Saturday, June 24, 2017

How do you get Youth to encourage Less Actives and Converts to do Family HIstory?

We are always trying to come up with innovative ways to involve Young Women and Young Men in Family History.  We have started encouraging extending callings them to become Temple and Family History Consultants.  With: 

This is an almost instant training program to get them off and running, to teaching them how to use the Consultant planner

They can become a Ward Hero in 5 minutes as it shows them how to find instant successes, i.e., Temple Opportunities, Find a Grave records and Vital Records to attach to files, Memories of Pioneers and War Heroes to attach are easily pointed out to them for "click on me" instant access.

Their confidence  increases as their success record increases and exudes smiles on their audience.  It's a blessing to see!  So to complete the invitation, I created some cards to get them excited about coming in and experiencing Find, Take and Teach.  Here is a picture of what the Young Women could create to take to less actives and new converts.

When someone has a fan chart on their wall, those spirits, no doubt, reach out to them from beyond the veil and remind them that they are still there everytime the person walks by the chart.    I'm convinced that most people don't know how to get started and just need an invitation. Having your ancestors greet you daily will help us not to forget the great sacrifices they made for us to be here today. My favorite is the one on the lower 

I will scan these into a pdf and upload them to our blogs at and  I hope these bring you joy and rallied interest in family history which will bring the Lord's work to Pass.  You can download these if you want to make some cards with a fan chart.



Blessings to all!

Br Ted and Sr Karen Meyer,
North America South West
Temple and Family History Consultants
Scottsdale Coordinating Council
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