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Sister Missionary Who Tragically Passed Away Receives Powerful Dance Tribute from Fellow Missionaries

Sister Missionary Who Tragically Passed Away Receives Powerful Dance Tribute from Fellow Missionaries

Tade Biesinger is a powerfully talented dancer, and he knew using his gift would help share a very important message about the role of angels in our lives.

Elder Biesinger, along with Sister Bailey Smith and Sister Caroline Smith, choreographed and danced in memory of Sister Annabelle Nielsen who passed away while serving her mission in Switzerland. Elder Biesinger then posted a video on his Facebook profile which we posted below with his permission.

Elder Biesinger shared the following thoughts on his Facebook profile when he posted this powerful dance.

“In loving memory of Sister Annabelle Nielsen who recently stepped through the veil and received her new calling as a heavenly angel.

On Friday evening, my soul was pierced by the scripture in Ecclesiastes 3:4, which states that there is a “time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;”

As soon as I heard the word, “dance” I felt an overwhelming impression that I needed to create something that would express my testimony, that the work of angels on both sides of the veil is very real.

This piece is about the ministry of angels to God’s children on Earth, as well as in the Heavens. This is a testimony that Annabelle surely shared, as she was filled with many Heavenly moments during her time here on Earth.

I know that she is providing these same moments to other people right now. Although we may have left heaven for a short time, I am certain that heaven has never left us.

Throughout this creation process, we received Heavenly help. There were many moments where it was clear that the ideas coming from those involved in the project, were not our own. Never have we witnessed a project come together so quickly and perfectly. We certainly felt the help and guidance of Heavenly Father and his angels.

This is dedicated to Sister Annabelle Nielsen, her family, and to those who await the day when they will be reunited and rejoice with their loved ones again. 

The Church Newsroom released the following statement earlier this month after the death of Sister Nielsen:

We are deeply saddened to share news of the passing of a young missionary serving in Switzerland. Sister Annabelle Nielsen, age 20, of Highland, Utah, passed away…following a hiking accident.

She and five other missionaries were hiking when Sister Nielsen tragically slipped and fell down a steep incline. She had been serving as a missionary since July 2019 and was assigned to the Alpine German-Speaking Mission.

We express our sincere condolences to her family and loved ones. We pray they will feel the peace and comfort of our loving Heavenly Father as they deal with this tragedy and honor her life.

We also pray for the other missionaries who were with Sister Nielsen at the time of the accident and are working to provide them with the necessary support as they process what happened.

michael a gustavson

Saturday 7th of November 2020

wow that brought a few tears to my eyes. she an angel teaching those on the other side


Wednesday 4th of November 2020

I felt the love you have for her through the dance you offered in her memory.. Indeed God has a perfect plan for each of His children.. He is our creator and savior..

Job B. Hartgers

Wednesday 4th of November 2020

We as members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints know that because through the atonement of Jesus Christ, that death is a mere comma and not a period. We have the reassurance that we will see our loved ones again, and we will embrace them. Death is not a farewell, but I see you later. And we can sing with even more conviction God Be WithYou Till We Meet Again. Beautiful choreography, thank you, Elder Biesinger, SIster Bailey Smith, and Sister Caroline Smith.


Monday 2nd of November 2020

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!!! Thank you for sharing your testimony, your talents and this visual gift. I do not know Annabelle personally but I now know of your love, respect and kindnesses you have for her. God is in control, over all and kind.

Sharon Roberts

Saturday 31st of October 2020

So beautiful