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Hi I'm Adrienne

I'm a mother, a grandmother and a Vice President of Human Resources. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I've been married to a wonderful man for nearly 35 years. We have 3 kids and will soon welcome our 6th grandbaby. I'm so blessed to live in the mountains and hope I always will. I love to hike , read and travel. I've been fortunate in my career and I love my job, but what I do for a living is the least important thing about me. What really matters to me is who I am to the people in my life. Above all else, I'm a wife, a mother, a daughter, a sister a friend.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because my religion gives me a unique perspective about who I am and what my true relationship is to my Heavenly Father and to my savior, Jesus Christ I feel keenly that I am a daughter of God, that he knows my name and that he hears and answers my prayers. Although, I have pioneer ancestry and have been a member of the LDS church all my life, I am a Mormon because when I sought answers to spiritual questions in prayer, I received answers. With all my heart, I believe in the atonement of Jesus Christ. I believe that his church has been restored on earth through the inspiration of the prophet, Joseph Smith. I believe that we are currently guided by a living prophet and that the Lord is just as ready to bless us with miracles and revelation in modern times as he was in biblical times. I am so grateful for the support I receive through my membership in the church. Because I'm a Mormon, there were so many people who were an influence for good in the lives of my children during the challenging teenage years. Through the church, I've learned how to have a happy marriage, how to raise happy, successful children and how to be of loving service to my fellow human beings. I know that when I turn my weak, imperfect self over to the Savior, what comes back is a better, kinder version of myself.

How I live my faith

Currently, I am working as the Compassionate Service leader in our congregation. This responsibility has been a great blessing in my life. It is a responsibilty that forces me to step outside of myself, to be aware of what is going on in people's lives and to provide help and service when it is needed. Sometimes, when members of our congregation need help, what they need can be too much for any one person to do alone, so I get the opportunity to rally others to help those in need. I help organize meals for people who are ill, plan family meals when there is a funeral, organize child care, when people have special challenges in their lives and help people when they move in or out of the area. It is so inspirational to see how much people want to help and how willing they are to step out of their own busy lives to come to each other's aid. Its just a little tiny taste of our saviors love and compassion, but still, through serving others, I do get to taste it. I've had so many opportunities to grow and develop through service in the church. I love to teach and frequently get the chance to teach gospel doctrine or marriage & family relations classes. Also, in our church we are assigned two or three other church members to specially look out for. This is called Home Teaching or Visiting Teaching. I visit 2 other women every single month and develop an especially close relationship with them as I try to be an instrument in the Lord's hands to bless their lives. In turn, other members visit me each month and look out for my well-being. I know I will never have to face a trial or a problem without the love and support of my church.