One of the mission assignments of the LDS church is to work in the Independence Visitor's Center in Independence, Mo. From left: Sister Lettig, Sister Minall, Sister Bingham and Sister Richardson sing to visitors after they take a tour of the center on Sunday, August 19, 2012. RNS photo by J.B. Forbes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch
(RNS) Mormon apostle L. Tom Perry announced last week that the Utah-based missionary force -- more than 70,000 strong -- will tap online tools to help them connect with and teach people interested in joining the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.