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Hi I'm Joel

I grew up in Washington. I like to play classical repertoire on the piano and sing in choir at school. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love music and art and everything in this world that is beautiful. I come from a family of eleven, including the parents. I love to play classical music on the piano. In fact, I am a piano performance major in college. I'm single. I have taught piano to a few beginners. I have performed my Sophomore Piano Recital, and am preparing to perform my Senior Piano Recital.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon first and foremost because I feel the love of God, our Heavenly Father and his son, Jesus Christ, as well as a sense of unity with the members of the church I attend. I feel strength and comfort knowing that many of my friends at church also feel God's love and do all they can to help and serve those around them. Because of the gift of the atonement, which Christ has offered to all that have lived, do live, and will ever live on the earth, I know that there is hope of forgiveness, happiness in this life, resurrection, and ultimately salvation with my family and friends here on earth. By coming to church and participating in church activities, I feel a sense of trust in my saviour, Jesus Christ, that he loves me and will be there for me in all of my trials and challenges in life.

How I live my faith

I pray morning and night. I read The Book of Mormon. I have taken religion classes about The New Testament, The Doctrine and Covenants, and The Book of Mormon. I often play the hymns at church, and sing in choir at church. I occasionally participate in service projects like helping people move to a new apartment at the end or beginning of a semester, or helping to clean the church building. I visit the people I have been assigned to visit each month, and I try to be their friend, listen and understand what they are going through, and share a short spiritual message.