Church Family History College Class Pilot Program At Prairie View A&M

“Dr. Sam” Arungwa drew one step closer to the realization of his dream of a free college degree in family history at a recent collaborative pilot event between Texas’ Prairie View A & M University (PVAMU) and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS).

A Life That Is Not Documented Within A Generation Or Two Will Be Lost…

It was just another Saturday in Spring, Texas. But instead of gardening, or even sitting inside watching the History Channel, on February 28, family history enthusiasts made their way over to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for the annual Roots Tech Family Discovery Day.

Not your grandma’s genealogy any more

On the morning of February 8, 25 youth from the Klein Champions area chose to get up early on a Saturday morning to do something unusual. After meeting for an early morning breakfast at the home of 16-year Rylan Hair in Spring, youth ranging in ages from 12 to 18 went as a group to […]

Missionaries & Members Help Tutor Community in Family Search

Experienced genealogists, as well as newcomers to the family tree quest, packed the computer lab on the second floor of the Freeman Branch Library in Clear Lake for the third in a free 6-week class on navigating FamilySearch.org.

Social media enhances family history research

By Sarah Brenner Jones TOMBALL, Texas — New advancements in digital technologies are transforming genealogy research by making it easier, more accessible and increasingly more personal. A case in point is the incorporation of social media features in the recent redesign of FamilySearch.org, a free family history website produced by FamilySearch International. FamilySearch is the […]