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Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Susan Gong, will be the featured keynote speakers at RootsTech 2023 Family Discovery Day.

RootsTech 2023 will feature 15 emcees who will act like sideline reporters for its online audience and provide localized content and guidance for different areas of the world.

Jordin Sparks, a multi-platinum recording artist, American Idol Season 6 winner and actress, will be a keynote speaker at RootsTech 2023.

“The name changes will better align local centers with FamilySearch’s expanding global brand,” according to the FamilySearch news release.

Along with RootsTech 2023, FamilySearch patrons can expect free access to more of the world’s genealogy records, new search capabilities, more technological innovations and new Family Tree App features.

The Sikh festival in Yuba City attracts an estimated 100,000 people and is considered to be one of the largest gatherings of Sikhs outside India.

Read five suggestions from FamilySearch for incorporating family history into your Thanksgiving festivities.

Watch a 25-minute video with RootsTech speakers about learning opportunities at next year’s event.

The RootsTech team participated in live Q&A on Facebook on Oct. 21 about registration options for RootsTech 2023. The three-day event will offer both in-person and virtual experiences.

RootsTech 2023 will be held March 2-4, with both in-person and virtual experiences. Registration is now open.

The three-day global family history gathering will be held March 2-4, 2023, with both in-person and virtual experiences.

Midland Michigan Stake works with BYU Recording Linking Lab to add new sources and individuals to FamilySearch.

A BYU Education Week presentation highlighted tools to help with one’s personal history, family history and genealogical records.

Journey of Faith includes records from 9 collections — the first time FamilySearch has pulled this many Church databases into one place.

Five Latter-day Saint siblings are fourth cousins to the award-winning ice dancer, who met for the first time relatives from his mother’s side of the family.