or "Do Not Contact". Can anyone resurrect or find that? I'm a stake clerk, and I've found a member record in one of our wards with that included in the member's name, of all places. I've searched this forum, and at LDS.org and the Handbooks, but haven't found anything (and reading the electronic version isn't as easy as the book version for me, sorry). There used to be special fields for talents, etc., in older versions of MIS/MLS, but not so much anymore.
I would like to poll for suggestions to:
- How to phrase this to clerks and bishoprics not to do this
(chapter and verse of the appropriate instructions would be useful)
- How to record something like this, but by being waaaay less obvious, if at all
As a matter of course, I intend to encourage our clerks (and bishoprics) to understand that there's really no such category as "Do Not Contact". When encountering members who don't want contact, it's useful to let them know that it's up to them. They should contact the bishop and follow his instructions for what to do. (Which would be to write a letter requesting name removal.)
Thanks in advance