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Hi I'm Sarah

I love to crochet, bake, and live and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am you typical American college student. I come from a small family. My parents are divorced so it is just my mom, sister and I. I feel like that has given my an interesting view on life. I like to keep my hands busy with crafts or crocheting. I also just love being alive. I am honestly one of the most blessed people around. Sure there are a lot of things that I might not have but I love living. Somedays aren't so pretty but if I just sit down and think about it, every moment of my life is a blessing of some sort. The trick of it all is to figure it out. I love to hang out with my friends and laugh. I am regularly accused of being funny but I just hang around people who are too nice to me really.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church and went to all the primary and did all those things that Mormon children do. However, right around the time I turned 8 or 9 I quit going. I hated church for a while I hated God. I figured that if he was out there that we had to be sworn enemies. I had a lot of challenges early in my life. I was severely depressed and I wasn't coping well. I quit going to school and church. I became even more miserable. I couldn't handle anything. As far as I was concerned there was wasn't really a point to my life. I hated everything that had to do with the gospel. One day, I don't know why, but one day it all snapped into place for me. I figured out that sure I was miserable but I was even more miserable out of the church. My life was a complete black pit with God. I decided to return to church. I wasn't really easy but I did it. I came back because this gospel makes me happy. It gives me hope for things I didn't care about before. Sure everyday isn't perfect and I can still be a complete jerk. At least now I have a goal and a place to do something. I have a place I can turn be supported. I know that my Heavenly Father is there for me. I am still working on some of the details but I know this is the place I am supposed to be.

How I live my faith

I like to serve. I visit teach now in my college ward. I love to go and visit the girls. We normally have a lesson and talk about gospel topic and then we visit and talk. I have had some great laughs visiting. It is fun because the girls that I visit aren't from town (because they are college students). I feel like I am needed. I can give them the scoop on town or tell them about how cold the winters can be. I feel like they want me around. I am almost entirely sure that I get more from visiting teaching than any of the girls I visit do.I have helped plan activities both for the youth and young adults. I like socializing and I like that we can do so in a setting that is spiritual and uplifting. I try to do service outside of church callings too. I like to bake and crochet things for people. I am not always the nicest or the friendliest person around but I try to help other people out. I am by no means perfect or one of those obnoxiously cheery people. I just try to do what Jesus would have me do.