Anytime Pie Night and Thanksgiving Party Games from The Family History Guide = Holiday Fun!

In many parts of the world, the Thanksgiving holiday is quickly approaching and anticipation is mounting for this perfect opportunity to make fun memories with our families. To add to the festivities, consider planning a  Pie Night to accommodate those family members who can’t make it to Thanksgiving day celebrations (but can join the family another day or time) or plan...

Welcome to Scott Anderson, Outreach/Public Relations Director

We’re proud to announce that Scott Anderson has joined our team at The Family History Guide Association as Outreach/Public Relations Director. He has been with us less than a month but already has been instrumental in getting the wheels turning for some exciting opportunities for the Association and The Family History Guide. Scott Anderson attained a BA degree from the...

Serving a side dish of family stories for Thanksgiving Dinner – or anytime!

The Family History Guide Activities Section makes it easy to include family history fun in your Thanksgiving celebration. New activities you choose to do this year just may become traditions that make Thanksgiving day more fun, meaningful, and memorable for years to come.  Traditions are unique and varied wherever and whenever you find families celebrating a day of gratitude. What comes...

Family History Activities – “I do and I understand”

Much has been written about the benefits of helping children and youth connect to their ancestors through family history activities. For example, research published in Emory University’s Journal of Family Life showed that children and teens who know stories about relatives who came before them show higher levels of emotional well-being and connection –  “Family stories provide a sense of identity through...

Results of the Worldwide Indexing Event

Thanks to all who participated in the 2017 Worldwide Indexing Event on October 20–22! Read all about the Results of the WORLDWIDE INDEXING EVENT and stand in awe with us that over seven million new family history records will now be available on FamilySearch.org thanks to volunteers around the world! Check out additional information on the FamilySearch blog, and read about how “throughout the event, nearly...