2001
Changes Affect the Seventy, Sunday School
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“Changes Affect the Seventy, Sunday School,” Liahona, Jan. 2001, 124

Changes Affect the Seventy, Sunday School

Church members sustained changes in the Presidency of the Seventy, Quorums of the Seventy, and Sunday School general presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of general conference on 7 October 2000.

Elder Harold G. Hillam was released from the Presidency of the Seventy and is now serving in the Europe West Area Presidency. Elders F. Enzio Busche, Loren C. Dunn, and Alexander B. Morrison of the First Quorum of the Seventy were given emeritus status. Four members of the Second Quorum of the Seventy were released : Elders Eran A. Call, W. Don Ladd, James O. Mason, and Richard E. Turley Sr.

Elder Dennis B. Neuenschwander was called to fill the vacancy in the Presidency of the Seventy.

Elder Hillam was also released as Sunday School general president with his counselors, Elder Neil L. Andersen and Elder John H. Groberg. Elder Marlin K. Jensen of the Presidency of the Seventy was sustained as Sunday School general president, with Elder Andersen again called as first counselor and Elder Groberg again as second counselor.

Twenty Area Authority Seventies were released, and two new ones were sustained.