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Sydney Latter-day Saints Commemorate Joseph Smith’s First Vision

Sydney Commemorates Joseph Smith’s First Vision

Samoa Bound Missionaries Experience Virtual Missionary Training Center 

Coming from two different states of Australia, Elder Folauga Nua and Elder Jordan Luki became ‘virtual’ missionary companions on 17th March as they began their online training in preparation for their fulltime missions in Samoa, Apia Mission.

Australians, New Zealanders and Others Find Strength and Peace During Pandemic

From Pacific Newsroom Latter-day Saints Around the World Share 

Church Provides Service Options for Missionaries

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles sent the following letter March 31, 2020, to all Latter-day Saints about new service options for missionaries who have returned home becaues of COVID-19. See the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Saints worldwide.

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COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latter-day Saints Around the World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

This Week’s General Conference Promises to Be Memorable

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (April 4–5, 2020) will be unlike any prior conference in the history of the Church.

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Macarthur Missionary Safely Home

Prophet Invites All to Fast and Pray for Relief from COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a new video message , President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the world to join him on March 29, 2020, for a day of fasting and prayer for relief from COVID-19.

Further Adjustments to Missionary Service

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter about missionary service on March 26, 2020, to Church members around the globe. 

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First Presidency Temporarily Closes All Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter about temple closures on March 25, 2020, to Latter-day Saints everywhere.