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Hi I'm Ida Rae Rhoades Ormsby

I was born in rural Utah to a Mormon family with early pioneer roots.

About Me

I was born a Mormon and have remained a Mormon because I believe in all The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints teaches. My family has been members from the early days of the Church. I grew up being taught the Gospel from my childhood and have had wonderful examples to follow. Even though I come from this strong background, I have gained a testimony of the truthfulness of the church for myself. Through study, fasting, prayer and living the principles of the gospel, I know by the Gift of the Spirit, that the Church of Jesus Christ has been restored to the earth once again through the Prophet Joseph Smith.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon, not only because I know it is true, but because of the joy and peace it brings into my life. I know I have a Heavenly Father who loves me unconditionally and that my Savior, Jesus Christ, paid the price that I might repent and be forgiven. He died for me and was resurrected and because He did, I too will be resurrected and live again with my family through the eternities.

How I live my faith

I have been blessed to serve two missions for the Church and have served in the temple. My husband and I are now preparing to serve another mission at one of the church’s historic sites. We look forward to this opportunity and hope to continue to serve other missions as our health permits. Service to others has given me opportunities to learn and develop in areas that I would not have been able to in any other way. Service is the key to living a Christian life. I have served in most of the organizations of the church and at present serve as the compassionate service coordinator and as a visiting teacher in the women's organization.

Do Mormons worship Joseph Smith?

Ida Rae Rhoades Ormsby
As a Mormon, I revere Joseph Smith as a Prophet of God, but my hope and faith lies in Jesus Christ as my Savior and Redeemer, the only name by which I may be saved. Show more Show less