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Hi I'm Scott Howes

I am a communications engineer supporting Public Safety radio. I am married, have a wonderful family and I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in Nevada and served a Mission in New York City. Following my mission I attended BYU where I met my wonderful wife. Together we have six children and six grandchildren. I work as a communications engineer where I support public safety communications. I enjoy being outdoors, woodworking and electronics. I love my family and enjoy being with them and watching them grow and learn. I enjoy spending time with my grandchildren, they are spread from Oregon to Tennessee so it is always a joy to be with them.

Why I am a Mormon

Throughout history God has spoken to the world through a prophet. Adam, Moses, Noah, Elijah and many others. God has spoken again to a prophet, a 14 year old young man in a grove of trees in answer to a humble prayer. Through Joseph Smith the Gospel of Jesus Christ was restored to the earth with all of the truths and priesthood authority from Christ's original church. Additional scripture has been revealed testifying of Christ. I have read, studied and prayed about the truths that were restored through Joseph Smith and other prophets. As I have prayed I have felt the spirit burn within me testifying of the truth of the thinigs I had studied. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints has the full gospel of Christ, the authority to preform saving ordinances. I know that my Savior Jesus Christ lives, loves us and made it possible for me to repent and improve, so that when I am resurrected I can be with my family forever. I love my Savior and my Heavenly Father and; find joy in following their teachings.

How I live my faith

I serve as a Bishop in my ward. This calling is a special opportunity to be able to work with members of our faith as well as those who are not. I enjoy meeting and working with people and helping them to set their lives in order so that they can enjoy the blessings that I have experienced. I enjoy working with others in service projects. We help people move in and move out. We recently worked on a landscaping project at a local school, powerwashing and landscaping. I have also enjoyed working with Young Men in Scouting. Our family has always enjoyed having Family Home Evening every Monday night. We enjoy discussing the gospel, playing games and spending time together. We have always attended Church together every Sunday. We also pray together every day as a family. These things have helped to strengthen our family. I have learned to pray and listen for the answers to those prayers. I have learned that I am closer to my Father in Heaven when I obey the commandments, pray and repent of my sins. I am greatful every day for the atonement and resurrection of my Savior Jesus Christ.