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Hi I'm Bob Telkamp

I'm a gun enthusiast, I like Bruce Springsteen and the Boston Bruins, and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a 45 plus year old male who has a wife and 4 children ranging from 3 to 17 years old. I have a bachelors degree in computer science but have never worked in that field. I am currently employed as a millwright and have worked at the same place for the last 25 years. When I have some free time I enjoy geocaching, going to the shooting range and fixing computers.

Why I am a Mormon

Have you ever wondered about the meaning of life? Your purpose here on this earth? The gospel of Jesus Christ as revealed by Joseph Smith has answers to these questions that has given me endless joy and a greatfulness for being alive and receiving the blessings that our Father in Heaven is wanting to give to all of us.

How I live my faith

As a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (the Mormons), you will be stretched in ways you never imagined. I was so shy and intreverted before I joined but I have done things with the help of the Lord that I never thought were possible for me. I've served my whole church life in the administration side of our local Ward. I have been a secretary, a clerk and currently serve as a counsilor to the Bishop.

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

Bob Telkamp
No one at a Mormon church service is paid to be there. Some members of the church recieve callings to help organize and facilitate the meeting. The person officiating at the meeting may be the same person that was fixing your car last week, and next week he might recieve a calling to teach the children in the primary. Any member of the congregation may be asked to prepare and deliver a talk on a given subject. The first Sunday of every month is called Fast and Testimony meeting and no assignments are given to speak. Every member of the congregation can stand and bear their testimony of the gospel as they feel inspired to do so, however there is no obligation to do so.. If I could only get someone to come to one meeting, I would choose a Fast and Testimony meeting. Show more Show less