Explore Your Global Heritage with FamilySearch Country Pages

FamilySearch’s country pages help you learn more about your heritage and ethnicity around the world. We are all proud of where we come from. Whether you’re a first-generation immigrant, or you have just discovered your roots by taking a DNA test, your national...

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Memorial Day: Death is Not the End

Memorial Day is a holiday in the United States wherein the men and women who died while serving in the Armed Forces are remembered. The holiday, which is celebrated every year on the final Monday of May, was formerly known as Decoration Day and originated after...

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Video: Ministering Angels

The music video "Ministering Angels" reminds us that we are Christ’s ministering angles here on earth. Latter-day Saint musician Mary Hiett composed this song to remind us of the purpose of ministering—a higher, holier approach to caring for others.     Mary Hiett...

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Video: How to Face an Addiction to Pornography

The Church has published a new video "How to Face an Addiction to Pornography." It is one in a series of His Grace videos. “I can quit whenever I want.” Steve never thought of himself as an addict. He thought that his problem would eventually go away—maybe when he...

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Add Audio to Pictures on FamilySearch.org

For years, FamilySearch has helped you preserve family memories by letting you upload photos and stories to your Family Tree. (Learn more about adding Memories to Family Tree.) Now that function has been enhanced by letting you add audio descriptions to the pictures...

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Limit Screen Time for Children and Youth

The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidelines on screen time for children: Kids under 5 should not spend more than 1 hour watching screens every day—and less is better. Infants under 1 should not view screens at all. These guidelines are similar...

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Updates to Names of Church Resources

Many of the Church’s resources have been renamed to better reflect the name of the Church and convey our commitment to follow Jesus Christ. The following resources have been changed to align with direction from Church leaders: LDS Tools app is now Member Tools. (This...

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Video: Come and Help

The new Church video "Come and Help" helps members understand how to invite others to "come and help." People want to help. They just need to be invited. It's about making normal and natural invitations to your friends. The difference between ministering and being...

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Cool Features on the Family Tree App

From the FamilySearch Blog: Have you tried using the Family Tree app to learn about your family or to take a family name to the temple? The mobile app has some features you may not have seen yet–and they give you a powerful way to connect with your family. With the...

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Video: Come and See

The new Church video "Come and See" helps members understand how to invite others to "come and see." People like being included. They just need to be invited. It's about making normal and natural invitations to your friends. The difference between ministering and...

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