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Hi I'm Lark Marston

I'm a missionary serving in Leeds England Mission and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am an adventures, spontaneous, fun loving person that enjoys being outside and working with animals. I am 19 years old and i am currently serving a full time mission in Leeds. I love my Saviour Jesus Christ and i know that Heavenly Father loves me also. I am grateful for all that He has done for me. A lot of people ask me why i decided to come on a mission. I always have 101 answers that come to my head. It really all comes down to this. He has done so much for me that i wanted to show the faith and love i have for Him by serving His children with love. I consider myself a positive person... always looking on the bright side... looking for Gods hand in my life because there is always evidence that He is looking out for us when we take a closer look. " brothers and sisters, no matter our circumstances, no matter our challenges or trials, there is something in each day to embrace and cherish. There is something in each day that can bring gratitude and joy... if only we will see and appreciate it."

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because i know these things to be true through the power of the Holy Ghost. As i was growing up in the church i didn't take much notice of what was being taught or said. In fact i thought it was what every child did on a Sunday. As i grew older i recognised that i was different. I had different standers that stood out to others. I thought and acted different. I didn't like that. So i tried to blend in, pushing my beliefs to the back. Some people still recognised that i had different standers that i wouldn't let go of. As opportunity arose and pear pressure became stronger i would reflecting on lessons i had once had as a child. Realising that i had taken away many things from teachers, parents, leaders and L.D.S friends. As i became closer to leaving my religious life behind i found myself not liking who i was becoming. Getting deeper and deeper into a black hole with no purpose in front of me or even self value. Many things had begun to change in my life pushing me and pulling me in different directions. I was becoming confused and frustrated. At the same time as always having just one foot in the Church. One day i was in a really bad way and i felt as though i was at my breaking point. In the middle of my self pity session i cried out to God. Pouring my whole heart out to him. Then i had an overwhelming feeling of peace, so much so that my whole body was still. Shortly after i had a wave of love that surrounded me. When i heard a voice as though someone was whispering in my ear. He said: "Its ok because i love you" These words, that sentence pierced my heart and is a moment and a feeling that i will never forget or deny. I instantly got on my knees and began to really talk with my Heavenly Father. I know that our Heavenly Father loves each of us! He knows us by name and wants us to be happy. I am grateful for this knowledge.

How I live my faith

I'm not perfect. Nor will i be in this life, but i am always striving to follow the example that Jesus Christ set for me. I will always try and love all those around me the way the Saviour does. I will always try to forgive as easy as He does. I will always try better to serve others. Humble myself, give more, follow the commandments and more. These are the things He taught and these are the things i will try to live my life by.