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Hi I'm Haley

I 'm a friend. I'm a wife. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

 I am a writer. I took some college classes and I had fun learning about Art, Astronomy and English. I also had some training with computer programs. I love playing on the computer, be it typing or playing video games.

Why I am a Mormon

 I was raised a Mormon and I remain a Mormon because living the gospel makes me happy. The things I’ve learned as a young child helped me become the woman I am now. I don’t want to think of who I would be without those values.

How I live my faith

 In the Mormon faith, we are given callings, or responsibilities. Since the age of twelve, I’ve had a calling something I could do to help the church grow. I’ve been given the task to ask someone to give a prayer. I’ve been a Sunday School Teacher. I’ve had the calling of a Full Time Missionary in England. I’ve been a greeter and now I schedule our church building to other members for their needs. The church doesn’t rest on just our bishop. Every member has a responsibility to help the church function.

Why was a Restoration of the Gospel needed? Haven’t we always had the Bible?

Haley
When Jesus Christ formed his church, he taught the gospel in its fulness. He gave his authority to teach and baptize to his apostles. They taught the gospel after he returned to heaven. However, when the apostles were killed, the authority was lost and so was the fulness of the gospel. That is why there are so many different churches. People who believed in God tried teaching their version of the gospel and made up their own church. The restoration brought everything back. Through the Prophet Joseph Smith, the Church was restored. Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Haley
No. It is a personal choice. I went because I wanted to share the gospel to others. Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Haley
Men wear white dress shirts with ties and suits. Women wear nice, modest dresses. We celebrate Christmas and Easter. We will also celebrate popular holidays in each nation. For example, members in US celebrate Independence Day. Show more Show less