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Hi I'm Jane

I'm a sister, a student, a planner and dreamer, a listener, a learner, a disciple of Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Jane Amalie McGill and I'm a Mormon. My family lives in Highland, Utah and I am studying at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I have recently received a mission call to serve in the Guatemala, Quetzaltenango Mission and could not be more excited! I have one older brother and three younger sisters, whom I love very much. I grew up in Virginia and loved being close to the ocean. I enjoying being outdoors, waterskiing, biking, star gazing, singing, and writing poems. I love being with people and enjoy making new friends. The gospel means everything to me and I am so grateful for it!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because it brings me so much happiness. The gospel brings so much light into my life and gives me purpose. I have meaning behind my actions and beliefs that support the things I do. When try to be good and obey God's commandments, I have the constant companionship of the Holy Ghost, which helps me make decisions, receive answers to prayer, and understand what my Father in Heaven wants me to do. The gospel of Jesus Christ teaches me how I can find peace and happiness now and obtain eternal life after my time on this earth is finished. I know that my Savior, Jesus Christ lives. That He performed the Atonement so we may be cleansed from sin and that He may know how to perfectly succor us through times of need and distress. I am so grateful for His great, atoning sacrifice. I love Him very much and look forward to the day when we are reunited in perfect joy and harmony, never more to be separated.

How I live my faith

I love volunteering in the church and community. I have held many leadership positions in school organizations like Student Government, National Honor Society, and various club presidencies. I participated on Highland City Youth Court and enjoy doing service for those around me. I have learned many valuable skills while serving in these positions, which have transferred to other aspects of my personal and social life. I am grateful for the times when I have been able to pray before meetings and with associates. This has brought direction to our meetings and guidance as to those programs and people we should focus on most. The Lord is aware of much more than just our strictly religious actions. Working with church leaders in the community has also taught me a lot about carrying our religion with us outside of church meetings and sunday school and into all aspects of our lives. Different positions within the church have helped me build wonderful relationships with people my age that share similar interests. These callings have taught about leadership, hard work, patience and kindess, and responsibility. If everyone does their part, loads are lightened and made easier to bear. We are able to help each other out and serve more effectively wherever we are.