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Hi I'm Sharron

I grew up in New Zealand, came to America as a young bride, answered the door to 2 young missionaries and now I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Together with my husband I have raised 4 sons and 1 daughter, now have 5 grandchildren. My hobbies are knitting and reading and I drive a school bus for fun.

Why I am a Mormon

The missionaries knocked on our door right after our first son was born. We were not active in any church but had talked about finding a church in which to raise the children. We listened to the missionaries and learned a lot of new ideas as well as clarification on formerly taught doctrine. My husband joined the church within 6 weeks but it took me a long time to accept Joseph Smith. When I finally read the Book of Mormon I knew after the first 3-4 pages it was scripture and that meant that Joseph Smith had to be who he claimed to be. My testimony grew in small increments and is still growing, but over the years has been a great gift and strength to me.

How I live my faith

I have served in many different capacities in the church but my favorite has always been with the children and the youth. Teaching children the simple truths of the gospel is a constant reminder to me of the great love and patience that Heavenly Father has for all his children, both young and old alike. When I sing the Primary songs - the songs we teach the children ages 2-12, it helps me to see that we all need to be loved, accepted and to serve others. I am currently serving as Stake Primary President, working with the local Primary Presidents throughout our area. I am amazed as I see the gospel principles taught in so many different ways to meet the needs of the children and the teachers and leaders of these units. The music is the same, the lessons are the same but the application and the implementation are unique to each unit. Watching the gospel in action is tremendously stengthning and inspiring to me.