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Young Missionaries' Service Featured in Local News

Dunedin, New Zealand disciples of Christ intent on "doing good"

Young adult missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share the gospel of Jesus Christ to all who are willing to hear. 

As disciples of Christ, missionaries are intent on going “about doing good.” (Acts 10:38

Sister missionaries, Arohanui Watene from Napier, Akosita Teisina from Tahiti, and Tyla Tuala from Auckland, sought for opportunities to do good by posting their offer of service to the community on social media.    

Read more at the Otago Daily Times.

Male missionaries, set apart as Elders literally “ran” to do good, helping a Dunedin store owner to apprehend a thief.

Read more at the Otago Daily Times.

In his worldwide talk “Ask the Missionaries! They Can Help You!” Church leader President Russell M Nelson said, “You may have previously encountered, or even ignored, missionaries. My hope is that you will not fear them but learn from them. They can be a heaven-sent resource to you.

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