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Hi I'm Treyele

I'm from Utah. I graduated from the University of Utah. I'm serving an LDS mission for the next 18 months. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah. I earned a B.A. in Sociology, as well as a Criminology Certificate. My idea was to go into socail work however, like many things in life, that didn't pan out exactly as planned. I was a teacher for 5 years. I absolutely loved every minute of it. I never thought I would end up teaching, but there is something amazing about helping children experience the joy of learning. The experiences I had will definitely always be remembered. Currently, I am on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The thing I enjoy most in life is being around the people that I love. I'm up for practically any adventure or activity as long as it is with awesome people. I love food of practically every kind, but my favorite is probably Chinese. I also love all types of music. My ipod is very eclectic and I let my mood determine what plays on the speakers. I enjoy sports too. My favorite one to play is volleyball and I really like to watch football and baseball. I'm a big movie buff as well. Comedies are great because I absolutely love to laugh. But, movies with meaning are the best! If I finish a movie wanting to be a better person, it was worth my time. I have one major goal in life. I want to travel the world! I plan to visit Italy, Australia, Spain, Egypt, and everywhere in between. There are so many exciting places to see and I hope I'm able to see them all.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a Mormon family and I grew up going to church as a child. However, in my teenage years I disassociated myself with the religion. Because of some things in my life, I was hurt, angry, and rebellious. The further away I moved from my faith the more lost I became. I started spiraling downward fast. One day I looked around at the people I had chosen to associate myself with and their families. There wasn't one life of theirs that I wanted. None of them were very happy. I knew that life could be better than what we had all settled for. I knew there must be a way to be happier. Around the same time, a few people began reaching out to me. Their support and encouragement was well-needed. They tried to steer me into a direction of coming back to God. Then a major life decision presented itself to me. It was the first time in my life I prayed with all my heart for something, anything, to help me. I recieved an anwer to my prayer. Then, with as much faith as I had at the time, I acted on it. It was the first step of many that I had to take to get me where I am today. I know that I have many more to make still. But, I know with all of my soul that God had, and still has, a hand in my life. He has saved me from myself a million times. I love the way I feel at church and what I learn while I'm there. Sundays are the highlight of my week. As I've taken steps to grow closer to the Lord, I've gained a better understanding of who He is, who I am, the purpose of life, and how to accomplish that purpose. I love prayer! God answers all of them. I love being a Mormon! I've never been happier than I am now. And, I dare say it doesn't get much better than this. The Lord continues to be merciful to me despite all of my imperfections. And, I know that through Him I can live with God and my family for time and all eternity in heaven. I have been blessed tremendously. Who I am now is much closer to who I want to be. I am so happy to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

To me, describing how I "live my faith" is a bit awkward. I have a very strong faith in God, my Heavenly Father. I know that He has a plan for me, and that my life has a purpose. I also have faith in His son, Jesus Christ. Christ is my Savior. He gave his life so that I could live mine. Keeping that in mind, I try to do those things that I know God wants me to do. I go to church every Sunday and commit to try and be better than I was the week before. I attend other activies regularly held for Mormons too. Recently, I was even a co-chair for the committee that plans a weekly activity for the single young adults in my church. It was a great way for us to get together, have fun together, and bond as we strengthen each other in our faith. I also try to avoid things that I know God would not be pleased with. Sometimes I fall short of His expectations. I'm definitely not perfect. But, I do my best! And, I have faith that the Lord will help me. I feel His love as I pray and study my scriptures (the Bible and Book of Mormon) every day. I try to learn about His gospel and grow closer to Him. Many times I feel His guidance. I know He is aware of me. And, I do my best to follow Him.