Minute Book 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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25–26 October 1831 • Tuesday–Wednesday
Minutes of a general Conference held at the dwelling  of br. Serenes Burnet[t] in the Town of , Cuyahoga  County, Ohio, October 25, 1831.
Names of those ordained to the High priesthood
Joseph Smith jr.Joseph Brackenbury (Dec’d)
Major N. Ashley (cut off.)
Priests
John Smith (license taken) Edward Johnson (denied the faith)
Elders Benjamine Carpenter (not felloshiped)
Ruggles Eames
Teachers
Uziel Stephens
(cut off) Hiram Griffith
Silvester Parker (left the Church)Deacons
Serenes Burnett and
Prayer by br , Glorious things, were then sung Bro arose & said that he wished to make a few observations connected  withe the object of our assembling our selves together, When God work’s  all may know it, for he always answers the prayers of the Savior for  he makes his children one, for he by his Holy Spirit binds their  hearts from Earth to Heaven, And in this thing God had taught  his children to sing a new song even about Zion which David  Spoke of, &c, God always bears testimony by his presence in counsil  to his Elders when they assemblethemselves in perfect faith and humble  themselves before the Lord and their wills being swallowed up in the  will of God [p. 10]
25–26 October 1831 • Tuesday–Wednesday
Minutes of a general Conference held at the dwelling of br. Serenes Burnett in the Town of , Cuyahoga County, Ohio, October 25, 1831.
Names of those ordained to the High priesthood
Joseph Smith jr.Joseph Brackenbury (Dec’d)
Major N. Ashley (cut off.)
Priests
John Smith (license taken) Edward Johnson (denied the faith)
Elders Benjamine Carpenter (not felloshiped)
Ruggles Eames
Teachers
Uziel Stephens
(cut off) Hiram Griffith
Silvester Parker (left the Church)Deacons
Serenes Burnett and
Prayer by br , Glorious things, were then sung Bro arose & said that he wished to make a few observations connected withe the object of our assembling our selves together, When God work’s all may know it, for he always answers the prayers of the Savior for he makes his children one, for he by his Holy Spirit binds their hearts from Earth to Heaven, And in this thing God had taught his children to sing a new song even about Zion which David Spoke of, &c, God always bears testimony by his presence in counsil to his Elders when they assemble in perfect faith and humble themselves before the Lord and their wills being swallowed up in the will of God [p. 10]
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