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Here’s How to Take a Live Virtual Tour of Historic Kirtland

Here's How to Take a Live Virtual Tour of Historic Kirtland

Many historic sites for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all have been (and remain) temporarily closed to in-person guided tours. However, thanks to the miracle of technology, you can still enjoy the spirit of some of these sacred places. Historic Kirtland is now offering free virtual tours to help …

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A Mormon Was Asked to Open Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

A Mormon Was Asked to Open Day 3 of the Republican National Convention

Nathan Johnson, Second Counselor in the Kirtland Ohio Stake Presidency, was asked to give the invocation on Day 3 of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. You can watch the prayer and read the full text below. Our loving Father in Heaven, we thy children bow our heads and give thee thanks for this beloved nation, for its inspired …

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What Did Mormons Put on Their Money?

What Did Mormons Put on Their Money?

During the Kirtland era, when the gathering of new converts to northeast Ohio was at a peak, crippling poverty was a serious issue. One of the proposed solutions was to establish a bank, which would allow the Church to raise money and provide credit for the struggling Saints. However, the timing of the venture was not fortuitous. Due to recent legislature, …

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Hundreds of Nativities Displayed at Historic Kirtland

Historic Kirtland Nativity Exhibit

All of the hundreds of nativities displayed at Historic Kirtland depict the same Christmas story — the birth in a manger of the baby Jesus, surrounded by Mary and Joseph. Sometimes the Wise Men are part of the scene and lambs, a camel and a donkey also are sometimes present. In some cases the key characters are different, but they …

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