Creating a New Family From an Existing Member or Moving A Member to An Existing Family
Sometimes a family member will want to establish their own family record. This may happen if the member is getting married, over 18 years old, and/or a divorced spouse is moving to a different address. To prevent duplicate member records you can create a new family by moving the member record to it's own family or even move a member to an existing family.
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Tutorial Video -- COMING SOON!
This brief tutorial video will show the user how to add a new family from an existing member record and how to associate a member with another family without breaking the link to the original family. Video: Adding a New Family From an Existing Member Record
This is great for when a child gets married because you're able to create a new family from their Member record. All of their sacraments and history stays with them, but no data is duplicated.
Creating a New Family from an Existing Member
Moving a Member to an Existing Family
This option allows you to move someone to an existing family in either your church or any other church within your search capabilities. Once you select Move To Existing Family, you will select the appropriate parish from the Church List. Then, the Family List pop-up will appear, and you can search and select for the family which you would like to add the member to.