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Hi I'm Steven C Lacy

I was baptized into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints in November of 1968 when I was 18 years old.

About Me

My wife and I have been married for 39 years. We have together raised four children, three of which have college degrees, have served LDS foreign missions, and are productively employed citizens with families of their own. Our last daughter, a student at BYU, is in the Ukraine on her LDS mission. I have been a trial lawyer for 31 years and have served my community as it Mayor since 1998. I have served in the church in a variety of capacities since I was baptized in 1968 as a fulltime missionary in Chile, an elders quorum president, a high counselor, a branch president, and in various other teaching positions. I currently serve as a high priest quorum leader in my local ward.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon completely by choice. When I chose to be baptized the were no others in my family who had ever made that choice. My decision was based on my belief, after reading and praying about the Book of Mormon, that it was a true record which was provided to the God's children by a prophet who God had raised up in the latter days to restore the fullness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the earth, together with the authority necessary to perform saving ordinances, such as baptism. The core belief has been strengthened over the years that I have continued to actively participate in the programs of the church. I have found that those who follow that path are made better, more compassionate, and more virtuous people, and that association with them, regardless of where in the world that association has occurred, has served to be more beneficial than association with any other groups of people or organizations I have encountered. That association has helped me develop whatever talents I possess, and has been the greatest aid to my wife and myself in our effort to instill talent, competence, and virtue in our children. Moreover, the doctrine of the church and my continuing efforts to conform my life to it, has helped me more than any other effort in overcoming my own shortcomings and weaknesses, an effort I intend to continue as long as I am blessed to remain on this earth.

How I live my faith

I serve as the Mayor of my city and practice as a trial lawyer in both state and federal courts in the Pacific Northwest. I currently serve as the high priest group leader in my ward.