Church History Cards

“Church History Cards,” Friend, May 2021

Church History Cards

Cut out these cards, fold on the dotted line, and tape them closed.


Louisa Barnes Pratt


“I determined to trust in the Lord and stand bravely.”

  • She worked as a seamstress to support her family while her husband, Addison, was on a mission.

  • She took her children to the Salt Lake Valley in a covered wagon.

  • She served a mission with her husband in French Polynesia.

  • On her mission, she learned the Tahitian language and shared the gospel.

Island couple

Nabota and Telii

“It is a spiritual feast to … hear [Nabota and Telii] pray.”

  • They were some of the first Church members from the island of Tubuai in French Polynesia.

  • They learned the gospel from Elder Addison Pratt.

  • They gave him a place to stay, taught him to speak Tahitian, and traveled with him.

  • They taught others on the island about the Church and helped them live the gospel.

Friend Magazine, Global 2021/05 May