Special Witness: Getting to Know Elder Henry B. Eyring


Getting to Know Elder Henry B. Eyring

Elder Henry B. Eyring

To learn more about this member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, choose from the list of words to complete the crossword puzzle.

April

hotel

physics

breakfast

Kathleen

prays

business

May

president

CES

nickname

Spirit

   

watercolor

Crossword puzzle

Down

  1. 1.

    Elder Eyring enjoys helping to bake bread and cook __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ with his family.

  2. 2.

    At first, Elder Eyring studied __ __ __ __ __ __ __ at college because his father was a talented scientist. Later he decided that science wasn’t his favorite subject.

  3. 3.

    When he attended graduate school, he studied __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ instead.

  4. 6.

    Elder Eyring served as __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ of Ricks College, now BYU–Idaho, in Rexburg, Idaho.

  5. 8.

    On __ __ __ __ __ 1, 1995, Elder Eyring was sustained as an Apostle.

  6. 10.

    Almost two months later, on __ __ __ 31, he celebrated his birthday.

Across

  1. 4.

    Henry B. Eyring grew up in New Jersey. The Church was small there, and his branch met in a __ __ __ __ __ room.

  2. 5.

    Elder Eyring’s wife says that the thing she most appreciates about him is his sensitivity to the __ __ __ __ __ __ .

  3. 6.

    Every night, Elder Eyring asks two questions when he __ __ __ __ __ : “What blessings do I have that I am not aware of?” and “Who can I help?”

  4. 7.

    His family and friends often call him by his __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ , Hal.

  5. 9.

    Elder Eyring contributed to institute and seminary programs all over the world by serving as commissioner of the Church Educational System ( __ __ __ ). He also served as a member of the Sunday School General Board and as First Counselor in the Presiding Bishopric.

  6. 11.

    While studying at Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, he met his wife, __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ Johnson. They were married in the Logan Utah Temple.

  7. 12.

    One of Elder Eyring’s hobbies is __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ painting.

[illustration] Illustrated by Brad Teare