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Filipino Missionaries Receive the Gift of Christmas

Thanks to a charitable act of a group of missionary moms, every full-time missionary serving in the Philippines will receive a Christmas package full of love this year. From white shirts and blouses, to neckties, deodorant, scriptures, and scripture cases. These items that you and I might take for granted, these missionaries might never otherwise have received if it weren’t …

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Talking About Your Mission After Your Mission

Talking About Your Mission After Your Mission

A few days ago, I put out a quick survey for one of my classes. The purpose of the assignment was to collect information that we could use to prepare a persuasive speech. The topic I chose concerned the LDS culture and how we talk about missions and unintentionally (hopefully never intentionally) disaffect those who have chosen not to serve …

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LDS Sister Missionary Serving in Argentina Dies From E. Coli

LDS Sister Missionary Serving in Argentina Dies From E. Coli Infection

A 19-year-old Roy High School graduate and Western Nebraska Community College soccer player died Wednesday night from an E. coli infection while serving an LDS mission in Argentina. Brittany Scadlock was 10 days away from her 20th birthday. “We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Sister Brittany Nicole Scadlock,” LDS Church spokesman Eric Hawkins said. “Sister Scadlock began …

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Church Releases Expansion Plans for Provo MTC

SALT LAKE CITY — Courtesy of Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has finalized plans to expand the missionary training center (MTC) in Provo, Utah. Crews are expected to start building several new structures just south of the existing campus in the summer of 2015. The additional space will be used for classroom learning, personal study …

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What to Make the Missionaries for Dinner

I have to admit, as a missionary, I had it good when it came to food. Not only was I serving in the California Fresno Mission, which covers the fertile soil of the Central Valley, but I was consistently blessed by the generosity of members and non-members alike. From a humble meal of cold bologna sandwiches to skirt-splitting three-course feasts, …

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