The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi66° Sunny

Tonight

Lo42° Mostly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi64° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo45° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi68° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo43° Slight Chc Showers

Tuesday

Hi60° Partly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo39° Partly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi57° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo37° Partly Cloudy

More Mormons making the move to missions

Send to Kindle
Print This

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Growing up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Grace Hansen never seriously considered putting her life on hold for 18 months to embark on a mission.

Though it’s a practice fundamentally embraced and encouraged by the Mormon church, for Hansen and many young women like her the timing simply didn’t work out. In order to serve a mission, the church required women to be at least 21 years old. So, when Hansen sat down to evaluate her options after high school graduation last year, mission work wasn’t in the running.

View my options or Sign in