The Fellowship of Christ

History

of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Before me I saw two personages, whose brightness and glory defy all description, standing above me in the air.” –Avahr5:21

The Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship, informally known as the Fellowship, is a nondenominational, Christian restorationist ecumenical movement with the greater  movement that is Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Joseph Smith Jr. and the original Church

  • December 23, 1805 (Tevet 2, 5566): Joseph Smith Jr. is born (Avahr 4:5)
  • Spring of 1820 (5580): Joseph Smith Jr. has his first vision (Avahr 5:3)
  • Sometime in 1821 or 1822 (5581 or 5582): Joseph Smith Jr. (age 16) has his second vision (Avahr 6:30)
  • September 21, 1823 (Tishrei 16, 5584): Joseph Smith Jr. sees Moroni in vision (Avahr 7)
  • September 22, 1823 (Tishrei 17, 5584): Joseph Smith Jr. sees the gold plates for the first time (Avahr 8)
  • September 22, 1827 (Tishrei 1, 5588): Joseph Smith Jr. receives the gold plates and the Urim & Thummim (Avahr 9)
  • 1829 (5589): The Church of Christ is organized
  • March 1830 (Adar 5590): The Book of Mormon is published
  • April 6, 1830 (Nisan 13, 5590): The Church of Christ is legally organized, using 6 just of the 80 or more members
  • 1833 (5593): The Book of Commandments is published with 65 revelation given through the prophet, Joseph Smith Jr.
  • August 17, 1835 (Av 22, 5595): The Doctrine and Covenants is sustained by a unanimous vote as canon for the Church of Latter Day Saints, including 7 lectures as the theology and 103 revelations given through Joseph Smith Jr. and Sidney Rigdon as the doctrine
  • June 27, 1844 (Tamuz 10, 5604): Joseph Smith Jr. is martyred and the original Church splinters

The Church of Christ, Splintered

  • June 27, 1844 (Tamuz 10, 5604): James Strang is ordained by an angel to lead the Saints
  • June or July 1844 (Tamuz, 5604): Sidney Rigdon is given a vision where an angel tells him that he is to be the “guardian of the Church”
  • Later in 1844 (5604): James Strang organizes the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, some 12,000 members follow him, including members of the Smith family and some prominent members of the original church
  • April 6, 1845 (Adar II 28, 5605): Sidney Rigdon forms the Church of Jesus Christ of the Children of Zion, eventually “excommunicating” all those that reject his new sect
  • December 27, 1847 (Tevet 20, 5608): Being voted as leader of the Saints remaining in Nauvoo,  Brigham Young declares the Apostles, with himself as their head, the governing body of the Saints, “excommunicating” all those in Church leadership that reject his new sect
  • 1851 (5612): Brigham Young officially organizes the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with himself as president
  • April 6, 1860 (Nisan 1, 5616): The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS) is organized
  • June 6, 1860 (Sivan 3, 5616): Joseph Smith III is made president of the RLDS Church
  • 2001 (5761): The RLDS Church is renamed Community of Christ
  • 1844-present (5604-present): Thousands Latter Day Saint denominations are organized, with well over 200 currently existing today

The Fellowship of Christ

  • November 6, 2015 (23 Cheshvan, 5776): David accepts his call to the ministry, later that same day receives a revelation to name the ministry “The Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship”
  • November 7, 2015 (25 Cheshvan, 5776): The website CJCCF.org goes online
  • March 17, 2018 (1 Nissan, 5778): The Lord tell David to unite His people in Kabbalah
  • January 5, 2019 (Tevet 28, 5779): The Council of Elders meets for the first time in Kentucky
  • January 10, 2019 (Sh’vat 11, 5779): Kristine Ferriman is given all of the keys of the Priesthood, as prophetess, seer, and revelator
  • April 6, 2019 (Nisan 1, 5779): The Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship is officially organized in Kirtland, Ohio by a vote of over 70 Saints world wide
  • October 9, 2019 (Tishrei 10, 5780, Yom Kippur): The Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship is officially recognized as a legal entity by the State of Ohio
  • November 30, 2019 (Kislev 2 5780): The Lord tells David in a revelation that the hour of the Gentiles is over
  • May 19, 2020 (Iyya 25, 5780): Kristine Ferriman makes known the revelation on women and the Priesthood she received in November of 2019 (Cheshvan, 5780)
  • August, 2021 (Elul 5781): The Council of Elders is disbanded; the First Presidency takes charge of the Fellowship of Christ until the Lord sends those He has called to form the Council of Fifty and rebuild the Council of Elders