Nonnative language Branch with YM/YW/Primary combined with native language ward

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Nonnative language Branch with YM/YW/Primary combined with native language ward

Postby bodenw » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:51 am

I am serving in a nonnative language branch that has combined YM/YW/Primary organizations with a native language ward from the Stake. We have a challenge in managing callings in these organizations because we don't have insight into the callings that are filled from the native language ward in LCR and they don't have insight into the callings from our branch in LCR. Does anyone else have a branch setup this way and how do you keep track of the callings from the shared organizations? Is this something that LDSTech could work on to make LCR have shared organizations for these cases?

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Re: Nonnative language Branch with YM/YW/Primary combined with native language ward

Postby russellhltn » Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:44 am

bodenw wrote:Is this something that LDSTech could work on to make LCR have shared organizations for these cases?

That would have to be done by the church developers on a schedule and priority established by the Priesthood Department. You can put in the suggestion via the feedback link in LCR.
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Try using a Google search by adding "site:tech.lds.org/wiki" to the search criteria.

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Re: Nonnative language Branch with YM/YW/Primary combined with native language ward

Postby sbradshaw » Sun Feb 19, 2017 1:27 pm

I would recommend creating out-of-unit records for each leader in the other ward. For example, if the Primary president is in the native-speaking ward, you can create an out-of-unit membership record for her in the foreign-speaking ward. That way, she can hold the "Primary President" calling in both wards, will have access to all of the people and tools in her stewardship from both wards, and will be visible on both ward directories. The same can be done for each member of the Young Men, Young Women, and Primary presidencies.
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