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Church Creates 4 Stakes, Calls 16 New Stake Presidents

From Liberia to Utah and Columbia to Japan, learn more about the new stake presidents called to serve in the Church.

New stakes

Four new stakes have been created.

A new stake has been created from the Arizona Flagstaff Stake. The Arizona Flagstaff East Stake, which consists of the Sawmill Branch and the Flagstaff YSA 1st, Linda Vista, Mount Elden, Switzer Canyon and Walnut Canyon wards, was created by Elder Larry J. Echo Hawk, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Maxsimo C. Torres, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the College Station Texas, Spring Texas, and The Woodlands Texas stakes. The Conroe Texas Stake, which consists of the Crockett, Heritage YSA, Huntsville 2nd and Madisonville branches and the Conroe 1st, Conroe 2nd, Crighton, Huntsville 1st and Montgomery wards, was created by Elder Bradley D. Foster, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Raymond S. Heyman, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Monrovia Liberia district. The Monrovia Liberia Stake, which consists of the Congo Town 1st Branch and the Central Monrovia, Congo Town 2nd, Doe Community, Matadi and Sinkor wards, was created by Elder Marcus B. Nash, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Anthony Quaisie, an Area Seventy.

A new stake has been created from the Mount Vernon Washington and Everett Washington stakes. The Oak Harbor Washington Stake, which consists of the Eastsound, Friday Harbor and Lopez branches and the Anacortes, Mount Erie, Mount Vernon YSA, Oak Harbor 1st, Oak Harbor 2nd, Penn Cove and South Whidbey Island wards, was created by Elder Mervyn B. Arnold, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Michael R. Murray, an Area Seventy.

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