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Hi I'm Penny B Johnston

I grew up in the church in Fresno,California area. I've always been an active member of the church. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I am a mom of four children and grandmother to nine grandchildren. I graduated from high school in Sanger, California and from there went to BYU. I received a degree in Social Work. I was a stay at home Mom for several years and then pursued my teaching certification and taught in elementary education for close to 20 years. During the course of my teaching career I also earned a Masters in Leadership. I have now been retired for several years and looking forward to going on a mission with my husband.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church and was baptized when I was 8 years old. I have had many special experiences over the years that have reaffirmed to me that the church is true and this is Christ's gospel and mission that I am a part of. I follow the teachings of Christ and his church because it brings me happiness and contentment. I believe that we have a prophet today that leads and guides us. I believe that Joseph Smith received a visit from our Heavenly Father and his Son, Jesus Christ. This visit was instrumental in restoring the gospel to the earth for these last days. Having a testimony of this divine work gives me a sense of purpose, fulfillment and contentment.

How I live my faith

I have had several positions of service in my church. I have worked with the women, young adults and children's organizations. Currently I am a visiting teacher which I love very much. My partner and I visit 3 other women each month and have developed a close friendship with them. I also have volunteered in school libraries for a couple of years since retiring.