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Hi I'm Nicolas Ovalles

I grew up being one the few Mormons my Schools. I have been called to serve a mission in the Utah Orem Mission. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

Both of my parents are converts to the Church. My Dad was born in the Dominican Republic and was Catholic before he became a member. My Mom was born in Nicaragua and was also Catholic before she became a member. Two Sister Missionaries brought my parents into the Gospel and the rest is history. I have two older sisters. Some of my hobbies are sports, camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities. Some of my interests are history (mainly world history), activities with children, and much much more! During High School, I completed an Service Project for my Eagle Scout Award. The Project was making carepacks for the homeless. When the project was over, the Shelter that I donated the packs to thanked me and assured me that Projects like mine will happen every month now. I will be attending college after my two year mission in the Utah Orem Mission (THE BEST MISSION IN THE WORLD).

Why I am a Mormon

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints because it just makes me happy! It's the simple. I know that when I live the gospel, blessings come from it, I feel them poured on me all the time. There have been times where I would serve others because "the Bishop said to", but after realizing that Jesus Christ did not need anyone to tell him to serve others, I shouldn't have to wait for people to ask me for help. I am Mormon because I love serving others. I strive to be just like Christ and I believe that other people can learn from his example too.

How I live my faith

At church, I had the privilege of having a calling in the Primary. (The Primary is where the children are taught.) Teaching the children was one the most humbling experiences I have been through. Growing up, I was fortunate enough to be able to go Home Teaching with my Father. We visited a bunch families and helped them in many ways. From Home Teaching alone, I learned that service to others is one of the greatest things we can do as church members. I also had the privilege of serving on the Stake Youth Council. Being part of SYC, we planned dances and activities for Youth Conference.