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Hi I'm Sherry.

I'm a Community Volunteer, a Wife, and a Mom of three wonderful children. I'm Southern Born and Raised. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Together with my husband, raising our three children is the joy of my life. My two sons are in high school, and my daughter is in middle school. There is never a dull moment in our home! I am always on the go and reloading my energy pack. I'm a community volunteer and have been a PTA President three times. I'm also my daughter's head cheerleading coach, and I'm my son's biggest fan in Lacrosse. Life is so full of adventures, bumps, and twists...I am grateful for my family. I'm Southern born and raised and grew up in a small town in Georgia...where it's all about football! Although, I have had the great opportunity to live in the states of both Maryland and California. There is nothing like eating a Maryland Blue Crab with Old Bay Seasoning or tasting Clam Chowder with Sourdough Bread from San Francisco. Yummy. Additionally, I love traveling with my family to historical places in the United States. Road Trips together are the best! We've been blessed to stand where Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, to view the Chesapeake Bay where our National Anthem was written, and to survey General Washington's Valley Forge. I'm passionate about my country and know it is a blessed land.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in a religious home where we went to church regularly and where the Bible was a sacred gift from God. I was raised Baptist. From a very early age, I knew the Lord was my Savior and my friend. I was raised with high moral standards and a love for the commandments of God. As I grew older and after some moves, my dad and mom became frustrated with the churches we were attending and felt they were not teaching correct principles that were taught in the Holy Bible. My mom began to seek out a Church that was closest to the Lord's teachings from the New Testament. But after some time searching, my mother gave up. She felt most churches had only parts of correct principles from the Bible, and she concluded that none of the churches were complete, so we stopped attending. Today, I'm a Mormon because while I knew my Heavenly Father and his Son personally from a very early age, there was so much more They had to add. When a friend who was a member of the church asked, "Did I know where I was from?" or "Why I was here?" or "Where I was going?" I could only partially answer. Learning that our Father in Heaven has a plan for his children, changed my life. Our Father's "Plan of Salvation" has given me a greater understanding of the Atonement and Crucification of our Savior and His central part in our Father's plan. I know where I'm from, why I'm here, and I know where I want to go. Moreover, I'm a Mormon because 26 years ago I prayed in faith to my Father and asked if the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was His Church upon the Earth today? and I asked if Joseph Smith was a true prophet from Him? I was answered in a way that I could not deny the answer. I had received revelation for myself. I knew the Church was true! With great love, I carried the gospel message to my family. The search was over. Ten months after I joined the church, both my parents were excited new members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by loving those around me and by serving those I see in need. Giving service is the best example I can give my children. With my family, I attend church each week to renew my covenants (promises) with my Savior, and then I attend classes to learn more about the life and ministry of Jesus Christ, to learn more about the messages the Lord has for us in our time, and to learn how to strengthen home and family. Though I make mistakes, I try to follow the teachings and commandants of our Savior. In our home, we have family scripture study, family prayer, and a family home evening. As the mom in the home, I try hard to make sure we stay on track. It takes my husband's help too. Our family home evening is a fun time where we study gospel principles, play games, and have a sweet treat. It's a time to reconnect with each other. We often ask each other, "What was your highlight of the week?" As the mother of 3 (almost) teenagers, I feel it's been important to support my children's schools and community programs by being there and making Christ-like decisions that matter in the lives of all involved.