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Hi I'm Art Morley

I'm a Mormon, my wife and I have 6 children and 14 grandchildren and I am a cancer survivor.

About Me

My wife Jeanie and I have been married for 45 years and are the parents of 6 wonderful children and 14 grandchildren, 7 boys and 7 girls. I love being a Husband a father and watching my sons and daughters grow up and now my grandchildren grow. My family has brought great joy and happiness into my life. I retired after 32 years with a company that makes people happy, Nabisco. It was the many special people that I got to know and work with that made this part of my life so special. During my career I had the opportunity to hold many positions within the organization the most fun was working in sports marketing dealing with many professional sports franchises. In my younger years I loved backpacking in the high sierras, reaching summits of over 10,000 feet elevation and taking pictures of the beautiful scenery found in the wilderness. I love to be involved coaching kids in youth sporting activities. My most enjoyable experiences now center around activities with my wife and family.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into a family with a long heritage as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Even though my fathers ancestors joined the Church in Kirkland Ohio he was not active until he was in his thirty's. My mother became a member 7 years after she and my father were married. A couple of young men serving as missionaries taught and baptized my mother and activated my father. But I am not a Mormon because I was born into a Mormon family it was while serving a mission of my own that I truly gained a testimony and became converted to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. It was then that I came to that I am a spirit son of my Father in Heaven. I know that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world. I know that Joseph Smith was a Prophet and that he saw and talked to our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ. I am grateful for latter day Prophets and their help and guidance as we travel through these troubled times.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by giving service to others. I have been blessed to served in many leadership callings in the church, both in wards and stakes. I have grown to love the thousands of faithful members of the church as we worked and served together. Being able to work with the youth of the church helping them navigate through their teenage years I have enjoyed being a part of their lives. Participating with the youth in their many activities has taught me many valuable lessons as I have guided them along life's paths. Helping them see what they can become in their life as a child of a loving Heavenly Father. I have been able to give blessings to many as they have departed on their missions and watched them return as changed individuals As a bishop and stake president I have been able to work with thousands of people in helping them see the blessings that coming to Christ can bring into their lives. It is such a blessing to work with so many who live their life sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ with others. For 4 years I have served as a Church Service Missionary working at a Church cannery helping to produce millions of cans of food product that blesses the poor and needy. In the cannery we provided the opportunity for many to give service to others by working in the production of food products. I am currently serving as a full time missionary with my wife and continue to find great joy and happiness in serving others