Women of Conviction
Discover powerful discourses by Latter-day Saint women from Lucy Mack Smith to Linda Burton in this new book and companion website. The First Fifty Years of the Relief Society Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women's History
Women with a Mission
Women of Conviction. Women with a Mission Stories of Early Sister Missionaries. 14 February 2017. Learn More. This Grand Opportunity. Elizabeth McCune and the First Sister Missionaries
Preserving the Heritage of Latter-day Saint Women Ten Fascinating People You Will Meet in the First Fifty Years of Relief Society ‘The Lord Builds the Church by Building His People'
Capable of “Great Good”
Louisa Barnes Pratt, one of the first women missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in French Polynesia, served with her husband and four daughters on the island of Tubuai from 1851 to 1852. Louisa’s husband, Addison Pratt, had been called by Joseph Smith on May 11, 1843, to preach the gospel in the Pacific.
“Real Live Mormon Women”
Just eight years had passed since the 1890 Manifesto that marked the beginning of the end of the practice of plural marriage in the LDS Church, 2 a practice that had led to popular portrayals of downtrodden, enslaved Mormon women.
Women with a Mission
Women serving in the Eastern States Mission in 1915. Latter-day Saint women have participated in missionary work since shortly after the Church was organized, sharing books, tracts, and testimonies with loved ones and strangers alike. After the call of the first single “lady missionaries” in 1898, the woman missionary force began to blossom.
Preserving the Heritage of Latter-day Saint Women
Women of Conviction. Preserving the Heritage of Latter-day Saint Women. Remarks by Julie B. Beck at the 2016 Church History Symposium 3 June 2016 ...
‘I Could Have Gone into Every House’
Women of Conviction ... At a reception held by the Young Men and Young Women Mutual Improvement Association boards, President George Q. Cannon announced, “It has been decided to call some of our wise and prudent women into the missionary field, ...
“A Great Missionary Power”
Women of Mormondom. Edward Tullidge reported in 1877 that “tracting societies” like the one Kelsey formed were a feature in towns and cities across the British Mission, where he claimed women “had much better missionary opportunities than in America.” 4
This Grand Opportunity
“Real Live Mormon Women” Inez Knight Took On Weighty Role of Ambassador for Latter-day Saint Women