Latter-day Prophets (puzzle-coloring page)

Instructions: Cut out the puzzle squares, put them together to create a picture of this prophet, and read some of the highlights of his life. Glue the picture, its title, and the highlights to another piece of paper, and color it.

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Art from Presidents of the Church coloring book: courtesy of Grandin Book, Orem, UT

  • 1814 April 3, is born in Mantua, Ohio

  • 1831 (age 17) Hears Joseph Smith speak after his (Lorenzo’s) mother joins the Church

  • 1835 (age 21) Enters Oberlin College; his sister, Eliza R., joins the Church

  • 1836 (age 22) Is baptized

  • 1837 (age 23) Serves a mission to Ohio

  • 1838–39 (age 24–25) Moves to Far West; Serves a mission in the Midwestern States

  • 1839–40 (age 25–26) Teaches school

  • 1840–43 (age 26–29) Serves a mission to Great Britain; presents a copy of the Book of Mormon to Queen Victoria

  • 1845 (age 31) Marries

  • 1846–48 (age 32–34) Crosses the plains

  • 1849 (age 35) Is ordained an Apostle

  • 1849–52 (age 35–38) Serves a mission to Europe

  • 1853 (age 39) Presides over the colonization of Brigham City

  • 1872–82 (age 58–68) Serves as president of the Utah Territorial Council

  • 1873–77 (age 59–63) Serves as counselor to Brigham Young

  • 1885 (age 71) Serves a mission to the Indians in the northwestern United States

  • 1886–87 (age 72–73) Serves an eleven-month prison term on a plural marriage charge

  • 1889 (age 75) Becomes the President of the Quorum of the Twelve

  • 1893 (age 79) Becomes the president of the Salt Lake Temple

  • 1898 (age 84) After the death of Wilford Woodruff, is sustained as President of the Church

  • 1899 (age 85) Receives revelation to stress payment of tithing

  • 1901 (age 87) October 10, Dies