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Hi I'm Talon Bates

I am a total Momma's Boy, I am a Pizza Expert, and I am a Mormon

About Me

I was born and raised in the Gilbert area, I have traveled to 49/50 States (Not Alaska) with my family. I became a manager at Papa John's Pizza when I became 18. I participated in the Gilbert Temple Cultural Celebration, and had the priveledge to dance on the stage. I am the first of three boys to go on a mission, which will be at Rome, Italy. And I am a Lamoreaux, which definitely makes me a Mormon.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church like most, but, also like most, I had a conversion to the Gospel. I remember one day, the day after my brothers 21st birthday, I was leaving for Trek. To my surprise he was passed out drunk on the lawn when I was heading out. This fueled me to truly leave Babylon, then find Zion. By Heavenly a father's careful nurture and guidance through prayer, I was able to develop a close relationship to him, and desired to serve a missio .

How I live my faith

I currently serve as a Primary Worker, in the Ray ward. I have served before as Deacons Quorum President, Teachers Quorum President, and Priest Quorum 1st assistant.