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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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Latter-Day Saint Missionaries in California Are Ready to Help

Latter-Day Saint Missionaries in California Are Ready to Help

Missionaries in the Bay Area of California for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are reaching out to digitally to serve, comfort, and support those in need. “We just wanted to reach out and offer our support,” said missionaries from Los Altos. “We’d love to connect with you online. Pray with you read scriptures with you, or answer …

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Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Sierra Leone

Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Sierra Leone

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: Our hearts are heavy as we share news of the passing of a young missionary. Elder Antonio Schwenke, age 19, of Vailima, Samoa, passed away Friday due to complications from malaria. He had been serving in …

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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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Sister Missionary Passes Away in Texas, Church Offers Condolences

Sister Missionary Passes Away in Texas, Church Offers Condolences - Katherine Pindar

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: With sadness, we share news of the passing of a young sister missionary serving in the Texas Houston East Mission. Sister Katherine Pindar, age 19, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away overnight in her sleep following a …

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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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Missionaries Sing Gorgeous Hymns from the Kingdom of Tonga

Missionaries Sing Gorgeous Hymns from the Kingdom of Tonga

A group of Latter-day Saint missionaries perform hymns unique to members of the Church in the Kingdom of Tonga. Elders Foki and Hyatt and Sisters Teutau, Schaumkel, Richardson, and Tua’one sing “Folofola Mai ‘a Sisu” and “Fakaha ‘e he ‘Otua.” Roughly translated, these hymns discuss the gathering of God’s people and important teachings of the Lord.

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