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A new feature on ChurchofJesusChrist.org makes it easier for Latter-day Saint parents to create and manage their children’s Church online accounts.
The new children accounts management feature, which automatically appears in a parent’s Church account information, allows a parent to view the accounts of any unmarried children under the age of 18 in the same household, according to their membership record. Parents can choose to create an account, reset a password or delete an account that is no longer needed.
Because the children’s and parents’ Church account information is tied to their membership and household information, parents simply need to log in to their Church account to view their children’s information.
“Enabling parents to easily set up their child’s account and reset their password solves many challenges and frustrations,” said Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon. “We look forward to more youth being able to log in and take advantage of Gospel Living Circles and other personalization features.”
Many Latter-day Saint children first create a Church Account as part of a Primary or youth activity. One challenge has been the difficulty in getting a parent’s permission through an email or phone call, which often happens during an activity and usually using a leader’s phone.
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