First two stakes mark milestone as LDS Church continues to grow in Cambodia

by | Jul. 31, 2014

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More than 1,200 members packed into two stake centers as Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Seventy and Asia Area president, along with Elder Randy D. Funk, second counselor in the Asia Area presidency and also of the Seventy, organized the first two stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cambodia on May 25.

On that historic occasion, Eng Bun Houch was called to be president of the Cambodia Phnom Penh North Stake and Ouk Sophal was called as president of the Cambodia Phnom Penh South Stake.  

“It is wonderful to see the growth of the church in this land,” Ouk told the LDS Church News. “The Lord loves us and is greatly blessing us.”

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