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Hi I'm Megan

I love ice cream, music, and camping, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Megan and I'm currently serving a mission for the LDS church in Louisiana. Growing up I was a gymnast and a cheerleader. I love music. Playing the piano, guitar, and singing are some of my passions. After high school I went to college and then decided I needed a change of scenery and moved to St. Louis for a while to experience living in a new place. I loved it and loved sharing the gospel with my friends. I moved back and continued my schooling which I plan to finish in Social Work when I get home from my mission. Basically, life is wonderful!

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up being a Mormon, but I soon realized that relying on my parents was not enough. When certain life challenges hit, it was time for me to figure it out on my own. Now I can say I'm a Mormon because I have really found out for myself that this is the true church restored on the earth today. I have been able to know this by reading the Book of Mormon, praying about it, and listening to the Holy Ghost testify to me that it is true. I could never ever deny that. It makes me so happy everyday. I know my life would be very different without it. I wouldn't be giving up a year and a half of my life to bring other people to the gospel if I didn't know 100% that it was true.

How I live my faith

I have had several assignments serving in my church. My biggest one is what I am doing now, being a missionary. I have had many assignments or callings playing the piano for church and helping with the music, coordinating meetings, and reaching out to members of the church who are struggling and need some extra comfort. Being involved has helped my testimony grow so much.

What does Mormonism teach regarding baptism?

Jesus Christ suffered for all of our sins and afflictions when He performed the Atonement so that we can become perfect through Him. The only way to access that power, however, is through baptism by someone holding the proper authority. Once we have repented and having a willing heart to try as hard as we can to keep the commandments, we can be baptized and have all of our sins washed away. Baptism is where we make our first promises to God where He in turn, promises us certain blessings. The greatest blessing He promises us is that after we are baptized and we continue to keep His commandments, we are now eligible to return and live with Him again someday. In the Book of Mormon we learn that there is no other way. (2 Nephi 31) Show more Show less