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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Church Service Missionaries

The 2010 Statistical Report given in General Conference yesterday contained no real surprises. What I did find interesting was the number of Church Service Missionaries -- 20,813. I hadn't realized the number was that large.


If you are unfamiliar with Church Service Missions there is a web site for it. 
The purpose of the Church-Service Missionary Program is to provide opportunities for members to give their time to the Lord through work-related service missions. Church-service missionaries serve at least 8 hours per week. They normally serve for 6 to 24 months.
See this site for more answers to frequently asked questions and this site to view service opportunities. You can initiate your own service mission but all missionaries will need a recommendation form.

You can also access videos where returned Church Service Missionaries talk about their missions and what it meant to them.

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