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Hi I'm Bradley

I'm a high school student. I'm a hiker. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a student, i currently go to high school and am in the running start program where i go to college in high school. I play soccer with the county soccer club in the fall, and with the high school in the spring. I also am a member of the high school orchestra. I play viola (like a violin, but with lower pitch), and the piano.I like math and science. I have four older brothers and a younger sister.

Why I am a Mormon

I think the main reason that I'm still in the church is through the continual effort of my bishop to give spiritual experiences to the youth. Every year the youth 14-17 go on a high adventure trip with a devotional every night. We usually go to somewhere peaceful and listen to leaders or peers give us gospel lessons every night of the trip after a day of fun enjoying God's world.

How I live my faith

I go to church every Sunday I can, and as a priest, the highest calling of the Aaronic, or lesser, priesthood, I help to bless the sacrament. over the week i go to Morning seminary from 6:30 to 7:30, and usually go home teaching at least once a week. home teaching is where you and another member go to a families house and give them a lesson once a month as well as helping out the family with things that they need.

What is a ward/stake/branch?

The wards, stakes, and branches are subdivisions of the church, running through lines of priesthood authority. The First presidency and the quorum of the 12 are in charge of the church as a whole: every member is under the authority of those men. The church is then divided into areas, covering fairly large geographical regions, such as North Asia, the Caribbean, or Central America. Each area is headed by an Area Presidency. In each area there are several stakes (which are very similar to a county), each stake containing 5-10 different wards. Each ward is a small area, usually consisting of one town’s worth of people. The ward is headed by a Bishop, and there are many other positions of authority in a ward. Branches are similar to wards, but contain many fewer people. Wards usually contain from about 300-600 people, while a branch is smaller, from 1-400 people. The branch is otherwise the same as a ward. Show more Show less