The phrase “church history” typically conjures images of Liberty Jail, Nauvoo and a dusty trail heading west. But you didn’t have to live in Joseph Smith’s time to experience Church history. Members of the Baby Boomer generation—and even Generation X and Millennials—have seen milestones of their own. Here’s our list of the 11 most unforgettable moments in recent Church history.
June 8, 1978: Priesthood extended to all worthy men
President Spencer W. Kimball opened a new era of missionary work and Church growth when he received revelation that the priesthood was to be extended to all worthy men, regardless of race.
June 29, 1985: Freiberg Germany Temple dedicated.