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Hi I'm Renee

I grew up in Utah. I love to spend time with my family. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the second oldest of six children in my family. I have three sisters and two brothers. My 2 sweet brothers were adopted into our family about twelve years ago and our family wouldn't be the same without them! I ran cross country in high school and couldn't get enough of it. I love running and being out doors! Camping with my family is one of my favorite things to do! I love laughing and spending time with my family and my friends. I attended college for three years studying Exercise Science, but now I am serving a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints!

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up in the Church, but when I was old enough I still needed to find out for myself if it was true. Through reading the Book of Mormon, pondering and sincerely praying I came to feel that this Gospel and this Church is true! I have gained a testimony that it is true! I have no doubt! As I have strived to do the things that God has commanded us to do I feel strengthened and happy. I know where I came from, why I am here, and where I am going! I have had my fair share of stuggles, but as I have turned to my Savior and the teachings of His gospel I have found the strength (spiritually and physically) to make it through. I have made so many mistakes in my life, but I know that through Jesus Christ's sacrifice I can repent and be forgiven of those mistakes and become better. This Gospel means everything to me. Through it I know the things I need to do to return and live with God and my family forever!

How I live my faith

Right now I am currently serving an LDS mission in California! The Gospel of Jesus Christ has brought such guidence and happiness in my life and I want to share it with others! I find great joy in helping and serving others and what better way could I do that than by helping others know about the Savior and His Gospel!

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Missionary work is 100% volunteered! They choose to dedicate 18 - 24 months of their lives preaching the Gospel and they pay for it. They pay an certain monthly amount to cover basic living costs. If a missionary doesn't have sufficient funds however the Church helps cover the difference through donated tithing funds for the missionaries. You can really see the importance of sharing this message when 19 year old young men and 21 year old women pay to share this with people. Show more Show less