LDS Church History Tour

This presentation was made to the Murray Utah Chapter of the National Society of Sons of the Utah pioneers. Transcript by Unknown Speaker 0:00 It’s all yours. Whatever you want I promise I’m not reading. But I do need now you can move it anywhere you walk. How does this work? Let’s see. Where […]

On to Manti!

by Leah B. Lyman Manti, Utah  Originally published in The Saga of the Sanpitch, First Place, 1969 Historical Writing Contest Azariah Tuttle stopped his wagon in front of Fort Utah. The barking of dogs announced their arrival but the team paid no attention. The unexcitable oxen relaxed and drooped their heads in sheer exhaustion. The […]

Gathering Early Saints Through Liverpool

This article originally appeared in Vol.62, No.2 (2015) of pioneer Magazine. by Fred E. Woods, BYU Department of Church history and Doctrine The glorious news of the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ included the doctrine of the gathering—the coming together of God’s covenant people. Adherence to this doctrine would result in dramatic life […]


Louis Pickett has served in many positions in the church such as bishop, stake mission president, high councilor, teacher and youth leader. After retiring he and his wife Willy served five missions. Each of these brought them wonderful experiences and fond memories. For about 20 years they served in the Jordan River Temple. Louis has […]