MISSIONARY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/MISSIONARY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Ebola forces Peace Corps to pull out of West Africa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243881-68/ebola-liberia-volunteers-contact.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243881-68/ebola-liberia-volunteers-contact.html.csp">Ebola forces Peace Corps to pull out of West Africa</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monrovia, Liberia • The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a person who later died of the virus. Meanwhile, Liberia’s president ordered the nation’s schools to shut down and most civil servants to stay home as fears deepened over the virus that already has killed more th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582438812014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243881@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:50:49 MDT Mormon missionary numbers to rise — and then fall http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146904-78/evans-missionary-missionaries-church.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58146904-78/evans-missionary-missionaries-church.html.csp">Mormon missionary numbers to rise — and then fall</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-07T13:24:55.754-06:00">Updated Jul 7, 2014 01:24PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">First came the surge. Next comes the settling. The Mormon missionary force began to balloon almost from the moment the LDS Church lowered the service age, jumping from 58,500 then to nearly 86,000 today. That number is expected to plateau at about 88,000 this fall, David F. Evans, head of the Missionary Department, said this week in a video interview on the Utah-based faith’s newsroom website. That two-year surge then will start to slip — as expected. Evans estimates the missionary tally to set...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146904@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:24:55 MDT