I heard a voice speaking to me telling me to help my great grandmother to get baptized.
The Sabbath helps us turn to the Lord, to our families, to those in need.
Experiences and testimonies of Sisters serving in Canadian Missions
In 2015 the Glenwood Ward, in the Cardston Alberta Stake, did enough temple ordinances from their Family History research to have created a large stake.
“It is a relief to know that my documented ancestors have been offered the opportunity to accept baptism in the spirit world for later entry into the Kingdom of God.”
I looked up into the sky and wondered, what is in or above the clouds?”
“Theodore Brandley wasn't just a name or a black and white figure in a faded photo anymore—he was a person with whom they had just spent a wonderful evening making family memories in the present by learning about his past.”
“You don’t have to push a handcart to be a pioneer. Maybe you are the pioneers in your family.”
“As you respond in faith to this invitation, your hearts shall turn to the fathers.” - Elder David A. Bednar
Our stake president explained that all members, especially youth, would be more involved in wholesome pursuits as they engaged themselves in family history.
As they spoke, a very powerful impression came over me to take family history work seriously.
With the Lord's intervention, the blessings of ancestry and posterity would be preserved.