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Hi I'm Kathleen Moore

I grew up in Michigan. I received degrees from U of M and EMU and became a music teacher. I am a mother of four. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Although I am retired and an "empty nester", I keep busy with teaching piano lessons, going to the gym to work out six days a week; I attend classes in toning, weight-lifting, Pilates, Zumba and yoga.My friend and I walk 3 miles every day except Sunday. I play the organ for Sacrament meeting and am currently the Stake Music Chairman. Throughout my life, I have enjoyed teaching choir in the public schools and have been ward choir director for many years. I currently belong to three book clubs, I enjoy reading and getting ideas for new authors to read from my friends. I am in a scripture study group, and I am in a quilting group. When I have time, I enjoy scrap booking and working jigsaw puzzles and doing Sudoku. In the summer, I swim in our pool and my husband I I work our vegetable garden and in our many flower gardens. We enjoy dancing and reading together. My greatest joy in life was becoming a mother and raising two daughters and two sons. Now my joy comes from serving other families in our community.

Why I am a Mormon

I joined the church after I was married. My parents had taken me to church every Sunday from the time I was a toddler. We had family prayers and daily devotions. I have always known that "GOD IS LOVE", and I was a child of God and that He would watch over me and help me whenever I asked. I was a member of the United Methodist Church for 16 years, sang in the choir and played the pipe organ. My first desire to join the church was to be baptized like our Savior, by immersion. I was so pleased to have many of my questions answered, especially concerning what would happen to the people who died without knowing the Gospel. It was so reassuring to know that God loves all of his children and that the Plan of Salvation is for everyone. I learned that Christ was Jehovah, the God of the Old Testament and that we have always existed and we can never die. This gives me great hope and peace. As a retired teacher, I now enjoy serving in the family history center and continuing to do my own genealogy and the saving temple ordinances for my ancestors.

How I live my faith

I love attending our weekly worship meetings and Bible study classes, learning more about the word of God. I play the organ for our Sacrament meeting.I also select music for the choir and hymns to be sung in our conferences. I have served as a Sunday School teacher and as President of our women's society in previous years. I enjoy helping women in our community learn how to care for their children, cook and bake. It is my joy to prepare meals for the missionaries and other families in our church.I enjoy visiting widows and other lonely people in our hospitals and nursing homes. I enjoy making quilts for the many children and new babies in our church. My husband and I serve in the Family History Library, helping others to find their ancestors as well as doing our own genealogy. We work in the Chicago Temple every Friday. It is wonderful to assist in child care for those who attend the temple, and to help out with marriages, baptisms and other ordinances done in the House of the Lord. Our favorite travels have been to the Holy Land, Jordan, Egypt, Alberta, and cruises in Hawaii, Alaska, and Mexico. Everywhere we go in our travels, we make sure we attend Sunday meetings and do some family work in the beautiful temples. We find that the church is true worldwide.