JWHA is an independent, scholarly society composed of individuals of various religious faiths who share a lively interest in the history of the Restoration Movement.

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2018 Annual JWHA Conference

Each year in late September, the John Whitmer Historical Association holds its annual conference in places with a connection to Community of Christ or early Mormon history.

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“Our Stories Fashion Order out of Chaos”

September 20-23, 2018
Adams Pointe Conference Center
Blue Springs, Missouri

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More information, including draft agenda, call for papers, hotel accommodations, and the Richard P. Howard Lecture

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