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Hi I'm Jan Robb

I have been a Mormon my entire life. I am a grandmother of 14, wife of 46 years, and mother of 5. I love life.

About Me

I am retired and highly recommend it. I love gardening, reading, music, water aerobics, old movies, and being with family. The Church has always played a central role in my life and I'm grateful for the knowledge and direction it provides.

Why I am a Mormon

Because I was born a Mormon, I am aware of the great blessings I have received due to this fact alone. I was taught where I came from, where I am going, and what I should do and learn on this earth. (Not that I always do, but I try.) So many people have no idea how to answer any of these questions. The Church provides direction, values, brotherhood/sisterhood, and the knowledge of our Savior who knows us and loves us enough to provide a world for our probation and His atonement and grace to reconcile our sins. This knowledge is priceless and life changing.

How I live my faith

I have served in many church capacities, particularly with music. I love to attend church and learn more of my Savior and try to follow Him. I am a better person because of the knowledge and truth I have learned and hope to live better and share what I have.

Why do Mormons perform baptisms for the dead?

Jan Robb
It is taught in the scriptures that baptism is an earthly ordinance and must be performed in order for a soul to return to God. Many people have lived and died without this being performed or even perhaps even learning about it. LDS Temples have baptismal fonts where baptisms are performed by living individuals "for and in behalf" of deceased souls who were not baptized with the Priesthood authority during their mortal lives. It is a proxy ordinance which the deceased person may accept or reject. Temple work is an act of love as members research their ancestry and desire to share this ordinance with those long dead who were unable to do it for themselves. Show more Show less