Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History Aug 25-31

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August 31, 1840 – Apostle Heber C. Kimball baptized Henry Conner, a watchmaker, in London, England, as the first fruit of preaching the fulness of the gospel in that city. August 26, 1906 – First Prophet visits Britain (Joseph F. Smith) August 28, 1852 – The Church announces the expansion of missionary work in India, Siam, and Hong Kong. August 28, 1889 – A group of Hawaiian Saints arrives at the Church-owned ranch in Skull Valley, Utah, and names the settlement Iosepa (Joseph in Hawaii) in honor of Joseph Smith and Joseph F. Smith, who had served in Hawaii as a missionary. August 28, 1987 – The Frankfurt Germany Temple is dedicated by Pres. Ezra Taft...

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Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History Aug 21-27

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August 26, 1906 –  First Prophet visits Britain (Joseph F. Smith) August 27, 1831 – Late in August, the Saints were commanded by revelation, through Joseph the Prophet, to purchase lands in Jackson County, Missouri, and the future persecutions of the Church were foreshadowed. (Doc. and Cov., Sec. 63.) August 21, 1927 – Thomas S. Monson, sixteenth President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is born in Salt Lake City, Utah. August 21, 1999 – The Spokane Washington Temple is dedicated by President Gordon B....

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Exciting! GRAND TOUR Seat Availability!

Posted by on Aug 15, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Big news regarding our September 19-30 2011 Grand Tour!  A few seats have become available for this exciting tour visiting sites from Palmyra to Kirtland with Missouri to Nauvoo to Winter Quarters.  Seats are first-come, first-served with payment.  Call our office 801-272-5601 for current air pricing and options (as always, the sooner the better!).  You won’t want to miss out on this unique opportunity to visit these sites with expert hosts who love this history and share it in a most inspiring way.  The world is changing almost daily and we’ll discuss great, prophetic events that will shortly take place at these incredible sites.  WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN...

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Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History Aug 14-20

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August 17, 1835 – At a general assembly of the Church, held at Kirtland, the Book of Doctrine and Covenants was approved, and thus became a law of faith and practice to the Church. August 15, 1844 – The Twelve issued an epistle to the Saints in all the world, giving such instructions and words of counsel to the Church as were necessary after the martyrdom of the Prophet. August 20, 1847 – The returning Battalion boys arrived on the Sacramento river. On the 24th they reached a settlement of white people, and received the first news of the Saints settling in G.S.L. Valley. August 17, 1880 – A stately monument was erected on the grave of the martyred Joseph Standing, in the Salt Lake City cemetery. August 14, 1886 – The first Latter-day Saint Primary Association in Mexico was organized in the camp of the Saints, near Casas Grandes, Chihuahua; Hannah H. Romney, president. Taken from Church Chronology, Andrew...

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Glimpse of the Past – LDS Church History Aug 7-13

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Aug 8, 1839 – Elders Woodruff and Taylor leave Nauvoo to start on their mission to England. Aug 7, 1841 – Don Carlos Smith, the Prophet Joseph’s youngest brother, died at his home in Nauvoo at the age of 25.  He was a strong supporter of his older brother.  At the time of his death he was the editor of the Times and Seasons and a member of the Nauvoo City Council. Aug 11, 1878 – Pres Taylor Organizes the Primary Association. Aug 10, 1952 – London Temple site dedicated. Aug 7, 2005 – The Aba Nigeria Temple is dedicated by President Gordon B. Hinckley during his sevenation around the world tour. Taken from Church Chronology, Andrew...

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