Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Louisiana’s First Missionaries

How did missionary work begin in Louisiana?
a.                  Joseph Smith sent Elders in 1845
b.                  Strictly through what was printed in newspapers
c.                   People in Louisiana wrote Joseph Smith, requesting missionaries
d.                  Through members of the Mormon Battalion
Yesterday’s answer:
(A)     In a fox hole during World War II
In August of 1944, six U.S. Marines held the very first Sacrament meeting in a foxhole.

Alan Edward Muller. “A Historical Account of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Guam.” Guam, 1 April 1955; 1999-2000 Church Almanac (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1998), 328.

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