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Hi I'm Allison Chavez

I grew up in California and Texas. I am preparing for a mission in North Carolina. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up dancing, I love to watch movies, and I could swim in the ocean for hours. I love a good book. I love to wakeboard. I love snowy, cold weather. I am a daughter, sister, and friend. I am a college student.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have come to know that this is my Heavenly Father's gospel. It is the true word of God, and it brings me closer to my Savior. I have come to know that this gospel is true through many prayers and hours of study. I have taken the time to find out for myself if all of this is true, and I know that it is true. I love the Atonement of Jesus Christ, and have become a better person everyday by using the Atonement. I know that Joseph Smith restored the gospel on the earth today and that he was a prophet. I know that we have a prophet on the earth today, Thomas S. Monson, and I sustain him. I love that we receive revelation and instruction from God today, not just in ancient times. I know that the Book of Mormon is the word of God.

How I live my faith

I love to participate in my ward. I am a co-chair for the Stake Activities Committee. I love to visit teach the sweet sisters in my ward. I love to attend church each week, and partake of the sacrament. I attend the temple as often as I can, and I love to read the Book of Mormon.

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Allison Chavez
Our main worship service is called sacrament meeting. This meeting usually lasts a little over an hour, and visitors are more than welcome! Children are also welcome, this is a very family friendly meeting. We sing hymns, pray, partake of the sacrament (like communion), and listen to speakers (usually from the congregation). After sacrament, there are Sunday School classes for all age groups, which lasts for a little under an hour. After this, there is a third meeting for the last hour with another class. This class is usually split up by gender. Show more Show less