Three new stakes have been created.
A new stake has been created from the Satelite Honduras and the San Pedro Sula Honduras stakes. The El Carmen Honduras Stake, which consists of the San Juan Branch and the Calpules, El Carmen, La Aldea, Las Lomas and the Ocotillo wards, was created by Elder José L. Alonso, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Jared R. Ocampo, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Onitsha Nigeria District. The Onitsha Nigeria Stake, which consists of the Awka 1st, Awka 2nd, Inland, Obosi 1st, Obosi 2nd, Odekpe, Okpuno, Omogba and Onitsha branches, was created by Elder Terence M. Vinson, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Declan O. Madu, an Area Seventy.
A new stake has been created from the Spokane Washington, Spokane Washington North and the Spokane Washington Valley stakes. The Spokane Washington Mount Spokane Stake, which consists of the Friendship Park Branch and the Beacon Hill, Foothills, Greenbluff, Shiloh Hills and the West Valley wards, was created by Elder Von G. Keetch, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Marc C. Davis, an Area Seventy.
EL CARMEN HONDURAS STAKE: (June 26, 2016) President — Marvin Ivan Palomo Marmol, 36, self-employed; wife, Basilia Inestroza Garcia. Counselors — Miller Euceda Orellana, 45, sales advisor; wife, Yadira del Socorro Zamora Gómez. Noel David Valladares Alvarado, 40, self-employed; wife, Denia Suyapa Alvarenga Cardona.
ONITSHA NIGERIA STAKE: (June 19, 2016) President — Peter Chukwukadibia Ezeigwe, 42, managing director, Eurew Construction; wife, Peace Chinenye Okoh Ezeigwe. Counselors — Johnny Nebolisa Nzegwu, 45, computer instructor, Nephi Computers; wife, Kate Onyema Njaka Nzegwu. Chibuike God’spower Onwukaeze, 52, director, Chribros Engineering Company; wife, Salome Wloma Nweze Onwukaeze.
SPOKANE WASHINGTON MOUNT SPOKANE STAKE: (June 19, 2016) President — Jed David McKinlay, 55, self-employed; wife, Deborah G. McKinlay. Counselors — Matthew Morrison Borders, 36, financial adviser; wife, Rachel Susan Vermillion Borders. Darin Wayne Christensen, 47, CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Northwest; wife, Jennifer Mary Shawen Christensen.
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