Creating a "Birthday Calendar"

Easily create a birthday calendar in Breeze ChMS with this step-by-step guide. Learn how to efficiently compile and organize birthdays of your church members to foster community engagement and connection. Whether you're planning celebrations or sending well wishes, this article provides practical insights and instructions for setting up your birthday calendar effectively. Explore now to enhance your church's birthday recognition efforts and strengthen relationships within your congregation.

 

Breeze works from a concept of filter, export, and manipulate. With this being said, you can generate a "birthday calendar" by:

  1. First, clicking on the People tab & clicking the "show more filter options" on the left panel

  2. Then, scroll down to the "birthdate" item and click on it.

  3. Assure that the month, day and year boxes have the word "any" selected

  4. Then choose the "export" button on the action panel to the right

  5. When the box appears, you will see the option of Excel, click on the pencil, in the bottom left corner of the box

  6. Then choose the "birthdays" option from the drop-down menu titled Include

  7. Finally, click "Download" to generate your excel file with names, birthdates, and ages from your database

This process should deliver an Excel file that you can manipulate in many different ways. With this information, you can also, create a calendar for birthdates in Breeze. This will be a manual process (adding every birthday as an individual event to the new Breeze calendar). You can get instructions to add a calendar by clicking here.

Here are instructions on how to create a calendar from Excel: Create a Calendar from Excel data

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