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Assign Ministers Manually

If you prefer, you can create a blank schedule and manually assign ministers.
Note: You can also manually assign ministers during the scheduling process in the View Schedule Results window or while viewing Weekly Scheduling Details.
  1. On the Information tab, click Schedules.
  2. At the top, click Add Schedule.
  3. Set the schedule dates in one of the following ways.
    • Enter dates for Schedule Starts On and Schedule Stops On.
    • On the schedule calendar, select the week(s). To select multiple weeks, click the first week and drag the mouse to the last week you want to schedule.
    • Select Start From The Most Recent Schedule Date to select the week following the latest week scheduled.
  4. Select Schedule Test Mode to run a test schedule. This means no data is saved and Last Served dates aren't updated.
  5. In the Review Options section, click a section link if you need to change Ministry Names, Scheduling Options, Ministers Detail, and Masses Detail options. Click Next.
  6. Select Blank Week Schedule for each week you want to manually fill in. Click Next.
  7. The Result window displays the blank schedule. To assign a minister, right-click an unfilled position, click Replace Minister, then select the minister, and click Select This Minister.
    Note: If you edit a schedule in the Result window, the Save button becomes available at the top of the window. This only affects the current schedule displayed. To save the schedule in the program, click Save Schedule at the bottom of the window.
  8. When you're finished, click Save Schedule to add the new schedule.
  9. If you use the minister app, you can automatically upload minister data. If you click No, you can upload data manually later.
  10. Click Finish to complete the schedule.