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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2020 Digital Event

As a gift to members, JWHA kicks off its inaugural digital event, Metamorphosis: Scattered and Gathered Saints Emerge After Crises., Saturday, September 19.  Explore how crises have initiated change in Restoration communities as they have scattered, then later gathered.

The live best articles and best books awards will kick off the digital event.


2021 JWHA 48th Annual Conference

October 21-24, 2021
St. George, Utah

If you submitted a proposal for the 2020 conference in St. George, your proposal will be considered for the 2021 St. George conference.   If you would like to submit a proposal, see the Call for Papers for details.


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50K for JWHA’s 50th Anniversary 2022

At the spring 2019 JWHA board meeting, a special fundraising campaign to raise $50,000 for the 50th anniversary of JWHA (50K for the 50th) was initiated.

This fundraiser will continue over the next two years. Matching gifts from the board led to $21,500 in pledges. Thus, your donations will be worth double, up to $43,000! Help us design the experience.  Learn more.


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