Church Announces 15 New Stake Presidents, 6 New Stakes in September

From Spain to the Philippines and Ghana to Peru, learn about the new stake presidents called in September. 

A new stake has been created from the A Coruña Spain District. The A Coruña Spain Stake, which consists of the El Ferrol, Gijón, La Coruña, León, Lugo, Orense, Oviedo, Ponferrada, Pontevedra, Santiago de Compstela, and Vigo branches, was created by Elder Paul V. Johnson, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Saulo G. Franco, an Area Seventy.

A CORUÑA SPAIN STAKE (August 5, 2018): President—Juan Carlos Aguado Garcia, 51, mathematics professor; wife, Maria Rosa Sanchez Lorenzo. Counselors—David Amado Pazos, 41, senior consultant, VSM Systems; wife, Adriana Mariela Cantillo Vaccarino. Daniel Horasco Pan Suarez, 50, technician, Rilo Maquinaria; wife, Maria Paula Scoresello Cisne Ros.

A new stake has been created from the San Antonio Philippines District. The San Antonio Philippines Stake, which consists of the San Antonio and San Narciso branches and the Cabangan, Castillejos, San Felipe, and San Marcelino wards, was created by Elder Evan A. Schmutz, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Aretemio C. Maligon, an Area Seventy.

LIMA PERU TORRE BLANCA STAKE (July 1, 2018): President—José Alfredo Jiménez Flores, 46, sales employee, Rasmin SAC; wife, Patricia Fernanda Apaestique García. Counselors—Juan Ysaú Cubas Villafuerte, 53, police officer; wife, Carmen Ballasco Molina. José Absalon Quevedo Flores, 32, international business executive, ADEX; wife, Leanne Keele Machado Campos.

A new stake has been created from the Port Harcourt Nigeria North and Port Harcourt Nigeria West stakes. The Port Harcourt Nigeria Choba Stake, which consists of the Rumuji Branch and the Choba 1st, Choba 2nd, Emohua, Isiodu, Ogbogoro and Omoku wards, was created by Elder Terrence M. Vinson, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Okechukwu I. Imo, an Area Seventy.

PORT HARCOURT NIGERIA CHOBA STAKE (July 8, 2018): President—Sancho Nwobuisi Chukwu, 53, wages officer, PGH LTD; wife, Victoria Chizia Chukwu. Counselors—Amanze Smart Umesi, 51, school supervisor, Rivers State Universal Education; wife, Esther Johnson Umesi. Diabo Ugochukwu Chori Obasi, 33, civil engineer, Dunic Engineering; wife, Mercy Chika Samuel Digbo Chori.

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