Tag Archive: church history

Wilford Woodruff Mission to England Reader’s Theater

I used this document when teaching the Establishment of Nauvoo lesson and D&C 124-127.   Both the PDF and ODT version include name tags and the text to include in the letter. —— Wilford Woodruff (speaking to himself): Whew. That’s the second sermon I have preached today. After the meeting this evening I would assume that nearly one thousand people will have heard the Lord’s message today. Clergyman (standing on the…
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Restoration Puzzle

Restoration Jigsaw Puzzle

I made these puzzles for lesson 6 in the Primary 3 manual, “The Restoration”. Completed, it shows the church in Christ’s time, and in Our time. Apart, it shows some bits and pieces of the gospel that other churches have. (And others that were taken away completely.) I used it as I taught the lesson, and I also made one on card stock for each child to put together in…
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Wilford Woodruff – colorized photograph

Wilford Woodruff Colorized Church History

I’ve recently gotten into colorizing family history photos, and I’ve been wanting to do a series on Prophets.  It’d be cool to start a colorized church history reddit, dontcha think? Anyway, this is the first image I’ve done.  It’s Wilford Woodruff,  third prophet-president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons), who is a particular favorite of mine.  

Program/Worksheet for the First LDS Church Meeting

It wasn’t known as the LDS Church on April 6, 1830, but this is what a program for the newly organized Church of Christ might have looked like on that historic day. Church Organized Handout in form of Sacrament Meeting Program D&C 20-21 Church Organized Handout in form of Sacrament Meeting Program D&C 20-21

Joseph Smith Translating the Book of Mormon by Del Parson

D&C 20:811; Joseph Smith—History 1:3435, Joseph Smith—History 1:71 footnote The Book of Mormon … [proves] to the world that the holy scriptures are true, and that God does inspire men and call them to his holy work in this age and generation, as well as in generations of old. D&C 20:8, D&C 20:11 Three years after Joseph Smith was visited by God the Father and Jesus Christ, the angel Moroni…
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Martin Handcart Company – Bitter Creek, Wyoming, 1856 by Clark Kelley Price

The Martin Handcart Company was the fifth handcart company to travel west to the Salt Lake Valley. This company of English emigrants left Iowa City, Iowa, on 28 July 1856. There were “576 [people], with 146 carts, 7 wagons, 30 oxen, and 50 cows and beef cattle” (LeRoy R. Hafen and Ann W. Hafen, Handcarts to Zion [1960], 93). At Florence, Nebraska, they stopped for handcart repairs. It was late…
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