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As a small group leader, you can view information about the groups you lead. 

For example, suppose your church features multiple sports that members can sign up for, and you oversee the sports ministry. Although you oversee the ministry, you have separate group leaders who coordinate the individual sports.

You can view the attendance rosters for each sport, and you can export these rosters, message the group members, print mailing labels or directories, or view attendance. 

 To view a group's roster
  1. In Access ACS, click Groups > My Groups.
  2. Under My Small Groups, click on the name of the master group you want to view.
  3. When the roster displays, you can click View by Date to view the roster as of a selected date.
 To export group information to Excel
  1. In Access ACS, click Groups > My Groups.
  2. Under My Small Groups, click on the name of the master group you want to view.
  3. When the roster displays, select the names of the group members' whose information you want to export.
  4. Under Roster, in the I want to... drop-down list, select Export to Excel, then click Go.
  5. Select the fields to include in your export, then click Export.
 To e-mail a small group
  1. In Access ACS, click Groups > My Groups.
  2. Under My Small Groups, click on the name of the master group you want to view.
  3. Select the members you want to e-mail.
  4. Under Roster, in the I want to... drop-down list, click Send a Message, then click Go.
  5. To change the Reply To and Subject fields, click Change. These fields are automatically inserted.
  6. Enter any additional e-mail addresses to send the message to.
  7. Enter a subject for the message.

  8. Optional: In the Form Field drop-down list, you can search for an insert information into the e-mail. The correct information displays in the delivered e-mail.

    • Small Group Leader's Name — Inserts the small group leader's name in the generated e-mail.

    • Small Group's Name — Inserts the small group name in the generated e-mail.

    • Requester's Name — Inserts the name of the individual interested in the small group in the generated e-mail.

    • Requester's Phone Number — Inserts the phone number of the individual interested in the small group in the generated e-mail.
    • Requester's E-mail Address — Inserts the e-mail address of the individual interested in the small group in the generated e-mail.
    • Requester's Message — Inserts the individual's message in the generated e-mail.
    • Requester's Availability — Inserts the individual's availability in the generated e-mail.
    • Site Name — Inserts the name of the site in the generated e-mail.
    • Complete Connection Link — Inserts a link to the connection page so the small group leader can handle the connection.
  9. Optional: Select to Send this message to the parents of children. For example, this is helpful if the participants of the small group are teens and the information in the e-mail is concerning payment for a retreat.
  10. Compose your message, then click Send Message.
 To print mailing labels for a small group
  1. In Access ACS, click Groups > My Groups.
  2. Under My Small Groups, click on the name of the master group you want to view.
  3. Select the members you want to print labels for.
  4. Under Roster, in the I want to... drop-down list, click Print Mailing Labels, then click Go.
  5. Under Label Type, select Individual Mailing Label or Family Mailing Label.
  6. Under Label Selection, select the label you want to print (2 per page or 3 per page).
  7. Click Preview. Your labels display as a PDF file that you can print.
 To print a directory for a small group
  1. In Access ACS, click Groups > My Groups.
  2. Under My Small Groups, click on the name of the master group you want to view.
  3. Select the members you want to include in the directory
  4. Under Roster, in the I want to... drop-down list, click Print Directory, then click Go.
  5. Select the type of directory to print, then click View Directory.
  6. To print the directory, click Print.



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