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Elder Nattress Visits with Samoan Latter-day Saints

Thanks to support from the Samoa Government, Elder K. Brett Nattress recently travelled from Pago Pago to Apia to meet with leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and missionaries.

Stake Presidents meet with Elder K. Brent Nattess in Apia, Samoa© 2021 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

The visit to Samoa was an extension to Elder Nattress’ tour in American Samoa for the last few weeks. As part of his visit to the Samoan Islands, Elder Nattress has presided at the ground-breaking of the Pago Pago American Samoa Temple, met with over a thousand American Samoan youth in a devotional, attended a meeting of the American Samoa Senate, and ministered to members and friends of the Church in their communities and homes.

When in Apia, Elder Nattress met with 18 stake presidents, who oversee the Church in stakes, which are groups of congregations. He expressed love and appreciation to them, and shared messages of hope and encouragement. He also taught them about messages shared by President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Church, and other senior leaders.

The focus of the meeting was to help individuals and families to come unto Christ and to follow Him in daily life through prayer, scripture study, weekly partaking of the sacrament, worshipping in the temple as often as circumstances allow, and helping others through kind acts of service and by sharing the restored gospel of Jesus Christ with them.

Elder Nattress also met with missionaries and mission leaders serving in the nation of Samoa.

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