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Hi I'm Ellery Pugmire

I'm a mother and wife. I'm a designer. I'm a dancer. I'm a teacher. I'm a dreamer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I danced all day, every day growing up. I majored in dance in college. I taught dance at an elementary school and at a studio for three years, and now I stay at home to take care of my daughter. Although I love to dance I always knew that being a mom and a wife is what I wanted to do, and now that's what I'm doing.

Why I am a Mormon

I've had a testimony of Jesus Christ for as long as I can remember. I read the Book of Mormon in its entirety when I was eight years old and I tested Moroni's challenge to ask in faith to know if it was true. I gained my own, fervent testimony of the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and of Joseph Smith when I was eight years. I'm a Mormon because I believe in Christ, and because when I follow Him I am blessed, and happy. I love being a member of the Lord's church.

How I live my faith

My husband and I help plan and host parties for all the young married couples in our ward. We have fun associating with other couples that are close to our age who are in such similar places in their lives. Some activities we plan children are invited to, and others we use as a night together just with our spouse. We're lucky to have so many friends our age in our ward, and this is a great way to get to know them and spend time together.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Ellery Pugmire
Yes!!! The family is central to our Heavenly Father's plan, so everything about our church revolves around family. We believe in marriage between a man and woman. We believe in having children. We believe that having children will bring us "joy and rejoicing" and speaking from experience, I can testify that that's exactly what having children has brought me. Show more Show less