Finding a Brother
On the menu go to: Membership -> Find Member. This will bring up a form that will allow you to search for members, and widows in your lodge. You are only allowed to look up records for you lodge.
The form contains fields for last name, first name, Grand Lodge number, and status. By default the results exclude deceased, suspended and expelled brothers. Should you want to include them click the appropriate check box to add them to the results.
Once you have done a search, if there are any matching brothers you will see a list of them. This list is scrollable within the page. If there are more brother than will fit on the list, there will links to page through the results.
Next to each brother/person there are four buttons: Summary, Edit, View and Profile.
Clicking the Summary button will change the brief display of information presented at the bottom of the page. This will allow you to get a quick look at a brother’s information to make sure you are working on the correct record.
Clicking the Edit button will bring the brother up in the edit form.
Clicking the View button will bring up the information on the brother in read only mode. Clicking the Profile button will produce a PDF file of the brother’s Masonic history.
Editing a Brother’s Information
By clicking the Edit button on the Find Member results page you will open that member’s information in edit mode.
The Edit Member screen contains a multi-tabbed form. Look along the top of the form and you will see tabs labeled: member data, contact info, lodge affiliation, events, and lodge info. Click the tabs to become familiar with how they function. Each tab contains information pertaining to a particular area. Any field that is editable will appear in a small box. Click into the box or use the tab key to navigate the form.
Editing an Address
To edit a brothers address look them up using the Find Member screen, click the edit button, then click the contact info tab.
Edit the address to your liking. Then select the change source, either lodge, member or post office corresponding to where you received the new address information from.
Entering a Registry Event
To enter a registry event such as passed, raised, dimited, etc. look up the member using the Find Member function, then click the edit button, then click the events tab. On this page there is a drop down list of possible events next to the “Add Event” label. This list will only contain the events that are Constitutionally allowed given your role as a secretary and the brother’s Masonic status. Select the appropriate event, enter the date of the event to the right, and click the add button.
NOTE: It is unnecessary to send a Registry Form to the Grand Secretaries office for events you have added using MORI. Should you need a certificate of dimit or clearance though, you will still need to contact the Grand Secretary's office.