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Friday, June 19, 2020

BREAKING NEWS: All Stake Conferences Cancelled Through November 1, 2020

Hello again, everyone! One of the key duities of menmbers of the Quorum of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and particularly for the most senior apostles not in the First Presidency is to set the schedule Churchwide for stake conferences. As shared earlier tonight through LDS Living, a letter from M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the Church has canceled all stake conferences through November 1 of this year, with the situation to be reevaluated closer to that date. The letter also indicates that, as needed, the business which would ordinarily be conducted in stake conference can be handled through technological methods, and that, in some cases, when an exception is granted by the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles,a stake confeerence can go forward if proper precautions are taken. I am grateful for the ongoing attention from all living apostles in the Church towards adapting in the midst of ever-changing situations due to COVID-19. I am similarly grateful to have reported this week on the hospitalization of Elder Jeffrey R. Holland. I continue to monitor all Church news and temple updates and will do my best to bring you all word of those to you all here as I become aware of such things.

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6 comments:

  1. Hello again, everyone! On this Father's Day, the Newsroom and the Church News have provided a couple new articles which are worthy of your attention:

    https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/elder-stevenson-reflects-on-his-father-shares-how-he-hears-christ-in-hearhim-video

    https://www.thechurchnews.com/living-faith/2020-06-21/conversion-story-germany-california-utah-covid-19-missionaries-internet-187094

    My thanks once again to you all for your continued interest and ongoing support.

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    1. And the Church News has covered Elder Stevenson's newly posted video as well:

      https://www.thechurchnews.com/living-faith/2020-06-21/watch-the-churchs-new-hearhim-video-elder-stevenson-186991

      My thanks once again to you all.

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  2. Hello again, everyone! A variation of "This Week on Social" wAs published today by the Church News and entitled: "This Father's Day on Social"

    https://www.thechurchnews.com/living-faith/2020-06-21/fathers-day-church-leaders-social-media-express-love-gratitude-187347

    Featured in the special edition of this article are the following general leaders: Elders Ronald A. Rasband and Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Primary General President Sister Joy D. Jones; and representatives from the Church’s Family History Department.

    My thanks once again to you all.

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  3. Hello again, everyone! Given its' coverage by the Newsroom and the Church Temples site, this is hardly breaking news, but I wanted to note here that 6 temples are set to reopen under phase 1 one week from today (on Monday June 29):

    https://www.thechurchnews.com/temples/2020-06-22/lds-temples-open-worldwide-phased-reopening-183918

    The 6 in question are of the reopening plan are: the Columbia South Carolina, Colonia Juárez Chihuahua Mexico, Guadalajara Mexico, Las Vegas Nevada, Monterrey Mexico, and Toronto Ontario Temples.

    Also, for the first time today, the Church announced that though the Curitiba Brazil Temple had previously been slated to reopen (which may have been set to occur today), a reevaluation has resulted in that temple continuing to remain closed for the time being.

    I continue to monitor all Church news and temple updates, and will be sure to pass word of those along to you all as I become aware of such things. In the meantime, my thanks once again to you all.

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  4. Rendering released for the Mendoza Argentina Temple.

    https://newsroom.churchofjesuschrist.org/article/rendering-released-mendoza-argentina-temple

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    1. Eric, thanks for posting here about this development. I found out about it at around the same time you published your comment here. I wasn't able to get anything posted about it here until around an hour after that, and I'll need to expand that original short post later this afternoon/evening. The news means that I'll once again have to completely revise my theories about announced temples and the timing for their groundbreakings, so stay tuned for all of that as I am able to put it together and publish it here. In the meantime, thanks again for posting about this here, complete with the URL where the news release can be found. I always appreciate your contributions to this blog.

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