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Elder and Sister Gong, singer Jordin Sparks, actor Sean Astin and others delivered keynote messages that resonated with audiences online and in person at RootsTech.

RootsTech, a 3-day global family history event, featured a list of celebrity keynotes, fun activities, a bustling expo hall and hundreds of informative classes. Read what happened.

Justin G. Thomas taught that in family history research, there is purpose behind each person.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong and his wife Sister Susan Gong took RootsTech audiences on a family history journey from Hawaii to Ireland. Actor Sean Astin also spoke. Here’s what they said.

Here’s how eight young adults are seeing temple and family history work “opening the heavens.”

A new music video features singer Alex Sharpe singing in Irish Gaelic and English in the green landscape of Ireland as part of Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Sister Susan Gong’s Family Discovery Day keynote at RootsTech 2023.

Mona Magno-Veluz, the “Mighty Magulang” family historian, shared in a RootsTech 2023 virtual keynote about three of the blessings she’s seen from her research.

Your DNA Guide founder and CEO Diahan Southard offers 5 reasons to RootsTech attendees to tell their stories by getting a DNA test

Discovering resiliency allows people to choose their own narrative for their family history, Me Ra Koh shared at RootsTech.

“It is time to make our life sweet, full of safety, friendship and love and to live in harmony,” His Highness Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al-Qasimi says.

Connect Our Kids is a nonprofit organization that helps foster children to connect with their families. Here’s what they said at RootsTech 2023.

Industry leaders came from around the world to showcase their products and innovations at RootsTech 2023.

RootsTech 2023 got off to a high-powered start with multi-platinum recording artist and actress Jordin Sparks speaking and performing.

The list — from conference and devotional messages — is featured at the end of the 2023 Temple and Family History Leadership Instruction.

Elder Bednar, Elder Gong lead discussion with focus on sequences, being yoked to the Savior and personally relating to Lehi’s experience with the brass plates.

Elder Kevin S. Hamilton, a General Authority Seventy and the executive director of the Church’s Family History Department, and FamilySearch CEO Steve Rockwood join the Church News podcast to discuss the events of RootsTech 2023.

Family History Department executive director and FamilySearch CEO discuss lessons learned from the last two years and what RootsTech audiences can expect this year.

FamilySearch has announced that actor Sean Astin will be a keynote speaker at RootsTech 2023. Here’s when he is scheduled to speak.

The Relatives at RootsTech app feature is a fun global tool that allows users to find and connect with living relatives. Learn how to use it.

Learn more about Me Ra Koh, a portrait photographer and motivational speaker who will be a keynote speaker at RootsTech 2023.

“This is different than just passively sitting and watching a 35-minute presentation,” said Elder Kevin S. Hamilton.

Kirby Heyborne, an actor, comedian, narrator and songwriter, will serve as the official emcee at RootsTech 2023. Here’s what he will do.

RootsTech 2023 organizers hope to see its virtual growth continue while returning to host an in-person event in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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.