FamilySearch Accomplishments in 2014 and What to Expect Next

[Family history work] has recently hit its stride in homes and families around the Church.

“Everything we’re doing focuses on three broad goals,” said Paul Nauta, FamilySearch public affairs manager. “We want to help more Church members find their ancestors, help them take those names to the temple and encourage them to teach others how to do the same. We want Church members to feel confident in their experiences and to share them with others.”

Recent analytics show that FamilySearch.org, the Church’s online family history tool, saw approximately 263,459 visits per day during 2014. Those visits resulted in 7.2 million page views per day. Six and half million users were registered with the website during 2014. But perhaps more impressive than engagement statistics is the volume of family history memories that are being recorded.

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