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Hi I'm Spencer

I grew up in a small town in California. I am preparing to serve a mission in Argentina. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I spent every summer during my high school years working at a scout camp as a sailing instructor. In school I was captain of my varsity soccer team and spent the off-season at a boxing gym. I'll be leaving to serve a mission in Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina very soon. I'm currently employed as a respite worker and provide care for families with children with special needs. I love backpacking and the outdoors and staying active and I love the gospel of Jesus Christ and I love my church.

Why I am a Mormon

I grew up in the church. I went to church with my family since I can remember and I learned many things about the church and the gospel. Although, I was a little different than the kids I grew up with in my ward. I didn't like going to church every Sunday and I was only going because my parents had me go. There came a point when I was little that I questioned everything. It's not clear what happened exactly, but after praying and studying as a small boy, there was a great and sudden change in my heart one day that I knew for myself how true and important the gospel was and that going to church was essential. After that day I never wanted to miss church again. I've continued to question everything growing up, I wasn't much like the other kids in my ward but I always felt I had a deeper understanding of the gospel and a stronger testimony because of all my questions, pondering, and studying. I've learned that every time I have a question, I can find an answer, and with that answer my testimony grows more and more bringing happiness and truth into my life day after day. That's why I'm a Mormon.

How I live my faith

As a youth I help callings that put me in leadership position over the groups of boys my age. I had the opportunity to bless and pass the sacrament each Sunday and to go home teaching. I would teach lessons to the other youth occasionally and also visit those who were sick and others who needed service at their home. I continue to go visit families today for home teaching, and I also enjoy going out and visiting people in the ward on Tuesday nights with the ward missionaries. I try to contribute to service projects in the ward when opportunities arise whether it's chopping wood, filling sandbags, or helping someone move in or out of the ward. I attend church every Sunday, partake of the sacrament and help bless or pass it when I'm needed and I also attend Sunday School and my other respective meetings.