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Hi I'm Sister Alicia Anne Stringam

Hi. I am a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints currently serving in the Little Rock, Arkansas Mission.

About Me

I have been a member of the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints for my whole life. I am a Daughter of GOD. Being a member of the Truth, I am called by the Lord to serve as a full time missionary in Little Rock, Arkansas english speaking. Being in my youth, I had dreams of getting a full ride and playing D1 collegiate volleyball in or close by Utah, but God loved me enough to tear me down then build me back up into something great. I have not yet found my greatness, but having the Holy Ghost constantly with me, Faith in the Lord, Jesus Christ, and the constant, undeserving love of God I always feel around me is going to help me one day reach my greatness that is beyond my possible fathom, imagination, and dreams.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? I am a Mormon because of the help and comfort I need everyday from my Father in Heaven. I am a Mormon so that I may be saved and live with my Heavenly Father again. I am a Mormon because I need to give back all that I can to Christ for what he did for me, even though I will never fully repay him and never deserve his love and atoning sacrifice for me. I am a Mormon because I know that he has a specific plan for me weather it includes my worldly loves or not. I am a Mormon because that through his help I can accomplish the impossible. I am a Mormon because I choose to be. I am a Mormon because it is my duty, my calling from our lord. I am a Mormon because I love him with all of my heart. Reader, I KNOW that this is the restored gospel, I know that the Book of Mormon is true, and I know that he lives and loves us. I know that we have a living prophet here on this mortal earth to lead us. And finally I know that through good times and bad, he leads us, guides us and walks besides us so that we can have eternal happiness for ever and ever and that we may live with him in heaven once more. This is My testimony, and my prayer. In his sacred name of my savior, my redeemer, my big bother even so the only begotten son Jesus Christ, Amen.

How I live my faith

I have been playing volleyball ever since I can remember. Volleyball was my only true self worth and the love of my life. In about 8th grade I figured out that you cannot just tryout for a collage team and make it. To achieve my goal and being an average of 5'10" I knew that it was not going to come easy for me. I needed to either grow 5" or get my vertical jump at an average of 30". So, me and my dad research long and hard for the best exercises for me. We came up with the exercises, the plan, and executed both. By the beginning of my 12-13 school year, I was averaging about 25" and I was starting varsity as an outside hitter for my H.S team. In my 2013 club volleyball year, being as young as I am, I played on the best team my club had. I was playing with 2 MVP's on an 18's team. I had good grades, friends, and team who I absolutely love. College coaches were even looking at me. Everything was going as planned. I felt like I was invincible, on top of the world. But living in a mortal world, there is always a challenge we have to face in order for our faith to grow. On February 2, 2013 Me and my club team were in the championship game of our tournament. I was playing Outside hitter. I went up to hit a ball, landed, and tore my ACL. My screams could be heard from a miles away. To be honest I do not remember the pain, all I remember is the fear of the possibility of not accomplishing my dreams. In a split second my goals, work, and dreams were shattered. I refused to accept the fact that this is happening. As I continued to heal after surgery, I noticed myself closer to my family. I noticed just how much my "real friends" care about me, even friends I didn't even know I had. I noticed that God had to compel me to be humble in order to make him my center. But mostly, out this whole mess, I noticed that I have grown closer to the true gospel, to Jesus Christ an to my Father in Heaven.

What is faith?

Sister Alicia Anne Stringam
Faith; (n) 1. To hope for things which are not seen, but which are true. Hope; (v) 1. A constant and unwavering expectation. Show more Show less