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 and others to do the same

See Handbook 2: Administering the Church [2010], section 5.4.4

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 support resource: Stake temple and family history consultant

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 support resource: Area temple and family history consultant

Area Level Consultant

Provides help and support to stake leaders and stake temple and family history consultants.

Directed by: Area Seventy

Family history support resource: Family history area manager