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Hi I'm Joyce Barretto

I am a Mormon, I know it, I live it and I love it! :)

About Me

I started learning piano since I was in my 1st grade, and I recently started learning violin. I went to a skills and training center to learn how to bake. I love learning new things. I love to see the smiling faces of the people around me.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born a Mormon, my parents were baptized in the LDS church during their younger days, I am very grateful that my parents had that decision. As a Mormon, I learned a lot of things that I want and need to know about life. I was raised knowing how our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ love each and every one of us. Being a Mormon makes me feel so happy and blessed. I know that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, restored by the Prophet Joseph Smith is the only true church here on earth. We have a living Prophet receiving revelations from God. The Book of Mormon is true. Our Heavenly Father hears our prayers, and we can pray to Him anytime, anywhere. I am a Mormon, I know it, I live it, and I love it. :)

How I live my faith

I am a teacher to the the children at church, I play the piano at Sunday service and other activities. I share my talents because I know God has given each of us talents to improve, and to share. I attend Sunday schools and other classes at church, and I don't attend just because I need to, but because I want to, because as I attend each class, I learn things that I cannot learn or read somewhere else. I willingly strive to do what I learned. I want to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ to others to share to them the joy of knowing and living it.

Why do Mormons baptize their new members?

Joyce Barretto
Mormons baptize new members not just to increase the membership number of the Church, but to help people follow the example of Jesus Christ, because even Jesus Christ was baptized though He has no sin, but "to fulfill all righteousness" (Matthew 3:15) In John 3:5 it is said that " ...Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." We are baptized by immersion by someone who has a priesthood authority from God. When we are baptized, we make sacred promises called covenants, we promise to Take upon His name, Always Remember Him, Keep His commandments, and Endure to the end. But being baptized with authority doesn't mean we will be saved already at the last day. We must still keep our covenants, keep our faith with action, and Endure to the end, even faced with trials. Show more Show less