Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints ages 18- 25 are invited to set aside two years, or 18 months, to serve a mission. Being a full time representative of Jesus Christ himself. Their purpose will be to “invite others to come unto Christ by helping them receive the restored gospel.” Although a missionary's purpose is to help others to come to know the truth, on the way missionaries participate in and experience spiritually defining and converting experiences.
Almost a year after the pandemic sent home thousands of missionaries, several missionaries who were reassigned to stateside missions are being sent to their original mission calls for the first time or returning to where they started their mission.
Missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints found some new ways to share the gospel and serve while cooling off on Saturday, June 27.
Missionaries aren't the only ones who have adapted to the pandemic. Their MTC teachers have also had to make some changes.
A lot of the changes in Jaylon Vickers' life have come suddenly, including his recruitment to BYU Football, his decision to serve a mission and his unexpected return due to the COVID-19 outbreak. With each one, however, he gained a new perspective and received unexpected blessings.