Is Hill Cumorah pageant Cancelled?

Is Hill Cumorah pageant Cancelled?

Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hill Cumorah Pageant, originally scheduled to have its final season in 2021, has been canceled and will not be held in future years. The Nauvoo Pageant will also not be held in 2021 but will continue in 2022.

What does the word Cumorah mean?

In the text of the Book of Mormon, “Cumorah” is a hill located in a land of the same name, which is “a land of many waters, rivers and fountains”.

What did Joseph Smith find in the Hill Cumorah?

Directed by the angel Moroni, Joseph Smith found the golden plates deposited in the hill on September 22, 1823, approximately three miles from his home. Joseph met the angel there on the same date the next four years until he was finally allowed to obtain the plates.

Are there two Cumorahs?

The BofM only mentions one Cumorah. It was the same hill that the Jaredites called Ramah. It was located near the western seashore of a body of water large enough to be called a sea. The Hill in New York, mistakenly named Cumorah by early Saints is south of any body of water large enough to be called a sea.

Why did the LDS Church stop Hill Cumorah Pageant?

Unfortunately, COVID-19 restrictions caused the 2020 production to be postponed and ultimately for the rescheduled 2021 season to be canceled.

Where are the Mormon golden plates?

According to accounts by several early Mormons, a group of Mormon leaders, including Oliver Cowdery, David Whitmer, and possibly others accompanied Smith and returned the plates to a cave inside the Hill Cumorah.

Who are the Nephites in the Bible?

The Nephites are described as a group of people that descended from or were associated with Nephi, the son of the prophet Lehi, who left Jerusalem at the urging of God in about 600 BC and traveled with his family to the Western Hemisphere and arrived to the Americas in about 589 BC.

Why did the church cancel the Hill Cumorah pageant?

Where were the Mormon golden plates found?

Smith said that he found the plates on September 22, 1823, on a hill near his home in Manchester, New York, after the angel Moroni directed him to a buried stone box.

Where is the hill Camorah?

Manchester, New York
The Hill Cumorah in Manchester, New York, is where Joseph Smith received visitations from the angel Moroni and retrieved the gold plates that contained the record now known as the Book of Mormon.

Why are LDS pageants ending?

What happened to the gold plates Joseph Smith found?

Is Nephi ever mentioned in the Bible?

Nephi quoted extensively from the Book of Isaiah. Between the books of First and Second Nephi 18 chapters of Isaiah are recorded almost verbatim as they appear in the King James Version of the Bible.

Was Laban a real person?

Laban (/ˈleɪbən/) is a figure in the First Book of Nephi, near the start of the Book of Mormon, a scripture of the Latter Day Saint movement. Unlike many of the other Book of Mormon characters, Laban neither ends up in the New World, nor is he a Biblical character.