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Hi I'm Nancy

I was baptized in the ocean off a remote beach in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands and now I'm in the Kirtland, OH Stake.

About Me

I am a counselor, a library media specialist and a facilitator of psychology courses at a local college. I love doing family history work and photo journaling. I love laughing with children - young and old! I also love the Sacred Grove, riding the trains, snorkeling and dancing to Rock and Roll music!

Why I am a Mormon

Although I was raised as an Episcopalian, my mother used to take us to the Palmyra Mormon Pageant every summer. When I was in my 30's I met the Mormon missionaries when they came to rent a small cottage on my property. It wasn't until I moved to the Virgin Islands that I was baptized. We met on Sundays in an abandoned school building where vines and geckoes crept through the louvered glass windows. We were small in numbers, but the Spirit was mighty! I became a member because I wanted a supportive "family" for my son and the church provided me with solid family values and a "village to help me raise [my] child."

How I live my faith

I attend church every Sunday and I love my calling as president of our women's organization. I feel so blessed and enriched when serving others. I was a service missionary for our church and I facilitated meetings in our Addictions Recovery program.

Are there restrictions based on race or color concerning who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and have the priesthood?

There are no race or color restrictions as to who can join The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There are also no race or color restrictions as to who can have the priesthood in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. An official declaration of the Church states, “every faithful, worthy man in the Church may receive the holy priesthood, with power to exercise its divine authority, and enjoy with his loved ones every blessing that flows therefrom, including the blessings of the temple. Accordingly, all worthy male members of the Church may be ordained to the priesthood without regard for race or color.” (Doctrine and Covenants, Official Declaration – 2, 294). Show more Show less