Find, Take, Teach: Get Started

Find your own family names, and teach others how to do the same.


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The most important thing that you can do as a leader is to experience the blessings of family history and temple service for yourself. Several new tools have been created to make this as easy as possible for anyone to find their ancestors that are in need of temple ordinances. Get started by visiting and using the appropriate resource card below.

Find Your Family Names
A First Time Guide

This is a great place to start if you have never done family history work before.

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Discover Relatives On A Full Tree

This is a great place to start if you already have some familiarity with family history work.

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Another great way for leaders and members to get started is to assign someone to host a family discovery day. These discovery events are filled with activities designed to help families find their ancestors and take them to the temple.

  • You won’t mess anything up.
  • Various forms of help are available.
  • It may take much less time than you think.

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