Meet Our Missionaries - Elders Lurey & Watts

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Elder Watts
Aliso Creek Ward

Where are you from?

“Wylie, Texas! Poplation 40,000”

What is life like for you back at home?

“Calm, working at a Pool company. I’m one of 4 kids and I love my family”

What are the hobbies you like to do when you’re at home in Texas?

“Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, going to Yellowstone Lake and I used to love my F100 1964 Truck, I miss it… “

How long have you been a member of the church?

“Since I was 8 years old”

What are your thoughts on the Book of Mormon?

“It’s true. I love the things it teaches me. It answers all my “endless” questions and it’s the book with all the answers.”

Why did you want to serve a mission?

“I knew it was what I was supposed to be doing and I didn’t want to waste any more time, so I went.”

What has been the best experience you’ve had since you arrived on your mission in California?

“I look seeing how the Savior can change people’s lives and I had absolutely nothing to do with it. I’m imperfect, so are they, and we can all be changed because of the Gospel.”

Elder Lurey
Aliso Creek Ward

 Where are you from?

“Waianai, Hawaii population 13,000”

What is life like for you back at home?

“Pretty mellow, I work at a Construction Company and I love ice cream!”

What are the hobbies you like to do when you’re at home in Texas?

“Sleeping! Also I love eating and working out. My Favorite is Cliff Diving – the best beach in Hawaii is Zablands because of the secret coves”

How long have you been a member of the church?

“4 years”

What are your thoughts on the Book of Mormon?

“It’s True! It helped convert and educate me. It was the first book I ever read.”

Why did you want to serve a mission?

“I wanted God to send me to be an angel to people like he once did for me.”

What has been the best experience you’ve had since you arrived on your mission in California?

“I love feeling the spirit daily, it is addicting. It feels so good to help people change their life.”