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Hi I'm Amanda Unitt

I'm a missionary. I'm an older sister. I'm a musician. I'm a leader. I'm a best friend. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am now serving a mission for the church in Antofagasta, Chile. I grew up as a military child and lived in six different locations before my dad retired from the Army a couple years ago and we settled down. I love listening to and playing music. I played the clarinet in band and taught myself how to play the accordion and the piano. I am from a family of six, including myself. I have one brother, who returned from his mission in Honduras, and two sisters. I love spending time with my siblings. After the mission, I would like to become a Marine Mammal Trainer and major in Marine Biology. I would like to work at Sea World. I love the ocean and all the creatures that live within it. I've lived in Belgium and loved to travel all over Europe. One of my life's dreams is to, one day, travel to Australia and New Zealand. I love being in the mission field. I am sharing my testimony of the true and restored gospel with everyone I can find in the Spanish language. I can see the happiness the gospel brings and I know that going on my mission was the best choice I could`ve ever possibly made.

Why I am a Mormon

I've been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints all my life but I couldn't imagine my life without it. I've been raised in a generation where wrong is the new right and stupid is the new cool. Without the church, my standards would possibly be meddled in with the standards of the world. I'm Mormon because the church has standards that help me live a healthy, safe life. It teaches me to be chaste and modest, to speak cleanly and kindly, and to avoid harmful substances that high school seems to be centered upon. It helps me stand out from the world in a righteous way. I feel like I am happier because I have the gospel in my life. I know the Church is true and it's teachings are for good. I know The Prophet, Thomas S. Monson, is the mouthpiece of God and tells us exactly what we need to know to life a righteous life. I love this church and I'm proud to be a Mormon.

How I live my faith

I am a representative of Jesus Christ in the country of Chile. I am living the rules of the mission with exact obedience to demonstrate the love I feel for the Savior and for the gospel. I am inviting all to come unto Christ through faith, repentance, baptism, receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost, and endurance to the end.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Amanda Unitt
A mission is a voluntary act of service. Right now, I am struggling with the decision of whether or not I wish to serve a mission. As a young women, I will serve 18 months in the mission field after the age of 21. Although female missions are not emphasized as greatly as male missions because of our divine responsibility to bare and raise children, any mission is appreciated. It is not a requirement to go on a mission; however, going on a mission can increase blessings as missionaries progress through life. Heavenly Father will be grateful and pleased with faithful service. Show more Show less