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Speak with your priesthood leaders well before the 120 day submission window to start the recommendation process and to confirm your availability date. Although the number of missionaries has increased, it will not take longer than normal to receive your call.Generally, you may receive your call between two to three weeks once your papers are submitted by your stake president and processed by the Missionary Department.Today I am pleased to announce that able, worthy young women who have the desire to serve may be recommended for missionary service beginning at age 19, instead of age 21.“We affirm that missionary work is a priesthood duty—and we encourage all young men who are worthy and who are physically able and mentally capable to respond to the call to serve.The earliest date women may enter the MTC is after their 19th birthday.Other influences on one's availability date may include completing a university semester, finishing an employment commitment, or stabilizing a medical condition.Many young women also serve, but they are not under the same mandate to serve as are the young men.” (Thomas S.
Learn now about your emotional limits, and learn how to control your emotions under the circumstances you will face as a missionary” (L. Counsel with your parents and bishop regarding your specific situation. Nelson's teachings from his October 2012 general conference address: “Preparation for a mission is important.Monson, "Welcome to Conference," November 2012, 4).Learn more by watching President Monson's Saturday morning address from the October 2012 general conference.You may share the gospel with a friend, go to teaching appointments with the full-time missionaries, or ask recently returned missionaries about their experiences in the mission field.You may also become familiar with especially chapters 1 and 3. Tom Perry explained: “Missionary service is emotionally demanding.