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Hi I'm Mercedes Wright

I am a Californian. I am a Field Hockey Goalie. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I am currently serving in the Salt Lake City South Mission. I am a student at BYU-Idaho. I play Field Hockey as a Goal Keeper. I also run track and compete in the high jump. I have played water polo and also swam competitively. I love the church and have grown up in the church. I am the third child of five. I have an older sister and brother and a younger sister and brother. My favorite temple is the San Diego Temple. One day I hope to have a family of my own for eternity.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a Mormon. I grew up in the church. I choose to stay in the church because I have such a strong testimony of the gospel and its truths. I love the church and can't imagine a life without it because it has brought me so much joy and so many new friends. I love serving the Lord.

How I live my faith

I am serving in the Utah Salt Lake City South Mission. I actively attend church activities in addition to attending church regularly. I teach the children at church. I have been a youth leader in my youth groups. I will be serving a mission for the church and can't wait to help others enjoy the same faith I participate in.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Mercedes Wright
While it is not a requirement for all Mormons to serve a mission, there is a strong tradition of missionary service in the Church and many Mormons do serve. Show more Show less

Who is the Mormon prophet today?

Mercedes Wright
God has called many prophets to lead his church in our day, just as He did anciently. The current Prophet of the Church today is Thomas S. Monson. Show more Show less