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Hi I'm Julie

Born in Alberta, Canada. I'm glad I'm alive. I love acting and singing and I've never been sky diving.

About Me

I have been a choir director in college, choir director many times, special choir director for Christmas programs, youth choirs. I have served as the Stake Choir director. I have also taught Sunday School classes for 3-12 year olds. I love to teach and my students know that I love them and that I love my Heavenly Father. I have taught 12-18 year olds. I have been an counselor in a women's organization. I have also been a seminary teacher, which is religious teaching of the 12-18 year olds. My husband and I visit five different families each month to see check on their welfare. Those families have become our friends. We enjoy our visits with them. These are people that we probably would not have known if we had not been assigned to visit them. Currently, I am a Ward Missionary. My assignment is to visit people who do not come out to church and extend a hand of friendship.

Why I am a Mormon

I was raised as a Mormon. Jesus has always been my role model by the example of the life he lived. I learned that I was happier when I was serving others. I continue to tell people that if they are depressed, go serve someone. I know that I will have my husband and children, not for just this life only, but for forever. That helps me to compromise when the hard times in a marriage come. It's much harder to walk away from a marriage where you know you have been married for eternity. I was raised in the Mormon church, but I received a testimony of it when I went to college. No one was telling me to go to church, or read my scriptures or pray. I had to do those things on my own to receive a witness of the truthfulness of the gospel. So you see, everyone is a convert, even when they have been born in the church. The first time I heard of Joseph Smith's vision, I knew that what he said was true. He had been chosen to restore the original church organization that was in the time of Christ. I do not worship Joseph Smith. I recognize him as a prophet of the Lord. I testify that there is a modern day prophet on this earth that speaks God's word to his people. I worship God the Father and his son. I know that they love me and are always concerned about my welfare. This gives me the faith to endure the adversities in this life.

How I live my faith

I have been a choir director in college, and special choir director for Christmas programs, youth choirs. I have served as the Stake Choir director. I have also taught classes for 3-12 year olds. I love to teach and my students know that I love them and that I love my Heavenly Father. I have taught the 12-18 year olds. I have been an counselor in a women's organization, whose role is service to the poor and needy. I have also been a seminary teacher, which is religious teaching of the 12-18 year olds. My husband and I visit five different families each month to see check on their welfare. Those families have become our friends. We enjoy our visits with them. These are people that we probably would not have known if we had not been assigned to visit them. Currently, I am a Ward Missionary. My assignment is to visit people who do not come out to church and extend a hand of friendship.

How are the activities of the Mormon missionaries funded?

Julie
Our two sons went on missions, one to Ecuador and the other to Halifax, Canada. They served for two years at their own personal expense. They learned how to serve and love other people, some from a third world country. They were excited to share the message of Jesus Christ and his gospel and how His Atonement allows all mankind to be resurrected. They taught people to understand the Plan of Salvation for all mankind, whereby we can return to His presence. Our sons left their missions as boys and returned as mature young men. As young men 19-21 years old, they learned to work hard, study hard, serve and work physically hard and most all gain a great love for the people they taught. Show more Show less