Four newly created missions have been announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, with 12 existing missions being dissolved into neighboring missions.
These changes will take place July 1, at which time the Church will have a total of 399 missions worldwide.
The mission changes were announced in a Wednesday, Jan. 2, statement, which noted a leveling off in the number of full-time missionaries since the 2012 age-change announcement. The number reached 88,000 at its height and has dropped since to today’s 65,000.
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