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Hi I'm Stefany

I have lived in Minnesota my whole life. I am an actor in my local community theater. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I enjoy musical theater, singing and reading. I have a wonderful husband and seven children, and have been a homemaker for the past 13 years. I am starting at the local community college this fall, in hopes of being ready to transfer to a university when my children are all in school full-time. I will always be here for them when they are home, but I want to set an example to them of the importance of a good education.

Why I am a Mormon

I was having a hard time finding peace in my life after having my first child as a single mother. I was making choices that only made me temporarily happy, but were bringing me farther and farther from long-term happiness. When I realized this, I decided to investigate the Mormon church. I had some issues with some of the teachings, initially. Some were different than I had learned in the Lutheran church I grew up in. But I prayed about them, and received the answer that they were true, and that I should be baptized. I decided to start living the gospel, and found peace and happiness in my life that I hadn't known before.

How I live my faith

The first thing I do to live my faith is to nurture my personal relationship with my Heavenly Father. I do that by studying the teachings of Jesus Christ, and praying regularly. Just going to church on Sundays isn't enough although that is also very important. I try to serve my family, as well as those around me. I have served in my local church at various times by teaching children's Sunday school classes, being a children's Sunday school music leader, being a leader in the Cub Scout pack that is chartered by my church, teaching adult Sunday school classes, singing in the church choir and for special musical numbers in church meetings, helping administrate the children's Sunday school program, preparing the Sunday bulletin and church newsletter, and I am currently a music leader for our women's organization.

What are Mormon women like? Do Mormons believe in equality of men and women?

Mormon women are a lot like other women. Some of us are married, some of us are single. Some of us have large families. Some of us have small families. Some of us are homemakers, and some of us work. We dress modestly, although you may not notice anything different about our appearance, as we shop at the same stores as most people. We just find styles that aren't too revealing. Mormons do believe men and women are equal. We have some different roles, but we work together to accomplish common goals. We both serve in the church in some capacity, and we both serve our families. Men wouldn't be complete without women, and women wouldn't be complete without men. Show more Show less