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

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March 26, 1832 – A revelation “showing the order given to Enoch and the Church in his day” was given. (Doc. and Cov., Sec. 82.)

March 30, 1832 – A revelation concerning the rights of women and children in the Church was given through Joseph Smith, jun., at Independence, Mo. (Doc. and Cov., Sec. 83.)

March 27, 1836 – The Lord’s House, at Kirtland, afterwards known as the Kirtland Temple, was dedicated. “…a noise was heard like the sound of a rushing mighty wind, which filled the Temple, and all the congregation simultaneously arose, being moved upon by an invisible power; many began to speak in tongues and prophesy; others saw glorious visions; and I beheld the Temple was filled with angels…The people of the neighborhood came running together…seeing a bright light like a pillar of fire resting upon the Temple, and were astonished at what was taking place.  This continued until the meeting closed at eleven p.m.

March 29, 1836 – On this and the following day the ordinance of the washing of feet was attended to in the Kirtland Temple.

March 27, 1898 – Harriet Maria Horsepool Nye is set apart as a missionary.  She is generally believed to be the first full-time sister missionary of the Church.

March 27, 1960 – The first stake in Australia is organized at Sydney, and the first stake in England is organized in Manchester.

Taken from Andrew Jenson’s:  Church Chronology

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