Missionaries in Bahamas Safe, Missionaries in Florida Evacuated Due to Hurricane Dorian

The two full-time missionaries serving on Grand Bahama Island are safe after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Bahamas, local leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have confirmed.

Elder José L. Alonso, a General Authority Seventy and President of the Church's Caribbean Area, has been working with President Fred Parker of the Jamaica Kingston Mission and other local leaders to track down information about the missionaries and members in the Bahamas. 

“These missionaries currently are at the chapel belonging to the Grand Bahama Branch located in Freeport and providing assistance to members of the branch who have taken refuge there at the Church building, including the branch president and his family,” Elder Alonso said in an email to the Church News. “President Parker is working to gain contact with the U.S. embassy in order to get these two missionaries evacuated.”

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