Two new stakes, one in Tonga and one in Utah, have been created.
alofa Tonga Mua Stake, which includes the Hoi, Makaunga, Mu
a 1st, and 2nd, Nukuleka, and Talafoou wards, and the Alaki Branch, has been created by Elder Lindsay Thomas Dil, an area authority.The Orem Utah Lakeridge North Stake, which includes the Lakeridge 1st, 2nd, 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th wards, has been created by President Boyd K. Packer, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve.
ALOFA TONGA MUA STAKE: (April 4, 1996) Created from the Nuku
alofa Tonga East, and Nukualofa Tonga Halaliku Stakes. President - J. William Harris, 59, secretary of ministry, labor commerce industries for Tonga government; wife, M. Fane Nee Fale Harris. Counselors - Vakameilalo Tu
ifua, 46, farmer and town officer; wife, Tupou Falekakala Hale Tuifua. Sione Lavelua, 29, representative for South Pacific Pork Company & M.B.S. Exports; wife, Melania Tuima Lavelua.
OREM UTAH LAKERIDGE NORTH STAKE: (June 23, 1996) Created from the Orem Utah Lakeridge Stake. President - Spencer F. Mack, 41, proprietor and financial planner for Miller, Wade & Mack; wife, Jane Ann Neubert Mack. Counselors - Gaylord K. Swim, 47, president of Swim Investment Management; wife, Lauralyn Bankhead Swim. Howard E. Gurney, 45, real estate appraiser; wife, Janet Kathryn Winder Gurney.