From Venezuela to Provo and Honduras to Texas, the First Presidency has called eight new mission presidents and their wives to serve in missions throughout the world.
Venezuela Maracaibo Mission
José Jesús Acevedo Hernández, 42, and Mary Leonor Rodríguez de Acevedo, three children, San Diego Ward, Puerto La Cruz Venezuela Stake: Venezuela Maracaibo Mission, succeeding President Efraín R. García López and Sister Lilia J. Parra de García. Brother Acevedo serves as an area temple and family history consultant and is a former stake president, high councilor, assistant stake clerk, bishop, and missionary in the Venezuela Valencia Mission. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, to Antonio Acevedo and Agueda Hernández.
Sister Rodríguez serves as a seminary teacher and is a former branch Relief Society presidency counselor, ward Young Women president, and ward Primary presidency counselor. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, to Cesar Rodríguez and Flor Ramirez.
Texas Houston South Mission
Jeremy Shane Guthrie, 39, and Jennifer Joyce Guthrie, three children, Skyline Ward, Cedar Mill Oregon Stake: Texas Houston South Mission, succeeding President Aaron T. Hall and Sister Kim Hall. Brother Guthrie serves as a seminary and Sunday School teacher and is a former Young Men adviser, ward Young Men presidency counselor, and missionary in the Spain Bilbao Mission. Born in Roseburg, Oregon, to Steven Neal Guthrie and Clarice Yukiko Guthrie.
Sister Guthrie serves as a ward Relief Society presidency counselor and is a former ward Primary president, Young Women adviser, nursery leader, and Sunday School teacher. Born in Provo, Utah, to Steven Kenneth Williams and Kathryn Jo Williams.