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“The hopeful person has learned to draw strength from our ultimate source of hope, which is Jesus Christ,” said Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf to Provo MTC missionaries.

Scheduled to start July 1, 2024, the 36 new missions will be in seven U.S. states and 20 other countries.

Members of the Missionary Executive Council highlighted President Nelson’s prophetic call to serve and the enthusiastic responses by youth and seniors.

Also, a policy adjustment now allows prospective missionaries to submit applications 150 days before availability date.

“When you don’t know what to say, you speak of Christ,” Elder Neil L. Andersen said.

Young Women General President Emily Belle Freeman told missionaries that as they teach the doctrine of Christ, they will be changed and they will change others.

A “synergy” results when bringing missionaries, Church leaders together, says Elder Nash, Missionary Department executive director.

Sister Taylor Erin Maw, of Washington state, died in the hospital of an undetermined illness

Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Missionary Executive Council speak on each chapter of the second edition of “Preach My Gospel” in these daily videos.

This Church News video titled “My Mission Influence” features Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Elder David A. Bednar, Elder Neil L. Andersen, Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Dale G. Renlund speaking about drawing closer to Jesus Christ as full-time missionaries.

Updates range from using time wisely to communicating with friends and interacting with the opposite gender and children.

At a Provo MTC devotional, he speaks of repentance requiring the Redeemer, a sincere heart and real intent, and a connection with ordinances, covenants and the Holy Ghost.

While in Brasília, Elder Ulisses Soares shared unique connection to a convert from his mission. In Maceió, he taught about representing the Savior.

Elder Papa Fe’iloaki, 22, died shortly after being admitted with a fever and pneumonia.

Members of the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Missionary Executive Council are featured in part two of a Church News podcast series about ‘Preach My Gospel’

73 were baptized on June 24 in Makurdi and another 37 in Jos in the West African nation

Members of the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Missionary Executive Council are featured in this Church News podcast about “Preach My Gospel.”

Sister Marina Carver, 59, of Riverton, Utah, died July 22 following a head-on collision on the island of Santo, Vanuatu; her husband, Elder Richard Carver, is being treated for injuries.

Sister Sela Kata spent several weeks juggling hope and faith, grief and loss, family support and missionary service — all more than 2,400 miles from home.

During the 2023 Seminar for New Mission Leaders, Elder Neil L. Andersen felt inspired to ask and answer three questions for new mission leaders.

Missionaries helped assemble rocking chairs for a Smithsonian Folklife Festival program about the Ozarks.

Everything changed for Sister Monica Johnson when she heard President Russell M. Nelson’s talk, “Let God Prevail.”

The Serve a Mission landing page provides information about types of missionary service the Church offers, answers to questions and how to start the process of preparing for a mission.

In her 2023 Seminar for New Mission Leaders address, Sister Amy A. Wright highlighted names that Book of Mormon prophets used for Jesus Christ.

“Preach My Gospel” chapter 9: “Understanding the need to find helped me be fearless in opening my mouth to find and teach,” Elder Ronald A. Rasband taught new mission leaders.

Elder Gary E. Stevenson said during the 2023 Seminar for New Mission Leaders that the “Preach My Gospel” app provides practical application for missionaries to accomplish the work through goals and plans.

“Preach My Gospel” chapter 10: At the 2023 Seminar for New Mission Leaders, Elder David A. Bednar encouraged leaders to find ways to help individuals focus their faith on Jesus Christ, learn correct principles for themselves and respond to invitations to act.

At the 2023 Seminar for New Mission Leaders, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland offered gratitude for prayers on his behalf and asked mission leaders to “believe in prayer.”

At the 2023 Seminar for New Mission Leaders, President Dallin H. Oaks outlined the plan of salvation and how missionaries can teach that Jesus Christ’s mission is central to the plan.

Elder Cook, President Cordon and Elder Nash spoke to media gathered at the Provo MTC soon after the June 22 announcement of the manual’s second edition.