Most senior missionary couples attend the Missionary Training Center for one week of orientiation. However, for couples with specialized callings, such as office couple or humanitarian service, they are given an extra week of training for their specific calling.
I’m going to start a weekly or bi-weekly feature that gives prospective couple missionaries preparation tips. So here is the first Tip of the Week:
Missionaries are limited to two fifty-pound suitcases plus a carry on bag. So the weight of the bag itself is critical. Even if you vacuum pack your clothes, they still weigh the same amount. So get the LIGHTEST weight bags you can find that have wheels and will hold 50 pounds.
Earlier this week Mormon Women Stand published an article I wrote that tells why I decided to write Senior Missions: What to Expect and How to Prepare. It’s called “Thinking of Serving a Senior Mission?”
You can read it here:
You can read the introduction to Senior Missions: What to Expect and How to Prepare right now: