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Hi I'm Vicki

I grew up in Burbank, California. I work in Human Resources for a fortune 25 company. And, I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I was born and raised in an LDS home and was baptized by my father when I turned eight. It was fun growing up in a suburb of Los Angeles, but there weren't many Mormons. Many times this led to me having to explain my beliefs and why I didn't even want to take "just one sip" of alcohol. Over the years, I've stayed strong in the gospel of Jesus Christ and learned how He helps me in all things. Now, I am an aunt to four nieces and two nephews and a pet parent to a lovable Labrador. I have a demanding job working in Human Resources, but truly believe in service to my family, the church and to my community.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I believe the teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I've been blessed my entire life by being a member of this church and I have an unshakeable testimony of it's truthfulness. There is great peace that comes from knowing there is a Father in Heaven that knows me, loves me and hears and answers my prayers. I also have the benefit of the Atonement for those times when I makes mistakes, as we all do, here in mortal life.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by trying each day do those things that I know my Savior would have me do. Specifically, while Jesus was here on the earth, he taught and served others. To me, service is the greatest way I can live my faith and try to be like Him. I have the privilege of serving in a church organization for the youth that allows me to also spend time with them every Tuesday night and provide or participate in activities that meet their needs. To me, I need to serve in a multitude of ways...that means not just at church, but also in my community. Habitat for Humanity, food kitchens, homeless shelters, elections and prison teaching are other ways I like to reach out into my community and do my part to make this world a better place.

Why don’t Mormons have paid clergy?

Vicki
One of my favorite things about our religion is that we don't have paid clergy. This allows the members to share their time and talents with one another in service. It is a great feeling to give a piece of yourself in service of Christ's church. I am privelgedged to serve by working with the Young Women's organization and also be the pianist for the ward choir. Show more Show less