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Hi I'm Doug Haycock

I live, work and play in Colorado. I'm a husband, I'm a father and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in New Mexico and now live in Colorado. I love the Rocky Mountains and enjoy the outdoors. I work in the agricultural industry and enjoy my work in this field. My interests revolve around my children and my wife and their interests. I've been blessed with an incredible family - both immediate and extended. I was raised in the Mormon faith and love it with all my heart. Serving in the Church and associating with other Mormons is one of my greatest blessings.

Why I am a Mormon

My roots extend to the earliest days of the LDS Church and the beginning of the Restoration. My mother's ancestors knew and associated with the Prophet Joseph Smith and Brigham Young. My father's family joined the Church in England in the 1850's and immigrated to Utah. My ancestors lived or passed through Haun's Mill, Nauvoo, Winter Quarters and Martin's Cove - many of the historical locations of the early members of the Church. My ancestors ultimately settled in the areas of Southern Utah, Southeast Idaho and Colorado. Needless to say, I was born and raised in the Mormon faith. I served a mission at the age of 19. As a youth and young man, it was not always easy being Mormon, but I gained a strong and personal witness as a youth that the principles taught in the Church were true. I learned for myself, through the infuence and power of the Holy Ghost, that the Book of Mormon is true and that Christ's true Gospel had been restored to the earth through a living prophet. I know that the covenants and ordinances of the Gospel of Christ are found, in their fulness and purity, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As I lived the standards and beliefs of the Church, I gained a testimony that they were right and true. I have a testimony that Christ lives and that He atoned for my sins , weaknesses and shortcoming, my faults and failings, and that through Him, I can return to the presence of my Heavenly Father. This knowledge is the motivating factor in my life. It is everything to me. And because of this great sacrifice, I want to dedicate my life to Him and His work upon the earth.

How I live my faith

In everything I do, I try to live my faith and represent well the things that I profess to believe. I am not perfect, but think I'm progressing. I try to demonstrate my faith and believes by the way I live my life. I try to treat others with respect and try to be honest in my dealings with others. I love to attend Sunday services as they regenerate my spirit. I enjoy serving others as it helps me feel usuful and it enriches their lives. I served a full-time mission as a young man and have had opportunities to serve throughout my life. In the Church, we are extended "callings" from our leaders and we are asked to serve in different callings or assignments at different times. Much of my adult life, I have worked with the young people, the youth, of the Church. I have worked in the Boy Scouting programs. I was privileged to serve as a bishop for several years - which proved to be one of the greatest blessings of my life. Today, I am called to serve in a leadership role in the area in which I live. Serving is a great blessing that uplifts and inspired both the giver and the receiver.

What is the role of the husband and the wife in the family?

Doug Haycock
I believe the role of a husband and father is the most important role in mortality. Nothing is more important that loving and caring for my wife and children. What is so great about the LDS Church is that it teaches me how to be a good husband and father. There are so many resources and opportunties available in the Church to help with this most important responsibility. More than anything else, I think the Church has helped me learn how to be a more loving, kind and responsible husband and father. Show more Show less