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Hi I'm Amanda

I am educated. I am a career woman. I am a convert. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Arizona and am proud to be a 3rd generation Arizona native. I graduated from Arizona State University. I love the blessings that come from serving others and the endless opportunities for service through the Church.

Why I am a Mormon

I chose to become a member of His Church in order to prepare myself and my future family to recieve all the blessings of the gospel both in mortality and beyond the veil. I am the only member of the Church in my family and I find strength and testimony in my ward family and callings. One of the biggest blessings in the teachings of the Church is the emphasis on home, family, and service. Building a steadfast foundation at home leads to strength in all aspects of life. The service of others not only brings blessings to those being served, but also those in service of others.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through my previous calling in the Young Women's organization working with the girls in our ward to provide a beacon of faith and be a positive role model. My new calling is to be a ward librarian. Though it may not be the most exciting calling in the Church, it gives me a chance to know the members in my ward and to serve. I live the gospel everyday by not being afraid to answer questions about why I chose to convert and be baptised and what it means to be Mormon.

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

The best 3 hours of your week... The sacrament meeting involves hymns, partaking of the sacrament (bread and water) and speakers from the ward or church leadership. In a typical sacrament meeting, a specific topic will be given for all the speakers to share their thoughts on and share information given by the leadership of the Church. Usually there is a youth speaker and two adult speakers. Sunday school classes are offered during the second hour for all ages from 18 months through adults. In the gosple principles class for adults, a different set of scriptures is studied each year for the full year (Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, etc.). For 2012, the Book of Mormon is being studied. Women over 18 can attend Relief Society, or 12 to 17 can attend Young Women meetings. Men over 18 can attend Priesthood quorums, or 12 to 17 can attend Young Men meetings. Show more Show less