Church Calls 8 New Mission Presidents in India, Jamaica, Nigeria & More

Brazil, Nigeria, Jamaica, and India, are among the places about to receive new mission presidents in July. Find out more about these eight new mission president called by the First Presidency.

Brazil Piracicaba Mission

Howard Kent Bangerter, 59, and Lissa Harrison Bangerter, six children, Canyon View Ward, Highland Utah East Stake: Brazil Piracicaba Mission, succeeding President Kennedy F. Canuto and Sister Regia Canuto. Brother Bangerter serves as a Primary teacher and Scout leader and is a former stake president, bishop, high councilor, and missionary in the Portugal Lisbon Mission. Senior product manager, Corporation of the Presiding Bishop. Born in Salt Lake City to William Grant Bangerter and Geraldine Hamblin Bangerter.

Sister Bangerter is a former ward Relief Society president, ward and stake Primary music and Cub Scout leader, and missionary in the Portugal Lisbon Mission. Born in Castro Valley, California, to Daniel Bird Harrison and Marina Mello Harrison.

Michigan Detroit Mission

Larry Thomas Cleveland, 57, and Jennifer Anne Meredith Cleveland, four children, Woodward Park Ward, Fresno California Stake: Michigan Detroit Mission, succeeding President Nolan D. Gerber and Sister Beverly J. Gerber. Brother Cleveland is a former stake president, bishop, high councilor, seminary teacher, ward Young Men president, and missionary in the South Carolina Columbia Mission. Certified public accountant, Cleveland Farley LLP. Born in Torrance, California, to Robert Cornell Cleveland and Betty Jane Cutner Cleveland.

Sister Cleveland is a former ward Relief Society, Young Women, and Primary president; ward activity committee chairman; nursery leader; and Young Women adviser. Born in Sacramento, California, to Tom Meredith and Joan Alberta Shipp Hinrichs.

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