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Returned Missionaries: This Awesome App Needs Your Help!

Returned Missionaries: This Awesome App Needs Your Help!

An inspired new app now makes sharing and learning about any Latter-day Saint mission in the world easier than ever before. Lifey, founded by Alex Balinski and launched in August 2018, is a video sharing platform where anyone can submit short (60 second or less) clips via their mobile device on a variety of topics for the public to view. On …

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Church Announces 4 New Missions, Realigns 12 Others

Church Announces 4 New Missions, Realigns 12 Others

In a statement from the Church’s official Newsroom, changes are coming to multiple missions around the world with four new missions and boundary realignments for 12 others. The following four missions will open in July 2019: Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa East Guatemala Antigua Perú Limatambo Philippines Antipolo The Church will also realign the boundaries for the following 12 …

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Dress Standards Updated for Sister Missionaries

Dress Standards Updated for Sister Missionaries

In a news release from the Church’s official Newsroom, it was announced sister missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in all 407 missions around the world now have the option to wear dress slacks.   The adjustment to dress standards, which takes effect immediately, was approved by the First Presidency and is primarily motivated by safety …

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Watch Inspiring Missionary Parody of “From Now On”

Watch Inspiring Missionary Parody of "From Now On"

Created by a team of ward members and missionaries in Branson, Missouri, this parody of “From Now On” from the hit movie musical “The Greatest Showman” is surprisingly inspiring! It focuses on conversion to the gospel of Jesus Christ and how a life can be changed. We think the team did a pretty great job! Watch the music video below.

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4 Great Christmas Gifts for Missionaries

A gift from home can help Latter-day Saint missionaries feel rejuvenated and loved. Here are four great Christmas gifts for missionaries to help you find a gift that is inspiring and appropriate. Personalized Mission Ornaments Your missionary will never forget a mission Christmas, but these personalized ornaments are a great idea anyway. Choose from multiple design options and personalize with …

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Church Announces Changes to Recommendation Process for Young Missionaries

Church Announces Changes to Recommendation Process for Young Missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to the recommendation process for young missionary candidates. These expanded opportunities will allow more young people to serve as missionaries in various capacities that meet their personal needs or circumstances. A letter was sent to Church leaders on November 16 to share these changes.    Beginning January 2, 2019, all …

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These Missionaries Want to Share a Quick Message of Hope With You

These Missionaries Want to Share a Quick Message of Hope With You

Elder Harker and Elder Ehlers, two missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared a quick message about hope on social media. The two and a half minute video is a great reminder of how we can find hope even in the midst of troubled times. As official representatives of Jesus Christ, there is nothing like hearing …

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Missionaries Evacuated as Hurricane Nears the US Southeast Coast

Missionaries Evacuated as Hurricane Nears the US Southeast Coast

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released this statement on Hurricane Florence: “Missionaries in the path of Hurricane Florence are taking necessary precautions to remain safe as the storm prepares to make landfall. Missionaries serving in coastal areas are being moved to safe locations with adequate supplies. Mission presidents are instructing missionaries on safety protocols as well as …

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Prospective Missionaries Will Now Receive Their Calls Online

Prospective Missionaries Will Now Receive Their Calls Online

Young men, young women and senior couples preparing to serve as full-time missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are getting a quicker, more convenient way to open their mission calls. The Church is rolling out a new initiative in which missionary candidates receive their assignments online instead of in the mail. This process has been tested …

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