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Family History on the Sabbath

Family History on the Sabbath

The Sabbath day is a day of reflection, service, renewing of our covenants, and serving God and others. Prophets have always encouraged us to honor the commandment to keep the Sabbath day holy and improve our Sabbath day worship. In his April 2015 general conference...
Use Descendancy View to Find Cousins for Temple Work

Use Descendancy View to Find Cousins for Temple Work

This article was also published in Meridian Magazine.  Finding names for the temple is now easier than ever by viewing your family tree from a different angle. Using the Descendancy view of Family Tree, you can see which of your cousins may still need to have temple...
9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories

9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories

From the FamilySearch blog: “The Art of Remembering: 9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories“ Seventeen years after my Grandpa Bob passed away, my dad planned a family reunion at a park in northern Utah. Prior to the reunion, my dad invited his...
Sign In to Get All the Benefits from FamilySearch

Sign In to Get All the Benefits from FamilySearch

Although there are a number of things you can do at FamilySearch.org without signing in, there is a lot more you can do if you sign in with a free account. (You can use your LDS Account username and password.) Without signing in, you can still search...
2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

RootsTech Family Discovery Day is a 1-day free event on Saturday, March 3, 2018, designed to help LDS individuals and families discover and celebrate their family heritage—past, present, and future. Family Discovery Day originates at the RootsTech family history...
What’s Coming from FamilySearch in 2018

What’s Coming from FamilySearch in 2018

From the FamilySearch Newsroom: FamilySearch is a global leader in fun, online family history services with over 9 million users in 2017. In 2018 FamilySearch will be expanding its free site and services by adding new family discoveries, more online connections,...
LDS Youth Leading the Way in Temple Work

LDS Youth Leading the Way in Temple Work

In his April 2017 conference talk, “Gathering the Family of God,” President Henry B. Eyring observed, “The youth of the Church have responded to the spirit of Elijah in an inspiring way. Many now hold their own limited-use temple recommend and use it often. Temple...
5 Ways to #LightTheWorld with Family History

5 Ways to #LightTheWorld with Family History

The Light the World Christmas celebration encourages us to follow the example of the Savior. Each day in December, Mormon.org will feature one of the Savior’s teachings along with ideas to help you put that teaching into practice. The service that you do can bring...
2017 Worldwide Indexing Event Results

2017 Worldwide Indexing Event Results

7,275,546 records were indexed in 72 hours during FamilySearch’s Worldwide Indexing Event held October 20–22, 2017. Thanks to the nearly 80,000 volunteers around the world who transcribed historical documents to make them searchable online. These 80,000...

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