Generating a Birthday List

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    Mike Sparks

    I have members I would like to allow birthday lists but not see the age or birth year of other members.  Is that an option?

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    Sheley

    Hey Mike - You can make the year "0000" so that it won't include the actual age.  
    We also get churches who like to keep two birthday profile fields - one that includes the year for internal use and then one that they use for the members view.  

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    ellen

    Can I create a Birthday list including photos and sort it by birthday so the list (with photos) is in date order?

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    Sheley

    Hey Ellen - If you subscribe to Birthday Notifications you can set it up to receive an email each month of all birthdays coming up for the following month in date order with pictures. 

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    ellen

    Thanks, Sheley. Yes, I subscribe to this list, and love it! But would like to recreate it after some changes have been made, then give the updated (more accurate) list to our Hospitality Team. I can produce a Directory list, but can't seem to see how to get it to sort by Birthdate.

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    david

    Is there a way to generate a daily notification for birthdays/anniversaries for each day? I have it set to month but would like to have it every morning if possible.

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    Sheley

    Hi David - Notifications can only be sent out for the month.  A couple of options would include running a report in the People section each day to look for birthdays, or you could set up birthday emails to go out to people automatically on their birthday with our new automated task: Sending Out Birthday Emails

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