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Hi I'm Mitchell

I was born in Denver, Colorado, moved to St. George, Utah at 10 years old. I'm a runner, a hiker, and a missionary. I'm a Mormon

About Me

I grew up in Colorado, but moved to Utah at the age of 10. In St. George, I attended Pine View High School, where I ran on the cross country and track teams. I am an all-state runner, having taken 7th in the 3A UHSAA State Cross Country Championships, as well as Academic All-State. I love being outdoors, and I am constantly hiking, biking, camping, skiing, or doing anything of the sort to get out into the beautiful world and see nature up close. I play guitar, drums, ukulele, and I am learning piano. I have been called to serve as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Ladder Saints and have been assigned to labor in the El Salvador San Salvador West / Belize mission. I love serving and helping others, and have done so in many ways, including one very special humanitarian trip to Mexico last summer. I love running. I love the outdoors. I love music. And I love this gospel.

Why I am a Mormon

I was born into the church, and have always loved it. I am a Mormon because this gospel is the only church upon the Earth with the fulness of truth and a restored priesthood in these latter days. LDS people are loving, and they always seek to help those in need, which I absolutely love. Because of this church, we all have a chance to become better, and return to live with our Heavenly Father again. The Book of Mormon is another witness of Christ and his gospel, and is truly the word of God.

How I live my faith

I was the President of the Deacon's Quorum, as well as First Counselor of the Teacher's, and First Assistant in the Priest's Quorum. In these positions, I led the other young men of my age groups from a position in which I represented Christ through the Priesthood. As President of the Deacon's Quorum, I held the keys of the Priesthood for that specific calling, and in the other callings, I continued to help lead the quorums through our service of other ward members. Such services included preparing and administering the Sacrament, collecting fast offerings, home teaching, and entering the homes of the sick / elderly to administer the Sacrament or even help with other services. Now, I am an elder, have recently entered the temple, and I am preparing to serve a mission in El Salvador and Belize as a representative for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. I was on my high school's seminary council, giving me the opportunity to lead and strengthen other members at my high school, and was the chairman in the Stake Youth Committee. In this position I conducted meetings between youth representatives of each ward in my stake and leaders from the Stake Young Mens' and Young Women's presidencies. I am always looking to serve and help others.

Do Mormons only help Mormons?

Mormons absolutely love being in the service of God and of their fellow man. They do not only help Mormons, and are in fact very loving and accepting of people from all different walks of life. Jesus Christ, our perfect example, helped all those who were in need, not only those who were a part of His church. Today, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has donated billions of dollars to different countries for humanitarian service, as well as materials and physical labor. I myself am preparing to serve as a missionary in El Salvador and Belize. Although much of the work I will be doing in these countries is to benefit members of the Church, the very large majority of my time will be spent in the company and service of non-members. At home, I have many friends who are not members of the church, but I love them, and will always extend a helping hand to them when they are in need. Show more Show less