Workshop 1 – Family Tree

Purpose — Give members a course overview and introduce them to FamilyTree

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OVERVIEW / FAMILY TREE

Opening Prayer

Welcome To The Course

INTRODUCE THE WORKSHOP COURSE
Handout—Course Overview
Show Video W1A (3:42)—Saviors On Mount Zion

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF “FAMILY HISTORY IS FUN” WEBSITE
Family History Is Fun — Intro.  The 5 Basic Steps

GETTING STARTED
Show Video W1B (6:19)—Turning The Hearts
Step 1.  Register on Family Tree
Family Tree <– Register them on Family Tree

NAMES TO THE TEMPLE — FAMILY TREE
Show Video W1C (10:30)—Getting Started With Family Tree
Step 5.  Prepare Names For The Temple
Review the steps…
xxxxx Step 5b)    Start connecting your family
xxxxx Step 5c)    Check to see who needs temple ordinances
xxxxx Step 5d)    Select the individuals for temple work
xxxxx Step 5e)    Print a Family Ordinance Request

Family Tree <– Use member’s Pedigree Chart and info to enter children, parents, etc.

Binder <– Give them their Family History Binder
Put their Pedigree Chart in binder

REVIEW THIS WEEK’S HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT
Handout—Homework Assignment #1
Encourage to complete homework each week

Closing Prayer

 

The downloaded videos are located in blue Tab #8 “Family History Workshop” folder on the Family History Center computer desktop.   Links to low-resolution online versions to preview as you prepare for the workshop are located here.

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Large Type Version

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Instructor Prep

[ ]    Member’s Membership #

[ ]    Blank Pedigree Chart

[ ]    Member’s Family History Binder with tabs inside

[ ]    Handout—Course Overview

[ ]    Handout—Homework #1

[ ]    Email them their Preparation Email listing what to bring to the workshop

Member Pre-Homework

[ ]    Filled in Pedigree Chart (or some notes) with any info you have about your ancestors (blank Pedigree Chart)

[ ]    Names & birthdates of your immediate family (your children and parents and grandparents)

[ ]    Your Church Membership # (it’s on your temple recommend, or get from the ward clerk)

[ ]    If you’ve already registered on lds.org or one of the other church websites, bring your username and password

Member Homework

[ ]    Watch the “How To” Tutorial Videos on the Family Tree website

[ ]    Review Step 5 Temple on the Family History Is Fun website

[ ]    Continue connecting your family in Family Tree

[ ]    Start gathering your family history stuff


Instructor Followup

[ ]    Email them their Homework #1 Email

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