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Hi I'm Rebekah Harkleroad

I'm a full time missionary for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Mesa Arizona at the Temple Visitors Center.

About Me

I am 19 years old. I love anything in the water! I played Water Polo for 4 years, I was a lifeguard for 2 years and a swimming instructor for a year and a half and I love surfing. I went to BYU-I for a year and I am majoring in International Studies. I practiced spanish for 5 years in high school and college. I also love to laugh at dumb puns and bad jokes!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a mormon, but I was also converted to the church. I went every week with my family to church, but I dreaded it a bit. As I got older, I slowly started recognizing the blessings of going to church for 3 hours every Sunday along with countless hours of activities and service. I started to see the importance of Jesus Christ and His atonement in my life. That he knows me and loves me perfectly. I found out that I have a loving Heavenly Father, who put me here for a purpose. When I was 17, I served on a one week mission and saw the effect it had not only on those around me, but on me as well. I craved that again. I wanted to go on a mission again with all my heart, so here I am! Everyday I see the effect of the teachings of Jesus Christ on so many people. I see the love and joy it brings to so many and I want to help other's to see it as well. I know that we are not alone. We never have been.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as a full time missionary for 18 months in Mesa Arizona at the temple visitors center! I also worked at the beautiful San Diego temple for a few months before I left for my mission!