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New Zealand Journalist Takes Light-hearted Look at Missionaries

New Zealand journalist Ann Aitken Worth takes a light-hearted look at missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, today on news website

Ms Aitken Worth comments on missionaries' capacity, seemingly, to stay clean and presentable notwithstanding the rigours of missionary work (including cycling around visiting people in extreme temperatures).

She wonders if the proverb is correct after all, and that cleanliness really is next to Godliness.

We think she's right.

Read the full article here.

There are over 50,000 missionaries worldwide, serving in communities for no pay and at their own expense. They teach individuals and families about the teachings of Jesus Christ and regularly provide community service.

Learn more about Latter-day Saint missionaries here.


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