Orem Sunset Heights Family History Center

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June 10, 2014 Staff Meeting

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Director Ken Fugal shared a comment made by Bruce R McConkie at the funeral of S. Dilworth Young. Elder McConkie  said, “If we die in the faith, that is the same thing as saying that our calling and election has been made sure and that we will go on to eternal reward hereafter. As far as faithful members of the church are concerned, they have charted a course leading to eternal life. This life is the time that is appointed as a probationary estate for men to prepare to meet God, and as far as faithful people are concerned, if they are in line of their duty, if they are doing what they ought to do, although they may not have been perfect in this sphere, their probation is ended. Now there will be some probation for some other people hereafter. But for the faithful Saints of God, now is the time and the day, and their probation is ended with their death, and they will not thereafter depart from the path. It is true as the Prophet Joseph Smith said, that there are many things that have to be done “even beyond the grave” to work out our salvation, but we’ll stay in the course and we will not alter from it, if we have been true and faithful in this life.”

June 10, 2014 Staff Meeting Summary

Recognition of Don Engstrom

Monthly Business: 

1. Please write down any computer or printer problems in the logbook that is in the closet in the Center.

2. Computer #12 is now repaired and back in its original place.

3. Missionary access and use of the Center when it is closed is now under consideration by the Sunset Heights Stake Presidency and Provo Mission President. This is according to instructions given in the Family History Center Operations Guide. We will let you know when a decision has been reached. Missionaries currently have been given building keys. It is uncertain how they got the FHC door code.

4. The FHC door code will be changed. When we have the new code we will let  you  know. Please do not share the new code with anyone. If the missionaries are to be given the new code it will be done through stake leaders.

Upcoming Classes: 

  • June 17, 11 am and June 19, 7 pm, FamilySearch Books– Allan Hale
  • July 1, 11 am and July 3 7 pm, Life Sketches in Family Tree– Joy Stubbs

Instruction

Family Search Catalog- Allan Hale

The FamilySearch Catalog describes the genealogical resources held by FamilySearch.org, the Family History Library, and other designated FamilySearch Centers or Libraries. The Catalog is a guide to family histories; birth, marriage, and death records; census records; church registers; books, periodicals and many other records that may contain genealogical information. These records may be in a book, on microfiche or microfilm, searchable online or in a computer file.

See the attached document with links to wiki articles about the catalog.  Catalog Handout June 2014

 

For Your Information:

  • To try out the Family Tree “Hinting” feature go to  https://beta.familysearch.org/
  • If you have not yet received an invitation from FamilySearch to sign-up for a free account with Ancestry.com, Findmypast and MyHeritage you should be receiving one soon. They are sending out 7000 invitations/ week.  Try this link kindly supplied by Allan Hale: < https://bit.ly/ldsmemberaccess >
  • If you receive a phone call at the Center and give the caller family history help please get their information and log them in and out as a patron.
  • July 4-5, Independence Day Weekend
  • July 24, Pioneer Day

Next Meeting:

July 8, 2014

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Author: Orem Sunset Heights FHC

We offer one-on-one assistance with family history research, free access to subscription websites and classes on FamilySearch, Family Tree, subscription websites and various research topics. Open Hours Monday, Thursday and Friday: 10 am to 4 pm Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm and 6:30 pm to 9 pm

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