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Hi I'm Jennica

I'm a stay at home mom.

About Me

I am a mother of four children. I choose to stay at home to give my children the best environment possible to grow up in. I taught Kindergarten for 5 years after I graduated from college and served an LDS mission in Japan. I love to sing and I love Zumba!  

Why I am a Mormon

I choose to be a member of this church, because whenever I pray and ask God what His truth is, He tells me it is here. I have prayed and read much about what God wants for me in my life. I see so many good people out in the world who have dedicated themselves to living the way Christ has shown us. Many of these people belong to other churches. God loves all His children and He wants us to all return to live with him someday. He has sent His son to save us from our sins. I believe that this church is God's true church because He has told me so. I believe it is the one church that has been given authority from God to lead His children in the last days. I also believe that if you sincerely pray and ask God, He will give you an answer as well, for He loves us all. 

How I live my faith

I live my faith by teaching my children how to have their own relationship with Christ. I serve in my church by teaching the children music that teaches the Gospel of Christ. I also love to participate in my women's singing group. We sing in retirement homes, veterans centers and nursing facilities to uplift them. I read the scriptures and pray daily. Right now I am reading the book of Mark in the New Testament. My husband and I also make family time a priority and try to create many happy memories for them as they grow up. 

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

Jennica
The services are simple and relaxed, yet reverent. Anyone who would like to attend is welcome. Those who attend usually wear "Sunday best" shirts and ties for men and dresses or skirts for women to both help us remember that church is a special time to worship the Lord and also to show respect and reverence to our God. We have an opening song, prayer and announcements. Then we have a Sacrament which can be compared to communion where we take the bread and water in remembrance of the promises we made to the Lord when we were baptized. Then previously assigned speakers, who are regular members of the congregation, give talks about subjects assigned to them by the Bishop our minister. The meeting is then closed. Families attend this meeting together, so at times you will hear children making some quiet noise. After this main meeting we all go to Sunday school. The younger children to classes by age group and the adults to a class together. Here we study the scriptures. It is taught as a teacher led discussion. Lastly, the children go to a group meeting with songs and a lesson, and the adults separate into womens and men's groups. We both receive the same lessons, but they are taught towards the needs of a specific group. This is also a teacher led discussion. This is often my favorite class. Yes, it is long. But it is also wonderful.   Show more Show less