The Church Is Organized

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“The Church Is Organized,” Friend, March 2017

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The Church Is Organized

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Friend Magazine, 2017/03 Mar

After the Book of Mormon was translated, it was published as a book of scripture. A month later, the first official meeting of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was held in a farmhouse. About 60 people came. Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery blessed and passed the sacrament. Jesus Christ’s Church was finally organized on the earth again! A few years later, the Lord asked Emma Smith, Joseph’s wife, to collect hymns for the Saints to sing during their Church meetings.