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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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President Nelson Shares Message of Hope During COVID-19 Outbreak

President Nelson Shares Message of Hope During COVID-19 Outbreak

President Russell M. Nelson, prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared a message of hope concerning the COVID-19 outbreak in a new video released today. The message focuses on Jesus Christ, taking care of each other, and remaining optimistic. Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, …

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Here’s Your Inspirational Coronavirus “Care Package”

With all of the events that happened within just 24 hours yesterday, many of us more than likely woke up with some anxiety today. There is a great deal of unknown ahead of us in the coming weeks, and many individuals have become anticipating the worst. However, it’s important in these times to remember who is at the helm. We …

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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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The Rules About Administering The Sacrament at Home

The Rules About Administering The Sacrament at Home

As the COVID-19 virus continues to impact Latter-day Saints around the world, many wonder how to continue partaking of the sacred ordinance of the sacrament if Sunday meetings are canceled. For members of the Church, partaking of the sacrament weekly is an essential part of gospel living. Here is what the General Handbook states about administering the sacrament outside of …

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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

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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

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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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