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Hi I'm Weston Hayman

I live In Idaho, I'm a Boy Scout for Life, I'm an EMT and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am 20 years old and have been a member of the LDS Church my whole life. My father is a convert to the church and raised me to respect all religions and people. I grew up in the Boy Scouts of America, going to scout meetings with my dad and his troop from the time I was 3 years old. I have worked at scout camps for 7 years, as a life guard and rifle range master. I fully believe the youth are the most important part of our socity. In the Boy Scouts I learned to love service and helping others, this love of helping other has been the base of everything have done in my life. This was a huge driving force in me becoming the youngest EMT in Idaho. I live to serve others and working as an EMT gives me the greatest chance to help people in their time of need. I enjoy doing all sorts of activities like rock climbing, repelling, shooting, paintballing, swimming and photography.

Why I am a Mormon

I have always been a member of the LDS church. I countinue to live and practice the Gospel of the LDS faith because of the effect it has had on my life. The knowledge that after the life we KNOW where we are going and what it takes to get there, is the greatest blessing the gospel has given to me. As a young child losing grandparents was extremely hard on me. I lost my closest grandpa at 12 years old, my grandfather was not a member of the LDS church but he supported me in it 100%. When he died I was angry with god and wanted to know why he would do this to me, I needed my grandpa. Over time and as my knowledge of the gospel increased the loss was made easier, I knew there was a purpose to my grandfather death. His job on the earth was done and he had lived the last 6 years of his life teaching me all that he could. God's mercy in shortening his suffering on this earth was a blessing. The moment that I knew that I would have the oppertunity to see my Grandfather again came as I stood by his graveside in Delaware saluting (Boy Scout Salute) him as "Taps" played. I knew from a burning in my heart that I would see him again, that the LDS Church is the true Church of Christ and that my grandfather, even though he never converted in this life, knew the LDS Church was ture as well. That knowlege is what helped me through the losses that countinued to happen through out my life. The loss of all your grandparents and a aunt and uncle all beore your 18 years old is hard but the Gospel of Jesus Chirst softens that blow. I want to spread that knowlegde and help other people through those hard times, thats why i became an EMT and thats why I am now serving a mission in Arizona.

How I live my faith

I live my faith in the way I interact with other and and my actions in the community. I strive my hardests to be an honost and hard-working man in my community. I have always been involved the the BSA (Boy Scouts of America) I enjoy the service it offers to the community and the love of the outdoors it teaches the youth. I have been teaching in leadership camps for the youth in my area for 7 years now and will countinue to teach and work with the youth for the rest of my days. I strive to stay involved in the youths lifes by teaching merit badge classes, running camps for them to enjoy and learn from. I am an EMT and serve the community as best I can when they call upon my depatment. I stand, hopefully, as an example to those around me as a honost man and a follower of Christ and his teachings, through my actions and morals.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Weston Hayman
No not all Latter-Day Saint (Mormons) are required to serve a mission. First off all 19 to 21 year old male are asked by God to serve a mission, this oppurtunity is a huge chance for the young man to grow and mature both in the gosple and life in general. The mission teaches them how to be on their own with out mom and dad there directly watching over them. It also lets them learn more about the gospel than they could in any other way they learn to study the gosple and love the gospel more than they thought they could before and this set a foundation for the rest of thier lives.Young women at the age of 21 have the chance if they feel they should go on a mission, the sisters have been encouraged to seek an eternal marrrage and raising a family more than serving a mission. In the end the choice is up to them, we were given agency to make our own choices and each young man and young women is asked to pray and dilligently seek the Lord on the matter of missionary service. Show more Show less