Museum Event to Feature Departing Church Historian

Contributed By By Lok Yi Chan, Church News and Events

  • June 21, 2012
Date
June 21, 2012

Elder Marlin K. Jensen of the Seventy, who is completing his tenure as Church Historian and Recorder, will give a lecture on June 21 at 7:00 p.m. mountain daylight time at the Church History Museum theater.

Article Highlights

  • What: Elder Marlin K. Jensen, Church Historian and Recorder, will discuss the role of Church Historian and the importance of collecting, preserving, and sharing records.
  • When: June 21, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
  • Where: Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple Street, Salt Lake City
  • Tickets for the Elder Jensen lecture will not be available until May 29, 2012

Elder Marlin K. Jensen of the Seventy, who is completing his tenure as Church Historian and Recorder, will give a lecture on June 21, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. mountain daylight time at the Church History Museum theater inside the Church History Museum, located at 45 N. West Temple Street in Salt Lake City. He will discuss the purpose and role of the Church Historian as well as the importance of collecting, preserving, and sharing records.

This event requires tickets, which can be obtained by calling 801-240-9573 starting on May 29. Visit the Evenings at the Museum website for more information.

This event is one of several Evenings at the Museum events sponsored throughout the year by the Church History Museum to provide patrons with inspirational experiences through immersion in Church history, art, music, and culture.

The remaining Evenings at the Museum event for 2012 will be a concert and lecture with Latter-day Saint singer Alex Boyé on October 19 at 7:00 p.m. mountain daylight time at the Church History Museum theater. This event also requires tickets, which will be available by calling 801-240-9573 starting September 27.

The Church History Department, through the Church History Library, also sponsors a Men and Women of Faith lecture series. The following schedule lists the remaining lectures for this year; each will be held at 7:00 p.m. mountain daylight time in the main floor auditorium of the Church Office Building, located at 50 E. North Temple Street in Salt Lake City.

  • June 14:“The Untold Story of Mormon Pioneers with Disabilities,” by M. Bryce Fifield
  • August 9:“'I Loved the Work': Stories of Faith from the Life of Ann Cannon Woodbury,” by Kim Woodbury
  • September 13:“Faith and Sacrifice: The Founding of Pipe Springs, Arizon,” by John A. Peterson
  • October 18:“Faith and the Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon,” by William W. Slaughter
  • November 8:“Latter-day Saint Women's Education, 1875-1896,” by Andrea Ventilla

The themes are subject to change; patrons can find the most current information available on the Men and Women of Faith website.