“What’s Up?” New Era, Mar. 2007, 64
“The single most important thing you can do to prepare for a call to serve is to become a missionary long before you go on a mission.”
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, “Becoming a Missionary,” Ensign, Nov. 2005, 45.
See how you do at answering some of these interesting questions about missions and missionaries.
How many missions does the Church have worldwide?
How many full-time missionaries are currently serving?
In how many nations and territories are missionaries serving?
In how many languages is the gospel being taught by full-time missionaries?
Outside the USA, which nation has the most missions?
What is the largest mission geographically?
What is the farthest from home a current missionary is serving?
about 9,800 miles
about 11,800 miles
about 12,600 miles
Which mission likely had the hottest average temperature in July at 102º F (38.8º C)?
Ivory Coast Abidjan
Which mission likely had the coldest average temperature in January at -22º F (-30º C)?
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