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Coverage of the Mission Presidents' Seminar held June 24-27 and the 410,000-acre fire blazing in Arizona — which as of press time had forced the evacuation of some 13,000 members and destroyed at least 60 members' homes — will be included the July 6 Church News.

Church members — working with the Red Cross and other religious organizations — have provided food, clothing, shelter and support to the evacuees. In addition, the Church sent two semi truckloads of hygiene kits, school kits, blankets, towels, sleeping bags and other essential items to the area.

Fires have also forced the evacuation of another 30 members in Colorado. See fire coverage on the Church News Web site: Arizona fires threaten, destroy homes

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