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Hi I'm Connie

I grew up in Salt Lake City but lived with my family in Calif. for 42 years before moving back to Salt Lake City. I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have been retired for 11 years from working in an elementary school library. About that time my husband and I sold our home and moved back to Salt Lake City, closer to where our children live. My husband passed away in 2009. Since then, I have lived in our apartment and served a full-time mission for the church, working at the Church History Library for 18 months and then working at the LDS Employment Resource Center at Welfare Square for 30 months as a part-time Church Service Missionary. I enjoyed both missions very much.

Why I am a Mormon

I am very thankful that I had the opportunity to be raised in an LDS family. My mother was also raised in an LDS family but my father converted in Idaho after meeting my mother. Now I choose to be a Mormon because I believe in Jesus Christ, his atoning sacrifice and his mission to be the Savior for all mankind. I believe that Joseph Smith was a prophet who was instrumental in restoring the true gospel of Jesus Christ to the earth and that we are led by a prophet today - Thomas S. Monson. I am so blessed to be part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by attending church regularly, reading the scriptures, praying daily, serving as a visiting teacher and other callings in my ward. I also serve in the Salt Lake Temple. I hope and pray that my health will continue to be good so I can keep serving in opportunities that may come. I enjoy doing genealogy research and attending the temple.

Why is family so important to Mormons?

We love our family and want to always be with them. We can be sealed to each other in the temple so that we can live together in eternity. Show more Show less