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    The interviews focus on building a community and encouraging “connection”—rather than a focus on research, records, or marketing new tools. 
    “I can feel how much he loves the Lord and how grateful he is for the Savior’s Atonement by how tenderly he pronounces each word.” Sister Wendy Nelson
    President Nelson reminds of the Creator’s call for each of us to abandon attitudes of prejudice against any group or individual.
    New Canadian temple presidents and matrons are called; temples to re-open observing all government and public health directives.
    Seventies have a special call and ordination to preach the gospel and serve as “special witnesses” of Christ to the world.
    A careful, cautious reintegration of worship services and other meetings and activities will follow the lead of local governments, such as sitting 6 feet from other Church members.
    Elder Gerrit W. Gong will dedicate Canada’s ninth temple.
    Humanitarian donations and assistance in Quebec stakes are part of the global mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
    During this bicentennial year, we should be actively seeking ways to view, read, study, and share “The Restoration of the Fulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ: A Bicentennial Proclamation to the World.”
    The name of the Church is not negotiable, because the Lord has told us what His church shall be called,” said President Nelson to his Canadian audience. “So, we’re not changing names. We’re correcting a name — that’s important to note.” (President Russell M. Nelson, Montreal, August 18, 2018)
    The theme of the 12th International Art Competition is “All Are Alike unto God.”
    “I invite you to join with me in a worldwide fast — for all whose health permits — to pray for relief from the physical, emotional and economic effects of this global pandemic.” (President Russell M. Nelson)