Virtual Fireside This Sunday, April 11th!

With Karl Ricks Anderson

"Kirtland, Holy Ground of
our Dispensation"

The Quick Details

Doctrine and Covenants Central and Book of Mormon Central are pleased to announce this Virtual Fireside with Karl Anderson, affectionately known as “Mr. Kirtland,” whose love for and 50+ years of research about Kirtland are legendary. 

When: Sunday, April 11, 2021. 5pm Pacific, 6pm Mountain, 7pm Central, 8pm Eastern

Where: Doctrine and Covenants Central YouTube Channel

Additional Details

The Kirtland, Ohio area is foundational to the history of the Church. About 45% of the sections in the Doctrine and Covenants were received in Kirtland and its environs. Karl Anderson knows Kirtland as well as anyone alive and you could hardly have a better tour guide to show you around this fascinating place.

Karl Ricks Anderson has lived near Kirtland for over 50 years. He is a popular and entertaining speaker who has worked with prophets and historians. His books, Joseph Smith’s Kirtland and The Savior in Kirtland are widely read. Anderson helped the Church acquire many of its Kirtland properties and he has done much to put Kirtland on the church history map.

Karl has instructed thousands of visitors and dignitaries who have expressed appreciation for his knowledge, enthusiasm, and famous laugh. He served as a Stake President, Regional Representative of the Twelve, and Area Family History Advisor. He is currently a patriarch. He and his wife, Joyce, are the parents of seven and the grandparents/great grandparents of 49.