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Hi I'm Simon

I grew up in Rochdale, the 2nd of 3 children. I work in IT and joined the Church at 23 when I met my wife Helen.

About Me

I have a wonderful wife Helen and three incredible children who are now 15, 18 and 21! I've always worked in IT as I am a logical thinker and it has always been a passion of mine. My main focus has always been on my family who have been the greatest blessing in my life. However as they are starting to grow up and leave home, Helen and myself will start to enjoy a new time and season in our lives.

Why I am a Mormon

I was never brought up to go to Church and never had an interest in attending. This wasn't because I didn't believe in God, but I never had any reason to believe so it was all just a big question mark. When I met Helen, she shared her beliefs with me. I realised how important it was to her and so decided I had better find out for myself. I then started attending Church and reading the scriptures and being taught to help me understand about the gospel of Jesus Christ. As I learn't about the gospel and started trying to live by its principles I gained a strong testimony of the truth of these things. I could see that the gospel helps us to be happy and become better people if we live it. This testifies to me of the truth of the Saviours teachings.

How I live my faith

I'm the Priesthood leader in our local ward (congregation). I know the Lord has blessed me with this opportunity to grow spiritually as I try my best to help those around me. My main focus is on trying to work with people one to one to help them with their challenges in life. To me, this is the gospel of Jesus Christ in action and really helps strengthen my testimony of the Saviour as I see his influence in peoples lives.