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Hi I'm Jeri

I'm a Nauvoo LDS Missionary. I love to craft, quilt, travel, and read good books. I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I am a Mom of five children and a Grandma of 16 grandchildren. I love to craft, read, and travel. I have been to Europe, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand and love the diversity of the different cultures and people. I would love to see even more of the world and hope I can one day. I am a retired secretary from the LDS Church Educational System and have also worked for an attorney for about five years.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints all of my life. I was raised by goodly parents who taught me to have faith in Jesus Christ as my Savior and Redeemer. They taught me to not judge others and to love all of God's children. I have come to know for myself that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world and has provided a path back to our Father in Heaven through the sacrifice he made in the Garden of Gethsemane and the cross at Calvary. I know Jesus loves me and loves all God's children no matter their circumstances. I know there are a lot of good people in this world that would love to be able to know about Jesus the way I do. The gospel of Jesus Christ makes me happy and provides a way for me to be with my family forever.

How I live my faith

My good husband and I are currently serving a full-time LDS Mission in Nauvoo and are having a wonderful experience. We love all the missionaries we serve with and all our guests who come to this amazing historic place. I belong to the largest Women's Organization in the world and enjoy the many friends I have because of this wonderful organization.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

Jeri
It is in the family that we learn to serve, love, and create eternal relationships. We have the opportunity to support each other and learn from each other. We work together for the good of the family. We share experiences, joys, sorrows and the many challenges of life. We learn to respect and honor each others opinions and differences. We grow together as a unit to support and lift each other in times of struggles and in times of joy. We may have really good friends, but they come and go. The family is always there for us and we know that we can be an eternal unit if we keep God's commandments and are sealed in the temple of God. Show more Show less