“It is expedient that the church meet together often to partake of bread and wine in the remembrance of the Lord Jesus.” – Doctrine & Covenants 20:75
“The sacrament becomes a spiritually strengthening experience when we listen to the sacrament prayers and recommit to our covenants. To do this, we must be willing to take upon us the name of Jesus Christ.” – Cheryl A. Esplin
This Day in LDS History
1860: The Stoddard handcart company, consisting of 126 people and 22 handcarts, enters Salt Lake City, the last of the ten handcart companies to cross the plains.
1890: President Wilford Woodruff issues the Manifesto, marking the end of Church-sanctioned plural marriages. In 1914 it is added to the Doctrine and Covenants.
1909: U.S. President William Howard Taft visits Utah and tours the communities south of Salt Lake City with Elder Reed Smoot, a U.S. senator from Utah.
1937: The New England Mission is organized.
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