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Church Creates 2 New Stakes, Calls 17 New Stake Presidents in October

by | Oct. 31, 2017

From the Church

From Utah to Uruguay, learn more about the new stakes and stake presidents announced by the Church in October.

The following are newly created and recently reorganized stakes announced during October of 2017.

New stakes

A new stake has been created from the South Jordan Utah Founders Park Stake. The South Jordan Utah Garden Park Stake, which consists of the Sagewood Branch and the Garden Park 1st, Garden Park 2nd, Garden Park 3rd, Garden Park 4th, Garden Park 5th, and Garden Park 6th wards, was created by Elder Anthony D. Perkins, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Jorge T. Becerra, an Area Seventy.

SOUTH JORDAN UTAH GARDEN PARK STAKE (September 10, 2017): President—Michael Jon King, 44, executive director of human resources, USANA Health Sciences; wife, Amy Hansen King. Counselors—Paul Scott Badger, 62, vice president of retail operations, Larry H. Miller Sports and Entertainment; wife, Kim Marie Barlow Badger. Nicholas James Berger, 39, vice president, Optum Bank; wife, Jessica Turner Berger.

A new stake has been created from the South Jordan Utah Oquirrh Lake Stake. The South Jordan Utah North Shore Stake, which consists of the North Shore 1st, North Shore 2nd, North Shore 3rd, North Shore 4th, North Shore 5th, and North Shore 6th wards, was created by Elder Donald L. Hallstrom, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Berne S. Broadbent, an Area Seventy.

SOUTH JORDAN UTAH NORTH SHORE STAKE (September 10, 2017): President—Brent Henry Peterson, 58, president, Bonneville Multifamily Capital; wife, Rebecca Oscarson Peterson. Counselors—Roark Mason Janis, 55, vice president of sales, Sphere WMS; wife, Rebecca Lynn Girsberger Janis. Gregory Brian Smith, 39, dentist; wife, Kate Michelle Florence Smith.

Reorganized stakes

ARTIGAS URUGUAY STAKE (August 13, 2017): President—Ricardo Refatti Severo, 37, businessman; succeeding Nestor Bueno Erramouspe; wife, María Emilia Rodriguez Valerio. Counselors—Manuel Luiz Megalhães Tamara, 51, retired military; wife, Tania Maritza Severo Sotto. Néstor Ariel Carballo Rodriguez, 36, history teacher; wife, Natalia Yamida Rau Medina.

BAURU BRAZIL STAKE (September 3, 2017): President—Luciano Gonçalves Cordeiro, 43, director of planning, Pladútil; succeeding Francisco Ramos Bueno; wife, Alexandra Aparedida da Silva Cordeiro. Counselors—Wellington Ferreira da Silva, 41, penitentiary employee; wife, Gláucia Luciana de Almeida. Silvio Luiz da Silva, 54, salesman, Sol a Sol; wife, Ednea de Lourdes Sartori Silva.

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