Leadership changes: Church announces release of 66 Area Seventies

Sixty-six Space Seventies can be launched on Sunday, Aug. 1, following a brand new process for such management modifications established final April by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Elder Kevin J Worthen will proceed his skilled function as president of Brigham Younger College President however is amongst these being launched from his ecclesiastical function as an Space Seventy.

The management modifications have been introduced in a letter to Area Seventies from President M. Russell Ballard, appearing president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The information was additionally supplied in a news release Thursday.

For the primary time final April, 77 new Area Seventies have been sustained in the beginning of the leadership session of general conference as an alternative of throughout a common session.

The church now will observe a sample of calling new Space Seventies in the course of the management session of April common convention whereas releasing those that have accomplished their callings every Aug. 1.

What’s an Space Seventy?

Space Seventies are native space authorities who serve in every of the church’s geographical areas around the globe. They reside at residence and keep their non-religious vocations whereas serving for a chosen variety of years.

Space Seventies are ordained to the workplace of Seventy within the Melchizedek Priesthood, like Normal Authority Seventies, however are usually not thought of Normal Authorities as their authority is mostly restricted to the realm the place they serve. They serve below the path of the Presidency of the Seventy and their respective space presidency. They meet with and educate native leaders, missionaries and members in native congregations.

The church has 12 quorums of the Seventy. The primary two quorums are made up of Normal Authority Seventies and the third via the twelfth include Space Seventies.

Which Space Seventies are being launched?

The 66 Space Seventies being launched are listed based on quorum.

Third Quorum, which incorporates the Africa Central, Africa South, and Africa West Areas:

  • Elder Frederick O. Akinbo
  • Elder M. T. Ben Davis
  • Elder Jerat Okay. C. Igwe
  • Elder Christophe Kawaya
  • Elder John A. Koranteng

Fourth Quorum, which incorporates the Asia and Asia North Areas:

  • Elder Dong Chol Beh
  • Elder Ming-Shun Kuan
  • Elder Seiji Tokuzawa
  • Elder Robert Okay. William

Fifth Quorum, which incorporates the Brazil Space:

  • Elder Aroldo B. Cavalcante
  • Elder Carlos E. Perrotti

Sixth Quorum, which incorporates the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico Areas:

  • Elder Luis J. Camey
  • Elder Luis C. Chaverri
  • Elder Ulises Chávez
  • Elder José A. Fernández
  • Elder Candido Fortuna
  • Elder Felix A. Martinez
  • Elder Helamán Montejo
  • Elder A. Moroni Pérez
  • Elder Rene Romay
  • Elder Luis G. Ruiz
  • Elder Jesús Vélez

Seventh Quorum, which incorporates the Europe, Europe East, and Center East/Africa North Areas:

  • Elder Matthieu Bennasar
  • Elder Tom-Atle Herland

Eighth Quorum, which incorporates the Pacific and Philippines Areas:

  • Elder Richard C. Baquiran
  • Elder Daniel G. Hamilton
  • Elder Ryan V. Pagaduan
  • Elder Mark P. Peteru
  • Elder Maximo A. Saavedra Jr.
  • Elder Benjamin T. Sinjoux.

Ninth Quorum, which incorporates the South America Northwest and South America South Areas:

  • Elder P. David Agazzani
  • Elder Quilmer A. Agüero
  • Elder Nelson Ardila
  • Elder Antonio F. Faúndez
  • Elder Matías D. Fernández
  • Elder Juan J. Levrino
  • Elder Carlo M. Lezano
  • Elder Pedro A. Sanhueza
  • Elder Daniel Texeira
  • Elder Luis G. Zapata

Tenth Quorum, which incorporates the North America Central, North America Northeast, and North America Southeast Areas:

  • Elder Douglas B. Carter
  • Elder M. Dirk Driscoll
  • Elder Michael A. Gillenwater
  • Elder Michael D. Groll
  • Elder J. Vaun McArthur
  • Elder Thomas T. Priday
  • Elder Brian L. Rawson
  • Elder Paul H. Sinclair

Eleventh Quorum, which incorporates the North America Southwest and North America West Areas:

  • Elder Lawrence P. Blunck
  • Elder Marc C. Davis
  • Elder J. Scott Dorius
  • Elder Bruce E. Ghent
  • Elder Raymond S. Heyman
  • Elder Todd S. Larkin
  • Elder Kevin Okay. Miskin
  • Elder Michael R. Murray
  • Elder David L. Stapleton
  • Elder Maxsimo C. Torres
  • Elder Carlos Villarreal
  • Elder Paul H. Watkins
  • Elder C. Dale Willis

Twelfth Quorum, which incorporates the Utah Space:

  • Elder Brent J. Christensen
  • Elder Douglas L. Dance
  • Elder Blake M. Roney
  • Elder Eric J. Schmutz
  • Elder Kevin J Worthen


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