Timeline: Notable events in the 90-year history of the Church NewsSince the Church Section first rolled off the presses on April 4, 1931, its editors, reporters and photographers have been covering the events of leaders and members around the world.
Episode 19: Director of Church History on connecting to the people in the Doctrine and CovenantsIn Episode 19 of the Church News podcast, Matthew J. Grow, managing director of the Church History Department, discusses Church history and studying the Doctrine and Covenants. The Doctrine and Covenants is a book of answers, so study of the book helps provide the questions, he says.
10 notable but not well-known Church history sites in the U.S. — plus 1 in EnglandTwo islands in Maine, Wisconsin pineries, the site near where “Come, Come, Ye Saints” was written and a recently restored home in Nauvoo, Illinois, are part of a list below of these 10 sites in 10 states across the United States — plus one in England — that are connected to events in Church history but are not as well-known.
From monument to proclamation: celebrating the Prophet Joseph Smith’s birth, life and testimonyIn a New England frame house in Sharon, Vermont, the Prophet Joseph Smith was born on Dec. 23, 1805. On the 215th anniversary of his birth, take a look back at how his life and ministry have been commemorated.
What Eliza R. Snow and Emmeline B. Wells learned about unity and persistence amid hardship in late 19th centuryThe latest release of Eliza R. Snow’s discourses and Emmeline B. Wells' diaries provide insight into their teachings, service and personal lives as they strive for unity and to let “great things be done by the women of Zion.”