1. Open and log in to the Mobile Ministry App.

  2. You will see 5 different options:



    • Search Individuals - Search for people using first and/or last name. You can also search based on initials (e.g. type “J D” when searching John Doe) or type a few letters to do a more general search (e.g. type “Joh” to bring up John Doe or Bill Johnson). Search results are presented individually--tap the individual’s name to be taken to the individual’s profile.

    • Search Families - Search for families using last name and/or first name of either the Head of Household or Spouse (e.g. type “Doe” when searching for “Doe, John & Mary"). Search results are presented by families--tap the family’s name to be taken to a list of individuals in that family. 

    • Add Individual - Choose to add a new family or to add an individual to an existing family. You have the option of entering title, gender, first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, member status, relationship, home phone, mobile phone, work phone, email, and email 2. (At minimum, you need to enter a first name, last name, and relationship for each new individual. All other fields are optional.) You also have the option to add a photo of the individual by taking the photo from your device’s camera or selecting a photo from your device’s photo gallery. 

    • Recently Viewed Individuals - Browse through a list of all individuals whose profiles have recently been accessed. Use this option to find recently added individuals or profiles that have been recently opened or edited.

    • Dates and Important Events - Find individuals with upcoming dates and important events by searching on a date range and selected date option. Date range options include: today, tomorrow, yesterday, this week, next week, last week, this month, next month, and last month. Date selected options include: Birth Date, Wedding Date, Baptized Date, Confirmed Date, Date Joined, Scheduled Appointments, Important Events, and Extra (User Defined) Dates. Choose one Date Range option and one Date Selected option to search. 

  3. Selecting an individual's name from any of the above options opens the individual's profile.


  4. From the profile screen, you have many options. Let's go over each option (A though I) from the image shown above.

    1. Touch the [Edit] button to edit the information found on the individual's profile. All fields displayed within the profile can be edited. You have the option of editing title, gender, first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, member status, relationship, home phone, mobile phone, work phone, email, and email 2. You also have the option to update the photo of the individual by taking the photo from your device’s camera or selecting a photo from your device’s photo gallery.

    2. On this section of the profile, you will see the individual’s name, address information, and photo (if present). Touch the individual's address to view a map of their location. Towards the bottom of the profile, with the "View" drop-down menu selected on "Dates", you will see important dates the individual has in his or her profile including Birth Date, Wedding Date, Baptized Date, Confirmed Date, Date Joined, and Extra (User Defined) Dates. Use the "View" drop-down menu to switch to "Notes" where you can see any public notes that have been entered. Private notes you have entered or have been shared with you will also be visible. (See section G. for more information about private notes.) Use the "View" drop-down menu to switch to "Important Events" to see important event dates and notes that have been entered in the individual's profile.

    3. Tap [MSG] to send the individual an email or text message. Choose either the home, mobile, or work phone numbers to send a text message to. When emailing, choose to send to the primary or secondary email address. 

      NOTE: When sending text messages, standard text messaging rates may apply based on the subscriber’s plan with their mobile phone carrier. 

    4. Tap [Dial] to call the individual. Choose to call either the home, mobile, or work phone number.

      NOTE: This option will only be available on devices enabled to make calls (e.g. mobile phones), this option will be hidden on devices that cannot make phone calls (e.g. tablets).

    5. Tap [Share] to email the individual’s contact information (including name, address, home phone, mobile phone, work phone, email, and email 2 fields) to an email address. Choose to send to an email address from your device’s contact list or type in the email address you would like to send to. 

    6. Tap [Meet] to schedule an appointment (or meeting) with the selected individual. Enter a date and time for your meeting along with a location and/or description. This appointment will be saved to your device’s calendar. Depending on your device, you can also set an alert (or reminder) to have your calendar notify you about any upcoming events.

    7. Tap [Note] to enter a public or private note. Public notes will be visible to anyone who has access to the individual’s profile. Private notes will be visible only to you. 

    8. Tap [Map] to view a map to the individual’s address. Map features will vary depending on your device.

    9. Tap [Family] to go to a list of the select individual’s family members. All individuals within the person’s family profile will be listed. Click any one of the family members to go to their individual profile.