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Hi I'm Katie

I'm a bookworm, I love the outdoors, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a recent college graduate, with a degree in Elementary Education. I love to play games, read and spend time with my family! I also love to go on adventures with my friends, go hiking/camping, sew, cook, craft, draw, and play sports. I currently am on a mission for the LDS church serving the people of New York City and am loving it!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of the Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints because I love my Savior Jesus Christ and my Heavenly Father. It is the true gospel on the earth today and helps me to live my life in a way that makes me the best person I can be. I strive to keep all of Gods commandments so I can have an eternal family and we can all go live with our caring Heavenly Father again someday. He loves each of us much more than we can truly comprehend. We are all his sons and daughters and his biggest desire is for us to be happy. Our father sent his son Jesus Christ to the earth to teach us how we can return to live with our heavenly family. The Savior taught us how to live, love others, and more importantly how to repent and be made clean. I know this to be true because I have read the Book of Mormon, prayed, and found the teachings in this book to be true. It has the words of many prophets that are inspired by God. My church is very important to me and has standards that help me live my life in a way that will reach my final goal to follow God's plan. It is my life, my truth, and my greatest hope.

How I live my faith

I have accepted many callings for my church. I was on the compassionate service committee a few years ago. My job was to help and serve all of the members in the ward to the best of my ability. For example, if someone in their family passed away. I would then go visit them and see if I could help them with anything, but most of all just give them comfort. Or if someone was ill or hurt, I would check on them periodically to make sure that they were getting better. Myself and the others on the committee also tried to serve at least one person in the ward every week. It doesn't have to be anything big or bold, it can be as simple as giving them a call and asking how they are doing or taking them a plate of cookies. I also visit teach other ladies in my ward. Visiting teaching is a system where two ladies are put into a "companionship", then they go visit a few other women in the ward. The main purpose of visiting teaching for me is to just make sure that the ladies I visit are well. (health, life, family, emotionally...etc) I always ask if there is anything I can do to help them in any way. The LDS church has a very strong system of support and it makes me feel very loved that others care enough to come visit me.