The Why Behind Sister Missionaries

I hung up the phone, speechless, my own shock reflected across my companion’s face. “We’re pulling you both out of the area and putting you somewhere else.” My mission president’s voice rang in my ears. He was transferring both of us to an area I’d heard called one of the worst in the mission. Why Read more about The Why Behind Sister Missionaries[…]

Interview with Sister Dalton: Advice for Sisters Preparing to Serve Missions

Source: LDS.org “. . .The Young Women program assists parents in preparing each young woman to be worthy to make and keep covenants and receive the ordinances of the temple. This focus is reflected in everything we do in Young Women, from camp to Personal Progress. The temple is the reason for everything we do. Read more about Interview with Sister Dalton: Advice for Sisters Preparing to Serve Missions[…]

Preparing to Serve: Suggestions for Young Women

Source: LDS.org “Missionary service is an opportunity, not an obligation, for women in the Church. Prayerfully counsel with your parents and priesthood leaders about your decision of if and when to serve. Once you’ve decided it’s right, you will work with your bishop or branch president throughout the missionary recommendation process. Your regular study of Read more about Preparing to Serve: Suggestions for Young Women[…]

Missionary shift: More Sisters enter the MTC than Elders

A couple of weeks ago, something historic happened at the MTC- for the first time ever there was a group of incoming missionaries with more female missionaries than male missionaries. While I haven’t seen the exact numbers of incoming missionaries these last few weeks.  Several people have mentioned online that there were more sister missionaries Read more about Missionary shift: More Sisters enter the MTC than Elders[…]

New “Sister Training Leader” LDS missionary role

In response to the dramatic increase of Sister missionaries leaving to serve full-time missions, the LDS Church announced Friday it will create a new leadership role for LDS Sister Missionaries. Sisters called to serve as “Sister Training Leaders,” will be responsible for training and caring for Sisters they oversee.  Sister Training Leaders will also attend Read more about New “Sister Training Leader” LDS missionary role[…]