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Hi I'm Kayci

I grew up in Kaysville, Utah. I'm serving the Lord in the California San Diego mission. I'm a Mormon!!!

About Me

I love to play sports! My favorite sports to play are lacrosse and basketball, but I also love to watch football and baseball. I'm a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the California San Diego mission. I went to High School at Davis High in Kaysville, Utah and went to LDS Business College for two semesters studying in the Paralegal Program. I plan to go into Massage Therapy when I get home.

Why I am a Mormon

I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that this gospel is true. I know that Heavenly Father and His son, Jesus Christ live. I know they have a body of flesh and bones, just like you and me! I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and he did translate the Book of Mormon and I know it to be the true word of God. I know that the Lord calls present day prophets to lead us and guide us back to our Father's presence. I love this gospel and everything it has given me, like the assurance that families can be together forever. I know the scriptures teach us true doctrine and I know that if we read them, our lives will be truly blessed. I know that the temple is the House of the Lord and I know that the temple is a place of refuge and it can only make our lives better. I know that prayer works and if I ever need some help, or if I have done something wrong, I can pray and my Father in Heaven will answer, it's not always in the time or way I want it, but it is in the time and way I need it. I know my Father in Heaven loves me and I am so grateful for that. I know He loves each and everyone of us beyond our wildest imagination. I know Jesus Christ is my brother and that He suffered the ultimate sacrifice, the Atonement, so I can return to Him and my Father in Heaven. The gospel is true, the Book is blue, and God loves me and you!

How I live my faith

I love to go to church and to participate in church activities. I am part of a singles ward but then I got called to be a Sunbeams primary worker and I LOVE it!! Serving in San Diego is my life and I absolutely love it.

How can I find someone to talk with, in person, about the Mormon religion?

Kayci
There are members of the Church everywhere! You can talk to them to meet your local bishop or branch president and they can get you in contact with your local missionaries. Show more Show less

Where did Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints begin?

Kayci
It all started in Palmyra, New York with 14 year old Joseph Smith. They then moved westward to places in Illinois, Ohio, and eventually the pioneers came west to Salt Lake City, Utah, where they settled and the foundation of the church is. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Kayci
President Thomas S. Monson is the living prophet today with his counselors being Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uctdorf. With the twelve apostles being: Boyd K. Packer, L. Tom Perry, Russell M. Nelson, Dallin H. Oaks, M. Russell Ballard, Richard G. Scott, Robert D. Hales, Jeffery R. Holland, David A. Bednar, Quentin L. Cook, D. Todd Christofferson, and Neil L. Anderson. Show more Show less

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Kayci
Most of the time, Mormons try to help and bless people who aren't Mormon. We love everyone and we are always looking for opportunities to serve! Show more Show less

Why are only some Mormons allowed into temples? Is there something secret going on in Mormon Temples? What goes on in Mormon Temples?

Kayci
There is nothing secret about the temple, it is just sacred, so we don't talk about it on a daily basis. We would love for every member to have the opportunity to enter the temple after they are found worthy! Show more Show less

Can you tell me about Mormon customs: how you dress for church, what holidays you celebrate, etc.?

Kayci
We always try to dress nicely and presentable every day of the week, but at church, we wear our "Sunday Best". We celebrate Christmas and Easter, the most significant (spiritually) holidays. We also celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, Valentines Day, St. Patrick's day, etc. along with local holidays. Show more Show less

What do Mormons believe about Jesus Christ? Do Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God?

Kayci
Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes!!! We believe that Jesus Christ is our brother and He atoned for our sins so that we may live with our Father in Heaven again. Show more Show less

Who founded Mormonism and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Kayci
President Joseph Smith founded Mormonism on April 6, 1830 (when it was officially organized). Show more Show less

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Kayci
It is a priesthood responsibility for brethren of the church around ages 18-26 to serve. Sister missionaries are not required to, but add an awful lot to the mission field that no man could. Show more Show less

What is done with the tithing that Mormons pay?

Kayci
Tithing is used to help ward/stake members who may be in need of our assistance. It is used to build temples, church buildings, and other church buildings. It help funds the missionary program (Woot Woot)! Helps to print books and materials used by the church and to print scriptures. It is used for temple work and helps propel the Church Education Fund. Show more Show less

How do I become a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church)?

Kayci
Get in touch with your local missionaries and they can teach you the discussions and if you feel like it is true and you have gained a testimony, you will be first interviewed by the missionaries and then by the bishop or branch president, and then you will be baptized and receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. Show more Show less

What is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' attitude regarding homosexuality and same sex marriage?

Kayci
We believe that marriage is between and man and a woman. We believe it is ordained of God and that through being married in the temple, we can be sealed to our family through time and all eternity. We do, however, love everyone as sons and daughters of god. Show more Show less