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Hi I'm Emma Heywood

Hi! I'm Emma from Southern California, I love music and the beach and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I love music! I play the ukulele, guitar, piano and vocal chords. I've got a YouTube channel for my music. I would love to be on Broadway, but since that's not really realistic I plan on teaching at a Juvenile Detention Center instead. I'm a math education major and theater/speech education minor at BYU-I. I also love soccer, swimming, the beach, getting a nice tan, photography and Mexican food. I love my family to DEATH! They're the best. I recently returned from serving as a full-time missionary, for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in the Michigan Detroit Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

Why am I a Mormon? Because I want to be. My parents never forced me to be. My friends never pressured me. My leaders and other family members never pushed me. I CHOSE this! And I chose it because I love and I know it's true. I KNOW the gospel is true. I would not tell you that if I had not prayed to know that for myself.

How I live my faith

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not just a religion. It is a life style. I do everything I can to make sure I live that life style to the fullest. When I was in high school I attended seminary (bible study) at 5:40 am every day before school. I go to church every Sunday because I want to. I served in youth committee, young women's presidencies, and as the ward chorister and ward music chairman. I am serving a mission in the Michigan Detroit mission, and am so excited to be doing so. I always dress modestly and attend the temple as much as I can.

Do Mormons regard the Bible as Holy Scripture and the word of God?

Emma Heywood
Yes! We believe that the Holy Bible and Book of Mormon go hand in hand. For two years of my life I woke up at 5am to go study the Bible at church before school. I love the Bible! Show more Show less