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Hi I'm Greg

I'm from Washington and I'm a Mormon. :)

About Me

I have lived in Washington most of my life. I am the father of 3 children and have been married to my lovely wife Nancy for 26 years. I enjoy playing Go and making bowls and pens on my wood lathe.

Why I am a Mormon

My parent's joined the Mormon church when I was just a few months old and I have been actively involved in the church my whole life. As a child and a youth I went to Church because of the example of my parents. As I grew older, I studied and prayed and found out for myself that the Gospel of Jesus Christ was true and that it was to be found within the doctrines and ordinances of the Mormon Church. I have seen how it has helped me to be a better person. I have seen how it has helped my children to grow up to be adults who strive to live the teachings of Jesus Christ. I am so grateful for each day as I see the fruits of the Gospel bringing joy and peace to the lives of others. Living the Gospel doesn't mean that we don't have struggles and difficulties in our lives, but it does mean that we have a greater strength in bearing them and learning from them.

How I live my faith

I try to be caring for others and to help through service. I currently am the Bishop of our ward--the ecclesiastical leader for our local congregation. I do this in addition to my normal occupation, as Bishops serve with no monetary compensation for usually a period of 5-7 years. As Bishop, I work with many in the congregation to coordinate the weekly meetings, to help individuals through the repentance process, to counsel when asked, to help those that are suffering or are in need of help and to help direct and lead our ward. It is different from other things I have done in the church -- service wise, but it carries with it great blessings as I see the Gospel help people to live happier lives.