Generation Gap Interview: Sister Natalie and Sister Florence
Today, we're bringing you the first Generation Gap interview of 2014. Generation Gap interviews are when a young person interviews a seasoned saint and receives perspective and advice.
Your name: Sister Natalie Pezzenti
Name of person you're interviewing: Sister Florence Pezzenti (She is my grandmother)
Her age: 93
Years she's been baptized: 56
Branch she attends right now: Youngstown, Ohio
What was your first job?
I worked at People's Drug Store downtown right after I moved to Youngstown, Ohio. I sold cigarettes and candy.
What was your favorite subject in school?
Where did you and your spouse go on your first date?
Al took me to his mother's house so I could meet her.
Spiritual Questions and Advice
When were you baptized? Who baptized you?
August 18, 1957 by Brother AA Corrado, Youngstown, OH; Confirmed by Brother Wm. Cadman
What is your favorite hymn?
#497, What a Friend We Have in Jesus
What words of encouragement would you like to tell the young people?
Come to church and be there for Sunday School—and don't be late! If you are late, you will miss too much.
What is the single most important piece of advice you can give a young person looking for a spouse?
Make sure his or her thoughts are like your thoughts. Make sure he or she wants to go to church with you. And make sure he or she is faithful because God sees and hears everything we do.
Many times we hear about old-fashioned values that are lost today. What values from your earlier years do you think we need to bring back or rediscover?
Always make an effort to go to General Church Conference. You can meet so many brothers and sisters there.