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Hi I'm Megan Stimpson

I'm a college student, a big sister, a missionary, and a Mormon.

About Me

I am currently serving as a full time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I was called to serve in Eugene, Oregon for 18 months serving and teaching the people there. Before I was called as a missionary I was an English Education student at Brigham Young University-Idaho, studying to become a high school English and literature teacher. I love teaching, students, and all things education. Teaching guitar lessons, volunteering in my ward, and spending time with the youth of the church has helped me become a more Christlike and service minded person. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and the opportunities it brings people!

Why I am a Mormon

Because of the blessing of the Holy Ghost that I received after I was baptized, I have been guided and blessed time and time again. In the scriptures we are promised that if we follow the commandments we will be blessed, and I have seen the truthfulness of this in my own life. I know that Jesus Christ suffered all of my sins and the pains of all people so that we can be strengthened, understood, and capable of returning to our Heavenly Father. I know that God has a plan for His children and that Jesus Christ is central to that plan.

How I live my faith

As a young adult in the church, I have held callings as a Visiting Teaching Supervisor, a Ward Missionary, and a Primary Teacher. In each of these callings I was able to help others come closer to Christ and strengthen my relationship with Him too. Most recently, I am serving as a full time missionary in the Oregon, Eugene mission. The opportunities this church gives to serve have helped me to grow in countless ways.

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Megan Stimpson
Weekly church services are three hours long every Sunday. The first hour of meetings is called sacrament meeting. During sacrament meeting everyone gathers to sing hymns, listen to speakers, and most importantly, partake of the sacrament. The sacrament (bread and water), is blessed and passed each week to remind us of the sacrifice the Savior made for us. The bread represents his body, and the water represents the blood he shed when he suffered the atonement for us. By taking part in the sacrament weekly, we show him that we are willing to take his name upon us, and follow the commandments. After the sacrament meeting, everyone seperates into classes specifically for their age group. As well as classes for adults, there are classes for all ages of children and youth including toddlers (nursery), young children (primary), and teenagers (young men and young women groups). Everyone is welcome to sacrament meeting. It's not uncharacteristic to see families small and large as well as single people young and old. Visitors are very welcome! Show more Show less

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Megan Stimpson
The wonderful thing about the technology that we have today, is the ability to share uplifting and inspiring messages and knowledge with each other! If you don't know anyone who is Mormon or if you don't feel comfortable calling the missionaries yet, you can click right at the top of this web page and talk to a Mormon who will hopefully be able to answer all of your questions. If you would like to have the missionaries visit you, there is a link on the homepage of the www.mormon.org website that you can click to request them to visit you or someone else. If you do know a Mormon, dont hesitate to ask them your questions. It is wonderful that you have an interest in learning more about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Good luck! Show more Show less