When we meet with a group of FH Consultants we try to make sure that they have access to all the print resources that help them with their calling. Each FH Consultant (and FHC director) should have:
- “Temple and Family History Work,” Section 9 of the Church Handbook of Instructions, Book 2 (provided by your priesthood leader – or in nFS Help Centre/Training and Resources)
- “Administrative Guide for Family History” particularly the sections on pages 1 and 7 that deal with Family History Consultants (provided by your priesthood leader or nFS Help Centre/Training and Resources).
- Family History Consultant’s Guide to Temple and Family History Work - download from the new FamilySearch web site (in the nFS Help Center under Training and Resources)
- A Member’s Guide to Temple and Family History Work (36795) (provided by priesthood leader or download from the new FamilySearch web site (in the Help Center under Outlines and Guides)
- Instructor’s Guide to Temple and Family History Work (35804), and watch Temple and Family History Course DVD (54102).Also available at lds.org select Serving in the Church then go to Family History
Of course we hope the resources are looked at! We would like to suggest that a sixth resource be added to this list!!! - I know: too much to do, too much to read – but this is really important and should be available as a reference:
6. Temple Policies - What temple ordinances can I do? What are the policies? This is knowledge document (kd) faqs-temple-067faq0443htm. (Hint: to get this document go to the Help Center in nFS and do a search for Temple Policies and then look for the kd number). This 10 page document is an excellent reference! Good to have on your desk or somewhere handy for when you are asked a question. Covers a lot of Temple questions. If you need more then look up kd 1012559 which also comes with a search for Temple Policies. This is a nested multi level document that does not lend itself to printing, but again is a great reference.
You are not expected to remember everything and don’t try! You should know where to go to look things up!