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Hi I'm Hannah

I grew up in Florida. I love learning new things. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I am the third child out of four and have gotten my AA at a community college. I want to continue getting my bachelors at a bigger university and am thinking about becoming a history teacher. I love to travel and think that even a small adventure is the best way to live life.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born Mormon. Both my parents were and it was how I was raised, their faith and devotion never made me question the gospel and from them I learned it was true. I went through many sections of the church and knew the gospel well and believed in it. I then started searched the scriptures on my own and I stopped relying on others testimony and focused on growing mine. I read the Book of Mormon all the way through and from it gained knowledge that it was true. I still did not have a strong testimony though, I had achieved so many things in the church but my heart was never in it, my brain knew it was all true but my heart did not want to accept it. It caused me to fall away from the church, I just could get into the church like others did and could not provide the spiritual answers others could, I felt like I knew everything they were talking about but could not feel what they were feeling. I fell out of sync with the church and went down my own path that only lead to pain and misery. I was depressed and was in a funk I could not get out of and seemed to go deeper and deeper into a dark hole. It took me awhile to realize what I was doing was wrong and that even though I convinced myself Heavenly Father did not love me, I still knew I had to reach back out to him and seek forgiveness for everything I had done. Through the process of repentance and the power of Jesus Christ's Atonement I was lifted out of the dark hole and saw a beautiful light, it was the light of Christ, I knew that Christ loved me and that he had forgiven me and was there for me no matter what, and I knew that deep in my heart. I felt joy for the first time in a long time because of the Church and continue to feel joy because of Christ's gospel. I have re-read the Book of Mormon and with my heart in it I have felt the spiritual knowledge of its truthfulness and know now in my brain and in my heart that this church is true and I continue on the path of righteous for the joy it brings in my life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in multiple ways. One is going to church and any church-related activity, whether it be Family Home Evening, Bible Study class, or a fun activity. It helps and inspires me when having wholesome friends who have the same values as you to hang out with. They keep my faith strong and help me to see the good and positive things in the world. I love to go to church and learn about different things, and to have an aha moment that increases my faith. In church I have the calling of Branch Missionary and that means i help out with investigators and new members in the ward and will go out with the missionaries in the branch whenever they need me. I love to interact with investigators and new members because we can teach each other and I love seeing their lives filled with joy as they come to see the truthfulness of the gospel and to see how much their lives are blessed when they keep the commandments. I want everyone to have joy in this life and so I try to help others achieve that in anyway possible. I know I have joy in my life by living the commandments and by reading the Book of Mormon and heeding its words, I pray, read the Book of Mormon and Bible, and keep the commandments and covenants to keep my faith alive and growing,