Light Keepers: A Family History Experience for Women

Thursday, March 1, 2018, Salt Palace Convention Center, 8:30 A.M.

Grab your mom, sisters, cousins, or best friends, and sign up for an all-new educational and inspirational family history experience designed for Latter-day Saint women. It will be a special event filled with spark, spirit, and excitement!

Light Keepers: Register Today!

Light Keepers: A Family History Experience for Women is a hands-on experience that will take place during RootsTech on Thursday, March 1, 2018. You’ll be introduced to the basics of family history by passionate and energetic experts, and you’ll learn simple, fun ways to incorporate it into your life.  

You’re going to love the unique and uplifting atmosphere that will be brimming with fresh ideas, creativity, and of course, sharing. Get ready for a special day of togetherness with the women in your life, a day that will motivate, teach, and inspire you to see your family history in wonderful new ways.


Your Light Keeper experience will include an all-day workshop, a free workbook filled with prompts to help you along your family history journey, a catered lunch, a fantastic keynote session, prizes and giveaways, access to the expansive RootsTech Expo Hall, admission to the evening event and the after party—all for just $159.00!


  • General Session: 8:30 a.m.
    Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York.
  • Workshop: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Includes catered lunch.
  • Free Time: 4:00–5:00 p.m.
    Don’t pass up this opportunity to tour the gigantic Expo Hall.
  • Opening Event: 6:00 p.m.
    “Celebrating the Greatest Generation”
  • After Party: 7:00–10:00 p.m.
    Mingle with family history experts and receive personalized help from experts in the room.

Light Keepers Checklist:

Prior to coming to the workshop, be sure to complete the following items:

Light Keepers Workbook

As part of the Light Keepers event, you’ll receive an inspiring workbook written by featured presenters, Rhonna Farrer and Allison Kimball. This workbook will walk you through your family history with simple prompts and activities and teach you how to begin your family history journey heart first.


We invite you to prepare spiritually for this special event. You might also want to take the time to read or watch this talk given by Sister Wendy Nelson. Start preparing today to learn how family history can elevate your life and fortify your home with the power the Lord has promised to all those who engage in family history. 

Featured Presenters

Featured Presenters

Rhonna Farrer strives to uplift and inspire others through her graphic art, her award-winning mobile device apps, and social media. She enjoys creating on a daily basis and is inspired by her family and her faith. She loves teaching friends of all ages how to use social media for good and how to share their own goodness with others. One of her favorite ways of doing this is sharing family history through social media and by using apps on handheld devices. She loves empowering them with ideas and inspiration that will connect hearts to charts. @therhonnadesigns @rhonnafarrer

Allison Kimball specializes in telling the stories around her. She is owner, writer, artist, and amateur photographer at She is the mother of 9 children and always has a story to share. Follow Allison on Instagram: @kimball_allison & @asimpleinspiration.

Free Membership

Did you know that Members of the LDS Church are eligible for free accounts with FamilySearch partners such as Ancestry, findmypast, MyHeritage, AmericanAncestors, and Geneanet? Visit these sites to discover how they can help you along your family history journey.