Temple and Family History Consultant


Prayerfully and proactively assist members with personalized, one-on-one, spiritual experiences in:

  • Finding their ancestors
  • Taking and performing temple ordinances on their behalf
  • Teaching their family members to do the same

(Handbook 2: Administering the Church [2010], 5.4)

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Ward Level Consultant

May also be assigned to work in a family history center or to lead ward indexing efforts.

Directed by: High priests group leader

Family history training resource: Stake temple and family history consultant

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Stake Level Consultant

May be given a specific assignment to direct or serve in a family history center, lead stake indexing efforts, or facilitate stake family history activities and events.

Directed by: High councilor assigned to family history

Family history training resource: Area temple and family history consultant

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Area Level Consultant

May be given a specific assignment to direct the family history centers within a region.

Directed by: Area Seventy

Family history training resource: Family history area manager

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