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Hi I'm Jared

I'm a firefighter and paramedic. I grew up in Missouri. I love the path God has built for me!!

About Me

Wow, where do I begin?! I've lived in Missouri all my life. After going to college I began working part-time for an ambulance service. It was here I my career calling in emergency services. Now I work full-time both Fire and EMS, and I'm truly thankful for such a rewarding job!

Why I am a Mormon

I've always had a religious side, but for the longest time I felt like I was missing something. I live in a area where there is literally a church of some kind on every block. After visiting most, I still found myself looking for more. My girlfriend, who has been a member who whole life, invited me to join her at church one Sunday. I was a bit nervous since I didn't know exactly what the church really was about. But I can't forget the fist day I walked into the building. I was overwhelmed by this warm, calming feeling. On top of that every person there was so nice and greeted me with a smile. Definitely different then the other services I had attend. After sitting through the meetings that day, I knew I needed to learn more. So I agreed to meet with our missionaries. After several lessons I was ready to commit my life to His church and be baptized. It's was such a wonderful and blessing filled day. My cheeks hurt so bad from smiling all day!!

How I live my faith

Currently I'm a member of a group that caters to 18-30 year old members. It's fantastic!! I also serve as the Social Media Coordinator which allows me to access popular sites like Facebook and Twitter on behalf of our group. By doing so, it allows not only me, but every one in our branch, to reach out to those online and share the testimony they've developed over the years!