What Is a Church Community?
Loading.....

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Start a chat or call us at 1-888-537-6600.

Hi I'm Heather

I'm a wife and mother of two beautiful daughters. I like to plan big parties and events. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Idaho and no matter where life takes me, I will always consider myself a West Coast girl. I graduated with a degree in Recreation Management and worked as a city events planner. After doing that for a few years, I decided that I really wanted to be a mom and stay at home so I could dedicate more of my time to my children. Now, instead of big events with thousand-people attendance, I find great joy in setting our own family traditions and planning parties for my daughter's special occasions. I also enjoy baking, playing the piano, and working out to exercise videos in my living room. My family brings me the most joy I have ever experienced in life.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born to good parents who love me and taught the gospel in our home. I developed a testimony at a young age. At first, I simply believed what my parents taught me. As I grew, I had many opportunities to test what I had been taught. I have found that by trying out the principles my parents taught me in situations in my own life has led to me gaining a knowledge of my own of the truthfulness of such principles. For example, I remember as a young girl being so afraid of the dark and then praying to not be afraid and feeling a wave of comfort and peace fill my heart. I knew that God had answered my prayer. I have had such answers to my prayers time and time again that confirm to me that the gospel principles I have been taught by my parents are true. I know that God loves me and knows me personally and that he cares about my life, no matter how mundane or insignificant I may feel it is.

How I live my faith

I believe that prophets have been called in our day and that they speak the word of God to us. One of the things the prophet has told us to do is to hold a weekly family night, where we teach our children gospel truths, pray and sing together, and have fun together as a family. I take that call seriously and try to plan fun lessons and games each week to teach my daughters about the gospel. I also try to facilitate nightly scripture reading and prayer as a family. I try to teach my daughters about serving others - one of our favorite things to do is to bake a treat together and then deliver it to someone that we feel could use a pick-me-up.