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Hi I'm Hermana Drew Blankenship

I am a Mormon! I know it, live it, and absolutely love it! I am a currently missionary serving in the Bolivia Santa Cruz Mission!

About Me

I am currently serving as a Mormon missionary in the Bolivia Santa Cruz Mission. I went to school at BYU and am studying special education. I love being around those who have disabilities. They give me so much hope for the world! I am blessed with an amazing family who supports me and loves me. I have been a member of this church my whole life and couldn't imagine living without it. I have lived my whole life in the south (with the exception of attending BYU in Utah) and wouldn't want to ever live anywhere else! I love music. I am constantly listening to the radio. I play piano and sing. I believe this is one of the talents God has given me so that I can worship Him through song.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of this church my entire life. I am a Mormon because I love God and know that He has a plan for me. I can't imagine living without the knowledge that I am a daughter of God who loves me and wants me to be happy. Living the teachings of the gospel give me so much hope for days ahead, and I know that through living what the scriptures teach us that we can be truly happy! About 6 years ago, my family and I went through a really hard experience. My mother lost her fourth child, my sister, to Trisomy 18 and a heart condition. I cannot imagine going through that without knowing that God was there to comfort me and that He has a plan so that I can see our sweet Mallory again someday. I am a Mormon, because it gives me hope.

How I live my faith

The most obvious way I show my faith is through my service as a full time missionary! I, along with many other missionaries, seek out those who don't know Christ and help them to come closer to Him and learn more about what Mormons believe. It is the best service I can provide! The Lord is so merciful and loving, and knows the people who are ready to receive the wonderful message the gospel of Jesus Christ has to give! I have also served as a choir director in my ward. We prepare songs to sing in our meetings (at least one performance a month). Like I said before, I love music and I am grateful to be able to serve the Lord through it. I also help with a summer camp for our girls. We teach them how to be self-reliant and also how to come closer to God. This camp lasts for one week, and I look forward to it each year. Miracles happen at Girl's Camp!! I also have taught the 4-5 year olds also known as Sunbeams, and they are just that! Little precious rays of sunshine! They are so fun and BUSY! But this has been one of my favorite ways to serve the Lord!

What is faith?

Hermana Drew Blankenship
Faith is having a confidence in God and Jesus Christ. Faith is acting and wanting to do God's will even if you aren't completely sure what the outcome will be. When we trust God and do what He asks, no matter how difficult it may be, we will be greatly blessed. Show more Show less