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Hi I'm Angie

I'm a college graduate, wife, and mom of two active kids. I love to travel, take pictures and be outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Northern California. After college, I married my husband and we moved to the Pacific Northwest. It is beautiful here, but I so look forward to the warm, sunny days of summer. I had a career in marketing communications for many years, but found my heart was at home with my two beautiful children. I now work part-time for our local school district. After school hours, I spend a fair amount of time in the role of family taxi-driver. We are busy 4 evenings a week and Saturdays with everything from Hip Hop to Scouts and Soccer to Volleyball. Our family loves to stay busy, but we also do our best to eat dinners together, take time for family vacations, work together around the house and attend church together. When I get a little time to myself, I enjoy workouts at the gym, reading, catching up on reality TV, or riding my bicycle on the beautiful trails here.

Why I am a Mormon

As a child, I didn't attend church regularly. Some of my family members were Mormon, so I knew a little about it. I was curious, though, about religion. I attended different churches with friends from time to time. But I always felt at home visiting a Mormon church. It is that feeling of peace and comfort that kept me coming back and staying for good. The gospel of Jesus Christ gives me the guidance I need to be the best person I can be. Jesus Christ is our perfect example. With His help, I can raise my children to be strong, trustworthy, and kind.

How I live my faith

Faith and family are the two most important things in my life. Our family attends church each Sunday. Each of us have responsibilities in our congregation to keep it running smoothly. Right now my responsibility is to work with the youth. The young women and young men meet in classes each Sunday, with lessons geared toward what teenagers are facing today. We also have weeknight youth activities in which the girls set goals, strengthen friendships, and learn new skills. I attended summer camp with these girls as well, which was so much fun! As a woman in the church, I participate in monthly activities for women. Besides being great socializing opportunities, I have learned so much from other women of all ages. We've gone hiking, learned to make dipped chocolates, and participated in service projects, just to name a few activities. The women also meet together each Sunday, with a lesson prepared and given by our peers. These lessons strengthen my faith.