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Hi I'm Julia Mangelson

I grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada. I am a grandmother. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

The thing I am happiest about is my family--four daughters, three sons...twenty-eight grandchildren! I loved being a stay-at-home mother and a homemaker, and I still love it. Dancing was a big part of my life, even through college, and I was privileged to belong to the Brigham Young University International Folk Dancers. Still today I teach children to dance whenever I have the chance.

Why I am a Mormon

I am thankful for the peace that fills my life because of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I know The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church on the earth, that it is led personally by our Savior--the creator of our earth and the immortal Son of the Living God, the Heavenly Father of the spirit that gives life to our body. I know that Father has a plan for us to return to live with Him after this life, but that plan requires successfully navigating mortality. That success can be realized by heeding the council given us by living prophets.

How I live my faith

I really like to teach, and have been able to do a lot of that in my church callings--teaching children, teens, women and teachers. I have served in Presidencies for the children's, teens, and women's organizations at various levels. I have been a poll manager in our voting precinct for many years, and served on the organizing committee for the annual BYU Women's Conference for two years. My husband and I lived in Australia for eighteen months as Public Affairs missionaries for the Church, and we have worked many years in Latter-day Saint temples.

What blessings can we receive through the gift of the Holy Ghost?

Julia Mangelson
I cannot imagine life without the Gift of the Holy Ghost. I rely on this source of personal revelation for guidance daily. Show more Show less