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New Leadership Roles for Sister Missionaries

Sister Molly Fields has been fasting and praying "a lot" as she has prepared to do something that a year ago few, if any, Mormon women had the opportunity to do.

Yet the 20-year-old from Portland, Ore., displays no hint of nerves about her assignment as 37 other LDS missionaries in the Nevada Las Vegas Mission watch her attach a microphone to her dark blouse.

Fields is here to conduct a training session on humility at a monthly mission leadership council, a meeting that didn't exist a year ago among the missions of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Tall and outgoing, Fields radiates confidence and easily commands the room, a typical gymnasium in a typical Mormon meetinghouse.

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