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Hi I'm Jessie

I was born in Utah, live in Arizona, have an obsession with shoes and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I went to school to become a teacher, and although I don't teach currently, I am still passionate about it. I love to scrapbook it gives me the creative opportunities my otherwise creative-less mind. I like hiking even though I'm not very good. My favorite kind of book to read is a "chick flick". I've traveled over seas only once and would like to travel more.

Why I am a Mormon

I am Mormon because I know how different my life would be if I wasn't. I wouldn't be as close to my family as I am, and I wouldn't be the person I am proud to be. I am a different breed of Mormon. I was baptised when I was almost 9, so I consider myself a convert. Throughout my various experiences and trials, I have come to realize how much this church has carried me through them all. I have been able to be positive (most of the time) through some of the most difficult situations. The friends I have made through the Church are the best ones that anyone could have. They are so supportive. And because our faith is identical, I never have to worry about being uncomfortable in situations that may occur. This church offers so many opportunities to become a better person, to do good in the world and to bring joy into the life of others.

How I live my faith

I attend chuch each Sunday. The few times I have missed, are those times when I have been traveling and attending church wasn't an option. I attend a Single's Ward that meets in a building where familes attend. Most Sundays it's fine. Other Sundays, not so much. It's hard to look at all the blessings children bring and I long for the chance to raise one of God's children. I have held pretty much the same callings in Church for many years. I had the great blesssing to be a lead woman in a ward that had a lot of inactive members and members struggling with sin. I felt inadequate at the time, but know that this calling was of God and know that I did some good. I love to visit sisters in my ward. I love the closeness I can feel to those sisters I am assigned to. For a year, I even got to be in charge of our ward's Family Home Evening Committee. This weekly acitivity is the one that stretched me the most spiritually and mentally. I had more acitivities crammed into my head than I ever feared I would have. My righteous serving helped uplift and inspire. I get to feel a little closer to Heaven as I carry my faith with me. My faith has been my biggest struggle. However, as I have dedicated time and energy to reading the words of God and of the living prophets, I have found myself feeling the Spirit more frequently and becoming closer to God.