lDS Church announces releases and callings
Friday , October 11, 2013 - 5:25 PM
SALT LAKE CITY — The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced various leadership changes at the Oct. 5 afternoon session of the Church’s 183rd Semiannual General Conference.
• First Quorum of the Seventy: Elder John B. Dickson, Elder Paul E. Koelliker and Elder F. Michael Watson of the First Quorum of the Seventy were released and granted emeritus status.
• Second Quorum of the Seventy: Elder Kent D. Watson of the Second Quorum of the Seventy was released.
• Area Seventies: Julio A. Angulo, 45, Bogota, Colombia; Peter F. Evans, 54, Salt Lake City; and Gennady N. Podvodov, 47, Donetsk, Ukraine, were sustained as Area Seventies.
César H. Hooker and Craig T. Wright were released as Area Seventies.
Area Seventies give part-time voluntary Church service within their assigned geographic areas and support area presidencies in international areas.