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Public Welcome to Tour New Provo Missionary Training Center Expansion

News Release by Mormon Newsroom The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a public open house of the newly expanded Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah, July 31 through August 19, 2017, with additional tours available August 21-25 for registered BYU Education Week participants. Open house tickets will be available beginning Monday, …

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LDS First Presidency Announces Mission Merge in Russia

LDS First Presidency Announces Mission Merge in Russia

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Saturday regarding the merging of two missions in Russia: The First Presidency announces that effective July 1, the Russia Vladivostok Mission will merge with the Russia Novosibirsk Mission. Doing so requires fewer volunteers to staff the combined mission. In anticipation of this change, …

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Watch These LDS Triplets Open Their Mission Calls Together

Watch These LDS Triplets Open Their Mission Calls Together

Triplets Ewan, Cameron and Jared of Scotland have been preparing for their missions since their Primary days. Having seen their parents and older brother Frazer serve their missions in England the boys have looked forward to the day they would be old enough to put in their papers. That day came last month and their calls arrived in April. Without …

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Hear the Touching Tribute to Two Mormon Missionaries By an Italian Tourist

Hear the Touching Tribute to Two Mormon Missionaries By an Italian Tourist

While traveling through Italy on vacation, Chad Chiniquy got off at the wrong train stop. He met two Mormon missionaries and wanted to take them out for lunch. Touched by their humility, he shared his experience in the following video which brought out some unexpected emotions.   Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, …

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6 Tips for Your Mother’s Day Missionary Call

6 Tips for Your Mother’s Day Missionary Call

For the mothers of LDS missionaries, Mother’s Day is extra special because they are able to talk to their missionary on the phone or through a video call. Here are some tips to make this time with your missionary fulfilling and inspiring. Respect the rules. When faced with the joy of talking to your missionary, it may be hard to …

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LDS Missionary Dies in Wisconsin

LDS Missionary Dies in Wisconsin

UPDATE: The McCauley family has released the following statement: “Our family is so very sad at the passing of our dear son. We have been so pleased with his service as a missionary and for his love and dedication to Jesus Christ. While this loss is devastating, we take faith in what we know about the Gospel of Jesus Christ and …

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Buzzfeed Spoofs Mormon Missionaries, Comments Fill With Kindness

The media juggernaut Buzzfeed released a video last week spoofing the lives of missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Actors dressed as missionaries filmed on the streets of Los Angeles and spoofed missionaries tracting, street contacting, and having a companion. Warning. The following video may be considered offensive and vulgar. While reactions to the video have …

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Lobbyist Group Asks Trump Administration to Investigate LDS Church

Leaders from two lobbyist groups, the Secular Coalition for America and Rights Equal Rights, have requested the Secretary of State and Attorney General investigate how The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints obtains visas for missionaries serving overseas. Originally reported by the Deseret News, the groups allege LDS senator Gordon Smith and Church Seventy Ralph Hardy Jr. may have received …

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LDS Missionary in Brazil Fights Off Armed Robber

LDS Missionary in Brazil Fights Off Armed Robber

Two LDS missionaries serving in Manaus, Brazil faced a terrifying situation this week and the entire thing was caught on a surveillance camera. Originally uploaded on Facebook, the video shows the missionaries being robbed at gunpoint and one of the missionaries fighting back. While the missionaries are walking down the street, two men on a motorbike approach. One of the …

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