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Hi I'm Steve Butcher

I'm a married family man raised in the UK. I live and work in Norfolk. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I am now in my early fifties working for a small printing company in Norwich. My daily duties involve working with schools taking photos and designing yearbooks and brochures and such like. I guess that most, importantly, I am a husband of 31 years and a father to 4 children ranging in ages from 15 to 27. I enjoy family time but also enjoy reading, films and sport. No longer able to participate as I did in my younger years my sporting interests have been reduced to watching but I particularly enjoy the atmosphere and excitement of a live sporting occasion.

Why I am a Mormon

I believe in Jesus Christ and that He is my Saviour. I know that by following His example that I can become a better person, husband and father. My parents joined the church when I was only 7 years old and so it followed that I would tag along with them. As the years passed by I realised that I had to decide if this was the life that I wanted and gave the situation much thought. My personal conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not, perhaps, as dramatic as many others but came as a gradual realisation that I was important to God, that He loved me (despite my stupidities) and that He had a plan for me. Embracing the gospel of Jesus Christ has brought much peace and happiness in my life. When the days are tough it helps me to focus on what really matters and encourages me to do better. My family is my pride and joy and the knowledge that we can be together even after this life is both a great comfort and motivator for me. Am I perfect? Far from it! Being a Mormon, however, helps me to do better and gives me great hope.

How I live my faith

I serve voluntarily throughout the local area in the church and enjoy the association and friendships that I have developed over the years. My participation at church involves working with and helping local leaders which I find both fulfilling and rewarding. I enjoy being a "listening ear" at times and hope that I can pass on help and advice to others just as I have been helped in the past by kind and caring individuals.