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Hi I'm Tammie

I'm a wife, mother of 2 precious boys, a full-time sonographer, a musician, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a California girl by birth, Southern girl at heart. I have grown up in the South where I have been one of the few members of the church in my Schools or places of work. I am a wife, daughter, sister, friend, full-time sonographer, musician, dog trainer, a normal girl. I love to shop for bargains, make thrift store finds fabulous additions to my wardrobe, love to sit at my piano for hours and sing my heart out, love to go to football games (college or NFL), love to camp and be outside... I love to learn and study... hope I never stop! I have been happily married to my husband for almost 11 years. He is also a member of the church and we spend our time together enjoying our hobbies and serving the Youth of the church, currently. Our marriage has been so blessed by the Gospel of Jesus Christ!

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised in the church by my mother, although my father was not a member himself. My father was supportive of my being raised in the church and was always impressed with the family values that it taught. I gained a testimony of the Gospel in my youth. I remember reading and studying the Book of Mormon in High School and praying about its truthfulness and remember that overwhelming feeling when I prayed that assured me it was. But, it wasn't until college that I know my testimony was tested. I was one of only a few members at my entire College and was questioned and even at times persecuted for my beliefs. By the time I wrapped up my time there, I had gained an unwaivering testimony of the gift of the Savior's Atonement, of the truthfulness of the Gospel, and the happiness that comes from living its principles. My conversion happened in those early college years and my testimony continues to grow every day. I am a Mormon because in the teachings of the church I have gained a true sense of who I am, of my purpose here on earth, of where I came from and where I am going, and my life has true direction and happiness.

How I live my faith

Serving in the Church is a privilege that all its members can enjoy and I have been blessed by the opportunities I have had to teach and be taught. I currently serve the Youth in the church, in particular the Young Women (ages 12-18). I teach Sunday lessons and plan Wednesday night activities for the Young Women in my area, and was recently asked to be the Young Women's Camp Director, organizing a week long Summer Camp for the Girls in our Stake (geographical area). We help plan service projects quarterly for the Youth to participate in. I love working with the youth of the church!

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

Tammie
We call our main worship service "Sacrament Meeting". During our hour long Sacrament meeting, we take part in the ordinance of the Sacrament, in which we take bread and water in rememberance of the sacrifice our Savior made in the Garden of Gethsemane and on the cross. After the ordinance of the sacrament, you will see members of the congregation that have been asked to share messages on specific topics, by the invitation of the Bishop, rather than hearing a sermon from just one preacher. Usually after Sacrament meeting, there is one hour of Sunday School followed by one hour of Auxillary classes (the Men, Women, Young Men, Young Women, and Children all meet separately for a 3rd hour of lessons that are tailored to the various classes). Anyone is welcome, every church building sign sports a "visitors welcome" message. If you are ever curious to know what the church stands for, there is no better way than to actually attend our meetings. Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Tammie
We are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. We are followers of Christ and His teachings. We believe in the importance of families. Show more Show less