Three new stakes in Brazil have been created.

Elder Harold G. Hillam of the Seventy organized the Bauru Brazil Stake, which includes the Altos Da Cidade, Botucatu, Independencia, and Jardim Santana wards, and the Jau, Lencois Paulista, and Marechal Rondon branches.The Recife Brazil Jaboatao Stake was created by Elder Helvecio Martins of the Seventy. The new stake includes the Cajueiro Seco, Candeias, Guararapes, Prazeres, and Rio Jordao wards, and the Cabo and Muribeca branches.

Elder Joe J. Christensen of the Seventy formed the Sorocaba Brazil Barcelona Stake, which includes the Arvore Grande, Itu, Salto, Santana, and Sorocaba 3rd wards, and the Laranjeiras and Sao Roque branches.

Elsewhere, stakes were reorganized in Brazil, Ecuador and Mexico, and in Colorado, Idaho, Texas, Utah and Washington.

New stakes

BAURU BRAZIL STAKE: (Aug. 2, 1992) Created from the Marilia Brazil Stake. President - Lazaro Beteto, 58, sales representative, former stake president's counselor, bishop's counselor, ward clerk, and branch president, married Deusa Brun. Counselors - Sergio Aparecido de Almeida, 39, business owner, former stake president's counselor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president, and Young Men president, married Aparecida Camargo Beresca; Marcos Aurelio De Paula, 27, government researcher, former stake president's counselor, bishop's counselor, ward mission leader, and Young Men president, married Rita de Cassia Camargo.

RECIFE BRAZIL JABOATAO STAKE: (July 26, 1992) Created from the Boa Viagem Brazil Stake. President - Jose Antonio da Silva, 31, Church purchasing superviser, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, ward clerk, and Young Men president, married Maria Isabel Sergia. Counselors - Abel Leite da Rocha, Jr., 47, Church Educational System employee, former mission president's counselor, stake president's counselor, district president's counselor, and branch president, married Maria Cristina Lins Tenorio; Antonio Souza Alves, 35, aeronautical ministry for the military, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Quiteria Felix da Silva.

SOROCABA BRAZIL BARCELONA STAKE: (July 26, 1992) Created from the Sorocaba Brazil Stake. President - Mauro Junot De Maria, 31, Church Educational System regional coordinator, former mission president's counselor, stake president's counselor, high councilor, high priests group leader, and elders quorum president, married Eugenia Da Gloria Teixeira. Counselors - Valdimir Fernandes Tasso, 37, machinest, former high councilor, stake mission president, and Young Men president, married Rosa Maria Pedroso; Ramilfo Evandro Da Silva, 33, senior purchasing agent for Church, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, high priests group leader, elders quorum president, and Sunday School president, married Celia Maria Mastroto.

Stake

reorganizations

CULIACAN MEXICO TAMAZULA STAKE: (Aug. 16, 1992) President - Ramon Guillermo Estrada Lopez, 37, office production manager, succeeding Rosario Lobo Mejia; former high councilor, bishop, and elders quorum president, married Rosa Maria Soto Llanes. Counselors - Jorge Luis Pena Rodriguez, 32, state government employee, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, and bishop, married Maria de Jesus Canedo Acosta; Jesus Javier Beltran, 30, industrial plaza manager, former high councilor, bishop, and branch president's counselor, married Lucia Ramirez Espejel.

DENVER COLORADO NORTH STAKE: (Aug. 16, 1992) President - Randall A. Gormley, 38, owner of dry bean processing and marketing company, succeeding Bryan Taylor Burt; former stake president's counselor, stake mission president's counselor, bishop, elders quorum president and counselor, Young Men president, and seminary teacher, married Laurie Greenwood. Counselors - Lee W. Mortensen, 55, senior vice president and chief financial officer for western dairymen cooperative company, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, married Betty J. Howard; Ronald J. Schwab, 31, controller of chemical sales company, former stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop's counselor, elders quorum president and counselor, and priests quorum assistant, married Celeste Zimmerman.

HELPER UTAH STAKE: (Aug. 9, 1992) President - Dennis A. Blackburn, 44, podiatrist, succeeding Don Hansen Staheli; former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop, priests quorum adviser, Primary teacher, and Scoutmaster, married Debra Sue Payne. Counselors - A. Carl Pollastro, 37, mine manager, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, stake Young Men president's counselor, bishop's counselor, and ward Young Men president, married Vicki Lynn Topolovec; Jan C. Anderson, 45, district conservationist, former high councilor, stake Young Men president, counselor and secretary, stake Sunday School president's counselor, bishop's counselor, and branch clerk, married Margie Ann Mizell.

HURST TEXAS STAKE: (Aug. 8, 1992) President - Randy J. Vest, 43, vice president and controller of worldwide consumer products company, succeeding Roger L. Woodruff; former high councilor, bishop, elders quorum president, district president's counselor, and branch president, married Kristine Louise Varley. Counselors - Blaine K. Stratton, 47, chief financial officer for oil and gas corporation, former mission president's counselor, stake president's counselor, bishop and counselor, and Young Men president, married January M. Smith; Charles L. Jolley, 43, professor and basketball coach at Texas Wesleyan University, former high councilor, bishop's counselor, gospel doctrine teacher, seminary teacher, and deacons quorum adviser, married Janet Roberta Moore.

MARILIA BRAZIL STAKE: (Aug. 2, 1992) President - Celso Rodrigues Garcia, 33, accountant and consultant, succeeding Lazaro Beteto; former high councilor, bishop and counselor, branch president, and elders quorum president, married Rosmari Antonia Lampa. Counselors - Ruy Cayres Minardi, 44, sales superviser, former stake president's counselor, high councilor, bishop and counselor, and Young Men president, married Vera Regina Galvao; Francisco Jose Teruel, 25, salesman, former high councilor, ward clerk, ward mission leader, and elders quorum president, married Adriana Azevedo.

POCATELLO IDAHO TYHEE STAKE: (Aug. 9, 1992) President - Larry G. Stoddard, 52, agency manager of life insurance company, succeeding Eugene Lester Hancock; former high councilor, stake executive secretary, stake Sunday School president, bishop and counselor, high priests group leader, and elders quorum president, married Annette Oswald. Counselors - Dean J. Groesbeck, 50, business manager, former bishop, ward mission leader, ward Young Men president, and teachers quorum adviser, married Julia Carolyn Pyne; James K. Lystrup, 40, architect, former high councilor, bishop and counselor, and elders quorum president, married Elisabeth Jane Thompson.

PORTOVIEJO ECUADOR STAKE: (July 26, 1992) President - Victor Hugo Alonzo Cedeno, 34, Church Educational System coordinator, succeeding Antonio Ayuso Cubells; former bishop and counselor, married Vicenta Amparo Palacios Chavarria. Counselors - Wilson Marino Chinga Holguin, 32, college professor, former high councilor and bishop's counselor, married Rosa Annabell Nunez Franco; Jose Antonio Ayuso Delgado, 26, dentist, former high councilor, Young Men president, and institute teacher, married Elsie Euvenia Macias Mera.