LDS Church announces live Facebook chat with David Archuleta

Published: Thursday, May 29 2014 8:04 p.m. MDT

Photo of David Archuleta arriving at the Missionary Training Center in Provo.

Archuleta Family, Deseret New Archives

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Thursday that former American Idol contestant and returned LDS missionary David Archuleta will be participating in a live chat on Facebook.

On June 24 at 7 p.m., Archuleta will participate in the interactive discussion regarding his decision to serve a mission, as well as his mission experiences. The event will be available on the LDS Youth Facebook page and will be moderated by Young Women General President Bonnie L. Oscarson and Young Men General President David L. Beck, according to LDS.org.

"Youth around the world will have opportunities to ask questions in real time and hear about David Archuleta's decision to postpone a successful music career to serve the Lord," the statement on LDS.org says.

"He will also share stories from his mission, give advice for future missionaries, and share his testimony in word and song."

Archuleta returned in March from his mission to Chile, where he served for two years. Since his return, Archuleta has published two short YouTube videos mentioning his missionary service.

To find out more about the fireside, visit LDS.org.

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