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Hi I'm Lindsey

I grew up in Utah, I have been called to serve in the Canada Montreal Mission. I'm a college student, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hey there! My name is Lindsey. I am a junior in college, currently studying mathematics education. I am a math tutor at a middle school and love it! I love children so much and cannot wait to start a family of my own. I love hiking and swimming and I play most every sport. I love to travel, and hope to make it to Europe in the near future. I only have one older brother, so quite a small family (in my opinion at least). I have always had a desire to serve an LDS mission, whether on my own, or with my future husband as seniors, and now I have that opportunity, as I have been called to serve in the Canada Montreal Mission. I am so excited to serve a mission and share the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

I love this gospel with all my heart. I was bore into the Mormon Church and have always been an active member, but it wasn't until I was in High School that i truly understood the Gospel and knew for myself that the church is true. I struggled a lot in high school with friends and dating and turned to Heavenly Father for help to overcome this difficult time. In doing so I began to feel Gods love for me as His daughter and came to know of the reality of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. I belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because I know that what it teaches is true. I know with all my heart that my Father in Heaven loves and cares about me. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God. I have a firm testimony in the healing power of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. I know that through it I can be forgiving of my sins so I can return to live with him again, and I can turn to Him for strength and comfort whenever I need it.

How I live my faith

I have had the amazing opportunity to be a part of a young single adult ward comprised of students around my age that are going through the same things as me. I believe that we all have a calling of Missionary. I do my best to live the teachings of Jesus and the Prophets, to act as an example to everyone who sees me. I try to invite my friends who are not members of the LDS church to attend activities, and meetings to help them see what the church is about. i recently took a class, "Preparing for an Eternal Marriage" to help me understand the importance of temples and Marriage in the temple, and learn how to be ready when that time comes for me. I am a visiting teacher for two amazing sisters in my ward, and have been able to visit them and get to know them, and bring a spiritual message into their homes at least once a month. I was also called as a coordinator for Sunday evening devotionals that we held in our ward every week. I was able to plan activities and a spiritual message to help strengthen the relationships in our ward as neighbors and friends, and also create an inviting atmosphere for those not of the LDS faith to feel welcome. I am now preparing to serve a full-time mission in Canada, where I will spend 18 months preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and acting as the Lords instrument to put forth His work.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Lindsey
No, There is no requirement of mission service in the church, though for young men, it is strongly encouraged and for young women, it is an open option. Just recently the Prophet (President Thomas S. Monson) announced that young men could begin to serve a full time mission at the age of 18 and that young women could begin mission service at age 19. There is a very large need for missionaries in the world to spread the Gospel to those who do not yet have it, and invite all those they meet to come to the Gospel of Christ. All who have a desire to serve a full time mission should go forth and serve. Show more Show less