No more asking for referrals at Church historical sites?

In the summer I wrote about our trip to Palmyra. You can read about it in the following posts: My report from the Palmyra Pageant Photos from Palmyra New York historical sites and pageant Pamphlets and leaflets from around Palmyra If you’ve been to a Church historical site, you are aware that after sharing the […]

“…he began to tell of a book, a STRANGE BOOK, a VERY STRANGE BOOK!”

I am the Stake Institute teacher, and this school year (we started in September), we started studying the Book of Mormon. I’ve read the Book of Mormon lots in my time in the church, but I’ve never gotten more out of it than I have this time. It has been fantastic. This past Sunday, I […]

181st Annual General Conference – Priesthood Session

After the afternoon session, while the kids were eating dinner, we watched Joseph Smith The Prophet of the Restoration. It was very well done. My kids seemed to enjoy it. We live close enough to some of the sites (Palmyra and Kirtland) that we told them we’d visit the sites this summer. I go to […]

Paying Tribute to Mormon Church’s Ohio Roots

The New York Times has a nice article about the Church’s “Historic Kirtland”. It quotes some locals, as well as people from both the LDS and CoC churches. Tim Powell remembers when the “Utah Mormons” first came to town with their plans in the early 1990s. The Mormon faith’s first temple has stood for 174 […]

Hill Cumorah crew: A voluntary labor force

From MPNnow.com: When the Latter-day Saints come to town, much work gets done — beyond Hill Cumorah. During their stay, cast members from the pageant provide more than 1,800 hours of volunteer labor in Wayne and Ontario counties. They do everything from pull weeds and mulch gardens to clean high school lockers and paint picnic […]

Pageant season has started

The LDS newsroom recently posted about upcoming pageants: Every summer in locations across the United States, thousands of volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints perform in pageants open to the public. These large outdoor productions highlight stories from the history of the Church and from the scriptures through music, theatrical dance […]

173rd anniversary of dedication of Kirtland Temple

I am located near the Ontario/New York border, and am 2 hours away from Palmyra and 4 hours away from Kirtland. Since we are so close, I’ve been to both places many times. I love visiting them. The Church does an incredible job in restoring the sites, and making them quality destinations. I’ve always been […]

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