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The Fun in Finding Your Ancestors – FHE Lesson

The Fun in Finding Your Ancestors - FHE Lesson

Scripture Malachi 4:6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse. Hymn Turn Your Hearts | Hymn #291 1. Turn your hearts; the Lord is coming, Malachi the prophet said. Turn your hearts in preparation To the …

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6 Products to Make Family History SO MUCH Easier

Joseph Smith once said that “the greatest responsibility in this world that God has laid upon us is to seek after our dead.” In a world where so much competes for our time, making family history a priority can be difficult. Here are just a few resources that can help you get started with minimal stress and effort! Who knows? You …

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Your Daily Dose of LDS Inspiration! – July 26, 2016

Scripture “That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him:” – Ephesians 1:10 Quote “Preaching the gospel and seeking after our dead are two divinely appointed responsibilities that relate to both our hearts and to priesthood ordinances. The …

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The Best Kept Secret to Finding Meaningful Baby Names

After getting married, my husband and I began to discuss baby names. We do not have a child yet, but we know that there will come a day when we start to build our family. We learned that searching for a baby name is quite a picky task. We don’t want over-used or hard-to-pronounce names, yet we also want names that …

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Why Does Family History Matter?

Family history is at times associated with tedious work and flat stories. It requires lots of research and dedication. Is it worth it? The answer is yes. Studying your family history is worth it for many reasons. There are lessons to learn, heritage to be realized, health associations, and salvation to be earned. If your family history is hard to find, for reasons …

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Don’t Miss the Largest Family History Event in the World!

Don't Miss the Largest Family History Event in the World!

  Do you love family history? Then don’t miss the largest family history event in the world. Hosted by FamilySearch, RootsTech is a global conference where the leading innovators, researchers, and family history enthusiasts gather together to celebrate the connections made across generations by family history. RootsTech 2016 will be held on February 3-6, 2016 at the Salt Palace Convention …

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Fuel the Find! Make History & Join Worldwide Indexing Event

Fuel the Find! Make History & Join Worldwide Indexing Event

Indexing is an important part of family history and genealogical work; it is the process by which users transcribe information from historical documents so they are easy to search online. For years, Latter-day Saint members around the world have set indexing goals for their youth groups, wards, and stakes. Now Family Search, the Church’s official family history website, is planning …

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Family History – 5 Resources You Need to Know

Family History: 5 Resources You Need to Know

It’s only been three years since Elder David A. Bednar gave his landmark talk concerning family history work, especially as it relates to youth, but the work on the other side of the veil has hastened since then in unprecedented ways. Today, all LDS members can gain access to multiple family history sites for free, including Ancestry.com and MyHeritage. FamilySearch.org …

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Turn Your Hearts

“It isn’t just for older people. And it isn’t just for youth. It’s for everyone. You get blessings from it, including knowing that you can give yourself and your ancestors the chance to be together in heaven.” Check out this family home evening lesson on Family History! Scripture: 3 Nephi 25:6 Hymn: Families Can Be Together Forever Lesson: Me? Teaching family History? Treat: Mug Muffin & Chocolate Ginger Snaps Activity: Indexing or Family Stories •View entire lesson...

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