“For behold, this is my work and my glory—to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man.” —Moses 1:39
“Divine assignments are not reserved for a privileged few but are for all of us—regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, income level, social status, or Church calling. Every one of us has a meaningful role to play in furthering God’s work.” —John C. Pingree Jr.
This Day in LDS History
1843: On a mission to the Pacific Islands, Knowlton F. Hanks dies at sea, becoming the first Latter-day Saint missionary buried at sea.
1896: Martha Hughes Cannon wins a seat in the Utah State Senate, becoming the first woman in the United States to be elected to a state senate.
1945: President George Albert Smith meets with U.S. president Harry S. Truman in Washington, D.C., to obtain permission for the Church to send food and supplies to the Saints in war-torn Europe.
1996: The Kinshasa Zaire Stake, the first stake in the African Democratic Republic of Congo, is organized.