Monday, March 03, 2014

My Family History Calling

The following is from FamilySearch.


My Family History Calling Newsletter
February 2014

News you need to succeed-for priesthood leaders, consultants, and center directors.

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles gave a youth devotional at the
Family Discovery Day in conjunction with the RootsTech Family History Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah,
on February 8, 2014. See the text of his address. Watch his amazing presentation.

Two new updates to FamilySearch Family Tree have made working in Family Tree easier than ever.
See what these changes are.
When a deceased person in FamilySearch Family Tree doesn't have enough information to qualify for ordinances,
FamilySearch now tells you what information is needed.
FamilySearch Partnerships: Some Questions and Answers
FamilySearch recently announced plans to collaborate more fully with commercial family history companies and the online community. Many, both inside and outside the genealogy industry, have wondered why. Read what it will mean for users.

RootsTech Wrap-up
RootsTech 2014 recently concluded with nearly 13,000 people in attendance. Read more about the largest family history gathering in the United States, and see photos from the event.

Looking Backward, Looking Forward
It's a new year and a great time to look back at the achievements of the past indexing season and forward to preview the exciting future ahead. So pat yourself on the back for last year's success, and get ready for indexing's best year yet!

Twelve Simple Steps to Getting Started with Your Family History-Steps 3 and 4
This article is the second in a series on how to get started with family history research. Find ways you can get started, or help others find their ancestors.
For Center Directors: Family History Centers and FamilySearch Partner Access for Members
As part of the changing face of family history centers and the presence of genealogy in the homes of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, FamilySearch made an important announcement at RootsTech in early February 2014.

Success Story: Local Newspaper Tells Personal Side of Record Collections

Training for your Family History Calling EN

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