What Is a Church Community?
Loading.....

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Start a chat or call us at 1-888-537-6600.

Hi I'm Debbie

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Michigan. I am the mother of 5, grandmother of 16 and great grandmother of 1.

About Me

I am 60 and have lived in Michigan, Colorado, Wyoming, Nevada and now Nebraska. I work at Cabela's in the call center. At church I work with the youth. In my spare time I like to be with my husband, children and grandchildren. I like to do family history research and I have found many interesting things out about my family. I enjoy reading books about history. I am politically conservative and enjoy following politics.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because a neighbor shared her beliefs with me and invited me to attend church with her. I was not converted immediately it took me about two years to have my questions answered and to work out somethings in my mind. I finally came to a point where I felt a peace in my heart when I thought about the things that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches. I was baptized May 1st, 1976. My testimony has grown every day since then. I know that Jesus Christ lives and is the head of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I know that the Book of Mormon is true and was translated by the gift and power of the Holy Ghost by Joseph Smith and that he is a true prophet of God. I know the Thomas S. Monson is the prophet on the earth today and as I try to live by the things he and other prophets have taught that I am happier and blessed. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only church on earth today with the fullness of the gospel.

How I live my faith

I serve in the church currently as a leader of the Young Women (ages 12 - 18). I find there are many challenges and many blessings when working with the youth. I love the young women. I also serve as a visiting teacher. My partner and I are assigned 4 or 5 sisters to visit each month. I find joy visiting each sister and sharing ideas and testimonies. Over the years I have found that I have grown and overcome many of my weaknesses by accepting assignments in the church to serve. Sometimes the things I am asked to do seem overwelming to me, but if I accept the assignment I am blessed of the Lord and am able to overcome shyness or lack of confidence and become a better person and closer to the Lord at the same time.