My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together


Audience: Families (children, youth, and adults)

Objective: Families will be able to capture and preserve their family story using the booklet My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together.




Help members capture and preserve their family story using the My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together booklet. You may want to post a message in your center inviting members to ask you for help. For example, “Ask us about the My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together booklet.

Assist members in the following ways:

  • Keep copies of My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together at the family history center to distribute to members as needed.
  • Encourage members to start their family history by reaching out and talking to their parents and grandparents, gathering family photos and stories, and recording them in the booklet.
  • Help members to complete the booklet by providing personal assistance, family or group activities, or classes.
  • As you help members with the booklet, encourage them to share their stories with you and another if they feel comfortable doing so. Sharing family stories is a good way to invite the Spirit.
  • Help those who have completed the booklet to transfer their family information, photos, and stories into Family Tree. If they don’t have a FamilySearch Account, help them to set one up.
  • Help members select and print requests for temple ordinances for family members that they discover while completing the booklet.
  • Encourage members to share their booklet and experiences of preparing names for the temple with family members.

 

 

 

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