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Baptism in Denmark - 1902

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneer
Publisher Snow College
Date 1990
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6k64g79
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323884
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79

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Title Baptism in Denmark - 1902
Description bring her on the appointed hour. Sister Jensen knocked on her door. "The time Is near," she said. She checked Karen's bundle to make sure all was in readiness. In the bundle were towels, blankets and a large quilt. Karen was dressed in white attire. Another knock cane at the door. There stood Brother Nielson, a member who earned his livelihood by delivering milk from door to door while his customers slept. He spoke not a word but motioned them to cone. He helped them into his sleigh and they drove into the night over a soft blanket of snow. It was a cold, clear night. A slip of moon and a few stars hung in the sky. When they reached the appointed place, the Elders had broken the ice and were waiting. They had come in a sled borrowed from a member. Very few words were spoken. Karen was led into the water by Slder Larsen, who was also dressed in white. She was so absorbed in the proceedings that she hardly felt the cold of the water, but she did feel Brother Larsen towering over her like one with majesty. Brother Larsen spoke a few words essential for the baptismal ordinance and then completely immersed her in the water in the same manner that John the Baptist baptized our Savior Jesus Christ. Karen was then quickly made dry with the towels and wrapped in the warm blankets and sped away to her home. The next Sunday Karen was confirmed a member of the church by the Slders as they lay hands on her head and gave her the gift of the Eoly Ghost. This was done in the little church with all members present. There was great joy as the members crowded around and 89
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Identifier 102_Baptism in Denmark - 1902.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 22
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323755
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k64g79/323755