Searching for the Parents of a Group of Children

If you want to contact the parents of a group of children without having to keep a separate group for the parents, you can do so quickly and easily!

  1. Go to the People tab
  2. Click 'show more filter options' on the left
  3. Find your children that you're looking for (either by age, grade, tags, etc.) 
  4. Under 'Other > Search Type' change "Person" to "Parents"

This will change all of the results of the children into their parents. 

From here you can contact the results through text or email.

This will bring up a list of people in the household that have a role of Head of Household, Spouse, or Adult. Therefore, if you have adult children/siblings in the household you may want to consider separating the profiles from the family unit if you only want to pull up the parents.


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  • I LOVE this "parents" feature when searching for kids in the People section of Breeze, however, I'm trying to figure out how to do a similar thing from the Events section of Breeze.  For example, if I host a kids event and we check-in the children who attend that event, how can I email the parents of all children who attended that event?

  • Hey @christinamj!

    I love it to! It's awesome! 

    The best way to do this for events, is to put those children who attended the event into a tag.

    Then once they are in the tag, you can search for them in the People section of Breeze by selecting Tags(the tag you put the children from the event in)<Other<Parents.

    Hope this is helpful!


  • This is such a cool feature! I just gave it a shot to email our Toddler and Preschool parents. For some reason, not all of the parents populate in the list. I can't figure out what's different between the records that do populate and those that are missing. They seem to be the same. Parents and children as listed as family, with parents being Head of Household/Spouse and children being Child. Any insight? 

  • Hi @rachel!

    I would love to look a little further into this for you! Please check your email for a few questions I have for you!


  • We're new to the Breeze and we were wondering if in the family profile section kids could be listed by age instead of alphabetical order. When looking at a family photo, it's easier to figure out who's who when you can have the kids listed from oldest to youngest.  I will say that I appreciate that kids are listed alphabetically instead of having the male kids all come first as it was in our last system. 

  • @pathwaychurchbc

    Thanks for the feedback here! This is a new request that i'm sure would be useful to consider for our product team. You may submit this request here: Submitting Feature Requests


  • I've noticed that parents who are labelled as "Head of Household" instead of "Adult" are not getting included in this manner of searching. This is confusing. What am I missing?

  • Hey @pastor!

    Thanks for reaching out to us with this request. We'd love to help. I am sorry for the confusion! It could be a few things depending on the filters and how they are listed in the system. We'd be happy to take a look at the account. Would you be so kind to email us this request with a few more additional details?

    -Name of Church

    -Name of a parent who should be in the search but is not coming up?

    -Search filter details so that we can replicate.

    Looking forward to hearing from you so that we can troubleshoot this issue with you!


  • We have several children who come to our Wednesday night children's ministry that are brought by grandparents or even an older brother/sister. The actual parent does not come to church. I am trying to figure out the best way to set up these children's accounts so that I have an emergency contact of the person that brought them to church (because they are staying at the church for the service), but also have the parent's information in the profile somewhere in case I need to contact the actual parent of the child. Any ideas on the best way to set this up?

  • I added a field that has an emergency contact person's name and a field that has that persons phone number.

  • Hey @hayjam627!

    Great question here, it is definitely important to keep those emergency contacts stored in the child's profile. In this case, you can create new Profile Fields called "Emergency Contact Person", "Relationship" and "Phone Number" that will track all of the grandparent's information directly in the profile!

    Exactly what @craigkunkle said! Very Breezy thinking and great option for storing this information :)