An online discussion with Richard E. Turley Jr. and Steven C. Harper
March 14, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Join the John A. Widtsoe Foundation as we kick off an interactive virtual conversation and Q&A series discussing key components of Church history. This series is hosted by Richard E. Turley Jr., Widtsoe Foundation board member and former managing director of the Church Historical Department, and he will be joined by esteemed historians and other experts to discuss insights into each topic and their impact on members of the Church across the globe. You’ll notice that the topics we discuss each month will coincide with the Come, Follow Me curriculum, and our hope is that these conversations will provide a way to enhance your Come, Follow Me study and help Church members around the world understand one another more deeply.
Register with the link below.
Come, Follow Me Resources Doctrine and Covenants 27–28
“All Things Must Be Done in Order”
In Doctrine and Covenants 27, Joseph Smith receives new revelation about the sacrament wine, a future sacrament with Christ and disciples from other dispensations, and the armor of God. Section 28 instructs Oliver Cowdery to prepare for a mission and to instruct Hiram Page to cease writing revelations.
Women’s History Month
“As a Bird Sings”: Hannah Tapfield King, Poetess and Pioneer
by Leonard Reed
Our featured article this week highlights Hannah Tapfield King, a convert who joined the Church in England in 1850 and emigrated to Utah with her family. She was a prolific and popular writer of poetry, essays, and educational newspaper articles. “‘As a Bird Sings’: Hannah Tapfield King, Poetess and Pioneer,” by Leonard Reed, appeared in issue 51:3.
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The October 1985 bombings that killed two people and seriously injured another in Salt Lake City is infamous in the lore of everything sordid that ever happened in the state of Utah—and in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.