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Hi I'm Sean McGetrick

I'm a native Oregonian. I love sports including track, football and basketball. I'm a designer. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I'm from a suburban town just outside of Portland. I have lived in Tigard my whole life and I really love it there. When I'm not in school, I live with my parents (Dan) and (Kelly) and I have two brothers Ian (22), and Brady (17) and a dog named Coco. I'm a convert to the church and was Baptized just over a year ago March 17th, 2013. My Older Brother Ian is also a member and was baptized 4 years ago and got back last September from his mission to Santiago Chile. Sports are a large part of my life since I was little and I'm lucky to get to still participate in track competitively at Lane CC in Eugene, OR. Im just about done with my second year of school as a duel enrolled student athlete at Lane CC and University of Oregon. I'm planning on leaving for my 2 year mission this August or September, my call should be here soon! Im sooo excited! It's actually really cool because my best friend is leaving on her mission on May 28th to the Chicago West Mission, and she is so pumped! It will be sad to see her leave, but I know Heavenly Father will watch over her and keep her safe. I love this gospel and I know that anyone that gives it a chance in his or her life won't regret it.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because I found the greatest happiness while being involved with things relating to the church. I was baptized March 17th, 2013. I first was introduced to the church my sophomore year of high school by my friend named Katelyn. We went to high school together and got to be really close, I knew she was a member and I don't think I was ever too adamant about knowing about the church at first. But she would share things with me ever so often and invite me to church activities and I started to become more and more interested. The great influence of her family and friends also had a great impact on me really wanting to know more about what it was that made them so happy and connected as a family. I eventually went to church with Katelyn multiple times my Junior and Senior Year, I really enjoyed it and it gave me such a warm feeling when I attended. My parents weren't to fond of me going during high school, so I wasn't able to go as much as I wished I could have. Once I was in college I started going to Mormon Church regularly my winter term. I was able to talk to my parents and let them know that this was something I really wanted to do. They said it was fine, and I did. I haven't looked back since. The missionaries taught me all the way up until my Baptism date (from January 3rd-March 17) and even after my baptism. I have a testimony that Jesus Christ lives. I know that he died and rose again, and he did this for us so we can be forgiven of our sins. I know that when I pray Heavenly Father can hear me and I know that he answers prayers. I know that Joseph Smith restored the gospel to the earth in the Latter Days and that he is and was a prophet of God. I know of the truth the Book of Mormon and the Bible tell and together they are the two truest books to ever exist. I know that this gospel has brought me the most happiness in my life, and I can’t wait for what lies ahead. I testify of these things in the Name of Jesus Christ. Amen.

How I live my faith

The main way I live my faith is trying to be a great example of a worthy church member. I try my best to keep on top of the duties my church calling demands, but like everyone some days or even weeks I may miss a meeting or forget to call someone I was suppose to. I know that this is perfectly normal but that I should make sure and remember the next time. I try hard to read at least two chapters in the Book of Mormon or the Bible a night. I'm almost through the Book of Mormon for the first time; I started from the beginning about 3 months ago.