Missionaries Taking Photos of Gravestones

Missionaries Taking Photos of Gravestones

From the BillionGraves blog: Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spent most of their time sharing messages of faith with community members and helping those in need of service. They still do, but the...
Minister through Temple and Family History

Minister through Temple and Family History

Helping someone with their family history is a powerful way to minister. Whether they are a Church member or not, anyone can find joy in learning more about where they came from. You don’t have to be an expert or do anything big. A page on the Church’s website...
Help Friends Discover Their Family History

Help Friends Discover Their Family History

Making connections with family past and present can bring joy, perspective, and inspiration. Show a friend how easy it is to discover, preserve, and share family memories. The Church provides resources to help you learn how to help others. All you need is the...
Volunteer to Help Improve Place-Names on FamilySearch

Volunteer to Help Improve Place-Names on FamilySearch

Here’s a great volunteer opportunity to help improve the place names that appear on FamilySearch. FamilySearch offers a simple tool online or on mobile phones where you can help standardize and correct names of places by matching them with a standard place that...
Discover Fun Facts about Yourself

Discover Fun Facts about Yourself

Most of us know what it’s like to scramble for something interesting to say when someone asks the classic question, “Tell me something about yourself.” It’s similar to the feeling when you’re asked to share a fun fact about yourself on the first day of school or at a...
Help Others Build Family Connections

Help Others Build Family Connections

The Church’s page “Help Others Build Family Connections” provides ideas on how to have conversations with your friends to help them begin to find their ancestors. It then explains how to use several activities to discover ancestors. The “Help...
Wheel of  Family Fortune Tests How Well You Know Your Ancestors

Wheel of  Family Fortune Tests How Well You Know Your Ancestors

It pays to know your family history. Wheel of Family Fortune is the classic party game that tests how well you know your ancestor’s names. Play alone, or add other players to create a fun game for the whole family! This game was created by the BYU Family History...
7 Journal Ideas to Help You Record Your Story

7 Journal Ideas to Help You Record Your Story

The FamilySearch blog has written 7 great ideas to help you record your story. We live in momentous times! As we experience what life brings, keeping a record of our activities and current events will help us, as well as our descendants, understand our experiences....
Record More Than Birth and Death Dates in Family Tree

Record More Than Birth and Death Dates in Family Tree

As you search through historical records, it can be easy to focus mostly on dates, locations, and relationships. But one of the most rewarding parts of doing family history is discovering the stories of ancestors. Did you know there is a place on FamilySearch’s...
FamilySearch Game: Keep the Memory of Your Ancestors Alive

FamilySearch Game: Keep the Memory of Your Ancestors Alive

Can you identify your ancestors from their photos? FamilySearch offers a game to help you keep the memory of your ancestors alive. Click the link and FamilySearch will present you the pictures of 10 people from your Family Tree and let you guess the name of each...
Put Your Face on Old Black-and-White Photographs of Your Ancestors

Put Your Face on Old Black-and-White Photographs of Your Ancestors

Using the Picture My Heritage feature in Family Search, you can put your face on old black-and-white photographs that your ancestors may have taken. Why Didn’t People Smile in Old Photos? Ever looked at an old, black-and-white photograph and wondered, “Why the long...

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