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letter from the First Presidency says senior service mission opportunities are now available for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints anywhere around the world.

Senior service mission assignments were previously available only to those who live in the United States, Canada and a limited number of other areas. These missionaries live at home and serve for eight to 40 hours a week for a minimum of six months. They engage in service that can lead to deep spiritual fulfillment. Their local stake president continues to be their ecclesiastical leader.

The First Presidency continues to encourage Latter-day Saints to serve senior missions away from home if their circumstances allow. Those interested in serving as a senior missionary or as a senior service missionary can apply This portion of the Church website is available in English and will soon be available in French, Spanish and Portuguese. The page will match Church needs to your talents, interests, and availability. New service opportunities are added to the site continually.

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