SALT LAKE CITY – Learn more about LDS history next month at the lecture “Amy Brown Lyman’s Mission in Europe: Ministering to the Saints amid the Gathering Storm.”
The lecture, part of the Men and Women of Faith series, will be on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. in the Assembly Hall, 50 N. West Temple.
David R. Hall will speak about Lyman, the eighth president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who served from 1940-1945.
She was called to the poisition just three months after the outbreak of World War II, according to information on lds.org.
During her administration, she coordinated LDS women in providing care packages to members and soldiers in war-torn countries, folding bandages for the Red Cross and sewing items like undergarments, clothing and bedding for those in need.
The lecture is free and open to the publlc.