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Additional Adjustments Made to General Conference

Additional Adjustments Made to General Conference

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter March 19, 2020, to Latter-day Saints around the world. Dear Brothers and Sisters, As we have seen the many changes around the world because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made adjustments to missionary service, temple work, and …

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New Updates on COVID-19 & Missionary Service

New Updates on COVID-19 & Missionary Service

Sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ remains a sacred priority for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, even in the current circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to monitor the spread of this condition and its impact on missionaries worldwide. We take very seriously the health and safety of our missionaries and of those they teach. …

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Temporary Adjustments Made to Temple Worship Around the World

First Presidency Releases Statements on Temples, Adjustments to Ordinances

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter March 13, 2020, to Church members around the world.Dear Brothers and Sisters, Rapidly changing health conditions around the world have been a source of growing concern. Many governments have placed restrictions that have required the temporary closure of …

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Church Announces Senior Missionaries and Missionaries With Serious Health Conditions In Europe Will Return Home

In Europe, all senior missionaries and young missionaries with serious or chronic medical conditions will return home beginning Thursday, March 12, 2020. These missionaries, who are at a higher risk for complications from COVID-19, come from 22 missions across Europe. After returning home, they will self-isolate for 14 days. These missionaries will not receive a new temporary assignment but will …

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No New Missionaries to Enter Provo MTC, Now to Be Video Trained

Here's Your First Look Inside the New Provo MTC!

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter Wednesday, March 11, 2020, to members of the Church worldwide. The senior leaders announced a significant change to service in missionary training centers in Provo, Utah, and Preston, England. (See also two other letters from the First Presidency, sent …

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All Large Gatherings for Latter-day Saints Indefinitely Postponed Due to Coronavirus

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter Wednesday, March 11, 2020, to members of the Church worldwide. Their message details a notable restriction on large gatherings of Latter-day Saints. (See also two other letters from the First Presidency, sent Wednesday, that address important updates to the format …

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Conference Center to Be Closed to Public During General Conference

First Presidency Announces a Session Change to April 2020 General Conference

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter Wednesday March 11, 2020, to members of the Church worldwide. The Church leaders announced a significant change to the format of the April 2020 general conference. (See also two other letters from the First Presidency, sent today, that address important …

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Church Postpones Conference Leadership Sessions Due to Coronavirus

Leadership Sessions of April 2020 General Conference Postponed

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced today that the leadership sessions for General Authorities, Area Seventies, and General Officers presently scheduled to be held on April 2–3, 2020, in conjunction with April general conference, have been postponed for six months, until October 1–2 of this year. Therefore, General Authorities serving outside of the …

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