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Hi I'm Farrell

I live in one of the world's great outdoor wonderlands. I am married and have six children and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in the mountains of the Western United States. I have been married for 32 years and my wife and I have six children. We have four sons and two daughters. Three of our sons were married this summer, and our daughter was married in January of 2011. I am a Certified Public Accountant by profession and serve on the board of our state society of CPA's. I am an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts. I am currently serving as a Bishop in the LDS Church. I love the outdoors, fly fishing, camping, hiking, skiing, going on picnics and cycling. My greatest joy is my family.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was baptized when I was 8 years old. My mother was a convert to the church after she was married. My parents taught me that family was very important and that families could be together forever. My parents both served and worked hard their entire lives. My wife and I have six children whom we love very much, in fact, 4 of the six were all married in the last six months! Whew! At home, we read scriptures together every day and pray together every day. My wife is an excellent pianst and has brought the spirit of good music into our home. Singing together as a family has brought a great deal of joy into our home. Life has taught me that following Jesus Christ and keeping his commandments brings peace. In fact, even in our trials and heartaches, we can feel peace.

How I live my faith

My life has been centered around the gospel and family. My wife was raised in a family of 11 children. I have served in various positions in our church. Many years have been spent teaching youth in Sunday School, also in scouting programs all the way from cub scouts, 11-year-old scouts, scouts, varsity scouts ect. I now serve as one of the vice presidents of our local scout council. I have been involved with the teen-age youth in various capacities in the church and am currently serving as a Bishop presiding over approximately 450 members. Our youth are incredible, but need our help getting through tugs and pulls of the world. I love to see them, not as youth with troubles, but as children of God, youth with devine potential, with a Heavenly Father who loves them. My lifes greatest investment has been my time with my family and children.