“Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.” —Exodus 31:16
“The fact that we are able to gather with even one other Saint and partake of the sacrament will help us begin to feel gratitude and love for God’s kindness.” —Henry B. Eyring
This Day in LDS History
1891: Brigham Smoot and Alva J. Butler arrive in Tonga as the first Latter-day Saint missionaries to those islands. Exactly one year later they baptize Tonga’s first convert.
1987: The Genealogical Library celebrates the completion of transferring information from the card catalog system to a computer system.
1999: The American Society of Landscape Architects awards the Church a “once-in-a-century” medallion for its landscaping and gardens at Church headquarters in Salt Lake City.