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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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President Nelson Shares His Gratitude for Global Fast Participants

President Nelson Shares His Gratitude for Global Fast Participants

On his social media accounts, Church President Russell M. Nelson shares his deep gratitude to all who participated in the recent fasts for global relief from the effects of COVID-19. Many participants joined in the petition to God regardless of belief or faith tradition. President Nelson also shared that brighter days are ahead, emphasizing that this is made possible through the …

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Local Students Provide Free Grocery Delivery During Global Pandemic

As the world continues to combat the global COVID-19 pandemic, we are continuing to see some of the very best within people as they come forward to provide help during these confusing and trying times. One example of this has been through a young BYU student, John Lindsay, and a recent volunteer service he and many friends have started. While …

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Latter-day Saints Participate in Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Latter-day Saints Participate in Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced an ongoing global effort to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the many projects underway, Church resources and volunteers are being used to help make much-needed face masks and other protective equipment for frontline health care workers. “We know that God will hear and answer our prayers. …

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Messages of Hope From Latter-day Saints Amidst A Global Pandemic

As the world rallies together to help flatten the curve of the growing pandemic of COVID-19, Church leaders have quickly taken to social media to help spread messages of hope and encouragement to many individuals who are feeling concerned about the effects of this virus. Here are some inspiring messages from Church leaders about how we can draw closer to …

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For the Strength of Youth Conferences Postponed Until 2021

Major Organizational Changes Announced to Strengthen Youth

Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, For the Strength of Youth (FSY) conferences scheduled to be held in the U.S. and Canada in 2020 have been postponed until 2021. Stakes invited to attend FSY conferences in 2020 will now attend in 2021. An updated schedule of FSY conferences to be held in the U.S. and Canada in …

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