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17 Latter-day Saint Temples Reopened for Phase 1

17 Latter-day Saint Temples Re-Opened for Phase 1

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has opened 17 more temples as part of their ongoing effort to reopen temples around the world. All opened temples are currently at Phase 1 of the reopening. This means live sealings can be performed between members who have already received their own temple endowments. See the full list of Phase 1 …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 10 May 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. Abatement Activity at Taylorsville Meetinghouse …

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Church Helps Repatriate Argentine Citizens During COVID-19 Pandemic

Church Helps Repatriate Argentine Citizens During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in collaboration with the Chancellor’s Office of Argentina, recently helped repatriate nearly 100 Argentine citizens who were stranded in Mexico because of COVID-19 imposed travel restrictions. In late April, a flight from Mexico landed at the Ezeiza International Airport in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with Argentine citizens and 150 Latter-day Saint missionaries from …

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Philippine Missionaries Share Their Stories of the Virtual MTC Experience

Philippine Missionaries Share Their Stories of the Virtual MTC Experience

On March 20, Ana Liza Torres walked into an empty classroom inside the Philippines Missionary Training Center (MTC) and conducted her first day of training. Her trainees, which consisted of ten missionaries, were on the other end of her laptop waiting to begin their first virtual missionary training. Traditionally, missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin their service by reporting …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 3 May 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. Tower Walls Poured for the …

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Join Virtual Women’s Conference, “Gather All Safely in Christ”

Join Virtual Women's Conference, "Gather All Safely in Christ"

Latter-day Saint women and men from around the world are gathering virtually this week for the BYU Women’s Conference. Speakers will share uplifting messages on the gospel of Jesus Christ. The all-digital event is co-sponsored by the Relief Society, the women’s organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The annual event normally attracts thousands of guests to the …

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Elder Falabella Joins Faith Leaders in Peru for Virtual Prayer

Elder Falabella Joins Faith Leaders in Peru for Virtual Prayer

Elder Enrique Falabella, president of the South America Northwest Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, joined with other faith leaders in Peru to pray for relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual prayer gathering was hosted by The Interreligous Council of Peru: Religions for Peace and was presented in a nationwide broadcast on April 7, 2020. …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 26 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. Location of Bentonville Arkansas Temple …

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Bentonville Arkansas Temple Location Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Bentonville Arkansas Temple. The temple, which was announced in October 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on an 8.8-acre site located at 1101 McCollum Road. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 25,000 square feet with a center spire. The temple …

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Senior Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies Due to COVID-19

Senior Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies Due to COVID-19

A senior missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: We are saddened to share news of the passing of a senior missionary. Elder Allen Dee Pace, age 68, passed away Saturday due to complications from COVID-19. He and his wife, Sister Nedra Pace, are from …

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