Groups and Families

New World Scheduler allows you to create and edit Field Service Groups, Other Groups and Families.

To create or edit Groups and Families, click Congregation > Groups and Families

New World Scheduler Congregation Groups and Families menu

New Field Service Group

  1. Click Congregation > Groups and Families
  2. Up the top, select Field Service Groups
  3. Click New
  4. Enter the Name of the Field Service Group
New World Scheduler Congregation Groups and Families Field Service Groups 1

Delete Field Service Group

  • Note: The “Unassigned” Field Service Group cannot be deleted or edited. This is an automatic group that represent those without a Field Service Group.
  1. Up the top, select Field Service Groups
  2. Select the Field Service Group to delete
  3. Click Delete

Group Field Service Meetings

New Other Group

  1. Click Congregation > Groups and Families
  2. Up the top, select Other Groups
  3. Click New
  4. Enter the Name of the Other Group
New World Scheduler Congregation Groups and Families Other Groups

Language Groups

  • Note: See Language Groups for information about how Language Groups integrate with New World Scheduler.

Any Other Group can be converted to a Language Group

  1. Select the Other Group
  2. Tick Language Group
  3. Click Language Group Information
  4. Set the Language
  5. Tick which Meetings the Language Group regularly holds, either Midweek, Weekend or both
  6. Set the Meeting Days and Times and Zoom Meeting information
  7. You can now add Congregation Events, record Meeting Attendance and schedule both the midweek and weekend meetings for the Language Group.
New World Scheduler Language Group Information

Delete Other Group

  1. Up the top, select Other Groups
  2. Select the Other Group to delete
  3. Click Delete

New Family

  1. Click Congregation > Groups and Families
  2. Up the top, select Family
  3. Click New
  4. Enter the Name of the Family
New World Scheduler Congregation Groups and Families Families

Delete Family

  1. Up the top, select Family
  2. Select the Family to delete
  3. Click Delete

Add Persons to a Group or Family

  1. Up the top, select the Group Type
  2. Select a Group or Family
  3. From the Not in Group list, select the persons you wish to add
  4. Click Add
  5. Alternately, use Filter, Group and Search to limit the Not in Group list, then click Add All
  6. Optionally, select a person and mark them as either a Group Overseer, Group Assistant, Captain or Family Head

Remove Persons from a Group or Family

  1. Up the top, select the Group Type
  2. Select a Group or Family
  3. In the list of Persons, select the persons you wish to remove
  4. Click Remove
  5. Alternately, click Remove All

Common Questions and Problems

A new Family is automatically created when you tick Persons > Family Head. If you then un-tick Family Head, you are given the option to remove the Family. If you choose not to remove the family, you may end up with duplicate families.

In this case, simply Delete the duplicates.

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