Leaders and temple and family history consultants can work together to increase interest in family history by hosting an indexing event. These activities are a great way to encourage your ward and stake members to discover their own ancestors as they make family history discoveries possible for others. Full Story
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Beginning December 13, 2017, patrons visiting FamilySearch.org will see a prompt to register for a free FamilySearch account or to sign in to their existing account to continue enjoying all the free expanded benefits FamilySearch has to offer. Since its launch in 1999, FamilySearch has added millions of users, billions of various historical records, and many fun, new features like Family Tree, Memories, mobile apps, digital books, and dynamic help. In order to accommodate continued growth of these and future free services, FamilySearch must assure all its partners that its content is offered in a safe and secure online environment. Patrons creating a free account and signing in fulfills that need. Full Story
As a temple and family history consultant, you know that genealogical records are valuable resources to help you prepare and deliver personalized lesson plans that create joyful family history experiences for those you serve. Today you may be using online indexed records, partner access, and microfilm to help people you are working with find their ancestors, prepare their names for temple ordinances, and share their love for their ancestors with others. Full Story