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Hi I'm Cody Sias

I sing and play sports. One day, I will travel the world, teaching people to read and write. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I sang and played sports all through high school. I sang in the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota and then in the Brigham Young University-Idaho Men's Choir. I played football all through high school. I also swam on the swim team my senior year. I love to play Disc Golf. I have been in the Boy Scout program since I was a young boy. I reached the Eagle Scout rank in the summer of 2011. My scout troop worked through the ward. We were very active in my community. I really enjoyed being a part of the scouting program. It taught me a lot about myself and it helped me grow up into a better person and citizen. I am serving a two year mission for my church in mid-October. I will be serving in the Marshall Islands Majuro Mission. I am excited to learn and teach in the Kiribati language, along with Marshallese. When I return from my mission, I plan on getting my degree in ESL Education. I hope to create/take part in an organization that does nonprofit work over-seas by creating schools and teaching people of all ages how to read and write.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, that was not of my choosing. However, my continued activity within the church very much is. I love this church. As I live my life the way I have been taught by my parents and church leaders, I find my life to go smoother as well as happier. I feel an overwhelming feeling of peace as I strive to become more like Christ. The purpose of our church is to bring us unto Christ, Our Savior. That is what I want to be striving for my entire life and it's what I want my kids to learn. This world is very messed up. There is a lot of darkness, more and more each day, but this church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, is light. It is a shining beacon. I know that if I keep my heart and mind focused on the teachings of the church, it will guide me through the darkness of the world. It is the path that the Lord has provided for us to live the best life, the life He would have us lead.

How I live my faith

I have been a member of this church my entire life. I have been in several leadership positions as I have grown up in the youth program. Through these positions, I have reached out to those of my peers who have been struggling not only with their faith, but with their own personal problems as well. I have always done my best to be a support for those who need it the most. I currently am a teacher for a Sunday school class that is intended for new members or those who may be investigating the church. It has been a great experience sharing my knowledge of the church with them. I have also done an active part of our churches hometeaching program. My father and I meet with families in our congregation and teach them as well as serve them in any way they need our help. It has really helped me grow to love those I serve, and helped me love to serve as well. I also have found a humility that I don't know that I would have found otherwise.