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Adding and Removing Ministers to the Database

Adding and removing ministers is done in both PDS Church Office and PDS Ministry Scheduler.

 

Make Changes to Church Office

Adding a Minister

In PDS Church Office,

  1. access the minister you want to add.
  2. Click Ministries/Talents.
  3. In the Ministries table, click Insert to add a new line.
  4. Choose the ministry this person is joining (Extraordinary MinisterEM CaptainLector, etc.).
  5. Set the Status to Actively Involved.
  6. Click Save.
  7. When all changes have been made to all ministers, submit a HelpDesk ticket to have Church Office and Ministry Scheduler.

Removing a Minister

In PDS Church Office,

  1. access the minister you want to add.
  2. Click Ministries/Talents.
  3. In the Ministries table, the line of the ministry in which you want to remove.
  4. Click Delete Line.
  5. Click Save.
  6. When all changes have been made to all ministers, submit a HelpDesk ticket to have Church Office and Ministry Scheduler.

 

Make Changes to Ministry Scheduler

NOTE: This is done by IT after a HelpDesk ticket is submitted to sync the two programs.

  1. In the drop-down menu, click Data SynchronizationPDS Office Data Syncronization.
  2. Check the box that says transfer from PDS Church Office and set the data path to \\clare\PDSChurch\Data\.
  3. Click NEXT. The synchronization process will begin.
  4. Ensure all ministries are listed and synchronized.
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  5. Click Next.
  6. Address any ministers not associated with a PDS Office member.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Choose any additional options during the transfer.
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  9. Click Next. The Ministry Scheduler will search for new ministers.
  10. Click Transfer.

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