First Presidency announces additional options for missionaries amid COVID-19 The First Presidency announced additional options for the thousands of missionaries returning home due to COVID-19 concerns, as well as those in online training or with call in hand.
Shortened length of service for missionaries returning to the U.S. and Canada among updated adjustments from Church leaders Church 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.
How COVID-19 is affecting the Church’s missionary force of 67,000 — no missionary has tested positive Adjustments to missionary work due to the coronavirus pandemic has directly affected nearly half of the Church's missionary force, but no missionary has posted positive for COVID-19.
Utah Area presidency asks families to not congregate at airports as unprecedented numbers of missionaries return home As 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 India Missionary 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 worldwide Latter-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 missionaries Substantial 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.
Church announces adjustments to missionary work, will continue to call missionaries despite coronavirus concerns Temporary adjustments will be made to missionary work in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, leaders announced Monday morning.
22 European missions sending home missionaries with medical conditions due to COVID-19 concerns The Church announced all senior missionaries and young missionaries with serious or chronic medical conditions serving in Europe will return home beginning today.
Church announces more temple closures, guidelines for large gatherings at BYU, BYU-Idaho, BYU-Hawaii, LDSBC The Church announced more temple closures on Wednesday evening, as well as guidelines for large events at Church-owned college campuses, due to ongoing concerns related to the COVID-19 virus.
Changes to general conference, missionary work, stake conferences announced by the Church in response to coronavirus In three letters addressed to all Church members, the First Presidency announced changes to April general conference, MTCs and stake conferences.