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“MISSION STORIES” Trailer Released, Kicks Off New Media Franchise

"MISSION STORIES" Trailer Released, Kicks Off New Media Franchise

Excel Entertainment announced today the creation of a new media franchise, MISSION STORIES, focused entirely on telling stories of missionaries for The Church of Jesus-Christ of Latter-day Saints. The franchise launches with the theatrical release of MISSION STORIES, a moving retelling of three true stories of missionary work. The theatrical trailer was launched today and the feature film opens exclusively …

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How to Set Goals Like a Mormon Missionary

The pandemic has changed the world–some things perhaps forever. Like missionary work. In his groundbreaking new book What They Don’t Teach you At the MTC, former Mission President Norman Hill not only explains what has changed, but tells how prospective missionaries and their families, ward missionaries and senior couples, and other ward leaders can make the most of these new …

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How Missionaries Are Comforting Californians During COVID-19

How Missionaries Are Comforting Californians During COVID-19

It has been said that to transform atomized individuals into a strong society, people must build something together by engaging in projects that promote the common good.   This has been happening for much of the past year in the Bay Area of California. Take, for example, the food bank Second Harvest of Silicon Valley. It has fed some 500,000 …

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Elder Uchtdorf Encourages Missionaries to Embrace Technological Advances

Elder Uchtdorf Encourages Missionaries to Embrace Technological Advances

In a new devotional now available for missionaries, an Apostle and his wife encourage these young ambassadors of faith to use technology to help more people know about Jesus Christ. Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pled with the faith’s 54,000 missionaries to use the pandemic as …

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Car Accident Takes the Life of a Young Missionary in Arkansas

Car Accident Takes the Life of a Young Missionary in Arkansas

Elder Jake Smith of Lehi, Utah, died Thursday, January 7, 2021, in a car accident near Rosebud, Arkansas. Sam Penrod, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement on the passing of Elder Smith: Four young missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were involved in an automobile accident Thursday evening …

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Latter-day Saint Missionary in Nigeria Passes Away

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A young missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint has passed away, as reported by Church spokesman Sam Penrod. He provided the following statement: We are saddened to share news that a missionary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints passed away Friday morning, January 1, 2021, while serving in the Nigeria Lagos Mission. Elder …

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Our Favorite Christmas Gifts for LDS Missionaries

Our Favorite Christmas Gifts for LDS Missionaries

Missionaries have faced a hard year. Support them in their work and bring a smile to their faces this Christmas season with one of these inspiring gifts. Whether you want to prepare a missionary, serve someone already serving, or celebrate a missionary returning home, there is something for everyone. A personalized mission ornament makes a lasting keepsake. Available in both …

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Church Resumes Missionary Assignments Outside Countries of Origin

Church Resumes Missionary Assignments Outside Countries of Origin

Daniel Woodruff, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement Wednesday about sending missionaries to assignments outside their home countries: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, many missionaries have accepted reassignments to serve in their home countries due to challenges posed by the coronavirus. We are grateful for their faith and optimism in these …

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Sister Missionary Dies in Switzerland Hiking Accident

Sister Missionary Dies in Switzerland Hiking Accident

On Tuesday, October 13, 2020, a young sister missionary passed away in Switzerland. Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff released the following statement: We are deeply saddened to share news of the passing of a young missionary serving in Switzerland. Sister Annabelle Nielsen, age 20, of Highland, Utah, passed away Tuesday following a hiking accident. She and five other missionaries were hiking …

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Sister Missionary Stabbed By Intruder Shares Miracles & Recovery

Sister Missionary Stabbed By Intruder Shares Miracles & Recovery

On August 16, 2020, two sister missionaries serving in Houston, Texas were stabbed by an intruder. Now, Sister Lauren Willardson is sharing her story of that night and the miracles she’s witnessed since. Sister Willardson recounted that a man broke into the apartment she and her companion shared as missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He …

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