Friend of LDS accounts calendar access

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godoe
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Friend of LDS accounts calendar access

Postby godoe » Wed May 21, 2014 7:16 pm

So I am a non-church member who is volunteering in scout troop 611 in the Kirkland 1st ward. My son has friends who are in the troop so here we are. I'm a member of a covenant church and play drums for the worship band there. The ward has decided to use the "cool" LDS calendar to schedule events now. I signed up for a "friend of LDS" account but there was no place to enter what ward I'm "attached" to. So when I load the calendar it just sits there saying "loading" and does nothing. I saw some posts about "entering an "out of" in the MLS and giving them a standard calling" - is that what they need to do with me? Or am I out of luck? THANKS. :)

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Re: Friend of LDS accounts calendar access

Postby russellhltn » Wed May 21, 2014 7:33 pm

Sorry, But at this time there's no way to grant non-members access to the calendar system. The procedure for out-of-unit leader only works for members serving in a different unit.

The ward will need to find another way of getting word to the non-members of the group.
Have you searched the Wiki?
Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

tstrickland1
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Re: Friend of LDS accounts calendar access

Postby tstrickland1 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:49 pm

It's been almost 2 years since this reply. Has there been any update or change?
Thank You.

russellhltn
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Re: Friend of LDS accounts calendar access

Postby russellhltn » Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:52 pm

tstrickland1 wrote:It's been almost 2 years since this reply. Has there been any update or change?

No. There has been no change to the calendar system.
Have you searched the Wiki?

Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

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Re: Friend of LDS accounts calendar access

Postby jhowell2000 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:32 am

Our troop also has non-member scouts and parents. We use the lds calendar to schedule events, but the troop has also started a Facebook private group to include our non-member friends and make sure they have access to information. It is not ideal, but it works and it has helped having an access point that everyone can view. (The lds.org calendar is still useful as well as we use it to make sure the building is reserved when needed.)


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