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Hi I'm Leolani Ah Quin

I grew up in Hawaii. I love community service. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mother of five amazing young adults and have been blessed with 3 beautiful grandchildren. I enjoy scrapbooking, family history and bargain hunting (garage sales and thrift stores). I would love to learn more about photography. I'm enrolled in graduate school. I love music, food and spending time with my family!

Why I am a Mormon

I am blessed to be born into a member family but needed to find my own testimony. As young adults my husband and I met with missionaries and listened to the lessons. The spirit filled my heart and confirmed to me that all I learned as a child was/is true. I continue to actively engage in church activities and Sunday worship because I have seen the change in my own life as well as the lives of my children. My grandchildren attend weekly meetings and have such a wonderful testimony of who Jesus Christ is. Life is not easy and I am far from perfect - but the love of Christ IS perfect and it makes up for my weaknesses. The gospel teaches and reconfirms on a daily basis that it's okay to make mistakes. I love the sisters and the bond that is felt in our women's meetings. The opportunities to serve others and the youth program that prepares our children for their roles as husbands and wives and parents. Family is the center of our gospel and I love that! There is definitley a calm and loving spirit in our home that comes from being centered in the gospel!

How I live my faith

I seek out opportunities to provide service to our immediate community. Most recently, the wards throughout the entire Chandler area participated in the Helping Hands Caring Hearts project. Members were able to provide service through donations of clothing and a work day to sort the clothing and uniforms. Every elementary and middle school was provided enough complete sets of clothing for each child to have a new outfit for the first day of school. Visiting teaching is the opportunity to check in, update, and provide aid if necessary for a few women (sisters) on a regular basis. It's a wonderful way to strengthen and nurture other women in our area. Serving others, especially visiting teaching, helps me keep things in perspective. I love substituting in the nursery where the littlest children can be taught about Jesus Christ and Families through music and activities.

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Leolani Ah Quin
The activities and efforts of our Missionaries (Elders and Sisters) are/can be funded in whole or in part by their families, ward members, and by the church as a whole -through tithes and donations. Many families prepare their children in the early years to save money to contribute to their mission expenses. For those who desire to serve a mission but cannot pay for it - the local ward, stake, and general membership can supplement the cost. No matter where our missionaries serve they are supported in large part by the local church members in their area. Members are also encouraged to provide meals for the missionaries. The opportunity to serve is a blessing for missionaries, their families and the members that serve them. Show more Show less