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Hi I'm Raymond Weymouth

I grew up in Sweet Idaho! I'm an actor, pole vaulter, soccer player, snowboarder. I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I will be serving a mission in Salt Lake City, Utah, and I plan on attending BYU-Idaho afterward for my schooling. I am the 4th of 11 kids and I love my family very much! I spent the majority of my childhood growing up in a small town in Idaho, where after 12 years I than moved with my family at the beginning of my senior year of high school to the other side of the country to Maine. I enjoy hunting and fishing with my dad and brothers, backpacking up into mountain peaks and lakes, going on 4-wheeler rides, and really anything in the outdoors. I love sports! I have played soccer for 13 years and some of my accomplishments have playing on the varsity team all 4 years in my high school career, qualifying twice for the state championships and being State runner-ups my senior year. As a pole vaulter in high school I was very successful, qualifying 3 times for the State Championships, claiming both the Indoor and Outdoor State runner-up titles my senior year, and also qualifying for the New England Championships where I placed 6th overall. I love to act and to sing, and want to learn how to play guitar and ukulele when I return from my mission. I love having a good time with friends and family, and love to go on random adventures with them. I love the feeling and the peace and joy I find as I lose myself in the service of others. I love being an older brother and being with my family.

Why I am a Mormon

Many people believe that the Mormon faith is restrictive; that there are too many rules, too many things that keep us from having 'fun'. When, it is in fact, quite the opposite of that. I am a Mormon because I have found joy; true, pure joy. I know that that joy comes from my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I know the Book of Mormon to be the word of God. Its words are true. The principles that are found and taught in that book are the very essence of our personal liberation and happiness both in this life and in the next. I know that we all have a Father in Heaven who loves us very much; who knows each of us individually. I know that He has a plan for us, a plan of happiness. As part of this plan, our Heavenly Father wants us all to return to Him, to be together with our families. This is especially important to me, because even though we have loved ones in this life who have passed away in this life, I know that we will all be able to be together again for time and all eternity. I know that my Father in Heaven loves me. The knowledge and the gifts and the talents that I have I owe all to Him. I have been given much, and I too must give. Being a Mormon allows me to have the opportunity to show my love and appreciation for my Lord and Savior. It allows me to show my gratitude for Him, to serve Him and to help others find the love that He so freely offers them. I know this Church is true. I know that God lives. And I love being a Mormon.

How I live my faith

For me, it is not so much as being part of the faith, but living the faith, that is important to me. I live my faith by serving others, which explains why I have chosen to accept my call to serve a mission for the Lord. I can bare my testimony to you of the power of service. I have seen its effect in my life, and in the lives of those who I have served and those who have served me. It brings true happiness into our lives, and it has the power to build up relationships, families, and communities. Another key principle in living my faith is by having faith. To have faith means to believe; to believe, and then to act on that belief. I believe in my Savior Jesus Christ. I know that the only true happiness we can receive is through Jesus Christ. Because I know this, it builds my faith to go on to serve a mission and to share the Gospel, to serve those around me, so that they too can know of this pure love that our Heavenly Father has for each of us.