“Family History ABCs,” Friend, July 2004, 29
Using the clues, fill in the blanks with words about family history—one word for each letter of the alphabet. (See answers below.)
_________ are people in your family who lived before you.
The first ordinance of the gospel, performed for dead or for living people, is _________ .
If your family belongs to the Church, either you or some of your ancestors must have been _________ .
Temple work for someone who didn’t know the gospel can be done as soon as a year after his or her _________ .
Because no one can be baptized in the spirit world, we do temple work on _________ for those who have passed away.
All of the people who are related to you are in your _________ .
The parents of your parents are your _________ .
When we do family history, our _________ turn to our ancestors, and we remember them gratefully.
People who leave their home to live in a different country, as some of your ancestors probably did, are _________ .
By writing about your life in a _________ , you leave a valuable record.
Another name for your family and relatives is _________ .
When you learn about your ancestors, you feel more _________ for them.
A longer name for mom is _________ .
The Church has computer programs to help you find the _________ of your ancestors.
One of the best reasons for doing family history work is to help people who have died receive _________ in the temple.
_________ are color or black-and-white treasures kept by many families.
Some families have old _________ made by people long ago to keep warm.
You are doing family history when you save _________ from your own life, such as certificates and letters you receive.
The temple _________ ordinance allows families who keep the commandments to be together forever.
The _________ is a sacred building where ordinances for ancestors are performed.
People who do temple work help to _________ families together forever.
The records you keep of your life will be very _________ someday.
Clothing worn in the temple is _________ in color.
Members feel _________ when they find out more about their ancestors.
To submit the name of an ancestor to the temple, you need to know the _________ of that person’s birth, marriage, or death.
Many members have ancestors who left their homes and traveled far to build _________ . Instead of moving from their homelands, Latter-day Saints today build the Church wherever they are.