Mormon women pound the pavement to talk God

When Marie Buhler and Autumn Keys knock on doors, some people hide behind the curtains. Others just give in and open up.

Besides, it's been a long time since a woman was on their doorstep with Scripture in hand.

It has been 20 years since Winona had women Mormon missionaries. The pair have been in town for about three weeks knocking on doors and walking the streets preaching the word of God. Their only recognizable item: A nametag identifying them as missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

"Most people don't know about this history and the Book of Mormon," Buhler said. "That's why we are here. We are here to serve."

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