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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 6 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Ellen Edmunds papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 7643
Scope and Contents Contains personal and professional papers of Edmunds, including resources from her work at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, especially training in foreign languages and instruction of senior missionaries. Some materials deal with human services missions in countries such as India and Ghana. Collection also contains work from Edmunds' work on the Relief Society General Board, including teaching manuals, cards, and correspondence between various members of the Board. Also...
Dates: approximately 1971-2015

Missionary Training Center annual report

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: UA 807
Scope and Contents

Annual report documenting the history of the Missionary Training Center, lists, graphs, charts, outlines, and statistics.

Dates: 1980

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

Rulon Dean Skinner autobiography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2955
Scope and Contents A two-volume account relating his early life in Safford, Arizona, 1931-1948; experiences at Gila Junior College, 1948-1950; Latter-day Saint mission to Uruguay and Paraguay, 1950-1953; employment and experiences with Boy Scouts of America beginning in 1943; service to Latter-day Saint Boy Scouts of Uruguay, 1950-1953; helping to begin the Latter-day Saint Boy Scouts of Paraguay, 1951-1953; service as a branch president at Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah, 1989-1993; employment in...
Dates: 1997

Sound recordings of mission presidents seminars, 1979-1986

 Sub-Series
Identifier: UA 1197 Series 2 Sub-Series 7 Sub-Series 1

Student Auxiliary Services slides of the Missionary Training Center, 1976-1998

 Series — Carton: 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: UA 5595 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains slides of the Missionary Training Center (MTC), including the cafeteria and its employees. Also includes slides of missionaries in the cafeteria and classes. Includes slides of the 1976 MTC groundbreaking and reception afterward, 1976-1998.

Dates: 1976-1998

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Mormon missionaries 2