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Hi I'm Joseph Dryden

I love playing the drums. I am the youngest of 8 brothers and sisters (my family is amazing) and I'm a Mormon!

About Me

I currently live at home with my parents but have received my mission call to Birmingham England, for which I will be leaving for in June 2013. I love music, both playing and listening to it. I have played guitar for 3 years and drums for 1 year, I'm self taught at both. Another passion of mine is sports! I enjoy playing football, cricket, tennis, table tennis, squash, badminton, basketball, hockey, pool, you name it! For my A levels I studied Biology, Geography and Business/Economics. I plan to go to university when I finish my mission but I am unsure of what I want to study yet. I have have a large family, I have 2 brothers and 5 sisters and I am an uncle to 15 nieces and nephews!

Why I am a Mormon

I was born and raised in the church. My parents were both converts. But it was not until the last few years of my life for which I have gained my own testimony of the truthfulness of the gospel. I love attending church each week and the many other activities/programmes which I have been to such as institute, seminary, young men's, EFY, primary and many more. I have gained many life long friends through the church who I have been lucky to share many amazing experiences with. Most importantly I know that my life just wouldn't be the same with out the influence of the gospel and I know that through being the best I can, I will be able to live with my family forever and find eternal happiness.

How I live my faith

I am currently preparing to serve a voluntary, full time mission for the church. I play an active part in the functioning of my ward and my current calling is a ward missionary which further helps me in the preparation to serve my full time mission. Each day I try to live my life in doing the things which the Lord would want me to do. I am far from perfect at doing this, but I'm trying to better myself each day.