“Contents,” New Era, Jan. 2000New EraJanuary 2000Volume 30, Number 1ContentsThe Message: Fear Not; Only BelievePresident Gordon B. Hinckley“As we step into the third millennium A.D., I can think of no greater counsel than is found in this statement.”How I Know: I Was AmazedVictor HarrisMy misery actually helped me understand how the Spirit of the Lord brings comfort.In Tune: I Know That My Redeemer LivesArranged by Ralph B. WoodwardSinging the DistanceJanet ThomasPleasant Grove, Utah, seminary students stage a unique musical marathon.Her Best ShotPam McEwenAt this point in the game, kindness was the best way to make points.Q&A: Questions and AnswersA lot of my friends are worried about the year 2000. Some of them think it will be the end of the world. What have Church leaders said on the subject? Should I be worried?Mormonad: Get into Family HistoryTime Line 2000Step by step, the Church has made great strides forward across the last 100 years.Now and ThenChurch programs familiar to teens have changed a great deal in this century. Here is a glimpse of how things were then and how they are now.A Century of Young WomenLisa M. G. CrockettA Century of SeminaryJanet ThomasA Century of Missionary WorkLarry A. HillerA Century of Aaronic PriesthoodBarbara Jean JonesA Century of Temple WorkBarbara Jean JonesSignposts for Your FutureBishop Keith B. McMullinWant the coming years to be your best? Here are some powerful pointers.Of All ThingsFiction: Y2CareJack WeylandWhat would a new century bring? Jed found out he was more prepared for the new year than he imagined.MormonismsIdea List: Mind Your MannersTamara Leatham BaileyCalled to ServeWe’ve Got MailLetters to the editorsPoem: ChirpfulCorri Vander HoekPhoto of the MonthLynn HowlettCover: Everything today is built upon the good things of yesterday. See “Now and Then,” p. 24. Cover photography: John Luke (front), photo composition: Mark Budd (back).