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Elder Holland Visits Scotland and England

Twenty-five years ago, President Gordon. B. Hinckley called Elder Jeffrey R. Holland into his office and gave him a special assignment: Move to the United Kingdom and preside over what was then the Europe North Area.

Elder Holland, then a fairly new member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, and his wife, Patricia, and a son, David, lived in the United Kingdom for three years, from 1990-1993.

“We loved all of your nations, we loved your languages … but we especially loved the people — we especially loved you,” Elder Holland said as he addressed a conference originating in the Edinburgh Scotland Stake Center on June 7 and broadcast to 56 stakes throughout Northern Europe.

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