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Mormon Missionary History

Mormon Missionary History

The history of Mormon missionary work is almost as long as Mormon history itself, for without missionary work, there would be no Mormon Church.  Mormon missionaries have, from the very earliest days of Mormonism, gone out to their neighbors, surrounding communities,...
Mormon Missionaries Today

Mormon Missionaries Today

The rapid growth of the 1980s and 1990s which nearly quadrupled the size of the Mormon Church from 1974 to 2004, a mere thirty years, has only slowed somewhat in the early years of the twenty-first century.  In 1995, Gordon B. Hinckley became President and Prophet to...
Missionaries Foreign Lands

Missionaries Foreign Lands

While Mormon missionaries never ceased preaching in Canada, the United States, and the British Isles, the next major change in Mormon missionary work came in the 1840s, as Mormons went beyond the English-speaking world.  In 1843, Joseph Smith sent Mormon missionaries...
First Mormon Missions

First Mormon Missions

From 1830 to 1837, Mormon missionaries continued to preach as they traveled, often being called by revelation from the Prophet Joseph Smith to preach for an unspecified time, usually a few months, in New England, Canada, or the regions round about Kirtland, Ohio.  In...
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