zone
A geographical area consisting usually of three or four districts, encompassing from sixteen to thirty missionaries and supervised by two zone leaders.
 
zone activity
A district activity on a larger scale.

See also zone.
 
zone conference
A day-long meeting held every month or two at which all the missionaries in a particular zone gather to hear words of wisdom from their mission president and other leaders.

This is often an occasion for a huge and fierce meal, or an even huger and fiercer game of basketball.
 
zone leader
One of a pair of missionaries assigned to supervise usually three or four districts, encompassing from sixteen to thirty missionaries. This often means traveling around a large geographical area in addition to regular proselyting duties.

In the Washington Spokane Mission, a surefire way to become a zone leader at the next transfer was to rat on someone for breaking the rules.

Often shortened to z.l.

See also district leader.
 

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