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Hi I'm Raelynn

I'm a missionary serving in Wellington New Zealand in Family Search Preservation.

About Me

I have just been called to serve a mission in Wellington New Zealand. I couldn't be happier. A little over a 18 months ago I quit my job and returned to school. I was really concerned with going back to school after not attending for 30 years. The first class was a little scary, but once I completed it, I felt like I could do anything. About six months later I was studying the New Testament lesson on the Sermon on the Mount. I went to LDS.ORG to use the scriptures online. On the front page there was a challenge by Elder Anderson to find your family and take those names to the temple. I accepted the challenge and spent morning studying for school and my afternoon finding my family. It has been an unbelieveable experience and has lead me to going on a mission. I have been called as a Preservation Specialist. I will spend my days gathering records, so others can find their families.

Why I am a Mormon

I love the teachings of Jesus Christ. My love and understanding of Him as my Savior and Redeemer grows everyday as I read His words and live His commandments. My mom tells me that I went to church for the first time as a 9 day old baby. From my earliest memories the Gospel of Jesus Christ touched to my soul. I know the teachings of Jesus are true. I know he has given us Prophets to guide us. What a blessing to know that Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ loves me as much as the children of the Old Testament. He gave them a Prophet, he has given me a Prophet. I have studied the teaching of Joseph Smith and know him to me God's prophets to restore His gospel to us. I love the Book of Mormon. Reading those words helps me, teaches me and guides me back to my Father. I bear my witness that living the words of Jesus and His commandments are a blessing in my life and will be in our life.

How I live my faith

The love the teaching of our Savior, Jesus Christ. I have been blessed to teach his words in Sunday School class and early morning youth studies. As I read and study His words, my love for all He has done for me and you burns deeply in my soul. The best part about teaching is as we share our love for the Savior our love for each other grows.