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Hi I'm Amber Erekson

I grew up in Colorado. I have been a member my entire life. I am a missionary for this church. I am a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Amber Erekson. I grew up in Colorado. I love being outside. I love to hike, ride horses, ride bikes, swim, and enjoy the sunshine. I studied a year of BYU-Idaho's online Pathway Program and I will be continuing my education after my mission. I am a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I will be serving in the New Zealand, Hamilton mission from June 2017 to December 2018.

Why I am a Mormon

Being a member has brought me great joy. I have chosen to be a member because I find immense happiness from being a teacher and leader in my church. I love serving others and making them smile. I have a testimony of my Savior, who has helped with throughout my life and helped me to become my best self. I find much comfort in the leadership of my church and I know I can trust them. I love to take the sacrament and enjoy the way it makes me feel. I love being a member and thrive from the feelings I get when I attend regularly. I love the friendships that I make, not only with God and Jesus Christ, but with the people I get to see every week. It's wonderful to lift and help others and build relationships from that.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving as a missionary in New Zealand. So, I share this faith with everyone that I meet. I try to share with them the things that make me happy and how it can make them happy too! I go to church every week and make it a priority to take the sacrament. I love going to church and hearing the wonderful messages that others have prepared. I enjoy taking religion classes to learn more about the history and depth of my church. I've been a member my whole life and there is still so much to learn. I love teaching and learning new things.

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Amber Erekson
The message that the missionaries share is for everyone. It is something that, if others will listen and apply it, can bless their lives and change them forever. Many missionaries have experienced the joy and peace that this message brings, so they devote a section of their life, 18 months for girls and 2 years for boys, to sharing that message to help others to feel that too! Show more Show less