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Hi I'm Chelsea Tibbitts

I am from Arizona. I am a yoga teacher and love to cook. I'm a Mormon"

About Me

I have been in college, however I took a year and a half off to do yoga teacher training that I recently finished. I love yoga, meditation, hiking, cooking, music, health, the sun, plants, animals, all living things, writing, art, modern dance, natural beauty & real smiles, peoples eyes, waves, teaching, people, singing, helping people, movement, freedom, souls, learning, the night sky, the wind, all the beautiful cultures of the world, the outdoors, warmth, fresh air, healing, creativity, inspiration, and fresh squeezed juice. I love the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Why I am a Mormon

Growing up a member of the church something inside of me always felt the church was true and wanted to obey God's commandments. I went through the motions- never really knowing for myself if it was true, however, I was always active, and I did know was that there was something safe and powerful in the church- I felt warmth and goodness in my life when I obeyed the commandments. I always had a deep love of truth & goodness- I loved people, I knew there was a freeing power in selfless service. Throughout the years I read dozens of spiritual books and loved them. I found bits of the truth in each one, as well as in many religions and spiritual disciplines I studied in school. I came to a point in my life when I really needed to know if there was a God who was an actual physical being- a loving Father in Heaven- not just some mysterious universal force of spirit. I need to know if that God loved me and I needed to if that God wanted me to be happy- if He was looking out for me, if He cared at all, if I could trust Him, and if He would help me in my life. I always had a strong feeling that there was one truth beyond all the speculation. Something inside of me felt I could find what I was looking for in the LDS Church (or the Mormon Church) - the church I had grown up in. I began to pray sincerely like there was really someone there listening, I prayed often, many times I prayed in tears or with frustration, I truly sought to know -really wanting an answer. One night as I began to re-read the Book of Mormon, I read the testimony of the 3 witnesses who saw an angel and touched the gold plates, a warm peaceful feeling came over me and I knew it was true, I knew it had really happened. It was as though something from the other realm was reaching out to me - an actual force of peace wanting to tell me it was true. Something inside me knowingly smiled. That same feeling has confirmed the truth of this church many times since. I am a Mormon because it is real.

How I live my faith

I have been attending a Young Single Adult Ward in Mesa since graduating high school, where I served as a secretary in the women's organization for a short period of time before leaving on a mission to Indiana. I have been visiting teaching a few of the women in my ward- whom I have grown to love. I live my faith by attending my church meetings to feel of His spirit and be spiritually edified, and also by doing what the Lord asks me to do whether He asks me through the His written word, the words of prophets, or the whisperings of His spirit- I find joy in doing His will. His will is wonderful and blesses my life.