LDS History, Aug 7, 2004

LDS History Chronology /Timeline

-- Aug 7, 2004
The last official performance of the pageant City of Joseph is held in Nauvoo, Illinois. It is to be replaced in 2005 with a new pageant commemorating Joseph Smith's 200th birthday. (1)

-- Oct 2, 2004
[Quorum of the Twelve] Dieter F. Uchtdorf and David A. Bednar added to Quorum. (2)

-- Oct 7, 2004
Dieter F. Uchtdorf and David A. Bednar are ordained Apostles and join the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles after being sustained on October 2. (1)

-- During October 2004
Preach My Gospel, a new missionary manual that introduced changes in the way missionaries teach, plan, and work, was introduced in missions worldwide. (3)

-- During 2004 November
The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve introduce "Preach My Gospel," a comprehensive and far-reaching program designed to prepare and strengthen missionaries. The 230-page booklet addresses every aspect of missionary service and is considered the most complete, orchestrated effort in the history of the Church to unify the missionary effort. (4)

-- During November 2004
First commercial edition of The Book of Mormon published by Doubleday. (3)

The first Christmas CD on the Mormon Tabernacle Choir label, Sing, Choirs of Angels!, becomes the first Mormon Tabernacle Choir recording to make Billboard magazines Top 25 Christian chart. (5)

-- Dec 26, 2004
President Gordon B. Hinckley appears a fourth time on ―Larry King Live. (3)

-- 2004
Church Membership at end of year: 12,275,822
New Converts : 290,568
Percent Change from previous year: 2.42% (6)

[Book of Mormon Translations] Bislama - Buk Blong Momon - Selections published in 1985 (7)

[Book of Mormon Translations] Lingala - Buku ya Molomoni - public of the Congo, Republic of the Congo - selections published in 1998 (7)

[Book of Mormon Translations] Yapese - Fare Babyou ku Mormon - tes of Micronesia - (7)

-- During 2004-2008
[Editor of Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought] Levi S. Peterson (8)

1 - Wikipedia, 21st Century (Mormonism),
2 - Wikipedia, Chronology of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (LDS Church),
3 - Sherry Baker: Mormon Media History Timeline: 1827-2007,
4 - Church News: Historical Chronology of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,
5 - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Newsroom,
6 - Wikipedia, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Membership History,
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8 - Wikipedia, Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought,

Mormon History Timeline /Chronology