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Hi I'm Richard

I'm a Mormon. My name is Richard Udy. I am a life long church member. I have lived in Canada, Florida and Teneessee.

About Me

I can trace my geneology back 4 generations of faithful saints who all have been an influence in my life. I was able to recieve my own testimony when I was 18. The spirit touched my heart, and I knew without a doubt the gospil of Jesus Christ is once again on the earth.Joseph Smith was the insturement by wich the restoration happened. The book of Mormon is scripture for our day .

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family who have been LDS for several generations. I attended church with my parents and grandparents from the time I was able to remember. My grandfather Udy was bishop of our ward until I was a teenager. The church was not only a place to loearn about God and Jesus, but was also where we played ,learned to dance held parties , plays,wedding receptions and any other entertainment avaliable.

How I live my faith

I am an active in the church have held many positions.I currently am Bishop in the Maryville Ward. I help plan and carry out activities. My primary responsability is with the youth 12 thru 19. Try to help them make good dicisions to prepare them to be an asset to the area they choose to live. We try to encourage them to choose a mate when they are well enouge prepared to massume such a responsability. I am also avaliable to adults in our congragation who are having challanges in there lives, that I may council with.It has been a faith building experience . I love to be able to help through the inspiration avaliable through prayer and faith that the holy spirits guidence. I am also an active member of the local ecumenical action acc. This council works to alliviate suffering in the community through working togather as a group of many faiths