Deseret News: From ‘that dreadful day’ to resuming in-person worship: How Latter-day Saints weathered the past 2.5 monthsThrough interviews, reporting over nearly four months and press accounts, the Deseret News has compiled a picture of the Church’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Shortened length of service for missionaries returning to the U.S. and Canada among updated adjustments from Church leadersChurch leaders announced additional adjustments to missionary work on March 26, including a specific shortening of length of service for full-time missionaries returning from international assignments to the U.S. and Canada.
Utah Area presidency asks families to not congregate at airports as unprecedented numbers of missionaries return homeAs large numbers of missionaries return home due to the global health crises, the Utah Area presidency asks members and missionaries to follow self-isolation instructions with greater care.
Coronavirus update: All 10 MTCs are closing, nonnative missionaries to return from Mexico, Vietnam and IndiaMissionary training centers are temporarily closing and more nonnative missionaries are returning to their home countries, as the Church updated its adjustments for missionary service on Monday, March 23.
Latter-day Saint Charities responds to coronavirus, assisting with commodities and financing worldwideLatter-day Saint Charities is assisting with efforts in the wake of global health concerns, including providing support, supplies and funding worldwide and helping with increased production from Church canneries and food-processing plants.
Church recalling many missionaries to home countries, MTCs to not receive new missionariesSubstantial numbers of full-time missionaries serving in countries other than their own will likely be returning to their home countries, and missionary training centers worldwide will not be receiving new missionaries.