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First Presidency Calls 8 New Mission Presidents to Serve in Philippines, Portugal + More

From the Philippines to Canada and Portugal to Brazil, learn more about the new mission presidents and their wives called by the Church.

The following new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service later this year.

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Detlef Harry Adler, 59, and Jutta Helga Verena Weiler Adler, four children, Bielefeld Ward, Hannover Germany Stake: North Carolina Charlotte Mission, succeeding President Allen B. Alexander and Sister Denise Alexander. Brother Adler serves as a Primary teacher and is a former Area Seventy, stake president, high councilor, stake Young Men president and bishop. Born in Darmstadt, Germany, to Manfred Paul Adler and Ida Maria Ruth Adler.

Sister Adler serves as a Primary teacher and is a former stake Primary presidency counselor, ward Relief Society and Primary president, and seminary and institute teacher. Born in Darmstadt, Germany, to Ernst Heinrich Wilhelm Weiler and Katharina Wilhelmine Wupper.

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Bradley John Bentley, 56, and Lynne Smith Bentley, five children, Lindon 7th Ward, Lindon Utah Central Stake: California Santa Rosa Mission, succeeding President Jim L. Wright and Sister Tina Wright. Brother Bentley serves as a stake self-reliance specialist and is a former bishop, stake and ward Young Men president, elders quorum president, Sunday School teacher and missionary in the Argentina Cordoba Mission. Born in Cedar City, Utah, to John Clyde Bentley and Karen Boardman Bentley.

Sister Bentley serves as a stake self-reliance specialist and is a former ward Relief Society president, ward Primary and Young Women presidency counselor, and Sunday School teacher. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Owen Keith Smith and Saundra Proctor Smith.

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