About Mormon Missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or Mormon Church as it is sometimes called, has always been a proselyting church. Since the beginning, Mormon missionaries have followed what they believe is God’s will and desire – to spread the gospel to every nation and every people. In fact, every Mormon is supposed to be a missionary, in the sense that they share the gospel with their friends and neighbors. Mormon Missionaries Perhaps no other world church has quite as active a missionary program as the LDS Church. As of December 31, 2004, there were more than 51,000 full-time missionaries serving around the world – without pay. (Read more)

Young Missionaries In 1974, then Mormon prophet, President Spencer W. Kimball, issued a call to all young men of the Church, calling them to serve full-time missions. Within a few years, the number of young men and women in the missionary service doubled.  The enthusiastic growth didn’t stop there . . . (Read more)

Senior Missionaries Not all missionaries are young.  After retirement, many Mormons go on missions.  They may have served missions when they were young, or they may not have.  What unites them is the desire to serve, whether they’ve served in that way before or not . . . (Read more)

The Mormon Missionary Message What is the message that the Mormon missionaries, be they male or female, young or old, have dedicated part of their lives to teach?  It is that Christ died for us, that God has not finished speaking to us – that he speaks to us today through modern prophets. . . (Read more)

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