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Hi I'm Morgan

I grew up in Provo, Utah. I love traveling, painting, and the outdoors. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I love to attend concerts, as well as theater performances. I enjoy the outdoors, hiking, skiing, canoeing, etc. I'm the oldest of nine children, and love spending time with my family. I have recently completed my first year of College at Utah Valley University. I have been working as an instructor at a rock climbing gym for the past few years. I drive a 1984 Volkswagen bus, which is great fun...when it's running properly. Currently I am preparing to serve an LDS mission in Seoul Korea.

Why I am a Mormon

I have grown up as a member in the church my whole life. But it wasn't until high school, when I began attending seminary, that I truly realized how blessed I am to be a member of the LDS church. I have seen the blessings that can come from reading The Book of Mormon in my own life, as well as others around me. As I have grown up, I have learned the importance of following the ten commandments, that they were given to us to make our lives more enjoyable if we choose to follow them. I have had many great opportunities through being a Mormon to serve my friends, family, neighbors, and even complete strangers. And the joys of helping others, showing your love for them, is the most wonderful feeling you can have. I love to learn about the gospel, and the more I strive to put my life in line with the teachings of the church, and the examples of Jesus Christ, the happier I find myself becoming. Life isn't always, or even frequently, easy; but when I read my scriptures, attend church, and pray, it makes everything go so much better, and my trials become easier to face. I love the gospel, I know it's true. I know that if you follow the teachings of the Bible, The Book of Mormon, the prophets and leaders of this church, your life will be blessed in ways you can't even fathom. And that is why I'm a Mormon

How I live my faith

Over the past few years I have served as a home teacher with my father. We enjoy visiting our families, sharing a gospel message with them, and helping them with any home remodeling or other various projects they are working on. It's fun to visit with the families we teach and get to know them better, and watch them progress through life. I have recently been called to serve a full time mission in South Korea. This calling has given me many opportunities to speak in various wards about missionary work, as I prepare to enter the Missionary Training Center. I'm looking forward to serving in Korea, and am excited for the blessings that a mission will bring myself and those that I'm serving.

Are all Mormons required to serve a mission?

Morgan
All members are not required to serve a mission. It is encouraged that young men around 18 or 19 years old (though some may choose to go at an older age) should serve a mission if they are worthy and eligible to. Young women around the age of 19 are also invited to serve. There are many opportunities for elderly couples to serve missions as well. No missionaries are paid to serve missions, they are all volunteers. Missionaries are called to serve all over the world, to invite people to come unto Christ, and enjoy the blessings of the Gospel and Atonement. Show more Show less