Missionary

LDS Missionary Application Boom
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Church officials say they've seen a more than five-fold jump in applications after lowering the eligibility age for becoming a Mormon missionary. New numbers released this week show The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...
LDS Missionary Age Lowered
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormon church president Thomas S. Monson says that the faith will lower its minimum age requirement for missionaries from 19 to 18 for men and from 21 to 19 for women. Monson made the announcement Saturday at the faith's 182nd Semiannual General Conference in Salt La…
Community Reacts to Death Of Local Missionary
An LDS Missionary from Fairfield has died after a hit-and-run accident near Donna, Texas. KSL reports that 20 year old Derek Jason Walker and  21-year-old Trevor Reinhold Strong of Utah were killed just after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday while riding their bikes while serving an LDS mission...