What is a Second Cousin and a Cousin Once Removed?

What is a Second Cousin and a Cousin Once Removed?

So what exactly is a second cousin? And what does it mean to be a “first cousin once removed”? Cousin Chart—Family Relationships Explained The cousin chart above shows a visual representation of the following: Cousins are people who share a common ancestor that is at...
Weekly Youth Music Videos Lead Up to Youth Music Festival

Weekly Youth Music Videos Lead Up to Youth Music Festival

As part of the worldwide Youth Music Festival on March 17, the Church will publish a new music video every week now through April 25. The youth music festival is actually two months of inspiring music that helps to lead people to Christ. Below is the music video,...
Discover Your Famous Relatives

Discover Your Famous Relatives

With the FamilySearch Famous Relatives discovery experience, you can see how you are connected to famous people in history. How Does Famous Relatives Work? The Famous Relatives activity searches the FamilySearch Family Tree for your possible connections to famous...
Gospel for Kids App

Gospel for Kids App

Gospel for Kids is a new mobile app for children that consolidates key features from the following apps that are no longer available: Sing Along Hymns, Scripture Stories, and LDS Coloring Book. This app was announced in the Friend to Friend event for children last...
3 New Ways to Take Your Gospel Study to the Next Level

3 New Ways to Take Your Gospel Study to the Next Level

From a “Living the Gospel” email from the Church: Whether you need more convenient ways to access gospel content or want to deepen your understanding, these three new resources can help. NEW: Come, Follow Me Mobile Widget “Which lesson are we...
Video: Who are Latter-day Saint Missionaries of Jesus Christ?

Video: Who are Latter-day Saint Missionaries of Jesus Christ?

Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are representatives of Jesus Christ who share His gospel with the world. The Church video “Missionaries of Jesus Christ” helps you understand what missionaries do. Missionaries have been...
How Many Languages Has the Book of Mormon Been Translated Into?

How Many Languages Has the Book of Mormon Been Translated Into?

Extracted from question 5 in the article “Ask Us: Top Five Reference Questions about Book of Mormon Publishing:” In March 1988, the Book of Mormon (or selections from it) had been translated into 80 languages, and in May 2015 it was announced that number...
Volunteer Opportunity: Improve the Accuracy of Family Tree

Volunteer Opportunity: Improve the Accuracy of Family Tree

In the past, FamilySearch used automation to help improve place-names that are missing standards—but automation can do only so much. Volunteers are needed to help improve place-names by matching them with a standard place that can be recognized by a map. This simple...
RootsTech Connect Coming Up Feb. 25-27, 2021, Free and Online

RootsTech Connect Coming Up Feb. 25-27, 2021, Free and Online

RootsTech Connect is coming up soon—February 25–27, 2021— and it’s free and online this year. Here are 4 ways you can connect with your friends, family, and homelands from the comfort of your home. Inspirational learning sessions. Enjoy dozens of celebrity...
Video: What Latter-day Saints Believe About the Godhead

Video: What Latter-day Saints Believe About the Godhead

“Are Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ the same person?” Some Christians believe in “the Trinity,” which means they believe that Heavenly Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost are all one Being. The Church video “The Godhead” helps you understand that...
How Do People Perceive Pornography?

How Do People Perceive Pornography?

What do people think about pornography? 90% of teens and 96% of young adults are either encouraging, accepting, or neutral when they talk about porn with their friends. Just 55% of adults 25+ believe porn is wrong. Teens and young adults 13-24 believe not recycling is...
Family History Library Launches New Webpage

Family History Library Launches New Webpage

The main Family History Library in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah has published a new Family History Library webpage is part of FamilySearch.org. The page provides new online patron experiences and up-to-date information about the library’s services and activities. On...
Church Resources to Help With Anxiety

Church Resources to Help With Anxiety

The Church offers several resources to help individuals and families deal with anxiety. Church News podcast “Anxiety and a Church resource for Life Help.” The audio podcast features Elder Marcos A. Aidukaitis, Sister Carol Lawrence-Costley, and Brother G....

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