“Contents,” Ensign, May 2005, 1


May 2005

Volume 35, Number 5

On the cover: The Church of Jesus Christ Is Organized, 1830, by Joseph Brickey, may not be copied.

Inside front cover: The First Presidency. A new portrait of President Gordon B. Hinckley (center); President Thomas S. Monson (left), First Counselor; and President James E. Faust (right), Second Counselor, marks the 10th anniversary of their service together in the First Presidency. They were set apart on March 12, 1995.

Inside back cover: Maid of Iowa, by Joseph Brickey. The Prophet Joseph Smith welcomes British converts who traveled the Mississippi River from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Nauvoo, Illinois, aboard a steamboat named Maid of Iowa. Captained by an energetic Latter-day Saint Welshman, Dan Jones, Maid of Iowa served the Saints between 1842 and 1845.

Conference photography: Scenes of general conference in Salt Lake City were taken by Craig Dimond, Welden C. Andersen, John Luke, Matthew Reier, Christina Smith, Kelly Larsen, Tamra H. Ratieta, Scott Davis, Les Nilsson, and Robert Payne; in Belgium by Alexander Stroobants; in Korea by Lee MinHee; in Mexico by Sergio Maldonado; in New Zealand by Richard Stephens; in the Philippines by Jaime N. Rivera; and in Spain by Sergio Díez.