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Utah Area Presidency Urges Members to Wear Masks

Utah Area Presidency Urges Members to Wear Masks

In an email sent out to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah, which is approximately 68% of the state, Church leaders urge members to wear masks in an attempt to curb the growing number of cases of COVID-19. You can read the full letter below. Dear Brothers and Sisters: We are in the midst …

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Church Reports on Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts, Largest in Church History

Church Reports on Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts, Largest in Church History

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members have worked tirelessly to provided humanitarian aid in a variety of ways. The actions taken by the Church and Latter-day Saint Charities represent the largest humanitarian aid response in the history of the Church. According to a new video released by the Church …

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Church’s Sacred Clothing Facilities Help Produce Masks & Gowns

Church's Sacred Clothing Facilities Help Produce Masks & Gowns

Hundreds of thousands of cloth face masks and surgical gowns for health care workers are being produced by employees of Beehive Clothing’s six facilities around the world to help address local needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The facilities are owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “We, as a global church, have sought ways to …

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First Presidency Provides Guidelines for Safely Returning to Church Meetings and Activities

First Presidency Provides Guidelines for Safely Returning to Church Meetings and Activities

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have authorized a phased return to some of the faith’s weekly worship services and activities. A letter sent today to general and local leaders around the world says this can be done only when local government regulations allow and after the faith’s Area Presidencies provide additional …

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First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic. “With profound gratitude to our Heavenly Father that He has heard our prayers, we rejoice in announcing a careful, phased reopening of temples,” the First …

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President Nelson Addresses Reintegration of Church Worship and Activities

President Nelson Addresses Reintegration of Church Worship and Activities

In a video on his social media accounts, the prophet addresses the 16.5 million global members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding efforts by Church leaders to resume religious practice and worship in meetinghouses and temples worldwide. Information and current situations continue to be closely monitored and approached with caution. The prophet assures step-by-step measures will be communicated …

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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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Church Cancels 2020 Treks and Pageants

Church Cancels 2020 Treks and Pageants

The following notice was sent Thursday, April 30, 2020, to leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint worldwide. Also see other ways COVID-19 is impacting Church members around the globe. Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Church recreational properties in the United States and Canada used for youth camps and conferences are closed until further notice. In …

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Inspiring Lessons From Latter-day Saints During Past Pandemics

Inspiring Lessons From Latter-day Saints During Past Pandemics

As many of us are doing our very best during the difficult times of this pandemic, we can often feel like this an unprecedented event we have never experienced before. Though the COVID-19 pandemic is new and can leave so many of us feeling anxious, we can take heart in knowing that we as a people have faced similar dangers, …

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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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