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Mormons Around the World Country Newsroom Websites July 30, 2015
MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.
Mormonism in Pictures: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Expands Outreach
Musical volunteers serve as international ambassadors for Church
Every week, members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square can be found on Temple Square practicing for their next performance, which could be their weekly broadcast, general conference, special concert or tour. The Utah-based singers and musicians, all volunteers, have been called “America’s Choir” by former U.S. President Ronald Reagan. They also travel the world as ambassadors for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to share their inspirational messages and touch the hearts of fans young and old.
Broadway Artist Joins Mormon Tabernacle Choir Pioneer Day Concert
Broadway performer Laura Osnes appeared with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for the annual Pioneer Day concert Friday evening.
Church Launches Online Campaign to Recognize Pioneers Past and Present
Modern pioneers encouraged to share their stories
A global social media campaign launched by the Church recognizes the legacy of early and modern-day Mormon pioneers who have overcome challenges in their lives.
LDS Charities Donates Medical Supplies in Papua New Guinea
LDS Charities is participating in Pacific Partnership 2015, a four-month long U.S. Pacific Fleet humanitarian and civic assistance project that brings together U.S. military personnel, host and partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and international agencies.
Elder Andersen Meets Jerusalem Mayor During Israel Visit
Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, were in Jerusalem last week to attend the 2015 International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies Conference. During the trip, Elder Andersen visited Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.
Church Leader Linda K. Burton Throws Out First Pitch at Dodgers Game
Several thousand members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined other baseball fans in Los Angeles, California, on Friday, July 10, 2015, to see the Los Angeles Dodgers take on the Milwaukee Brewers during the annual Mormon Night at Dodger Stadium.
Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words | July 9, 2015
Thousands Remember President Boyd K. Packer
Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | July 2, 2015
This “Getting It Right” includes coverage surrounding the Freedmen's Bureau Project which digitizes 1.5 million images containing African American Civil War-era records and names.
Missionaries Serving in Some Missions No Longer Required to Wear Suit Coats
To reduce the financial burden on missionaries and their families, elders who are called to serve in missions identified by the Church as having hot climates will no longer be required to purchase or wear suit coats. 

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