Take the Quarter Challenge – Quarter 1 “Stories and Pictures”

To help you be successful during the first quarter of the "Take the Quarter Challenge,"  I thought it would be helpful to post some ideas on how to add stories and pictures about our ancestors.  Here is a list of activities, videos and ideas that you can use in your wards and families. #1  Here is a link from our…

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Take the Quarter Challenge

Join the Queen Creek South Stake of Arizona as we "Take the Family History Quarter Challenge" and find our ancestors!   What is the Quarter Challenge?  Just like a "quarter" has two sides, so does family history work.  President Howard W. Hunter said, "those who engage in family history research and then perform the temple ordinance work…will know the…

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Day 40: Your Experience!

We did it!  Day 40 of our 40 Day Family History Challenge.  I hope you now have planted in your heart the love for your ancestors as you began this amazing journey with us.  If you are just stumbling upon our website, start your own 40 day challenge today!  There are links on the right side of our website…

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Day 39: Decorate It!

FamilySearch is encouraging us to index the millions of records that are ready for our eyes to see and fingers to type the information.  They are doing a fun Christmas tree decorating event for December.  Jump on board and index some records tonight!  How about doing your own Countdown to Christmas with this Christmas tree and ornaments!  Click on…

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Day 37: Share It!

We just had a great family reunion last Saturday.  We shared some fun ways to get going with family history.  I will post some details to help you plan your next family reunion soon.  Here is a video highlighting some of our ancestors.  What would they tell you if they were here to speak with you?  Share your feelings…

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Day 33: Give Thanks

Today is Thanksgiving and what a better way to spend a few minutes after you have filled your belly with yummy food and filled your heart with great conversations with your loved ones than to find out more about your ancestors.  Today, we are going to see what we can find out about how our ancestors celebrated the holidays…

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Day 32: Connect

Today's challenge is to find out how you connect to your ancestors.  What are some things about the country your ancestors are from that you feel connected too?  Once you find out more about where they came from, teach your children about how you feel connected to them.  During our Youth Conference which was all about Family History, I…

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Day 29: Research Log

Today, we are going to continue with Day 28: Organize It!  Below is a simple Research Log that you can use while you find information about your ancestors.  Feel free to leave a comment and let me know if you would like some more information included on this worksheet.  Also, grab a fun family history binder cover for free…

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