It is a mission president’s responsibility to see that every missionary who serves under his direction grows in spirituality and capacity to invite people to repent and to come unto Jesus Christ with faith in Him and take His name upon them, said President Henry B. Eyring on June 25.
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If you looked closely at our group, you would have seen among the sea of white shirts, a speck of navy blue. It belonged to the jacket of a young man who less than six months ago, was busily serving as a missionary here himself. That he is in the Church at all is nothing short of miraculous.
It used to be that, when you took someone to the MTC, at the end of the spiel, the families got up and went through one door marked “Family Exit” and the missionaries went through another labeled “Missionary Exit.” This symbolic physical separation never seemed to get any easier---at least for me.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement Monday regarding a survey circulating among its missionaries. The church said it created the survey to "better understand the day-to-day experiences and perceptions of missionaries" and "identify areas or circumstances where missionary safety may be at the greatest risk."
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a public open house of the newly expanded Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, July 31 through August 19, 2017, with additional tours available August 21-25 for registered BYU Education Week participants.
Every year, nearly 1,000 Mormon missionaries remain on hold in their home countries for as many as 11 months, waiting for a visa to enter the United States. The delays force some to cancel their missions altogether.
The Herways — now Elder and Sister Herway — see refugees with a greater purpose, as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' first-ever senior missionary couple in Italy assigned specifically for humanitarian and refugee service.