This is especially true for Latter-day Saints, who can now download the scriptures, lesson manuals, hymns and other Mormon curriculum into a pocket-size device, lightening the Sunday load and freeing hands for holding more children.
Mobile phones are also convenient for communicating with other ward members, whether via text message, e-mail or a good, old-fashioned call. Vanishing fast are the days of home phone lines.
But with great power comes great responsibility. Here are some tips on how to be sensitive to others while using your cell phone in church-related situations.