Area Family History Adviser

A collection of online resources to help you fulfill your calling.


Role and Responsibilities

Area family history advisers work closely with the Area Seventies and coordinating councils.  Generally, priesthood holders or couples are called to serve as area family history advisers.

The Church’s Family History Department provides orientation and training for the new advisers.  The department will contact new advisers after being notified of their callings.  

Core Training for Your Calling


The following materials are available to assist family history advisers.

Using Family History as a Resource

A tool for planning and conducting visits with priesthood leaders. It contains resources to help you address the most common needs and concerns of priesthood leaders. Currently this is only available in English.  

Meeting with Leaders



A video that shows area family history advisers meeting with stake leaders to demonstrate how family history can be a resource in the work of salvation.