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Marcia Hammond Ogden

Meet Author Marcia Hammond Ogden

Marcia Hammond Ogden graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Elementary Education, served a mission in Spain, then upon her marriage to D. Kelly Ogden, moved to Israel where they lived, worked, and served for BYU and the Church for a span of fourteen years. She gave birth to three of their four children in Jerusalem, qualifying for the title “A Mother in Israel.” Returning to the States, she earned a masters teaching certificate in TESL and taught at BYU’s English language center for several years. From 1997-2000 she accompanied her husband presiding over the Chile Santiago East Mission. She taught Book of Mormon classes as part-time faculty member at BYU for five years, then from 2006-2008 served with her husband presiding over the Guatemala MTC in Central America. She has nine grandsons and no granddaughters! Hobbies are reading, cooking, cross-stitching, family get-togethers, BYU football, politics, and watching news reports.


Author's Published Articles

Would you like the good news first or the bad news? The world is an evil place, do you have what it takes to rise above and mak...


I’ve always wondered how the people of King Benjamin’s time were able to maintain a broken heart. What happened that cause...


The scriptures note a vast difference in eternal reward between those who give valiant or those who give merely honorable servi...