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Missionary Training Center (Provo, Utah)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1978-

Administrative History

The Missionary Training Center (1978- ) in Provo serves to train missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before they depart to their specific assignments.

The Missionary Training Center began operation in 1978 to replace the Language Training Mission. The campus can house up to 4,000 missionaries at a time. Approximately fifty languages are taught at the MTC by staff composed mostly of returned missionaries.

Citation

Missionary vocabulary & phrases, 2006: t.p. (Missionary Training Center) found: Google website, 2007-08-23 (Missionary Training Center; hdqts.: Provo, Utah; also MTC)

Navajo dictionary for missionaries, 1979: t.p. (Missionary Training Center) verso t.p. (c[opyright] Brigham Young University)

Wikipedia, Apr. 20, 2012 (Missionary Training Center; Missionary Training Centers (MTCs) are centers devoted to training missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). The flagship MTC is located in Provo, Utah, adjacent to the campus of Brigham Young University, a private university owned and operated by the church)

Encyclopedia of Mormonism, 1992: p. 913 (completed in 1978; replaced Language Training Mission)

Missionary Training Center, via WWW, Aug. 27, 2014 (About the MTC; houses up to 4000 missionaries; approximately 50 languages taught; staff composed mostly of returned missionaries; trains missionaries)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Russell Nelson Elder Podier Mission President Seminar, 1986 June 26

 Fonds — Carton: 167
Identifier: UA 1197 Series 2 Sub-Series 7 Sub-Series 1 Fonds A5837
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Contains audio recordings of seminars given for mission presidents. Dated 1979 to 1986.
Dates: 1986 June 26

Sound recordings of mission presidents seminars, 1979-1986

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1197 Series 2 Sub-Series 7 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains audio recordings of seminars given for mission presidents. Dated 1979 to 1986.
Dates: 1979-1986

Sound recordings of the Missionary Training Center groundbreaking and dedication , 1974-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1197 Series 2 Sub-Series 7 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains audio recordings of the groundbreaking and dedication of the Missionary Training Center. Dated 1974 to 1976.
Dates: 1974-1976

Sound recordings on the Missionary Training Center, 1974-1986

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1197 Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents Contains audio recordings of seminars, devotionals, groundbreakings, and dedications from the Missionary Training Center. Dated 1974 to 1986.
Dates: 1974-1986