Behold: the Flying Spaghetti Monster Visited Joseph Smith

Before Joseph Smith became famous as a Mormon prophet, he saw the Flying Spaghetti Monster in a sacred grove in New York. Smith did not become a pastafarian, but his grammar was about as good as that of a 19th-century pirate. Moreover, he did come to be revered as a prophet of the LDS Church. ("LDS Church" and "Mormon Church" are brief ways of describing the "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints".) Here is a picture of Smith's first vision of the FSM:

Joseph Smith sees the Flying Spaghetti Monster
Behold: the Flying Spaghetti Monster visited Joseph Smith. This happened long before Joseph Smith declared that the Garden of Eden was located near modern-day Kansas City, Missouri. It also happened before people began jumping on the Mormon Bandwagon. If only someone had written a letter to an LDS CES Director first.