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Hi I'm Scott Coley

I was raised in a small town in south central Colorado, and I now work for BT and help the local marching band. I I'm a Mormon.

About Me

I grew up in a farming community, so all of my summer jobs had to do with farming. I raised sheep to help pay for schooling and my mission. I served a two year mission in Chile where I learned to love the Hispanic culture. I now use the language and cultural things I learned there to better relate to others in my job and day to day life. I also provide translation in church and other locations when required. I graduated from BYU with a Computer Science teaching degree and a Spanish teaching minor. During my stay at BYU, I worked on the grounds crew for three years and spent a year carrying sheetrock into houses and commercial buildings. My wife and I moved to Georgia right after we graduated from college. We welcomed our first daughter two weeks later. My second daughter was born two and a half years later. Both births were miraculous due to the health issues my wife suffered just prior to the birth of my fist daughter and during most of the pregnancy with the second one. They were both born completely healthy and had very little negative impacts from the circumstances surrounding their births. I now work with a group of great people to support the local high school band and make sure that they have success and enjoy their band experience. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is what keeps me going through the good times and the bad and helps us want to I am proud to say that I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, also known as the Mormons.

Why I am a Mormon

I have studied the scriptures including the Bible and Book of Mormon, and I have prayed to see if the things taught in them are true, and I have received a confirmation that they are in fact the words of our Heavenly Father given to us through his prophets. The code of conduct that is part of our lifestyle helps me avoid pitfalls that would otherwise cause me to lose some of the freedoms that I enjoy. Through studying the scriptures, praying and listening to living prophets, I receive confirmation that Heavenly Father knows who I am and wants what is best for me. I also learn of the love that He has for me, and that because of His love, he sacrificed His Son, so that we could have the opportunity to return and live with him one day. The gospel of Jesus Christ helps us understand that this life is merely a small part of our total existence. It helps us understand where we came from before this life, why we are hear and what happens after we leave this life. It also helps us understand how we can be together as families forever. All these things are why I am a Mormon.

How I live my faith

As part of living my religion, I am assigned to visit people that I don't generally know in the beginning. I am asked to visit them at lease once a month to make sure that they have what they need, ensure that they are "nourished by the good word of God" and let them know that we care about them. As I fulfill this calling, I develop a love for them, and they become like part of my family. I enjoy helping them and working with them to resolve any issues they may have. I am currently assigned to work with a group of men who oversee the Sunday School for 11 church units and make sure that the doctrine of Jesus Christ is being taught and that it is being taught in a loving and Christ like manner. I am also responsible for ensuring that all church units that include Hispanic members have the technology and support needed, so they can hear the Gospel in their own language. Finally, I serve as part of a group of men who travel throughout a geographic area that includes these 11 church units. We visit with and get to know the members of each unit and help ensure that each one is functioning in accordance with the instructions we have received from modern day prophets. I also live my faith by helping those around me. This includes helping neighbors with yard work, home repair or auto mechanics. It also means shoveling snow of the neighbors' driveway and being their to listen when needed. I work with a group of great mean who support the High School Marching band and build, maintain and repair the equipment they need. We also, help move their equipment and props from one location to another as required. When the need arises, we pull groups of men and women together very quickly to help others recover from disasters.