What Is a Church Community?

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 Mary Rose

I grew up in Utah, I am a mormon.

About Me

I am a college student at Brigham Young University. I grew up with a love of mother nature and every activity that would let me be outside. I played high school tennis and was in photography club. I grew up in a mormon town in Utah.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a mormon household. My parent's raised me in a suburb of Provo, Utah, a conservative mormon town. This seems like the ideal place to gain a testimony but for me and most of my friends it was actually very difficult to find out for yourself if the church was true since it wasn't something we stumbled upon but something we were born into. I often wished that I could be a convert, but once I was in my junior year of high school I realized I still could be converted. I decided to read the Book of Mormon and decided for myself it was true. HEY GUYS GUESS WHAT, IT IS! I watched a lot of my friends leave the church or make bad decisions during that same time and it was hard to not follow that path but I really wanted to understand why my parents believed in this religion so much that they had me attend church with them for the last 17 years. I wanted to understand why I was expected to live the way I did. The Book of Mormon changed my whole life. I knew it was true and started acting like it, participating in church, and really loving my Heavenly Father for the plan he gave to us. I now am excited to be able to share this same message with others in Peru this summer as I serve the church on a full time mission.

How I live my faith

I am a leader in my churches woman's service group. My ward consists of a bunch of young single adults so it can be chaos at times but the truth of the church is present no matter how small or large the group that meets is. I get to organize events for my ward and help people become friends. I also am planning to serve my church nby serving a mission to teach people about my faith for 18 months in Peru this summer.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Mary Rose
Missionaries have been blessed with the gospel in their lives so it is a way for them to be able to share the Plan of Happiness that God has created for us with others so they can find the same joy in their lives. Show more Show less