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Hi I'm Rebecca

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My name is Rebecca. I wear lots of different hats as a small business owner. I’m a wife, mother and grandmother and I'm a Mormon. My husband and I own a small business whose name includes the word Services. We consider that the most important part of our name, both professionally and personally. Service has been a part of my life since my youth. The Church has provided many opportunities for service and growth. I love serving God through helping His people in some way. Through service in Church I have been able to develop many talents, especially in music. Once I was asked how much my church paid me to play the organ for services. I told them I didn’t get paid by money, but by blessings. The leadership and communications skills also enabled me to be an effective volunteer in my children’s schools. Through working with PTA, I helped organize a not for profit carnival, clothing and food drives, planning parties for students and honoring teachers and other volunteers with luncheons. One of my most notable experiences was promoting the Sea World initiative for schools to our school. Our PTA was able send all the students, teachers and staff for an educational and entertaining field trip. I also helped the first and second grade teachers by having a music class. I’m not a professional teacher but I enjoy teaching classes for any age.

Why I am a Mormon

My parents joined the Church when I was almost seven years old. I remember the missionaries teaching my family the lessons. Even though I was very young, I really could understand the Plan of Salvation. As I grew up, I learned more about the gospel of Jesus Christ. As I have studied in Church classes and read the Bible and Book of Mormon, my testimony of Jesus Christ as my redeemer and savior has grown. He takes away my sins when I repent; He carries my sorrows and pains; and because He was resurrected, I feel comfort in the face of the death of people I have known and loved. One of the things I most enjoy is working with Church choirs and singing the hymns that proclaim Christ's mission and my relationship to Him. Hymns like I Believe in Christ, I Know That My Redeemer Lives, He Sent His Son, O Divine Redeemer, The Lord's Prayer, I Am a Child of God, I Walk By Faith. Singing classical music like The Messiah is such a thrill. I feel so close to God when I sing. As members of the Church, we are encouraged to study scriptures daily on our own and as a family. We are urged to develop our own individual conviction (testimony) of Christ and the restoration of His church upon the earth in our day.

How I live my faith

. Through our Church’s Welfare program, I have been able to help with disaster cleanup. I was the self-proclaimed Mud Queen on the bus after shoveling mud out of houses caught in a river flash flood. One of the principles of the Church Welfare program is self reliance or self sufficiency. Teaching homemaking skills like cooking and sewing, nutrition, camping, first-aid has been fun. Helping other people create baby blankets, quilts, warm scarves, hygiene kits, school kits have been rewarding in knowing that after a disaster, these items are in short supply and very appreciated. Now that I am older, I may not be called on to do as much physically active things, but I can serve by listening, consulting, encouraging and being a resource. Bearing my testimony of God’s love in my life can help others cope with their challenges. Helping others to know that the problems of today will pass away and there is reason for hope in the future and peace in the present. Currently I teach 12-13 year old girls on Sundays and help with mid-week activities for the 12-18 young women.I was trainedas a Cub Scout leader and served as the cub committee. I have taught classes for chidren in the nursery, 10-11 year old girls, and women 18 +. I have been involved with playing the music for all auxiliaries at one time or the other. In the beginning, I did not play very well, but I improved with practice and help from an older woman. I love the programs of the Church. Participation in the auxiliaries and activities is great for personal development. Learning through Sunday School, the early morning religion class for high school students called seminary, religious and practical life lessons in the adult auxiliaries, cultural activities such as concerts, talent shows, dance, drama, sports, speech, homemaking skills. I tell people that almost everything I know how to do, I learned at Church. It has been my privilege to be a student sometimes and a teacher at others.