“That in the dispensation of the fulness of times he might gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven, and which are on earth; even in him.” —Ephesians 1:10
“Interest in exploring one’s family history has grown exponentially. At ever-increasing rates, people seem drawn to their ancestry with more than just casual curiosity. Genealogical libraries, associations, and technologies have emerged around the world to support this interest. The internet’s power to enhance communications has enabled families to work together to do family history research with a speed and thoroughness never before possible.” —Henry B. Eyring
This Day in LDS History
1961: The Swiss Stake, the first stake in Switzerland, is organized with Wilhelm Friedrich Lauener as President.
1993: Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir coordinate the performance of Handel’s Messiah by a Vietnamese choir, accompanied by the National Vietnamese Symphony Orchestra in the Hanoi Opera House.
1998: The Church announces that it will play a key role in establishing a new family-history research facility in the Ellis Island Immigration Museum in New York.