Introducing AOD Parish Forums on Microsoft Teams

Posted 348 days ago

As announced on July 18, recent changes by Microsoft to Yammer/Viva Engage has limited parish staff’s access to the collaboration site. After extensive research on alternatives and recognizing the urgency of restoring parish access to the resources formerly on Yammer, we are excited to announce the launch of the AOD-Parish Forums on Microsoft Teams!

If you have not already done so, you can request access to this team through this request form: AOD-Parish Forum Access Requests. Due to the large number of requests we are getting at this time, please allow 3-5 business days for us to review your request and provision your account.

For users who requested access prior to 7/28, your request has been processed and you will be receiving an invitation within the next 24 hours from Microsoft that will look like the below:

When you receive this invitation, click on the “Accept Invitation” link and follow these instructions to create your account.

After your account has been successfully created and you are logged into Microsoft Teams, please review this Microsoft Teams User Guide and bookmark this page for future reference: AOD-Parish Forums.

If you have any questions or need assistance setting up or using your account, please join one of our daily Microsoft Teams Office Hours (M-F 1:00p to 2:00p until Aug. 25th) or email We appreciate your patience as we may have a high number of requests.