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Hi I'm Jerry

I'm a Mormon. I grew up in Buffalo, New York and am a convert to the Church. I'm a physician.

About Me

Hi. I'm Jerry. I'm a husband, father of five and grandfather of 15. For over 38 years I've been a practicing eye physician and surgeon. I enjoy working out, singing in the choir, spending time with my family, and caring for my patients. I enjoy going to sporting events, especially when my grandchildren are participating.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a convert to the Church. I was baptized at age 12. My mother brought the Gospel to our family. She read the Book of Mormon and prayed to God, asking if the Book was true. After receiving an answer confirming its truthfulness, she called the local Church leader and requested baptism. Following her baptism, missionaries came to our home and taught us the true concept of God, the Father, his Son, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost, as revealed through the prophet Joseph Smith. We were taught about the Plan of Happiness, that answers life's greatest questions: Where did I come from? Why am I here on earth? What happens after death? I recognized, even at a young age, the need for a living prophet today who speaks in the name of the Lord. I know that if I follow the teachings of the Church, I can be with my family forever. The Book of Mormon is true. God, Our Father in Heaven, lives. Jesus Christ is His Son. Joseph Smith is a prophet of God. A living prophet leads the Church today. This is my testimony. This is why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has no paid ministry; we are all volunteers. We are asked to serve in various assignments throughout our lives. I've had various opportunities to serve in my Church and the community. My present Church assignment is to work with the Young Single Adults (ages 18-30). My wife, a marvelous organist, and I help the music directors and organists in their music assignments. I also work with other faith leaders in my community on emergency preparedness. Each month I visit three families assigned to me to deliver a spiritual message and see how they are doing. I have visited the same three families for over ten years, and enjoy our visits.