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Hi I'm Jenna Grey

I'm a survivor. I am a missionary. I am full of love. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am the oldest of six kids. I am born and raised LDS but still consider myself to be a convert. I love meeting new people and being a leader. I love learning, school, and the gospel. Recently graduated, I am preparing to serve a full time LDS mission to Ecuador. My mother and I are the only members of the church in my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I come from a home with a father who was very emotionally and mentally abusive towards me. I never felt good enough. I pushed myself past limits that no one else dare go and I still felt like a disappointment to him. When my father decided to leave my mom the abuse got worse. I still tried to attend my church meetings even when he would block the door. It was one a the few places I could feel love from those around me. One day we got into an argument and I feared everything. He said the words "get out" and I left. That day it felt like I lost everything. My possessions, my family relationships, and my father. Although he wasn't perfect, I still loved and needed him. It was just me and my mom now. With all of her family in Ohio and my fathers family disowning me, we were alone. I continued to go to my meetings and read my scriptures especially when things got hard. I had so many questions and I knew there was only one way to get the answers. Why did my father leave me? Why did he cast me out? How could he be so cruel to his daughter? All of these questions flooded my mind everyday. So I turned to the Lord. I went to the temple, read my scriptures, and prayed. I attended my meetings and felt deep love. Even though all of my questions were not answered I knew I was never alone. My understanding of the Atonement deepened greatly. I came to understand that it wasn't just about sin. Christ suffered for us and felt ALL of our temptations and emotions, "..that He may know according to the flesh how to succor his people according to their infirmities." (Alma 7:11-13) I knew that Christ was there for me. I knew that the Atonement was real and that He had not left me alone. If I turned to Him in my moments of deepest pain He was always there to hold me up and keep me going. I know the church is true. There is not a single doubt in my mind. I know Heavenly Father loves me. And I know He loves you. Turn to Him, He is waiting to wrap you in His love.

How I live my faith

Even though I am human, and like many others I make mistakes, I still do my best to live the gospel to the Lords standards. I attend and participate in my church meetings. I go to the temple often. I study my scriptures and always have a prayer of faith in my heart. I serve others and take every opportunity I can to learn more about the gospel through seminary, institute, conference talks, or just scripture study. If you have questions He will answer them as you seek out the truth.