Dedication of Thailand for the Preaching of the Gospel - November 2, 1966
Elder Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated Thailand for the preaching of the Gospel on November 2, 1966 in Lumpini park in Bangkok. This event occured at the height of the war in nearby Vietnam. It was the war in Vietnam that brought thousands of LDS servicemen to Southeast Asia and with them the gospel of Jesus Christ. Read the prayer of dedication: (English) (Thai)
Pictured in the photo above: (l-r) President and Sister Keith E. Garner (Mission President - Hong Kong), Elder and Sister Hinckley, Elder and Sister Marion D. Hanks.