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Hi I'm Ally Olcott

I am from Fruit Heights, Utah and will soon serve in the Chile Santiago North Mission. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I just finished my first semester of college. I am part of a family of six; I'm the second oldest of four kids. I love playing sports, especially soccer! I love traveling and spending time with my friends and my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I've grown up in the church. I have amazing parents who took me to church throughout my childhood, so I've grown up learning about Jesus Christ and His church. Conversion for me was not one specific moment in time. It has been a cultivation of moments and growth that has enabled me to come to the knowledge of my Savior and Redeemer. Sometimes I wonder if it is all true or how it could all be true, but when I ask Heavenly Father in sincere prayer and humble myself enough to be receptive enough to His answers, I am always assured of the reality of the life of Jesus Christ and of His great atoning sacrifice. Jesus Christ lives! He is my Lord and my Redeemer, my older brother and my best friend. He gave everything so that I, and others like me, can live forever in unimaginable happiness. I cannot and will not ever forsake Him, just like He will never forsake me. My heart sings when I think about Him. I know He loves me and everyone else on this earth. I know He wants all to come unto Him so that He can save them. I want to be a tool in His hands, that I might bring others unto the rock of my salvation, Jesus Christ. The gospel of Jesus Christ brings me happiness, hope, peace, and comfort. I want to share the message of the gospel with everyone so that they can experience these same blessings! I love Jesus Christ and I love being a member of His church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I've had several callings in Young Women's presidencies over the years. I participated in a Stake Youth committee during high school, on which I helped plan activities for the other youth in my area. I am currently a Family Home Evening group leader and a visiting teacher in my Young Single Adult ward. I love meeting with and serving my friends and neighbors! I have recently accepted the call to go forth and serve in the Chile Santiago North Mission, and I look forward to serving them as well!

How can we increase our faith in Jesus Christ?

Ally Olcott
My faith in Jesus Christ has grown the most as I have tried my best to become like Him. Striving to live like Him is one of the most powerful ways we can understand who He is and why we should follow Him. To learn how to live like Him, we must turn to the scriptures, especially the Book of Mormon. Unlike Christ, none of us are perfect, but by trying to be more like Him, we can come closer to Him and our faith will increase in ways we cannot yet imagine. Show more Show less