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10 things to do with an LDS account

Published: Tuesday, Dec. 3 2013 2:19 p.m. MST

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The church keeps a record of patriarchal blessings.

Through the natural events of life, a blessing might get lost or be destroyed.

Members can request a copy of their own blessings or even a copy of a deceased ancestor.

For details on how to request a copy of a blessing, go to history.lds.org.
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suzyk#1
Mount Pleasant, UT

You know it all depends upon the amount of Faith one has to understand, believe in and live in a manner to receive the blessings of a Patriarchal Blessing. My Blessing is sacred and precious to me. It's a spiritual blessing that I can rely on as long as I am living the Gospel with all of my heart. As I grow older I forget many things in my blessing and it's wonderful to have it at my disposal when I have the desire to be reminded of the blessings than can be mine as I strive to obey the commandments and be a good example of what I know to be true. It's one of my prized possessions that came through the Spirit.

1.96 Standard Deviations
OREM, UT

Having an LDS account is awesome. I love all that you can do with it.

On the ward level, an LDS account also lets you access the ward directory (with pictures), the ward calendar, and the ward newsletter to name a few. Our ward uses these tools a lot and they are a big help! Makes it easy to communicate and collaborate!

Vandelay007
Midway, UT

Spoiler Alert (so you can save time clicking through the 'list'):
1) Get your patriarchal blessing or one of a deceased ancestor
2) Order food storage
3) Family History
4) Get a job
5) Manage your email subscriptions to Mormon Messages
6) Create and share videos, photos, etc
7) Volunteer (church puts together things it needs completed and you sign up ...ex: indexing, family history, etc)
8) Magnify your callings through trainings
9) Create a profile under 'I'm a Mormon' campaign
10) Write an article for the Church

SLCPorter
SLC, UT

Just to clarify, is the Deseret News still claiming to be a real newspaper? Because it seems to me that this is not "news" -- and even if it is it should be in the Church News, not the regular paper. Its really quite stunning how far this paper has fallen, its no surprise your readership is drying up.

Big Joe V
Rancho Cucamonga, CA

As the Ward Membership Clerk I adamantly encourage the members to update their personal information online (or make it private if they wish) so I don't get the "my phone number/address is incorrect on the website" accusations. I also like the ability of uploading photos of family to your directory listing, however is it hardly used except for the singles ward where each listing is populated with a photo. I am appreciative of the church opening up so much online control of the members information available to them and allowing the clerks to do many tasks on their home computer.

J-TX
Allen, TX

@slcporter;

7 of the 10 on this list may have information of interest to those who are not LDS.

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