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Hi I'm Kris

My wife and I just had a baby and we are enjoying life in Delaware. We love to travel and look forward to raising our son.

About Me

I grew up competitive ski racing in my native Idaho. After graduating college I went back East to attend Graduate School in Philadelphia. Shortly after graduation I accepted a job in Delaware. While we don't have mountains in Delaware for skiing I am enjoying traveling with my wife as well as sightseeing.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have gained a testimony that Jesus Christ suffered and died for my sins. It amazes me that such an individual loves me as well as everyone on this earth so much that he paid the ultimate price so that I could have the opportunity to return to live with Him.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by helping those I work with as well as the members of the church. I currently teach religion classes for the high school age teenagers in our area. It is a real blessing to see these young men and women get up at 5:30 every morning to attend class.

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

Kris
Our primary family worship service is called sacrament meeting. This meeting is held in our chapels on Sunday and lasts approximately 70 minutes. Visitors are welcome to attend. A typical meeting would consist of the following: ■Hymns: Religious songs sung by the congregation (hymn books are provided). ■Prayers: Offered by local Church members. ■Partaking of the sacrament (communion): The sacrament consists of prepared bread and water, which is blessed and passed by priesthood holders to those in attendance who wish to do so. ■Speakers: Typically a meeting will have two or three assigned speakers. All are also welcome to attend other Sunday meetings that precede or follow sacrament meeting: ■Sunday School classes are offered for each age group, beginning with 12 year olds. ■Primary meetings consist of a group service and age-oriented classes for children 3 through 11 years of age. ■A nursery is available for young children, ages 18 months to 3 years. ■Young Women meetings provide classes for those 12 through 17 years of age. ■Relief Society meeting is for women, ages 18 years and older. ■Priesthood meetings provide age-oriented classes for males 12 years and older. Show more Show less