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Hi I'm Patrick

I'm a hardcore athlete, music freak, a missionary, and the best thing about me is that I'm a mormon!! :)

About Me

WHAT'S UP?!?! My name is currently Elder Patrick Goodell. I have three siblings, one older brother, a younger brother, and a younger sister. I am the first of the children to serve a mission, and am totally having a good time as a missionary! Sooo... my hobbies including playing the trombone, doing sports of any kind, hanging out with friends and family, listening to music, and trying mainly anything new. I graduated High School in 2011 and competed in running sports there. I am a true runner, and I discovered that I was a long distance runner from a track coach in junior high, when he told me to take up long distance. I am thankful of that now. My favorite thing about running is there are some pretty cool people involved in it, but when you compete it's amazing how far you can push yourself if you are willing to go the distance. I love music to death!!! I'll listen to almost anything! I'm currently a full time missionary in the Maryland Baltimore Missoin and it is truely amazing! I decided to serve a mission, because the church has made me so happy in my life and I wanted to share that exact same happiness to others. I've also enjoyed helping other people out and am willing to put others before myself almost all the time, and so I'd like to go into the medical field after my mission, preferably as a medic in the military; specifically the Airforce Pararescue program. So if you want to know anything about my church, go ahead and request a missionary! :)

Why I am a Mormon

Well, the reason why I am a Mormon is due to the people in the church. Almost everybody I know in the church is a great person, friend, and neighbour. It is also due to my own soul searching, I've lived by the LDS standards, and I've been happier than when I haven't been living by the church standards. I have experienced things that I can't explain, that I like to call miracles. These miracles only happen when I'm living the church standards and doing my best to live a good life, but it's not these miracles that cause me to be a Mormon; it's how happy it makes me know that I am part of something that I know is true to my beliefs.

How I live my faith

There are a lot of ways that I live my faith, currently it's through serving as a missionary. I also live my faith by living the standards of the church, being a good person, and willing to help others at any chance. It is amazing how you come to realize what the church is all about when you study, pray, and experience this church. People are amazing and it's like a community of itself. When one is in need, we are all willing to help eachother out. :)

Why do Mormon missionaries proselyte?

Mormon missionaries mainly proselyte to help share what we as Mormons believe about the church and help others come to understand the church and it's beliefs. Show more Show less