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Hi I'm Ashley

I'm a student. I'm a daughter, granddaughter, aunt, sister, and friend. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years old. I work full time at an insurance office as an administrative assistant. I am taking the summer off from college. I am a student at a university in my home state of Florida about an hour away from my home majoring in Accounting but I am thinking about changing my major to maybe education. I am also considering a full time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Why I am a Mormon

I had friends who were members of the church and I went to stake conference. I felt the Spirit so strong that I decided to meet with the Sister Missionaries. They were so excited. I started taking lessons with them and from the very first lesson I knew it was true and I had to be baptized. I set a date of February 7, 2009....the adversary fought it as much as he could and I ended up postponing the date to February 15, 2009. I was baptized and I know that this is the best decision I could have ever made. I know that Jesus Christ lives and that he has restored the true church.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing exactly that. I makes sure that everything I do shows my faith. I am constantly an example to those around me so I make sure to follow the commandments and be an uplifting loving person that other would want to be around.

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Ashley
Mormon church services are a lot like normal Church services. We go for three hours which seems like a really long time but it is not. We go to a meeting for a little over a hour where we have speakers who talk on subjects regarding the Church. These speakers are other members of the Church. After this meeting you go to another meeting. A sunday school class. These classes are divided up by age and different things you can go to whichever class you would like. The third hour the classes are divided up by gender and age. The girls and boys ages 12-17 go to Young Women or Young Men and the adults go to Relief Society or Priesthood. I have never been to Priesthood but I have been to Relief Society. Relief Society is just another lesson taught by another person in the congregation. Relief Society is full of loving women who are easy to relate to. We love to have visitors at Church meetings. The members of the Church are very kind. I felt very welcome when I first attended Church. Show more Show less