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Hi I'm Valerie Ching

I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I'm from Los Angeles. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

After finishing my second year of college, I became a missionary for the church in May. I am currently serving in the Minnesota, Minneapolis mission and will be returning to my family and home in November of 2017! In high school and college, I was part of student government or the student association. I love the company of others and meeting new people.

Why I am a Mormon

Both my parents are converts but my father is now inactive. I've been a member my whole life but it wasn't until these past few years that I've been more dedicated and really converted to Christ and his gospel. I was taught the commandments, doctrines, and principles all throughout my life but it wasn't until my freshman year of high school that I really decided to put those into practice and develop more faith through action. My diligence and obedience to the church was rocky during high school, there was a period of time where I started to stray from the path. However, once I started college, I got back on my feet and really committed myself to Christ. Now, I am stronger in my testimony and my faith that I have been before--this doesn't mean I don't have much more to do and improve though! I recognize that I must continue and endure and as I do, I will learn more, grow more, love the Lord and Christ more, and love ALL those around me. I know that this will bring me true and everlasting peace, hope, and happiness.

How I live my faith

I live my faith through obedience to God's commandments and to the standards that have been set by this church through Christ. I try each and every day to work on something in my life that will bring me closer to Christ. I am living my faith by being a missionary for the Lord; I know that this mission will be hard but I have faith that the Lord and Jesus Christ will get me through it and I will reap the many rewards that will come with it.