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Faith, Hope, and Charity
     

Faith, Hope, and Charity

by LaRene Gaunt
 

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Since the day in 1842 when the Prophet Joseph Smith "turned the key" in behalf of the women of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, signaling the organization of the Relief Society, fifteen women have serve as general presidents of the organization.

From Emma Hale Smith, the first Relief Society president, to Bonnie D. Parkin, who from 2002 to

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Since the day in 1842 when the Prophet Joseph Smith "turned the key" in behalf of the women of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, signaling the organization of the Relief Society, fifteen women have serve as general presidents of the organization.

From Emma Hale Smith, the first Relief Society president, to Bonnie D. Parkin, who from 2002 to 2007 led more than five million Relief Society sisters in 165 nations across the earth, "Faith, Hope, and Charity" tells the stories of courage, faith, service, and compassion--stories that provide a greater understanding of the Lord's work and of those who lead out in performing it. Through the persecutions of the Church in Nauvoo, the problems of establishing new homes and communities in the West, the crises associated with plural marriage, the poverty of the Depression of the 1930s, two world wars, and confusion over the changing status of women in recent years, these elect ladies have each applied their particular talents

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608618859
Publisher:
Deseret Book Company
Publication date:
10/17/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
710 KB

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