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LDS Missionaries Removed from Madagascar After Plague Outbreak

LDS Missionaries Removed from Madagascar After Plaque Outbreak

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following statement regarding missionaries in Madagascar: Due to the emerging outbreak of plague in Madagascar, as a precautionary measure, the missionaries serving on the island of Madagascar are in the process of being transferred out of this area or temporarily reassigned to other missions. …

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This LDS Missionary’s Parents Take Off His Name Tag & Make the World Cry

This LDS Missionary's Parents Take Off His Name Tag & Make the World Cry

Elder Logan Wood recently returned to his hometown of Muskogee, Oklahoma, after serving a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Riverside, California. As with all missionaries, Elder Wood was instructed to take off his official name tag by his stake president after being formally released. The iconic black name tags are worn by all set-apart …

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10 LDS Missionary Homecoming Ideas

10 LDS Missionary Homecoming Ideas

LDS missionaries and their families face a long separation as part of their service to the Lord. When a mission is over, many families like to celebrate this special time together. However, you may be in need of ideas for your missionary’s homecoming. We’re here to help! Here are ten LDS missionary homecoming ideas. 1. Welcome Home Banners Whether you …

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New Ghana Missionary Training Center Completed

New Ghana Missionary Training Center Completed

Visitors are welcome to attend an open house at the newly completed Ghana Missionary Training Center (MTC) located in Accra through August 12, 2017. Tours run 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and tickets are not required. The new facility will be dedicated October 24, 2017.     Elder Terence M. Vinson, Africa West Area President, said he wants visitors to …

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Withdraws Missionary Story Due to Inaccuracies

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Withdraws Missionary Story Due to Inaccuracies

At the Mission Presidents Seminary this past June, where LDS mission presidents are trained by Church leaders before beginning their assignments around the world, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a story of spiritual rescue. You may have heard it yourself, as it quickly made the rounds on social media and was published in …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the New Provo MTC!

Here's Your First Look Inside the New Provo MTC!

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting a public open house of the newly expanded Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah. The MTC open house begins July 31 and runs through August 19, 2017. This morning, an additional 20,000 complimentary tickets were made available online at mtcopenhouse.lds.org. Additional tours are available …

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How to Survive the Missionary Training Center

How to Survive the Missionary Training Center

For many young Latter-day Saints, preparing to serve a full-time mission is an exciting time. From putting in your papers to finally receiving your mission call, it is filled with milestones you’ll remember for the rest of your life. However, as you approach the date you report to the Missionary Training Center, the anxiety and nerves can rise. Whether you …

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WATCH: A Day in the Life of a Mormon Missionary

WATCH: A Day in the Life of a Mormon Missionary

Young adults typically leave home to study, to work or to travel. But missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leave home, sometimes across the world, to serve others and teach about Jesus Christ. A new video from the UK Mormon Newsroom follows two of these young Mormon missionaries, giving a glimpse into what missionaries do and …

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LDS Church to Conduct Safety Survey Among Missionaries

LDS Church to Conduct Safety Survey Among Missionaries

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Monday, June 5, 2017, about a safety survey being sent to Mormon missionaries around the world: The safety of missionaries is of great importance to the Church. Missionaries are taught principles to keep themselves safe, and in areas where missionary safety may be …

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