FamilySearch Training—Online Classes and Webinars

August 6, 2014  - by 

Want some ideas on how to engage Church members in family history and temple work? You can find these ideas in a series of webinars for family history consultants that explores new tools and techniques for helping members. You can also download the presentation slides and handouts for each webinar.

You can view recordings of past consultant webinars by clicking the Consultant Webinars link on the Family History Callings page at Click the following links to see recordings of past consultant webinars:

Family History Library Live Online Classes

The Family History Library offers live online classes that teach about family history records and research techniques in various geographic areas. Classes on Hispanic research topics are taught in Spanish, with occasional courses taught in English.

The class schedule is listed in the “Family History Library” article in the FamilySearch Research Wiki, under the heading “Live Online Class Schedule.” These online classes are also announced in FamilySearch blog articles about two weeks before each new class. The blog articles include links to enable you to attend the classes.

Here is a list of upcoming Family History Library online classes through the end of 2014. (All times are mountain time.)


  • October 9            7:00 p.m.             Danish Church Records: Finding Ancestors through Witnesses
  • October 11          11:15 a.m.           United States Military Records
  • October 18          1:00 p.m.             Corrigiendo parentescos en al Árbol Familiar
  • October 21          7:00 p.m.             Extracting Information from German Records
  • October 22          7:00 p.m.             Exploring Norwegian Parish Registers


  • November 1       1:00pm                Recursos en línea además de FamilySearch
  • November 6       7:00pm                 Using the Danish Demographical Database: Finding Censuses
  • November 13    6:00 p.m.             United States Naturalization Records
  • November 15    1:00 p.m.             ¿Mis antepasados vinieron de…
  • November 15    3:00 p.m.             Reading Spanish Handwriting (for English speakers)

No classes in December

Archived Blog Articles and Newsletters

The most recent posting in the Family History Consultant Blog and the current edition of the My Family History Calling newsletter are available to you in the Family History Callings section of You can also access archived past postings of the blog and newsletter.

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