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Hi I'm Zach Ewell

I play hearts with UNO cards, I'm a non-professional disc golf player, and I'm a Latter-day Saint. And I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I recently graduated high school and I am planning on attending college after my LDS mission. I enjoy traveling because of the many fascinating things in the world! My favorite places to visit are New York City and Zion National Park. I hope to be able to visit either New Zealand or Iceland someday! I also enjoy playing the piano and organ, having been classically trained on both. Practicing these instruments has become fun (practicing can actually be fun!) and worthwhile, especially when playing large pipe organs! Playing as the jazz pianist in my high school jazz band was also very rewarding and lots of fun! Music is absolutely incredible and can express so much in simple rhythms and melodies. I also enjoy running and playing frisbee golf with friends. The connections we make with other people are some of the most valuable things that we can obtain in life. I'm currently serving a full-time mission in the Adriatic North Mission.

Why I am a Mormon

I'm a Mormon because being a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has blessed me in all aspects of my life. I have so much more hope for the future because I'm a Mormon. I know that I will always have a support system behind me by being a Mormon from my ward and family. Being a member of the LDS Church has also given me direction in my life. The LDS Church focuses a lot on service and I know that I want to find a career and path in life that allows me to better serve those around me. I know that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is the one true church on the earth today. The gospel of Jesus Christ has truly blessed my life and it has the potential to bless anyone's life, regardless of their economic or social circumstances. Our family and friend relationships do not end in this life. They can continue to the next life, and I know this is true. We can change and become better, regardless of our past experiences and mistakes.

How I live my faith

Service is the main way that I live my faith, whether that service is religious, academic, or community-based. I play the organ in our church meetings, which helps me share a religious message through music. People enjoy listening to music, and I like seeing how much playing music can help them in their lives. I have also accompanied various choirs in my high school and my ward, helping others share their message through music. My ward's youth group has done various service projects in the past few years, including helping out with a Christmas clothing drive. An especially memorable service project was when we, as the members of the youth staff of one of our religious summer camps, helped clean the garage and yard of an elderly widow in our neighborhood. Even though it started snowing, the cold didn't bother us because the service was more important than our own personal comfort.