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Hi I'm Daren Peterson

I live in Peterson, Utah and have a kind, beautiful wife. We have 4 wonderful children and 1 amazing daughter in law.

About Me

I live in a small rural community in Northern Utah with my wife and two children who are still at home. I live next to my parents and live quite close to my siblings and their families. I was raised in this community and spent much of my youth working on a farm, milking cows, hauling hay and changing sprinklers. I married at the age of 22 and raised 4 children with my wonderful wife. I enjoy spending time with my family, both immediate and extended. I love to play basketball, ride road and mountain bikes and be outside. I enjoy being with my wife more than anything.

Why I am a Mormon

I have been a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints my whole life. I have experienced the goodness of people who are trying to do the right thing and watched and admired the church as it serves the people of the world. I was able to serve in the Philippines Manila Mission and enjoy the sweetness of the Filipino people. Throughout my married life and as I have raised my children, I have been able to follow the teachings of the gospel, through living prophets, to assist me and my wife in providing direction to our family. This church provides a clear understanding of our existence, before, during and after this life and how our understanding of and relationship to our Savior Jesus Christ and our Eternal Father will assist us to return and live with them someday. There are many wonderful blessings provided to us as we are obedient to the simple teachings of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

How I live my faith

I currently spend a lot of time working with and enjoying the youth of the church and community. I enjoy being in their midst and helping them see the goodness of the gospel and the blessings it brings to our lives. I love associating with all members of the church and love to see their goodness and diligence as they assist each other in making life's challenges a little bit easier.