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Temple Square Sister Missionaries Sing “Amazing Grace”

Temple Square Sister Missionaries Sing "Amazing Grace"

Sister missionaries serving on Temple Square released a beautiful cover of Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone), originally arranged by Chris Tomlin. You can watch the music video below.   Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and …

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Provo Missionary Training Center Resumes In-Person Training

Provo Missionary Training Center Resumes In-Person Training

For the first time in 15 months, a small group of new missionaries arrived at the Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah, on Wednesday afternoon to start in-person training. A new era of online instruction at home for a week before heading to the MTC for completion also began today. “I think that we’ve noticed that relationships have already been …

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Missionary Training Centers to Resume Limited On-Site Training

Missionary Training Centers to Resume Limited On-Site Training

As COVID-19 conditions continue to improve in some locations, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is looking ahead to resume on-site training for new missionaries in a phased and cautious approach. Over the past 14 months, more than 30,000 missionaries have received training in advance of their full-time missions through online training originating from the Church’s 10 missionary …

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Senior Service Missions Now Available Worldwide

Senior Service Missions Now Available Worldwide

A letter from the First Presidency says senior service mission opportunities are now available for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints anywhere around the world. Senior service mission assignments were previously available only to those who live in the United States, Canada and a limited number of other areas. These missionaries live at home and serve for eight …

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Church Encourages Missionaries to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine

Church Encourages Missionaries to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccine

The Missionary Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following message on Friday, April 23, 2021, to Church leaders in the United States: COVID-19 vaccines are becoming available in many places throughout the world. All missionaries and prospective missionaries are encouraged to safeguard themselves and others by being vaccinated. Individuals are responsible to make their …

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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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