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Hi I'm Gerry

I am a retired dental hygienist and a grandmother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I have been a dental hygienist for over 30 years and am now retired and enjoying being a grandmother to 10 (5 boys and 5 girls). I have done several humanitarian projects locally and in South America and I love the opportunity to serve; both in my profession and in my church activity. I especially love working with children.

Why I am a Mormon

I have had the opportunity to live many places in the US and Europe. I have found the LDS church to be the most encouraging of its members to follow a Christ-like life. I try to live like Christ lived, by loving and serving those around me. Each individual I meet has their own set of challenges and helping lighten those burdens gives me great joy. My husband and I were both widowed and having a religion which teaches about the eternal nature of life and family relationships speaks peace to my soul. I have asked my Heavenly Father to assure me of his love and the truth to be found in His church, and He has answered that prayer in a very real way.

How I live my faith

I am currently serving in the women's organization of our local ward unit. I organize service efforts for members and for those not of our faith. We recently had a large "clothing drive" to help provide new clothes for children in our area as they prepare for the new school year. Last year, while serving a mission in London, England with my husband, I had the opportunity to teach music to children. That was such a joy and I love the happy, enthusiasm of these little ones. It is easy to understand why Christ had such a great love for them. While in London, we were assigned to serve in the London Family History Centre. Helping people find their ancestors and connect with their roots was very satisfying as well as being challenging. Trying to live my faith, every day, can best be described as love. I believe service is a physical expression of our love for others.