11 Unforgettable Moments in Recent LDS History

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.

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