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New Zealand Missionaries Create, Perform New LDS Haka

New Zealand Missionaries Create, Perform New LDS Haka

A New Zealand news program, Te Karere, has released a new segment featuring over 200 LDS missionaries from the New Zealand Hamilton Mission learning a new haka. Created especially for their mission, the idea was first inspired by a Tahitian missionary. President Charles Rudd, mission president, explained  in the segment, “We had some former missionaries that had completed their missions …

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Sister Missionary Giveaway! Nominate Your Sister Today.

Sister Missionary Giveaway! Enter Your Sister Today for Great Prizes.

Missionary  Mailbag and Latter Day Sister Missionary are having a contest to bless a deserving sister missionary with some missionary basics. Nominate a preparing/serving sister missionary at missionarygiveaway.com. Voting closes 12/23/15 so hurry! Winner will be decided by your votes. Prizes include: Latter-day Sister Missionary – 4 reversible skirts + 4 tops and MORE! Missionary Mailbag – Free account and two …

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MTC Will Return to 3-Week Training for Native Speakers

MTC Will Return to 3-Week Training for Native Speaking Missionaries

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom. Beginning March 1, 2016, missionaries assigned to teach in their native languages will again spend three weeks in the missionary training center (MTC). In October 2012, President Thomas S. Monson announced a reduction in the age for missionary service, making missionary service an option for a large number of additional young men and women. To …

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All LDS Missionaries in Paris Safe Following String of Deadly Terrorist Attacks

All LDS Missionaries in Paris Safe Following String of Deadly Terrorist Attacks

Originally posted on LDS Living.  Following a string of terrorist attacks in Paris that has left at least 150 people dead, the France Paris Mission Babin is reporting that all LDS missionaries are safe and ordered to stay indoors.   In an unprecedented terrorist attack on France–the worst violence the country has experienced since World War II–reports of mass hostage-taking, …

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LDS Mission President’s Wife Dies in Ghana

LDS Mission President's Wife Dies in Ghana

Ryan Hill suspected the worst Sunday morning when his father, an LDS Church mission president in Ghana, phoned and asked him to hold while he added Ryan’s siblings to the call. Ryan thought there may have been a death in the family, but it didn’t cross his mind that it could be his mother, Sister Raelene B. Hill, 64, who …

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Famous LDS Prankster Stuart Edge Shares Mission Experiences

Famous LDS Prankster Stuart Edge Shares Mission Experiences

  With more than 2 million subscribers on YouTube, Stuart Edge is more than just a prankster. He’s an actor, director, musician, magician, dancer and comedian. Best known for his pranks, such as his original Mistletoe Kissing Prank (now with over 27 million views), Edge is also a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In …

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Construction Service Missionaries Discuss New Provo Temple

Construction Service Missionaries Discuss New Provo Temple

  A great story is making the rounds on social media about a missionary couple and the Provo City Center Temple. The following was posted by the Provo City Center Temple Open House and Dedication Facebook page: When Jay and Sylvia Newitt go to work every morning, they put on work clothes, orange vests, hard hats, and — missionary name …

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JUST RELEASED: A Powerful Survival Guide for an Early Returned Missionary’s First 30 Days Home

A Powerful Survival Guide for an Early Returned Missionary’s First 30 Days Home

Ashley Sargeant, an early-returned missionary and advocate for mental health awareness, has released a powerful new program for those struggling with an early release from their LDS missions. Designed to help an early-returned missionary through their first thirty days at home, the “Welcome Home Kit” includes a free PDF guide with scriptures to study, videos to watch, and personal pages to …

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