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LDS Missionaries Now Allowed to Wear Sunglasses

LDS Missionaries Now Allowed to Wear Sunglasses

UPDATE: Sister missionaries in approve areas are now allowed to wear pants to prevent disease. In the past, the rules regarding sunglasses for missionaries were a bit unclear. Generally, it was accepted that sunglasses were only worn while driving in a car or on preparation day. Now, in order to ensure the protection and health of missionaries (especially in hot …

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Scam Targets Grandparents of LDS Missionaries

SALT LAKE CITY — The state Department of Commerce Thursday received a report of a scam targeting the grandparents of LDS missionaries with a ploy that their grandchild was in trouble and needed them to send money. According to the report, Idaho grandparents of a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received a call to send …

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Elder Wells Returns Home After Brussels Bombing

SANDY, Utah — Welcome home, Elder Wells. Children did the advance work, excitedly running across, up and down the street to tie yellow ribbons to every tree, pole and mailbox. Finally, after the energy and anticipation for his arrival continued to build for more than an hour, dozens of friends and family members gave Mason Wells a Mormon missionary homecoming …

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This Amazing Video Shows Returned LDS Missionaries Speaking Over 50 Languages

This Amazing Video Shows Returned LDS Missionaries Speaking Over 50 Languages

For many, one of the most miraculous experiences of serving an LDS mission is learning a second language. Even for people who are not-members of our faith, seeing thousands of young missionaries speaking foreign languages fluently is awe-inspiring. A new video uploaded on the Prepare to Serve YouTube channel showcases dozens of returned missionaries speaking about their missions and bearing …

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Here’s a Rare Look at the First LDS Sister Missionaries

Here's a Rare Look at the First LDS Sister Missionaries

Thanks to LDS Women of God and LDS.org for researching these women! On April 21, 1898, Lucy Jane “Jennie” Brimhall and Amanda Inez Knight (pictured above) arrived in Liverpool England to start their missions for the Mormon Church. While this may not seem like something spectacular today, it was at the time. In fact, Inez and Jennie were the first single women formally …

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All LDS Missionaries Safe After Devastating Ecuador Earthquake

All LDS Missionaries Safe After Devastating Ecuador Earthquake

On Saturday evening, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the South American country of Ecuador. The largest quake in the region since 1979,  thousands have been left homeless and the death toll has almost surpassed 300. A statement released by LDS Church spokeswoman Kristen Howey  as reported by KSL has confirmed all LDS missionaries serving in Ecuador are safe. “We are grateful …

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LDS Missionary in Taiwan Dies After Vehicle Hit His Bike

LDS Missionary in Taiwan Dies After Vehicle Hit His Bike

According a report from Deseret News, Elder David Hampton of North Ogden was killed today, April 12, after a vehicle struck him while he was riding his bicycle. Hampton was serving in the Taiwan Taichung Mission, where he arrived in December 2015. Steve and Cyndi Hampton, his parents, released the following written statement: “We heard this morning that our son, …

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2 Mormon Missionaries Drop a Beat (w/ Lyrics)

These two missionaries serving in England came up with a clever rap to teach about the gospel, and it just happen to include a nice way of asking to come in and share more. Like and follow Mormon Memes on Facebook for more fun LDS content! Mormon Missionaries Beatboxing! Check out these LDS Missionaries kill'n it! Amazing!Thanks to Josh Poulter …

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Elder Nielson Gives Update Since Missionary Age Change

As millions of Latter-day Saints around the world prepare for the 186th annual general conference of the Church, Elder Brent H. Nielson of the Seventy and executive director of the Missionary Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat down for an interview in mid-February to reflect on the progress of the Church’s missionary program. Media initiatives, …

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