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Hi I'm Lori Hand

Hi, my name is Lori. I love music, reading, spending time with friends, the great outdoors. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Hi, I'm Lori. I am the the youngest out of 2 kids.

Why I am a Mormon

I was placed in Foster Care at the age of 11, and I was placed with a family that were/are members of the church. I went to church with them hesitantly at first, but got to where I loved going. While I was going to church for the tiny bit of time that I was with them I found out the truthfulness of the gospel. I was then placed with a family that weren't members of the church, and I longed to attend church with the first family. But, I wasn't allowed to because of religion preferences. I ended up living with them for only a short time, and was placed back with the first family. I was then sent home to my Fathers house and wasn't able to attend at all. I was away from the church for 1 1/2 years, and then got placed back into Foster Care, and was placed with anoth family that were/are members. I went from them to another non-member family, and I ended up deciding after 3 1/2 years of being away from the church, and the fact that I was an adult -so I was able to act on my own accout- I ended up investigating the chruch with missionary lessons. I took the missionary lessons from March 2008 until May 2008. I was baptized on May 9, 2008 at 7:00 pm at the Caldwell Idaho East Stake Building. I remember feeling the spirit so much that day, and have from then on out.

How I live my faith

I love to attend church every Sunday. When I go, I never know who I will be hearing speak. I love listening to everyone's different perspectives of life. I love watching the kids during their performances during church.

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Lori Hand
We do Baptisms for the dead so that we can save our ancestors. We believe that we can be baptized in their place and the person that we were a proxy for will have the choice of either confirming or denying the baptism on the other side of the veil. Show more Show less