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MSP Availability


Each month, ministers are emailed a request for updates to their availability. A few ministers have replied to the email rather than using MSP to make their changes.

When you get your email, it will look something like this:

Dear John Doe,

The next scheduling period will be from December 1 through December 31. Please remember to inform us of any dates you will not be available to serve in this period before Saturday, November 17.

Here are the service preferences we have on file for you:

No preferences

And we have you listed as unavailable at the following times:

No can't serve times.

Please use the following link to submit any necessary updates:


Once you are logged in, you can click on the “Help” tab at the top of the screen to see this short video or this printable guide that explain step by step how to update your information.

Don't forget that if you have an iOS or Android device, you can use the MSP mobile app! After downloading, you'll need the following Organization ID to sign in: StPatrickStoneham

If you have any questions, you may contact me by replying to this email.

Thank you so much for your service.

You should first click on the link supplied to go to your Web Terminal. Then, go to the My Profile tab.

My Profile tab

Mid-way down the page you'll find the Ministries & Scheduling box. To add a "can't server time", click on the second "Add..." button:

Ministries and Scheduling unavailable add

The Edit Unavailable Time box comes up with the default "during the date range", If this is what you want, you can click on the date boxes and a calendar will pop up for you to select the dates. You can usually leave the remaining options as-is. Click on the OK button to enter that date range.

Unavailable date range

If you wish to make only a single date unavailable, click on the drop-down box after the words "I am not available" and choose "on the following date". Then use the next box to pick a date using the pop-up calendar. Again, you can usually ignore most of the other options. Click OK to enter your date.

Unavailable date

Less often, you might not be available for one or more services temporarily. Instead of removing them from your preferences, you can click the drop-down box after the words "I am not available" and click on "for a specific service". You can then choose the specific service in the drop-down box after "At this shift" and optionally add the dates this applies to. Don't forget to click OK to submit this!

Unavailable service

Lastly, if there is a pattern of unavailability, e.g. the first weekend of every month or every other week, you can choose "for a repeating pattern" and click on the appropriate choices. Click OK to enter them.

Unavailable pattern

If, at any time, you need to remove an entry, simple click on it and click the Remove button.

After you've made all of your changes, click on the Submit button at the bottom of the page. If you forget this step, your changes will not be submitted to the system.

My Profile Submit button

 If you have any questions about this procedure, please email [email protected].


To add unavailable times via the MSP App, go to the My Profile tab and click on Service Preferences, then click on the Add Preference button.

Can't serve time in app

To add a date range:

Unavailable Range App


To add a single date:

Unavailable Date App

To add a specific service:

Unavailable Service App

To add a repeating pattern:

Unavailable Pattern App