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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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Sister Missionaries Stabbed, Neighbor Charged in Crime

Sister Missionaries Stabbed, Neighbor Charged in Crime

Around 4 a.m. on Sunday, two sister missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in Houston, Texas, were attacked inside their apartment, according to local reports. Both unidentified sisters were stabbed as they were sleeping and were quickly transported to a local hospital. They are expected to make a full recovery. Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff released …

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Some Missionaries Returning to Foreign Assignments, Church Announces

New Ghana Missionary Training Center Completed

In an update released on the Church Newsroom, Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff announced a small number of missionaries have been able to return or go to their original assignments in Europe and Asia. His full statement from August 7, 2020, reads: Over the last several weeks, the Church has been able to send a small number of missionaries to their …

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Shots Fired at Provo MTC, No Injuries Reported

Shots Fired at Provo MTC, No Injuries Reported

In the early hours of Monday morning, an unidentified driver of a white SUV shot multiple rounds into the main security booth at the entrance of the Provo Missionary Training Center. The shooting took place at 2:28 a.m. and it is unclear if any guards were in the booth at that time. Church spokesman Eric Hawkins said no injuries have …

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Check Out This 2 Mission Plaque for Missionaries Affected By COVID-19

For thousands of missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed the course of their service. Many have been reassigned from one part of the world to another. To help honor these missionaries, LDSBookstore.com has created a special mission plaque that allows you to feature two missions on a single plaque. You …

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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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