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Hi I'm Hannah Marteeny

I'm a music student at BYU leaving on a mission to Paris, France to serve in the Temple Visitor's Center in April!

About Me

Currently, I'm a student at Brigham Young University studying vocal performance. I recently received my mission call to Paris France serving in the Temple Visitor's Center and I will leave in April. I love opera, broadway, sushi, French, hanging out with my friends, and especially the gospel!

Why I am a Mormon

I know this church is true. I was born into this gospel, and for a while, I took it for granted. But I realized that I needed to know for myself. After much prayer and study of the Book of Mormon, I came to the conclusion that the book was true, and that God lived, and He and His Son Jesus Christ visited a 14 year old boy. Someday I will be able to see Them too.

How I live my faith

I try to gain a good relationship with God through my prayers. It is so incredible that we have the opportunity to communicate with someone who knows everything, from the last digit of pi, to what Founding Father had the most disgusting toothbrush! Literally anything that has happened, is happening, or will happen, God knows. And He is willing to talk to us. I just think that is an incredible opportunity and I am so grateful for prayer.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Hannah Marteeny
Agency, or the ability to choose, is a great gift. Men and women have the ability to choose what to do with their lives. A woman could choose to have a career, a man could choose to work from home, a woman could be a full-time mother, or a father could choose to be away on business trips all the time. As members of the church, women and men are encouraged to gain an education and discover God's plan for their lives on this earth. Women are typically born with the ability to nurture, and many women feel it is their duty to raise their children. Men are typically given the duty to protect and provide for their family, and so will choose a job that allows them to do so. Regardless of what jobs the parents have, they are of equal importance. Both parents have input on the raising of their children, and both parents are in charge of keeping the family stable. With God, men and women are able to raise their children to become great. Show more Show less