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Hi I'm Lexi Joyce

I grew up in Minnesota and Utah. I love being a missionary, serving people and helping them come unto Jesus Christ. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love serving people, it brings me the greatest joy in life to see others happy. Volunteering, especially through tutoring kids, has been one of my favorite things to do. I've always loved teaching (and learning from) young children. I am at college to become an elementary school teacher! I was homeschooled all through elementary school while my family and I lived in Utah, but started public school in sixth grade when we moved to Minnesota. I love photography, food, movies, and my family! I always love taking pictures of the natural beauty of this earth that God has given us. Seeing the wonders of God's creations constantly reminds me that He is in everything around me. Making and eating super tasty food is always a fun thing, especially when it's something new that I've never tried before! I love movies, and I've learned that I'm a pretty bad critic of them. I like pretty much any movie I see, so don't ask me for recommendations because I think everything is great. My family is the most important thing to me, next to this gospel. I have five younger siblings and a mother and father who I love very much. Spending time with my family is always fun because my siblings are some of my best friends. I am so grateful for the experiences they give me and the lessons they teach me.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know it is true. I was born into the church, so my conversion story is my entire life. I have chosen to center my entire life around Jesus Christ and His true gospel because I know that doing so brings me the most happiness. I have a testimony of the Book of Mormon. I have read it, prayed to ask if it is true, and got an answer. The Book of Mormon and Bible together teach of the truths of the gospel and are essential to coming to know of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. I have a testimony of the restored priesthood. Jesus gave his twelve apostles the power of God on earth, to perform miracles and performed necessary ordinances. That same power has been restored through Joseph Smith and is necessary to the true gospel of Jesus Christ. I know that Joseph Smith was a prophet, and that all the prophets after him were ordained by God to lead this church under the direction of Jesus Christ. I know Thomas S. Monson is the living prophet today and that he leads and guides this church through modern-day revelation. I know repentance is real and that it works. Jesus suffered for our sins, died, and rose again so that we can use His Atonement to repent and return to Heavenly Father someday. Any sins we have committed can be forgiven through the grace and mercy of Christ. I know we always have to be trying our best to live righteously, but since we are not perfect Christ came to save us from our sins through His perfect and infinite Atonement. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is true. I have come to know my purpose in life, who I am, who I can become, and where I am going through living the doctrine of Christ. God knows me personally, He knows all of us personally and wants us all to live with Him again after this life. I am a missionary so that I can share this glad message with the people of the world and help them feel the same joy, security, love, and confidence this gospel brings me.

How I live my faith

I love living my faith through service and devotion to my church calling. Serving anyone in need is the best way for me to have joy. I have had the opportunity to serve a lot of people through the church by simple means. My favorite way to serve is by offering babysitting services to a lot of the families in my ward! Another service I enjoy providing to people is help in navigating FamilySearch (a church family history website). Researching my family history and helping others do the same is always fun for me. In my ward I've served as a family history consultant, a visiting teacher, and different roles within our youth groups. Being a member my whole life I have had many callings, and I have loved each one of them, however difficult or time-consuming they might have been. Most of my callings have involved planning activities, visiting and making sure people have their needs met, and doing family history work.