What Is a Church Community?
Loading.....

The video player could not be built.

Do you want to chat with a missionary?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have. Start a chat or call us at 1-888-537-6600.

Hi I'm Tamara

I'm married to a great husband, I love warm weather, I love our pets, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am married to a wonderful husband who shares my faith in the gospel of Jesus Christ. (He joined the church when he was in high school.) I am so lucky to be married to him because his goal is to do things that make me happy every day! We live with a cat and a dog, whom we also love very much. Our dog is anxious when is alone, so my husband brings him to his office when he goes to work. I went to a university for four years where I earned a degree in zoology; then I went to another university for four more years where I became a doctor of veterinary medicine. I see dogs and cats at the practice where I work. We really want to have children, but this has not happened yet, unfortunately.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family that already believed in the gospel of Jesus Christ. I continue to follow the gospel because I have learned through the good and bad experiences of my life that when I follow Jesus Christ, even though I may still have problems, I am blessed, my life is better, my prayers are answered, and I feel peace. When I don't follow the gospel of Jesus Christ, it is harder to figure out what I need to do because this separates me from the Lord's influence, and it feels as though I am left alone to solve my problems myself. Things are so much better when I follow the Lord.

How I live my faith

I have two women I visit every month to make sure they are doing well, to share a message about the gospel of Jesus Christ with them, and to see if I can help them in any way. I also serve in the leadership of the women's organization in our congregation. As a part of that assignment, I help visit new women in the congregation, those we don't know well, or those with a specific need; I help advise the president of the organization; I occasionally teach a lesson to the women; and I help plan monthly activities for the women in our congregation. These activities might involve performing service for others, creating a craft, or they might be social, educational, or spiritual in nature. It is especially rewarding to serve someone who truly needs help, which is what we promise to do when we are baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ.