LDS Senior Missions Tip of the Week: MTC Living Arrangements

If you live within commuting distance of the Missionary Training Center, you can live at home and travel to and from the MTC each day. You will still need to pay for any meals you eat while at the training center, though.

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LDS Senior Missions Tip of the Week: Passports

If you want to serve your mission in a foreign country, apply for a passport as soon as you can. Passports last many years, so applying early won’t cause you any trouble and will save you the stress of waiting for a delayed passport.

 

LDS Senior Missions Tip of the Week: Companions

Being together all day, every day can put stress on your marriage. Before you leave on your mission, practice doing projects together, such as gardening, cooking, or studying, and discuss what you learn from your experiences.

LDS Senior Missions Tip of the Week: Health Insurance

All senior couples must have health insurance while they are on their mission. Medicare does not work in foreign countries, so the Church has made health insurance available for senior missionaries to purchase during their mission.

LDS Senior Missions Tip of the Week: Suitcases

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.

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