○ To teach anyone who wants to identify and come to know their ancestors, how to do so.

○ To inspire those who are daunted by genealogy, to action.

○ To bear testimony of the reality of life after death.

○ To bear testimony of the power of the priesthood, which is the authority of God to organize His church on earth and to perform ordinances of salvation. This priesthood power was restored with the organization of  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.