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Hi I'm Kimberly

I'm an Arizona native raising a family in Alabama. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am a third generation Arizona native doing my best to teach my children about their history and place in the world.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Christian because I believe in Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. I'm a Mormon because I believe in a God that cares about us personally and will answer our questions when we ask. In the words of a favorite Christmas carol, "God is not dead nor does he sleep!" This personal relationship with God keeps me hopeful, especially when life does not go as planned: the death of a sibling, the loss of a job, or feelings of self-doubt.

How I live my faith

I live my faith first at home. I pray and I study the word of God alone and with my family. I also live my faith in my service at church. I teach the teenage girls on Sunday and help them organize youth group during the week. Finally, I love my faith in the way I teach my children to treat themselves and others.

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

Kimberly
Sunday church services are open to all--visitors are definitely welcome!--and consist of three parts. The main worship service is called sacrament meeting. This is where we worship together as families (children, too) and partake of the sacrament (or communion). We also sing hymns and hear short sermons from members of the congregation. In addition to sacrament meeting, there are two other meetings each Sunday. One is a Sunday School class. Adults meet in one Sunday School, youth in another, and children's classes are available for children older than 18 months old. The third meeting is divided even further: Relief Society for women 18 and older, Priesthood meetings by age for men 12 and older, and Young Women meetings for girls 12-17 years of age. Show more Show less