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Hi I'm Megan

I love to live, laugh, and learn. And I am a Mormon.

About Me

Many people would never guess when they first meet me but I am a huge computer nerd. I love programming, problem-solving and working with computers. I have been blessed to be in an environment where I have been able to foster that love in my education and work experiences. I am studying Computer Science at Brigham Young University (Provo) to be a programmer. I love to program but I am also very excited to one day be a wife and mother and am thrilled to be in a field that I not only love, but will allow me to love and support my future family. While God gave me many talents, artistry and athleticism were not among them; but a love of the outdoors was. Hiking, biking, running, swimming, and star gazing, as long as it doesn’t require athletic ability, I am all in. Surrounding myself in the beauty of this wonderful world God has created always gives me a sense of gratitude, peace, and joy. I love to laugh and learn. My friends joke that I always have a smile on my face, and I guess it is true. While I still struggle with plenty of trials, I am happy. I have a loving Heavenly Father who loves and comforts me and helps surround me with amazing people and things to learn. I love to learn about His plan for me, all that He has done for me, and the world He has put me in.

Why I am a Mormon

I was fortunate enough to be born into a faithful Latter Day Saints home but that is not why I am a Mormon. Through the years, I have been able to learn for myself the truth and fullness of the gospel. It gives me such a comfort to know that my Heavenly Father loves me and is there for me. Whatever I may face today, I am never alone and someone else has felt my pain. Jesus Christ not only suffered for all sins, died for everyone, but felt all pains (mental, physical, and emotional) possible. He knows the pain, anguish, confusion or anger that I may feel. The Holy Ghost has been my constant companion and I have become dependent on its presence and guidance. It's not only a comforter but also a friend and companion. Whenever I feel in despair I know I can always turn to my Father in Heaven and that He will send His Spirit to aid me. Through the Spirit, my mind and heart have been eased and questions have been answered. It is through the Spirit that I have gained such a strong testimony. If I ever question a doctrine or standard, I can always ask and my answer comes. I often am touched by the Spirit letting me know that what is being taught it true. I have gained a strong testimony that strengthens me in times of trial. I want to be with my Father in Heaven again and I know that His teachings are on the Earth that will guide me home. The things I must do may be challenging at times, but they are always worth it. I know that this is Jesus' church on the Earth again and that He loves everyone, including me.

How I live my faith

I think that with something you come to know, it changes your thoughts, actions, and how you view life. Science classes, in which I learn about how the body, atmosphere, or plants work, change my perspective and give me an appreciation of the seemingly perfect way everything interacts. It makes me think more about what's happening when I breathe, or where the clouds came from. This is the same reaction I have with my faith. When I came to know that I have a loving Heavenly Father and a Savior who died for me, it changed my perspective on how I lived. I wanted to live in a way that would make them proud, and that would show others I knew of their love and reality. I live my faith by letting my love of my Father in Heaven guide my thoughts and actions. I live my life with the understanding that they watch over me, stand by me, and cheer me on. I live joyfully through knowing I am loved, never alone, and am a daughter of a King. I study my scriptures and say prayers daily to communicate with my Father above. I feel his love and guidance in all aspects of my life. I am serving as a missionary to share this joy and knowledge that I have because I know that it is true and I want other people to have it in their lives. I don't feel that different from other people. There are certain things I don't do because I don't want to. I don't want to consume substances that hinder my ability to think and feel the guidance of God. I don't want to wear clothing that makes me self-conscious or demeans my inner beauty. I do have fun with friends and family and enjoy the wonders of the world around me. I do feel beautiful and confident in understanding my own divinity. I do live a happy and wonderful life.