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Hi I'm Lacey Kyrene Gray

I'm a survivor of depression, a girl who finds stupid things hilarious, dental assistant and return missionary from Canada.

About Me

Yes, I have been a member my whole life, have I always wanted to be? No. Now I don't say that to be "rebellious" but there comes a time when one needs to know where they stand and why. For the most part I was an obedient teenager but I had my struggles; then when I was 20 I served a mission in Edmonton, Alberta Canada; I was only out for 7 months and then in a blink of an eye was released for medical purposes (depression). I had struggled with depression for MANY years but wasn't diagnosed with it until I was on my mission. Now I am almost 22 and have seen many unfortunate events come and go but one thing that has remained constant through it all is my Father in Heaven. He was there when I felt like I had the world, and he was there when I felt as if I had nothing and even when I felt like I was nothing. Because I have him in my life I have it all. Joy, pain, happiness, guilt, peace and shame. But because of him the good in life is so much better and brilliant than that which is less.

Why I am a Mormon

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is an incredible thing to be apart of. I learn something new EVERY church meeting I attend & it is always something to better my life. Sometimes I am just reminded of something I have learned before but I see it in a whole new way. This past Sunday I came across one of my favorite scriptures from when I was a senior in high school: Doctrine & Covenants 6:36-37. "36 Look unto me in every thought; doubt not fear not. 37 Behold the wounds which pierced my side, and also the prints of the nails in my hands and feet; be faithful, keep my commandments, and ye shall inherit the kingdom of heaven. Amen." I know that the Lord and his son, Jesus Christ are always there for us, I have felt it in my life before and they will be there for me (and you) always. I trust in them. 2 Nephi 34: "Oh Lord, I have trusted in thee, and I will trust in thee forever. I will not put my trust in the arm of flesh; for I know that cursed is he that putteth his trust in the arm of flesh. Yea, cursed is he that putteth his trust in man or maketh flesh his arm." My testimony of this gospel cannot be denied, it has blessed my life way too much for it to not be true. Without a shadow of a doubt, I KNOW that my Redeemer lives.

How I live my faith

I am not perfect, nor is anyone else here on this earth but I live my faith by trying to be the best I personally can be. Not just for those who may not be members but even for those who are, also for my extended family, nieces & nephews, and for myself. I can live my faith by sharing what I do know but not in just what I say but also with my actions. I may not be obedient at all times, but one thing I have found to be important to me through it all is picking myself up when I fall. But more importantly letting God help me up when I stumble and fall and letting him guide my footsteps.