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Hi I'm Kaitlyn

I'm a college student, animal lover, and chocolate fanatic. I love four wheeling, bonfires and country music... and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am the youngest of 4 kids in my family and just recently became an Aunt to the cutest baby in the whole wide world! I'm the most indecisive college student ever and can't make up my mind on a major! I love being outside. Country music makes me the most happy. I grew up doing dance, gymnastics and cheerleading. I went to beauty school for a year and love changing my hair. I love girls nights and being with my friends. Recently i've fallen in love with the spanish language and culture. I love my family and my faith. My life is full and I am happy:)

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church, my parents taught me everything and set the perfect example of how to live the gospel. When I was in High School my Dad had a brain aneurysm and it really shook me up. It made me question my faith and everything I believed. I wanted to know for myself. The night my Dad had the brain aneurysm I remember going to the hospital bathroom and getting down on my knees and asking to know if God was really there pleading for His help and praying that my Dad would be okay. The next few years were really hard. It seemed like everything that could possibly go wrong did and just kept getting worse with one trial after another. The worse things got the more bitter and upset I became with God. I didn't understand why he would let bad things happen to good people. I moved away from everything my parents had taught me about the church and tried to figure things out on my own making mistakes left and right. I couldn't seem to find the relief I was looking for anywhere. I knew I was missing something. I have a firm belief that sometimes you have to lose something first to really find it...After a couple years of trying all the wrong roads and realizing I wasn't happy I decided to try to go back to church. Immediately my life began to change. I had direction and guidance. I felt loved. I knew God had a plan for me and for my family and that everything was going to work out. I started to see my life with a different perspective. All my bitterness with God was healed and I understood why He has given me certain trials in my life and became thankful for those opportunities to learn and grow. I'm not perfect and I make mistakes but I know that the more I focus my life around the teachings of Jesus Christ that that is when I am the happiest. That is when my life is the fullest.

How I live my faith

My faith has become my outlook on everything. When I have my trials and problems I have the perspective of the gospel and the knowledge that I am not alone and that it is all part of a divine plan. I've seen in my life that the more involved I become in the church and the more I serve the happier I am. I love that we teach one another at church and we can learn from one anothers experiences. For me my faith is what lifts me up when nothing else can, it gives me hope and light and comfort when most needed. I know that I am not perfect but that through the Atonement of Jesus Christ I can overcome my trials and weaknesses. I know that He is my Savior and that this is His gospel. I love learning about Jesus Christ and trying to put my life in harmony with what he taught and trying everyday to become a little more like him and I know that I can by simply living my faith.