Church to Divide Mission in Korea
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“Church to Divide Mission in Korea,” Ensign, July 1975, 76

Church to Divide Mission in Korea

A new mission with headquarters in Pusan, Korea, has been organized with the division of the Korea Seoul Mission, the First Presidency has announced.

Map of Korea

President of the new mission, Brother In Sang Han, 35, of Song Dong Ku, Korea, has served as manager of the Church distribution center in Seoul and as second counselor to Eugene P. Till, president of the Korea Seoul Mission. He is accompanied on his mission by his wife, the former Kyu In Lee, and their three children.

The Korea Seoul Mission was organized in July of 1962, and there are now nearly 9,000 Korean Saints, almost half of them in the Seoul Korea Stake. The Korea Pusan Mission, headquartered in a city of two million people, is the thirteenth new mission organized this year.

Other mission presidents recently called who will begin their missions this month include Bruce James Opie of Victoria, Australia, called to the Australia Perth Mission; Omar Righi of Rosario, Argentina, to the Argentina Cordoba Mission; Emerson Taylor Cannon of Salt Lake City, Utah, to the Tennessee Nashville Mission; Robert B. Harbertson of Bountiful, Utah, to the California Fresno Mission; Stanley C. Kimball of Laguna Beach, California, to the Florida Tallahassee Mission.