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Hi I'm Matt Sommer

I grew up in Idaho, I have two open heart surgeries. I love to talk and learn about other people! I am proud to say I am a Mormon.

About Me

When I was in high school, I ballroom danced for six years. I served on Student Body Council as a senior and have loved talking and learning about other people all my life. I have had two open heart surgeries which have been a huge strength to me in my life. I come from a loving family where everyone is strong in the Church and love the gospel. I love learning about new things and traveling to new places! I love to play soccer, and basketball, and hang out with friends. I love to swim canoe, kayak, camp, hike and do anything outdoors. But most of all I love the gospel of Jesus Christ!

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because I have never felt closer to my savior when I live the gospel of Jesus Christ. I love the spirit I feel when I serve others, read my scriptures, and say my prayers. I have felt Heavenly Fathers love for me so strong when I am in a time of need or even when I want to thank him for the safety he has blessed me with. Because I want to share this with other people, I have chosen to serve a Full Time Mission to the people in Macon Georgia. I love the gospel so much and as my love for it deepens, my love for my Savior grows so much more. I am so grateful for Christ's choice to atone for my sins, that way I can work and in the end make it to him again someday.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by doing my best to serve others and magnify my callings. One of my favorite callings was being Priest's Quorum First Assistant to the Bishop. I learned to go out of my comfort zone to make everybody else feel welcome and included. When I first became a Teacher, I home taught families with my dad and I have grown to have a love for that I love to serve other people whenever I can. I like to give away Books of Mormon to those that may need it I like to hand these out so that other people can feel the change the Book of Mormon has done for even me.

What is being a Mormon like?

Matt Sommer
It is amazing. Sometimes people say being LDS is hard because there are so many limitations and boundaries that we have to stay in. BUT those boundaries keep each of us save from Satan's temptations. I love being a Mormon because I am happy. These rules that keep me save have drawn me closer to my Savior, Jesus Christ, by helping me feel of his spirit when I constantly try to obey his standards. Show more Show less