1: Understand Your Calling
The following lessons provide an overview of your calling and will help your understand how family history is central to the work of salvation. Please click and complete each of the lessons.
- Overview Video: Family History Consultant
- To Turn the Hearts Guide
- Turn the Hearts Video
- The Doctrine of Temple and Family History Work
2: Work with Members
The following lessons demonstrate how to best help members to turn their hearts, find their ancestors, and then qualify them for temple ordinances.
3: Work with Leaders
The following lesson demonstrates how to best work with ward leaders.
4: Prepare Names for the Temple
The following lessons provide an overview of how familysearch.org can help you assist members with their goals.
- Policies for Submitting Names for Temple Work
- FamilySearch.org Overview, Part 1
- FamilySearch.org Overview, Part 2
5: Do Your Own Family History
The first person you should help is yourself! The following lessons provides the basics to help you personally get started with your own family history work so that you can better help others.
- Getting Started with Family History
- Family History Research Basics
- NEW-Easy Steps to: Descendancy Research
Additional Training and Resources
- Family Tree Training View training resources to help you prepare and submit names to the temple using the Family Tree.
- Family Tree Training "Sandbox" View a fully-functional family tree with sample data that you can use for personal practice, group demonstrations, one-on-one coaching, and other learning activities.
View a series of practice lessons that you can use in connection with the Family Tree Training "Sandbox."
- Temple and Family History Course Materials Access materials for a beginning level class designed to help Church members start their family history research and perform temple ordinances for their ancestors.
- FamilySearch Learning Center Browse hundreds of online genealogy courses to help you discover your family history.
- FamilySearch Research Wiki Get research advice, or learn where to find record collections in thousands of research articles.
- Family History Consultant Devotionals Watch messages delivered to family history consultants by General Authorities of the Church. See prior year's addresses