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3 Ways to Help Missionaries Share the Gospel During COVID

3 Ways to Help Missionaries Share the Gospel During COVID

Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are called to share the message of the gospel of Jesus Christ with all the world. However, they’ve faced increased challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the work. While missionaries are taking things in stride, they can still use help in adjusting to sharing in different ways. There as …

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Elder Uchtdorf Discusses Sharing the Gospel in Challenging Times

Elder Uchtdorf Discusses Sharing the Gospel in Challenging Times

In a new video released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf discusses how missionaries have adapted to sharing the gospel as the world continues to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. “I think the Lord has granted us a lesson to learn during these difficult times,” Elder Uchtdorf said. “If we unite as …

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Church Announces New Dress Standards for Elder Missionaries

Church Announces New Dress Standards for Elder Missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced exceptions to the dress standards for young men serving as missionaries. The exceptions, which were approved by the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, will give Area Presidencies the ability to adjust missionary attire in specific locations to improve and maintain missionary dignity, safety, effectiveness, approachability and cultural …

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Thousands of Reassigned Missionaries Head Out to New Missions

Thousands of Reassigned Missionaries Head Out to New Missions

Thousands of reassigned missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are heading out to new assignments in their home countries following disruptions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Young missionaries across the world returned home from their international assignments in waves this spring, when Church leaders became concerned for their health and safety when the pandemic hit. “We …

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Church Emphasizes Travel Guidelines for Missionaries in New Statement

Church Emphasizes Travel Guidelines for Missionaries in New Statement

With Latter-day Saint missionaries continuing to travel around the world as they are reassigned or are coming home, Church officials have released a new statement emphasizing strict adherence to travel guidelines. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff. As we have recently announced, missionaries throughout the world are departing for their new assignments and will continue to do …

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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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Elder Uchtdorf Shares Heartwarming Video of Missionary Grandson

Elder Uchtdorf Shares Heartwarming Video of Missionary Grandson

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, shared a sweet message of support for the thousands of Latter-day Saint missionaries around the world affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Included in his message on social media, was a video of his missionary grandson. You can read the message and watch the video below. Recently we …

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Early Releases for Latter-day Saint Missionaries Announced

Early Releases for Latter-day Saint Missionaries Announced

According to a news report from Deseret News, thousands of Latter-day Saint missionaries will be officially released from their callings as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world. Though no access to the original report is available at this time, Deseret News reports the following missionaries will be released: • All elders serving in the U.S. and Canada …

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Here Are the Self-Isolation Guidelines for Missionaries

Here Are the Self-Isolation Guidelines for Missionaries

As missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints return to their home countries amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Church leaders have released the following guidelines for self-isolation for these missionaries. As many missionaries return home in the coming weeks due to the COVID-19 outbreak, they will be asked to self-isolate for 14 days, regardless of where they traveled …

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