‘Come, Follow Me’: See the Whitmer home, Grandin print shop, monuments to the witnesses and the Susquehanna RiverHere are photos and history of several locations referenced in recent "Come, Follow Me" lessons on the Doctrine and Covenants.
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.
Why Doctrine and Covenants ‘Come, Follow Me’ in 2021 will be ‘more than Church history,’ Sunday School general presidency saysAs a new year of “Come, Follow Me” begins in January, the Sunday School general presidency said they hope Latter-day Saints realize the Doctrine and Covenants is “more than Church history.”
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.”
Elder and Sister Christofferson ask missionaries, ‘What is one aspect of the Restoration that you are grateful for?’In a worldwide missionary devotional streamed on Thanksgiving Day, Elder D. Todd Christofferson and his wife, Sister Kathy Christofferson, look at the Restoration and its blessings through the lens of gratitude.
New Joseph Smith Papers volume features Eliza R. Snow poems, revelation on baptisms for the deadThe 105 documents in the newly released “Joseph Smith Papers, Documents Volume 11: September 1842–February 1843" include poems penned by Eliza R. Snow and Joseph Smith's revelation on baptisms for the dead now canonized in the Doctrine and Covenants.
Video: A behind-the-scenes look at filming the bicentennial proclamation in the Sacred Grove with President NelsonA new Church News video features President Jean B. Bingham and President Joy D. Jones reflecting on being in the Sacred Grove with President Russell M. Nelson while filming the video announcing the bicentennial proclamation on the Restoration.
Elder Tad R. Callister: Joseph Smith’s name should be known for good and evilJoseph Smith's name is known for good and evil throughout the world exactly as Moroni prophesied, Elder Callister wrote. "May we be among the wise and noble and virtuous who honor and praise the name of Joseph Smith for good."