It’s about family. (And aren’t we all family?)
“For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.” (1 Cor 15:22)
“A temple is a house of God, and He is Everlasting. It was He who required that special houses be built in which to administer eternal ordinances. There is no adequate substitute on all the face of the earth.”
— PRESIDENT GORDON B. HINCKLEY —
Is That Really You?
WHEN YOU FIND YOUR FAMILY, YOU DISCOVER YOURSELF
Start uncovering your family story and you just might discover why you are, well, you. Where did I get my love of music? How come I have such curly hair?
Are you missing your grandad? Do you wish you got to know him a little better before he passed away? Were any of my ancestors religious? Or were some outlaws?
WHERE TO GO TO FIND ANSWERS:
FamilySearch has a collection of billions of records. Yes, billions. You can piece together your ancestors’ history and bring their stories to life. To start, even your best guess will do. Select the above FamilySearch button and sign in or create your unique account. Soon, you’ll see your world grow and grow and ...
The Orem Hillcrest Stake has two Temple and Family History Consultants: Jeanne Geake (801-368-1463) and Paul Sampson (801-607-2403). They can help you all along your family journey.
Each ward also has Temple and Family Consultants to serve you as you search for your ancestors. They are ready to answer any question you may have.
A Family History Treasure
DID YOU KNOW BYU HAS A FAMILY HISTORY WEBSITE READY TO HELP YOU?
Well, now you know. BYU offers wonderful, helpful family history topics each Sunday. These virtual courses are the best at helping people learn how to proceed on their family history journey.
MISS A CLASS? FIND ANSWERS ANYTIME:
BYU Sunday Class Archive to the rescue.
They have begun recording the weekly Virtual Sunday Classes. They also have handouts and other related materials from past classes. Also see Webinar Library for webinar recordings on a broad range of family history topics.
THERE'S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE.
Here's a mere sampling:
FamilySearch Intermediate Series
FamilySearch Helpers Series for Latter-day Saints)
A full list of the class topics and instructors, with links to class materials and other related content can be found using this link: BYU Sunday Class Archive.
Let’s go to the Temple
PHASE 3: OPEN FOR ALL LIVING ORDINANCES
AND LIMITED PROXY ORDINANCES
The Provo Utah temple has resumed limited operations. All living ordinances and limited proxy ordinances are being performed. All ordinances will be performed by appointment only and proxy ordinances may be limited to members residing in this designated temple district.
TO SCHEDULE A TEMPLE ORDINANCE APPOINTMENT:
Please select the appointment button above. If you are unable to use the online scheduling system, please contact the temple. Temple clothing is limited, so you are encouraged to bring your own temple clothing.
All government guidelines will be observed, including regulations related to travel, gatherings, sanitization, and safety. Please contact the temple for more information.
BEFORE YOU GO:
1. Make sure you have a current temple recommend. If not, schedule an interview with your bishop through the ward executive secretary. 2. If cleared by your bishop, bring your signed recommend to the stake offices on Tuesdays starting at 6:30 pm to be interviewed by a member of the stake presidency. The interviews are on a first-come-first-serve basis and end at about 8:00 pm.