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Hi I'm Fred

I work as a Senior Help Desk Technician for a trucking company and I am a Mormon.

About Me

I have lived on the Eastern side of the United States most of my life. I enjoy spending time with my family and doing activities together. I enjoy taking walks with my wife and my children. Love to get outside and do some kind of activity. I enjoy working and playing on computers. I also enjoy bowling and playing basketball in my driveway with my children. Try to live my life to the fullest with the love of Christ in my life.

Why I am a Mormon

My parent were converted to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I grew up in the Church. Since I grew up in the church I have always felt that it was true but everyone goes through a time when you question what you believe. I questioned if the Church is true and if Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. I prayed and asked God about my questions. I felt the Spirit came into my heart and gave me a peaceful feeling that I have felt through most of my life growing up. Because of the experiences that I have had I know the Church is True and Joseph Smith was a prophet of God and today there is still a prophet that leads and guides his church. I am grateful for my knowledge and understanding of the Gospel of Jesus Christ fully follow of God's commandments that I keep in my life. The teaching of the Church and living those teachings has helped me to be more than I ever thought I could be!

How I live my faith

Striving to be better everyday. By doing small simple things, great things come to pass. I try to Pray, read scriptures everyday, and find opportunities to serve. It does not always happen but I strive to be better in all that I do. Share what I know to be true if opportunity comes around.

What are Mormon church services like? Are visitors allowed at church meetings? Can I attend church?

In our church all visitors are welcome. No matter what your race, age, gender, or how you look you are welcome to our Sunday services. We all join together in the chapel for Sacrament Meeting including youth and children to partake of the sacrament, sing hymns, and listing to speakers that are from the congregation. We have youth speakers (usually ages are 12 years and up) that also will give talks during Sacrament Meeting. Sacrament meeting typically is about 70 minutes. After Sacrament meeting is over we have other meetings that follow. We have Sunday School classes that are offered for each age group, which usually about 55 minutes. Then we have Priesthood meeting for males ages 12 years and older, Young Women for 12 through 17 years of age and Relief Society for women 18 years and older, which is about 55 minutes. There is also Primary meetings that consist for ages 3 to 11 years of age. There is also a nursery for ages 18 months to 3 years of age. The total time for all meetings is 3 hours. You are not required to come for all the meetings but you are more than welcome to stay and feel the Heavenly Father's spirit and the love of the people that regularly attend every Sunday. Show more Show less

What is the purpose of the welfare services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

The purpose of the Church Welfare Services is there to help serve people with basic needs and to help build self-reliance. I have been a recipient of the Church Welfare program before. I have received food for my family when I was out of work for a while. This help take some of the burden off of my shoulders that my family had food to eat. Also the Church's welfare program assisted me with fine tuning my resume' and also with looking for another job. I am no longer in need of this assistance but have always been grateful for the assistance in my time of need. I have also have been on the other side of the desk sorta speak where I was able to assist someone else that was in need with a computer issue that they were having and did not have the money or the resources to get it fixed. Show more Show less