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Hi I'm Dave Hooyer

I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm a retired Air Force and retired airlines pilot. I have a wife and two young children.

Why I am a Mormon

My wife was Mormon when I met and married her. She did not pressure me to join the church...she just encouraged me to take the lessons from the missionaries. She did not even participate in the lessons, just letting me listen and ask questions. When giving lessons, LDS missionaries will periodically ask if you are ready to be baptised. One day, after a number of months of taking the lessons, I answered, "Yes, I am".... I realized that this church was true and all the history that founded it could not have been made up. My first child, a son, was born on 23 Dec 2001, two days before Christmas, and I was baptised on 29 December. I have since come to realize how important family is to our lives and what a tremendously positive role the church plays in this.

How I live my faith

I enjoy working on service projects for members and non-members in our community. I am active in the Scouts, the High Priest group as a leader/assistant. I enjoy visiting with my Home Teaching families and just about everything we do.