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Hi I'm Hi I'm Ruth Barker

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a mother of a daughter and four boys, grandmother to twenty grandchildren and great grandmother to one and a fourth great great grand children. I am a retired medical technologist and a widow. I now spend a lot of time on my hobby of genealogy. I have always been actively involved in church activities. At age fourteen, I led music for the primary age children. Music has been an important part of my church activity. Right now I lead the music for the Sunday worship service, sing in the choir, and visit teach four women each month. One to two days a week I volunteer at the local Family Research Center. I

Why I am a Mormon

I am a fourth generation Mormon. I can't remember a time I didn't believe the Church. As an adult, I began feeling a need to know, not just believe. I very earnestly prayed to know if the Church is true. The Holy Spirit testified to me through an intense warm feeling and sense of peace that the is true.

How I live my faith

Through daily scripture and personal prayer, I try to implement the service to others that Jesus Christ taught. The service may be as small as a smile, a hug, a thank you, a sincere compliment or larger like cleaning house for a shut in, meals to a new mother or working at the soup kitchen.