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Hi I'm Sydney Barker

I was born in Utah. I play lacrosse and work at a bakery. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I was born and raised in Utah, I am the oldest of 6 kids. I played lacrosse for three years, and I have been working at a bakery for 3 years as well. I love experiencing different cultures and trying new food! I recently returned home from teaching English in China for 4 months. I learned so many life lessons there, and I grew to love the people and culture. I will be leaving to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in New York in May. I will teach the gospel in American Sign Language. I am so excited to preach in the language that I love. I want to be an interpreter in ASL when I return home.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I know this church is true. I have come to know the truth of it by the power of the Holy Ghost. I feel happy and peaceful. I know I can become better everyday through the help of my Savior Jesus Christ. I have read the Book of Mormon, and I know that Joseph Smith was an instrument in the Lord's hands by translating these words from prophets of old. I know that Jesus Christ has restored His church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints upon the earth today, and I know this to be true because I have prayed about it, and have recieved confirmation through the Spirit. I am a Mormon because it has blessed my life, and I know it can bless everyone else in the world as well!

How I live my faith

I live my faith...by following the commandments that God has given us. As I attend church every week, I show my faith in my Savior by not working on His sabbath day, attending all my meetings, and spending quality time with my family. I live my faith by reading my scriptures and praying daily. I live my faith by repenting of my mistakes, and becoming clean through our Savior and His Atonement. I am living my faith by choosing to serve a mission for His church, because I know it is true without a doubt in my mind.