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Hi I'm Jennifer

I'm a Sister Missionary Serving in the New York Utica Mission and I'm Mormon.

About Me

My name is Jennifer Stacey, but as of right now I'm known as Sister Stacey. I'm a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We're the ones who walk around with name tags. I volunteer 18 months of my life to serve the Lord and bring people closer to Christ. I'm serving in the New York Utica Mission. I love being a missionary. My Purpose as a missionary is to bring others to come unto Christ! Before I was a missionary I was a student studying to be an Elementary Education teacher. I have been given the opportunity to teach a lot while on my mission and it has only prepared and given me enthusiasm to be a teacher when I get home. I love music and enjoy singing. I love being around people. I love being a missionary! 

Why I am a Mormon

I have been very blessed to have been born into the Gospel of Jesus Christ, but that is not why I am mormon. Even though I grew up in the church there came a point in my life when I needed to find out for myself if this Gospel was true. I have always been an obedient person and growing up I always went to church and read the scriptures, because thats what my family did. I never had a specific moment in my life where I knew it was true. I always knew it was true and my knowledge and belief of this gospel grew over the years I learned and studied it. In High School like every teenager, I was faced with temptations and choices. It was then that I decided that I wanted the gospel to be apart of my life forever. I stuck by my beliefs and thats when my testimony of the gospel grew. I began to see the blessings of the gospel in my life. It was then that I really started living the Gospel. I prayed to know for myself if this was the true church, if the book of mormon was true, and if Joseph Smith was a prophet. The assurance of knowing it was true has helped me get through my every day life. I know that this Gospel is true. It provides us answers and with those answers we can be happy and know that we will return to our heavenly father someday, and be with our families forever.

How I live my faith

 Well right now I'm a missionary and thats a great way to live my faith. I believe so strongly in this Gospel that I gave up 18 months of my life to share it with the people here in New York. I live my faith by smiling each day and giving service to those in need of help. I live my faith by striving to be like Christ. Whatever situation I'm in I will always ask myself, "What would Jesus do?" Then I always seem to get my answer. I live my faith by trying to be like Jesus Christ!

How can we come to know our Father in Heaven?

Jennifer
God is our loving Heavenly Father and we are His Children. He loves us and wants to communicate with us, and we can commmunicate wtih Him. We communiate with him through prayer and this is how we can come to know him as our Father in heaven. He knows us as an individual and knows what we go through. Through prayer we can have that constant relationship where we can talk to him always. As your pray to him you will come to know him as your Father in heaven and feel the love he has for you!  Show more Show less