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Hi I'm Jessica Shepherd

I'm a Colorado native. I love the outdoors. I play the flute. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Colorado. I am a high school graduate. I intend to go to school to study linguistics after my mission. I love being in the outdoors. I love serving others and doing whatever I can to help.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of the peace that it brings me. The knowledge that I have gained, and the peace that comes through that, has blessed my life. I have been able to test my faith through many experiences and have come to know for myself that the gospel is true.

How I live my faith

I serve as a family history missionary and a chorister. I also help with the youth in my area. I am friends with many of them.

Why is The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Mormons or Mormonism?

Jessica Shepherd
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ believe in the Book of Mormon, which was written by ancient prophets in the Americas and translated by Joseph Smith. It is from the Book of Mormon that members of the Church have gained the nickname Mormons. Show more Show less

Who are the Mormons?

Jessica Shepherd
Mormons are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This nickname comes from the Book of Mormon, a book of ancient scripture that Latter-day Saints believe in in addition to the Bible. Show more Show less