The Church's unpaid clergy

Personal sacrifice is vital to the religious faith of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Members volunteer their time to serve in various positions in tens of thousands of congregations throughout the world. Their service is critical at the local level because the Church has no full-time paid clergy.

A recent article in the Hattiesburg American profiles one such leader, a bishop in one of 44 Mormon congregations in Mississippi.

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