“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!” – Isaiah 52:7
“A key element of raising the bar includes working to become a missionary before going on a mission. Missionary work is a manifestation of our spiritual identity and heritage.” – David A. Bednar
This Day in LDS History
1900 The First Presidency announces the beginning of missionary training classes, one of the foundation stones of future missionary training programs.
1978 The First Presidency issues a letter announcing that “all worthy male members of the Church may be ordained to the priesthood without regard for race or color.”
1991 The Mormon Tabernacle Choir begins a twenty-one-day tour of eight European countries, including five countries in which the choir had never performed: Hungary, Austria, Czechoslovakia, Poland, and the Soviet Union.