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Hi I'm Alyssa

I am currently serving a full-time mission in New York. I am studying to become an elementary school teacher. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the beautiful state of Washington with my parents and three siblings. I am the youngest child and look up to my older siblings so much and strive to be like them. I am currently attending a university to earn my Bachelor's degree in elementary education. I have always loved kids and look forward to having my own classroom full of young students one day. My favorite things to do in my free time are read, spend time outdoors with friends and family, and play sports. I have played many different sports growing up, but the one I loved the most was soccer.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family where my parents were both members and I had the wonderful opportunity to be baptized into this church at age eight. I have grown to love this gospel and the people in it. I know this church is the true church upon the earth today and that Joseph Smith is a prophet who really saw Heavenly Father and His son Jesus Christ. President Thomas S. Monson is a true prophet living on the earth today and he receives revelation from God for all of the world. Christ loves me and He loves you and wants the best for all of us. More than anything He wants us to live His commandments and one day return to live with Him again. He has a plan for all of us. We all lived with Him before we came to this earth and we will live with Him after we die if we are righteous and follow his teachings.

How I live my faith

I have served in many church callings and I am currently serving as a full-time missionary in New York. I love teaching and love this opportunity I have to serve the Lord for 18 months. I also live my faith by going to religion classes at the university I attend. I took a class that prepares members to go on missions as well as a class that teaches about the Book of Mormon. I read the scriptures and pray to my Father in Heaven daily. I go to the temple and do service for those who have passed on.