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Hi I'm Patti Peterson

I grew up in Salt Lake City, am a mother of six children, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a home where education was valued. I was given the opportunity to participate in all sorts of physical activities even though I didn't feel I was too coordinated. I learned how to play tennis, to ski and to golf. I still play a little tennis as well as some golf. I graduated from college with a degree in Political Science and a minor in German. I participated in an exchange program to Germany during my college years. I taught junior high for a couple of years and then started to raise a family. Family is very important to me. I have six children and eighteen grandchildren. I enjoy reading, gardening, playing games, and discovering things about my ancestors. I enjoy music and have been involved in singing since I was a youth. I enjoy helping others and just being around friends and family

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I believe that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is true. I know that Joseph Smith was called of God to restore His church again to the earth; and that Joseph Smith was an instrument in God's hands in translating the Book of Mormon, another testament of Jesus Christ. I know that we are led by prophets today and if we follow their words and counsel, we'll be happy. I know that Jesus Christ atoned for my sins, and because of his sacrifice, I can repent, and if I live my life worthily, I will be able to return home to him again. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a spiritual anchor in my life and I'm so grateful to know that families can be together forever.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by serving others. I've had the opportunity to work with children, young women, and older men and women. I've been both a teacher and a leader in many church organizations. I most recently have been a teacher of an adult Sunday School class. I enjoyed being involved with the young Boy Scouts, and was the camp director for young women for several years. I love visiting with my "sisters". We share and learn from each other.I have enjoyed being a missionary in a different country and serving the people there. I enjoy just doing rather than just being.