See the information below for an overview of how to use each field found on the "Baptism" tab in the Individual Sacrament Record:


  • Birth Location: Select the birth city and state using a drop-down menu of pre-populated locations. Click once on the drop-down arrow, then begin typing the name of the city to narrow down your search. Click on a location from the list to select it.

  • Baptism Status: Right click on the blue down arrow () at the end of the Baptism Status field to open the "Edit Baptism Status" box. Use the buttons at the top of this window to Add, Edit, or Delete items on the Baptism Status drop-down menu.

  • Prep Year: Defaults to the current year. Use the up/down arrows () or type a year in the box to select the Prep Year.

  • Baptized: Check the box to indicate that this individual has been baptized. This box is tied directly to the "Baptized" checkbox in the Membership Manager Individual Profile.

  • Baptized Date: Click the calendar icon () to select a date or type a date in the box provided. This field is only available if the "Baptized" checkbox is checked. This field is tied directly to the "Baptized" date in the Membership Manager Individual Profile.

  • Profession of Faith: Check the box to indicate a Profession of Faith has been made.

  • Profession Date: Click the calendar icon () to select a date or type a date in the box provided. This field is only available if the "Profession of Faith" checkbox is checked.

  • Registry Volume: Type the Registry Volume in the box provided to indicate where the baptism information is recorded.

  • Registry Page: Type the Registry Page in the box provided to indicate where the baptism information is recorded.

  • Registry Number: Type the Registry Number in the box provided to indicate where the baptism information is recorded.

  • Location: Your organization's location will auto-fill by default. Any locations that had been entered in the "Location Editor" area will appear here. Click the drop-down menu to select a location or right click on the blue down arrow () at the end of the Location field to Add/Edit/Delete items from the Sacrament Location List.

  • Officiant: Type the name of the baptism officiant in the box provided.

  • Father: Type the name of the individual's father in the box provided OR click the [Unlinked] button to link an existing individual in your database to this baptism record as the father.

  • Mother: Type the name of the individual's mother in the box provided OR click the [Unlinked] button to link an existing individual in your database to this baptism record as the mother.

  • Sponsor 1: Type the name of the individual's sponsor in the box provided OR click the [Unlinked] button to link an existing individual in your database to this baptism record as a sponsor.

  • Sponsor 2: Type the name of the individual's sponsor in the box provided OR click the [Unlinked] button to link an existing individual in your database to this baptism record as a sponsor.

  • Witness 1: Type the name of the individual's witness in the box provided OR click the [Unlinked] button to link an existing individual in your database to this baptism record as a witness.

  • Witness 2: Type the name of the individual's witness in the box provided OR click the [Unlinked] button to link an existing individual in your database to this baptism record as a witness.

  • Note: Enter any notes regarding this individual's baptism in the box provided.