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Have you seen this? Watch as Elder Bradley D. Foster shows the new Ordinances Ready feature available in the Family Tree app. Ordinances Ready helps you and those you serve find family ordinances that are ready for the temple.
Learn more about using Ordinances Ready.
Not clear how you are to print cards from your phone.
Sandra, pressing “Create Family Name Cards” or “Create FOR” will generate a number that you can take to the temple. The Temple Workers can help you print out the cards there. I hope this helps!
We really appreciate the new ap to find temple ready names/ or Dina s work announced early Nov 2018. Thank you for making it even easier to have names ready to go. It’s marvelous!
Wow exciting, thanks
You can print from your phone if you have set up your phone to print from your home computer. You need a bluetooth compatible printer. If not, either take the number to the temple or reserve the names on your phone and go to the familysearch.org website on your PC and print them from there.
How about our members who do NOT have those phones, but rely on the internet, will it be available on our home page of the familysearch.org?
This is a great app. Thank you.! Looking forward to when it is available on FamilySearch website which sounds like it will be soon. Exciting.
Most of the members I know have Android based phones and it works somewhat differently. Also, many of us can’t print directly from a phone. If they are at home, I am recommending that people write down the identification number of the person whose work they want to do and then go to the person page on their PC to request and print the ordinance card. Since we no longer have Find a Record this seems to have become the default method for finding collateral relatives to do work for.
Patricia, this feature is currently in development for the desktop website. I hope this helps!
I do not have or want the new phones. They can be dangerous for your security. I do all my work at home on my own computer. Are they leaving us out of the loop because we do no have a phone using aps? That is really sad, because I work on genealogy almost 6 hours a day and use PAF 5 for my personal work and notes. So if the Church things we are all rich and can afford these expensive phones, we are left out?”
Phyllis, this feature is currently in development for the desktop website. I hope this helps!
Thanks, that is good to know.
This new Ordinances Ready feature is absolutely great. And with the expected increased number of family files we’ve been asked by the Columbia SC Temple to please print family file cards at home prior to our temple visit. This will allow the office volunteers more time to promptly record ordinances and answer the many phone calls. Of course exceptions will be made when printing at home is not possible.
There are green boxes that have appeared next to a relative of mine, not of our faith, whose children also are not. As far as I know, the two children are either not pro LDS in thought or expression, or live out of the country and have not responded to letters I have sent.
By seeing these green indicators by my deceased relatives name, who died within the last few decades, am I to assume that someone among the deceased’s relatives was contacted and gave permission for us to go ahead with their Temple work for their mother? Besides them, I am among this aforementioned candidate’s closest living relatives . I haven’t done her work, she being my last living aunt on my Father’s side (his sister) as per the difficulty observed in finding a close relative to give permission, besides myself.
Also, at the same time, this deceased person’s name, and my father’s name, now appear twice among the children of their parents, instead of just once, even though the birth and death dates are the same. It confuses me greatly. Also, my tree has been changed several times in the last few years, by someone, I have no clue who. When someone changes someone else’s family tree, shouldn’t they at least have to show that they were the ones that changed it, and show some documentation as to why? It will become a full time job just to keep my existing family tree together. Several names, 2 generations worth, were completely eliminated from the tree?! I can verify, at least for one, with a picture of the gravemarker showing the person’s name, birth and death, etc, and that person doesn’t any longer appear on the tree. I am trying to understand this. My children are getting pretty discouraged from helping me with our tree when such actions take place, with no way to find out where these changes are coming from, or at whose direction.
PLease help, Dan Wariner
Do I understand it correctly that for sealing a couple, we need to check to make sure they have been endowed first, and for sealing a child, we need to check to make sure the parents have been sealed? Also, as I understand it, the program doesn’t do that, so we need to do that manually – do I have that right?
Since I don’t have a smart phone, I would love to have this feature on my computer. Is this possible?
Deanna, this feature is currently in development for desktop. Thank you!
I love it!!!! I am so excited and will share with the members in our ward. Thank you