The generations on either side of me link me to my past and my future. My view of family history involves revealing the roots and the branches.

Throughout this blog you will find perspectives related to the doctrines of temple and family history work from revealed revelation given to living prophets of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS - Mormon).

Amy's Presentations

Amy Archibald

Topics for Family History Presentations

Family History Blesses the Living
Particular to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), this session utilizes LDS scriptures, and quotes and videos from LDS prophets and apostles. Understand the “WHY” of family history and temple work. Learn the doctrine of redemption and where it is found in the scriptures. Understand the importance of knowing where the spirit world is and the activities that take place there. Recognize your own responsibilities and blessings in family history and temple work. After this session, you will be ready to learn the “HOW” of family history.

Who Changed My Tree? Online Collaboration with FamilySearch Messaging
Uncover who is making changes and additions to your relatives in the FamilySearch Family Tree. Learn how the FamilySearch Messaging feature functions and understand the best rules for online etiquette. Discover how positive collaboration with living people is the key for a successful FamilySearch Family Tree.

Using Facebook for Family History
Discover how to create and manage family Facebook groups for ongoing virtual reunions. Uncover genealogy related organizations, societies, groups, conferences, companies, and experts. Learn about Facebook apps that help you build your tree and find out how simple it is to connect with distant cousins.

Finding the Living among the Dead: Using the Internet to Find Your Living Cousins
The missing link in your family history may be one phone call or email away. We will explore clues available in family trees, obituaries, online tools and the resources available to identify your cousin’s contact information. Come discover your living cousins online.

Family Reunion Planning: Tools & Resources for Successful Events
From simple cousin parties to multi-day events, come discover the available resources to help you organize, plan, prepare and pull-off successful family events.

Overwhelmed …. Paralyzed? Time to get organized!
Overwhelmed by all the new technology? Too many ancestors to research? So much to share with your descendants? Are you awake around the clock trying to figure out where to start? Come discover how to get it all sorted out and put together a personal priority plan.

Piecing together the Evidence
How do you know the documents, sources, and photos you just found are really about your ancestor? We will discover, like a giant jigsaw puzzle, if you have the right pieces of evidence, where to find the missing pieces, and what to do with the pieces that just don’t fit.

Linking the Generations: Sharing Eternal Family Keepsakes
Come discover how to create the atmosphere and environment in your home and family that allow you to create, preserve, and pass on memories and memorabilia to the next generation. This session will give you dozens of ideas you can implement immediately in your own family.

Additional Topics:
All aspects of FamilySearch Family Tree
Beginning FamilySearch Family Tree
Duplicates and Merging in FamilySearch Family Tree
FamilySearch Records
FamilySearch Memories
FamilySearch Catalog
FamilySearch Books
FamilySearch Wiki
Ending Brick Walls
Cousin Research (Dead and Living)
Determining Relationships
Genealogy Merit Badge
Relative Finder
TreeSeek Source Tracker

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