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Hi I'm Jen

I'm from Guyana. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

My husband and I have four wonderful children. I volunteer at my children's school and enjoy doing things with my family. I like old movies, traveling and getting lost in a good cozy mystery.

Why I am a Mormon

Though my mother was raised a Hindu, she adopted my father's Christian religion when they were married. As a result I was somewhat raised believing in the Bible, but did not attend any particular church. Following a series of religious discussions with a friend in high school I was anxious for baptism and to belong to a church. I even took a Bible correspondence course. Soon some close family friends, previously baptized in Canada, introduced my family to some missionaries sent to open up Guyana for missionary work. They taught us about the Church and the restored gospel. Finally here was my chance to be baptized! I was baptized in a muddy trench in Guyana when I was thirteen years old, and have since grown in my testimony of the gospel and its veracity. I will always be grateful to those missionaries.

How I live my faith

I think living the simple standards of the gospel strengthens my faith. Praying and reading the scriptures personally and as a family are pivotal. Being willing to serve where needed helps me to learn to love others and realize how my Heavenly Father loves me.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

New members are baptized by immersion to follow Jesus' example and officially become members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Show more Show less