Tuesday, November 25, 2014

My Family History Calling

The following is from FamilySearch.


My Family History Calling Newsletter
November 2014

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

Making Your Temple Experience More Sacred When You Find Names and Take Them to the Temple
You may recall the impressive story in the Book of Mormon where King Benjamin shared his thoughts and teaching with the Saints. Feeling that his voice would not reach all who were gathered as families, he had his words recorded and sent out to families. Continue reading.

Moms and Tots Find Names Together
As we encourage our ward and stake members to find family names, to take them to the temple, and then to share that experience with their families, we are finding that one of the most successful experiences involves moms and tots.

FamilySearch Announces Milestones for Retirement of new.FamilySearch.org
The continued effort to enhance and improve FamilySearch Family Tree now requires the decommissioning of the program that Family Tree replaced, new.FamilySearch.org. Accordingly, we are announcing the final milestones for retiringnew.FamilySearch.orgSee the details.

All LDS Members, Including Youth, Can Now Get Free Access to FamilySearch Partner Websites
All members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as well as LDS youth ages 13-17, can now create their own personal accounts with Ancestry.comfindmypast, andMyHeritageThese resources are helping Church members find more ancestors needing temple ordinances.

RootsTech Family Discovery Day for Your Stake Will Help You Find Names
If you are unable to attend Family Discovery Day at RootsTech and are looking for a new and fun way to help the members of your stake find family names for their tree, prepare those names for the temple, and be enabled to teach others how to do the same, consider hosting a RootsTech Family Discovery Day (formerly called Family History Fair) in your stake in 2015. Get the details here.

Call for Papers-Teach Others What You Know About Family History
Proposals are now being accepted for the 2015 BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy which will be held Tuesday, July 28 through Friday, July 31, at the BYU Conference Center in Provo, Utah. See details here.

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