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Hi I'm Ashley

I've lived in the heat of AZ for almost my entire life. I love watching anime, playing my violin, and oh yeah I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 24 years old. I recently began classes at my local Community College quite literary 3 weeks ago. I am hoping one day to become an Elementary teacher so I can teach children that anything is possible in life if you have the determination to go out and do it and to never forget about your imagination! I also want to bring an attitude to the children that I am here for them to individually teach accordingly to how each child learns. I also love Dragons! I'm currently writing a fictional story about a girl and her runaway friend accidentally stumbling into a world where there is an ancient race of people who raise and take care of dragons and the girl comes to find out she is a descendant of this race. I am known for my red hair and I am also known for my white and orange spotted cat Oliver whom I love so much! My grandmother began teaching me the violin before I started the 4th grade and about a month before the end of 4th grade she passed away. I loved my grandma very much and she truly knew how to make me feel that I was loved. She has been there for me and my family before and even after she died. Although It was hard to pick my violin up again I have and still play to this day. I sometimes feel her spirit as I play her favorite church songs.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because through the teachings of the church I have learned to love myself through Heavenly Fathers plan and his son Jesus Christ. I have been able to do this because through my experiences(good and bad) I have felt their love for me so strongly. I fell away from the church at age 17 and fell into a darkness that I felt or never did want to get up from. I had no love for myself. But Heavenly father never would let me give up, it always felt like he had his hand outstretched towards me waiting for me to grab it and let him help me out of my darkness. Eventually on a day that I was so depressed I had a choice to either give in or to give up. I gave in and decided to accept heavenly fathers help. Through prayer, heavenly father gave me the impression that I needed to prepare myself to go back to church. As I read the Book of Mormon I gained an understanding of this life and gods plan and felt a peace so strong. I have now been back to church for almost three years and you can not fathom the blessing and peace and joy and understanding I have gained from going back. I love myself and everyone very much! and I love you and hope you will come to love and understand our church whether you want to be baptized into it or not. 3 I know this church is so very true and Heavenly Fathers son Jesus Christ died that we might be provided a way to be saved and to live with our Heavenly Father again and also that we can be healed from pain that brings us into darkness. Never give, up hope, you are loved and with this I say these things in the name of Jesus Christ Amen.

How I live my faith

I live my faith day by day. You have to live it day by day because it is hard to live in this world but still keep the standards Heavenly Father wants us to keep. At times I do mess up but I know I can be forgiven and start new the next day. I don't drink or smoke or drink tea or coffee. I try to do activities that are wholesome and praiseworthy, my favorite outdoor activity is hiking and camping! I am a visiting teaching supervisor in the women organization of our church right now. Which means I make sure all of the adult women of the church are getting taken care of by the women who are assigned to visit them. I love to be able to see how all my sisters are doing and be able to help those who are not doing so well by either taking them dinner or just stopping by. I hope someday to be able to teach the youth of our church because I love them so much and they are so strong! In the end I love my faith and even though I am not perfect heavenly father still loves me and he loves you too.