Joseph Smith, Sr. was a member of the Universalist church82 and most likely had contact with occultic and mystic Masons that were preaching for the Universalist Church in that area. The first Universalist minister in Western NY used occult powers and a rod.83 The Universalist minister who preached at Palmyra, NY from Jan. to Mar. 1825 likely mentioned to his congregations about his visions of Christ.84
Universalism is directly connected to Freemasonry.(See chapter 2.3). The public image of the Jehovah's Witness and Mormons is that
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