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Hi I'm Michayla Egbert

I am a crazy Colorado cowgirl who has passion for many random things like cows, disney, history etc.. Yup, I am a Mormon

About Me

I love a great many random things. I love cattle, and raising cattle, I grew up raising and showing steers and hogs competitively as a part of my 4-h club in the county fair. I love doing theatre and being on stage. I love to swim and be outside. For the past two years I have been living in Orlando Florida and doing numerous internships with Disney World and SeaWorld. I am studying elementary education right now with hopes of becoming a teacher one day. I also have a great love for history and anything antique (I am pretty sure I was supposed to be born in a different time period).

Why I am a Mormon

Here's the big question... Why am I one of them Mormon folk??... Well I grew up in the church so it had always been what I knew. I always believed it and thought it was true. When I was 14 however all my thoughts changed with a very intense tragic year in my small world. It started out with a bad car crash that took the lives of a mother and her three children from our ward. I remember the morning we got the news, I have never felt such a wrenching pain inside of me. I remember feeling totally lost and alone and I felt so angry. I ran into the forest and fell to my knees (seems a lot of amazing moments come from a moment in the forest). I screams, I sobbed, I begged to know why this could ever happen, I begged for the truth I wanted to know for sure if all this meant any sort of truth. It was one of the loneliest and most powerful moments I have ever experienced. I remember the answer and the comfort that came after this pain. It came later that day with a beautiful song and a simple image of a lost family in white waiting to welcome us all home. I remember the rush of comfort that settled in my broken heart. I have since had many other moments of tragedy and pain that have built my testimony, but this is the moment that set me free to find my own self. I love this gospel and the plan it has set forth for all of us. It brings comfort and hope through the darkest moments. I am so pleased to be born in a time of history where I can freely accept this gospel and all it has to teach.

How I live my faith

I am sort of kind of young but I have had wonderful opportunities to hold some life changing callings in this wonderful church in two very amazing wards. I grew up in the church which allowed me the opportunity to serve in multiple youth leadership positions. When I graduated from young women's I had my first big girl calling as co-ward camp director. I loved that calling and the responsibility of being co-mom to such an awesome group of young women. When I moved to Florida I was called to primary as a teacher. I taught CTR 5 for about a year and half. I loved that calling more than anything, mostly I loved teaching those kids. Not a day goes by that I don't think of how that class changed my life. Primary teacher wasn't my only calling in Florida, I was also a cub scout den mother. When I moved home and decided to serve a mission I was put in as a ward missionary/ substitute primary teacher! Church has not been my only community though, I live in a very small town which allows for lots of community involvement (mostly because we all know each other in some way). Being part of 4-h really helped me connect with the community I served in multiple offices in my club including three years as president.