Hi I'm Larry Gelwix
Education: graduated from Del Valle HS in Walnut Creek, CA. Graduated from BYU (Provo) with a BA and MA in Organizational Communications. Mission: Central States Mission Church Service: Bishop, High Council, Young Men's President, Elders Quorum presidency, Sunday School teacher, YSA Advisor Professional: former airline CEO; travel agency owner; on-air syndicated radio talk show host; TV series feature Family: married with five grown children (two boys, three girls) and three grandchildren. Oldest son served mission to France. Youngest son currently serving a mission in Canada. Favorite Sports: Rugby and football. Favorite rugby teams: Highland Rugby and New Zealand All-Blacks. Favorite football teams: San Francisco 49ers, Baltimore Ravens, & Philadelphia Eagles. Favorite movie: "Forever Strong"
Why I am a Mormon
The Gospel of Jesus Christ provides a foundation for a happy family and a successful life. As a rugby and football coach for 36 years, I see the gospel as the perfect “game plan.” The church helps me in my personal life, family, marriage, and professional career. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints centers me in life and helps me overcome challenges. The gospel of Jesus Christ inspires me to be a better husband, father, and friend; to do my best and be my best.
How I live my faith
I live my faith by trying to keep the commandments of God and by looking after the needs of my family, my neighbors, and those less fortunate. If I want to show my love for my Heavenly Father I do to it by loving and serving His children. It’s not a Sunday only thing. It’s 24-7.