Archive Section III
THE INDEPENDENT CHURCH OF
JESUS CHRIST: 1984-92
An Historical Paper
The following document was produced following the disorganisation of the Independent Church of Jesus Christ in 1992. It is a brief history of that organisation with some statistics.
27 Jun 1984: Revelation received to organise the Church of Christ (C&C 0).
21 Nov 1986: First congregation of the "Independent Churches of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints" organised in Oxford, England which functioned like a Restoration Christian Fellowship (RCF).
06 Apr 1988: CHEVRA B'QOR (Church of the Firstborn) restored in Oxford, England.
CHURCH OF CHRIST (Independent Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day saints) restored in Oxford, England with a First Presidency.
RCF's integrated fully with Church of Christ
20 Aug 1988: Church relocated with headquarters in OSLO, NORWAY.
Brief period without a First Presidency
06 Apr 1991: Church of Christ officially renamed "INDEPENDENT CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST" by the 6th Annual General Conference in Lønstrup, Denmark.
06 Apr 1992: Church of Christ renamed "THE NEW COVENANT CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST" by revelation.
16 Apr 1992: The CHURCH OF CHRIST is rejected and disbanded in Bergen, Norway, during the 7th Annual General Conference (NC&C 348).
Scriptures & Literature Produced
€ 570 modern revelations (Covenants & Commandments) (English, Norwegian & Danish)**
€ Second Book of Abraham retranslated (English & Danish)***
€ Third Book of Abraham restored (English & Norwegian)***
€ Inspired Version of the Bible translated into Norwegian*
€ Letter of Judith to Biyqah translated (and several others) (English & Norwegian)***
€ Second Book of Joseph retranslated (English)***
€ Third Book of Joseph restored (partly completed) (English)***
€ Oracles of Mohonri translated into Norwegian & Danish (extract in German)*
€ Book of Zadok translated into Norwegian*
€ Book of Shulem translated into Norwegian*
€ 43 issues of the "Evening & Morning Star"
€ 2 issues of the "Messenger & Advocate"
€ 1 issue of "Unto Zion"
€ ca. 120 different pamphlets and booklets (English)
€ 6 issues of "Mot Sion" (Norwegian)
€ 6 issues of "Nytt Liv" (Norwegian)
€ 4 issues of "Sions Døtre" (Norwegian)
€ ca. 70 different pamphlets and booklets (Norwegian)
€ 3 booklets (German)
€ 3 pamphlets (Chinese)
€ 1 pamphlet (Portuguese)
€ 1 pamphlet (Finnish)
€ ca. 20 booklets and pamphlets (Danish)
(as presently stocked in the Church Archives)
* These scriptures were rejected by the successor churches
** Edited and a new collection published in 1996 called, The Olive Branch
*** Retained for use by the Holy Order only
Cities Visited in Missionary Work
# Oslo, Bergen, Stavanger, Drammen, Moss, Fredrikstad, Hurdal, Egersund (Norway)
# Copenhagen, Århus, Fredrikshavn, Ålborg, Hjørring, Lønstrup (Denmark)
# Hamburg, W. & E. Berlin, Rostock (Germany)
# Stockholm, Karlstad, Göteborg (Sweden)
# Stettin (Szczecin), Posen (Poznan) (Poland)
# Budapest (Hungary)
# Oxford, Newcastle, Guildford (England)
# Salt Lake City (USA)
# Turgi (Switzerland)
# Tsuru (Japan)
# Enschede (Holland)
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Updated on 9 March 2001
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