1980
26 New Stakes Organized
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“26 New Stakes Organized,” Ensign, Jan. 1980, 79

26 New Stakes Organized

Twenty-six new stakes were organized during the third quarter of 1979, bringing the Church total to 1,069. This makes a total of eighty-one stakes organized during 1979 so far.

stake growth

Four stakes were formed from mission areas: Scranton Pennsylvania, Quito Ecuador, Pusan Korea, and Cochebamba Bolivia.

The other new stakes are Coatzacoalcos Mexico, Apia Samoa East, Hyrum Utah North, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, Orem Utah Timp View, Othello Washington, Valencia Venezuela, Suitland Maryland, Tacoma Washington South, Cali Colombia Americus, Kearns Utah Central, Poway California, Silverdale Washington, Montevideo Uruguay Cerro, Seoul Korea North, Paradise Valley Arizona, Bozeman Montana, Riverton Utah North, Delta Utah West, and Grantsville Utah West. Existing stakes in Lima Peru were realigned to form the Lima Peru Callao, Lima Peru San Juan and Lima Peru San Martin stakes.