170 years ago today - Apr 11, 1852 (Afternoon)

[Brigham Young]

Pres. Young then gave notice that from henceforth we should hold meetings regularly each Sabbath at 10 a.m., and 2 p.m., and in the evening, the several quorums of the priesthood would assemble to receive instruction. On Thursday the brethren and sisters would come together at 2 p.m., for prayer and supplication; and on the first Thursday in each month, at 10 a.m., for the purpose of fasting and prayer, calling on the saints to observe that day. He then notified the saints that the raised seats on the right and left of the stand, are set apart for those bishops who attend to the ministration of the Sacrament, for the day on which they officiated. They had this day seen an example of the administration of the Sacrament; the bishops will hereafter take turns having the lesser priesthood to assist them. This stand and the vestry is designed for those persons who speak to the congregation and attend to the governmental affairs of the church, and it is expected that no person will come into the stand without being first invited..... The bishops will be advertised of their respective days of working, through the medium of the Deseret News. Pres. Young then blessed the saints in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, and by virtue of the Holy Priesthood vested in him, and said, be you blessed from this time henceforth and forever; blessed be the saints in their health, and in their families; their flocks, their herds, their houses, their farms and all that pertain unto them, in the name of Jesus Christ, amen, and amen. -- SLC Tabernacle

[Deseret News. Also Deseret Evening News, Deseret News Weekly, Deseret News Semi- Weekly, and Deseret News Extra, Salt Lake City; 1850-current. 2:12:2 -- in The Complete Discourses of Brigham Young, Ed. Richard S. Van Wagoner, Smith-Pettit Foundation, Salt Lake City (2009), http://bit.ly/BY-discourses]

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