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Hi I'm Jamie Star

Through the eyes of a Convert

About Me

I am a mom to a wonderful 2year old son. I am attending college and work at the happiest place on earth, Disneyland. I am also a Mormon convert.

Why I am a Mormon

Before I was baptised life was different. I was lost and confused. I felt alone and empty. I searched for answers but never found them. I didnt even know what I was searching for. There was something missing in my life. I just didnt know what it was. I always knew there was a God but had always pushed him away. Then one day as my son, and I were walking home from the park we ran into a couple of missionaries. We met with them the next day. They taught of Truth and Light and Love. They talked about the Book of Mormon and Joseph Smith. It was alot at first. But there was something there that intrigued me. They taught with such Spirit and everytime they came by I could feel it. I started reading the Book of Mormon and was immediatly drawn into it. The missionaries taught of the importance of Prayer. I went to the Heavenly Father with a open heart. I cried and cried and poured out my whole heart. I asked the Heavenly father if this was right. If what I was feeling was True. I told him all my thoughts and concerns. I prayed like I have never prayed before. I prayed with everything I had. I gave everything up to God that night. Almost immediatly I felt the warmth of a fire. Happiness and joy overcame my whole being. I felt as though my body was beaming. I felt love and comfort and peace. I knew from then on that everything the missionaries were telling me was True. Everything I was feeling was True. The church was True. I set my Baptism date for April 25 2010. I still remember every bit of that day. My mom and sister and 2 nieces were there. I remember being so shocked at how many people came to see me be baptised. And how nervous I felt about all those people watching me. But as I entered the font it felt as if it was just me, the missionary, and the Heavenly Father. I remember how the warmth of the water felt against my baptismal clothing. And then I was washed clean. I felt brand new. I cant describe enough how amazing I felt. It brings tears to my eyes just writing about it. I was glowing from the inside out. I will always be Jamie but I will never be the lost and confused Jamie I was before. I have the Heavenly Father in my life now. I am so Happy to be Mormon :)

How I live my faith

I live my Faith by going to church on Sundays and helping as many people as I can. I talk to family and friends about the Gospel. I try to set an example for those around me and my son so they can see how much the Gospel has changed me for the better and will want the same. I put my faith in God. I know he will never give me more than I can handle and will always be by my side.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Jamie Star
Mormons perform Baptisms for the dead so the many people who have never had the chance to hear about Jesus Christ or the Gospel will have the opportunity to accept Jesus Christ into there life. Show more Show less