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Temple News & Updates | Week of 5 April 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Spire Stones to Be Removed …

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Watch BYU Engineers 3D Print Masks for First Responders

Watch BYU Engineers 3D Print Masks for First Responders, Healthcare Workers

When local police asked for help 3D printing masks, BYU’s engineering labs responded and began printing masks nonstop in labs usually occupied by students. The reusable masks (based on a blueprint that was provided) have a unique design that requires only a small square of protective N95 material. The 3D mask design itself was created by neurosurgeon Dusty Richardson of …

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Angel Moroni, Stone Spires Temporarily Removed from Salt Lake Temple

Angel Moroni, Stone Spires to Be Removed from Salt Lake Temple

Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff released the following statement to media April 2, 2020, regarding the next phase of work on the Salt Lake Temple renovation: “Workers at the Salt Lake Temple project site are installing a crane on the temple’s south side to begin removal of some of the stones on the temple spires that were displaced during the recent …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 29 March 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Exterior Tarps Coming Down at …

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Elder Bednar Shares Message of Hope Amidst Troubling Times

Elder Bednar Shares Message of Hope COVID-19

Elder David A. Bednar, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, has reached out through social media to share a message of faith over fear as the COVID-19 virus, and other calamities, continue to rage. He wrote: In our daily lives, endless reports of COVID-19 occurrences and restrictions, criminal violence, famine, wars, corruption, terrorism, and the destructive forces of nature can engender …

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Latter-Day Saint Missionaries in California Are Ready to Help

Latter-Day Saint Missionaries in California Are Ready to Help

Missionaries in the Bay Area of California for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are reaching out to digitally to serve, comfort, and support those in need. “We just wanted to reach out and offer our support,” said missionaries from Los Altos. “We’d love to connect with you online. Pray with you read scriptures with you, or answer …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 22 March 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Laying Sod at the Washing …

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Angel Moroni Damaged on Salt Lake Temple After Earthquake

Angel Moroni Damaged on Salt Lake Temple After Earthquake

UPDATE 9:40am: Daniel Woodruff, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement Wednesday morning to media: The Salt Lake Temple, which is undergoing a seismic upgrade, sustained minor damage during Wednesday morning’s earthquake. The trumpet on the Angel Moroni statue fell off, and there is minor displacement of some of the temple’s smaller …

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Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Sierra Leone

Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Sierra Leone

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: Our hearts are heavy as we share news of the passing of a young missionary. Elder Antonio Schwenke, age 19, of Vailima, Samoa, passed away Friday due to complications from malaria. He had been serving in …

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