Connect with your Family

Change A Life On The Other Side...and Change Your Life

  • A Connection—Forever

    Discover the joy of eternal
    connections across generations.
    We can be connected together forever.

  • Let the Youth Lead

    The youth of the rising generation have an essential role to play in the work of salvation. Let them take that role.

  • Share Your Temple List … with Family!

    Doing family names can be a family
    activity. Let your children help you and
    inspire you. Share the blessings.

RootsTech 2014

RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch, is the largest family history conference in the North America. Whether you’re just beginning your family tree, an avid hobbyist, or an experienced researcher, RootsTech is the perfect conference to help you connect with your family—past, present, and future!

Capture and Preserve Your Family Story

In this video, Elder Tad R. Callister relates how his grandfather missed an important meeting to watch him play softball and demonstrates how to use the My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together booklet.

See your roots, preserve your memories, connect generations, and search for records of your ancestors at

Sunday Lesson: Family History Stories

This 35-minute lesson, intended for a combined priesthood-Relief Society-youth class, demonstrates the power family stories have to turn hearts. It introduces new features of—like the photos and stories page—and a new booklet that members of all ages can use to capture the stories of their loved ones.

Step 2: View Yourself in the Family Tree

“I have learned that those who engage in family history research and then perform the temple ordinance work for those whose names they have found will know the additional joy of receiving both halves of the blessing.”
Howard W. Hunter, “A Temple-Motivated People,” Ensign, February 1995, 4–5

Step 3: Find An Ancestor, Go To The Temple

"This work is a spiritual work, a monumental effort of cooperation on both sides of the veil, where help is given in both directions. Anywhere you are in the world, with prayer, faith, determination, diligence, and some sacrifice, you can make a powerful contribution. Begin now."
Richard G. Scott, "The Joy of Redeeming the Dead," Ensign, Oct. 2012, 95

A Voice Said "I Am Not A Son"

Indexing is a monumental, spiritual work where help is given in both directions, within and beyond the veil.

Youth Doing the Work

Feel the Spirit as you do something really important.

I found him

God will guide you to your family as you do your family history work.

Courage: I Think I Get It From Him

Learn about your ancestors strengths to discover your own strengths.

Maybe I'm Not So Different

Keeping a journal helps us preserve memories of seeing the Lord’s hand in our lives.

Your Fingers Have Been Trained

The youth have been prepared to participate in temple and family history work.

Share Your Names

Blessings come from sharing the names you have reserved for temple ordinances.

Do Something
that Really Matters…

Service to your family is eternal, set aside time to serve the ones who love you most.

I Can Have My Husband Forever

Discover the joy of eternal connections across generations. We can be connected together forever.

It's Changed Me

Youth Feel the Spirit and realize that they are doing something important as they take family names to the temple.

The Doctrine of Family History

Their hearts are bound to you. Their hope is in your hands. You will have more than your own strength as you choose to labor on to find them.
Henry B. Eyring, "Hearts Bound Together," Ensign, May 2005, 80