Latter-day Saint Life

Elder Oaks Gives a Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Missionaries Get Assigned

Ever wonder how a prospective missionary gets assigned to his or her mission? Today, Elder Dallin H. Oaks shared a behind-the-scenes look at the process.

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In a Facebook post, he shared, "We are assisted in this sacred experience by a member of the Missionary Department staff, who keeps records and manages the computer screens on which we view the essential information on elders and sisters and the needs (including languages) of our more than 400 missions in the world."

Read more from Elder Oaks in the full post below:

I recently assigned missionaries, a sacred responsibility for which we always come fasting. I assigned 240, my share of... Posted by Dallin H Oaks on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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