Fourteen months after closing its 10 missionary training centers worldwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is preparing to reopen three teaching facilities for new missionaries, leaders announced in a news release Monday.
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We are saddened to share news of the passing of two young missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who were killed in a head-on traffic collision on Tuesday in Denton, Texas. The missionaries were both assigned to the Texas Fort Worth Mission.
Missionary Department encourages missionaries to be vaccinated; those choosing not to will serve in home countries
Church leaders in the United States received the latest vaccination directive in an April 23 letter from the Missionary Department.
In a missionary broadcast given on Thursday, April 15, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland described how the Holy Ghost should be the third member in any truly effective missionary companionship. He called three “a sacred number in the mathematics of the gospel”.
With great sadness, we share news of the death of a young missionary serving in the El Salvador San Salvador West/Belize Mission. Elder Fernando Antonio Ramos Garcia died on Wednesday after drowning in a river in the municipality of Nahulingo, Sonsonate.
Many missionaries along with local ward and branch leaders and teachers have difficulty adjusting to online or remote teaching. They say they can’t feel the Spirit while teaching “through a box.” But research and experience suggest other factors matter far more in teaching and learning than proximity.