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Hi I'm Alyssa Bender

Oregon raised. At 16, I lost hearing in my right ear. I graduated from a Non-denominational Christian High School. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a happy, 19 year old, soon to be missionary. I have wanted to be a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days saints since I was 12. I love to read, play with my little sister, laugh, and have fun! I have been earning money for my mission by being a Nanny. I love being around little ones. I volunteered for 5 years at a preschool/kindergarten class, and loved every second of it!

Why I am a Mormon

I feel so safe and protected when I live my faith. I know that Heavenly Father is just a prayer away, so I will never have to feel alone. I am grateful for the power of prayer! I love that families can be sealed together forever. I rely on my faith in the Gospel to guide me and help me through my trials. I am so excited to be a missionary and share with others my love of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I share my love for God's children by volunteering at my schools preschool/kindergarten class. Hearing those children laugh just brightens my day. I use my time to serve others and help those in need as much as I can.