2021 New Stake Presidency
COLUMBUS OHIO NORTH STAKE: (May 16, 2021) President — Gary Charles Mangelson, 57, Wasserstrom chief financial officer and executive vice president; succeeding Richard G. Welch; wife, Susan Wilde Mangelson. Counselors — Matthew Scott Hunter, 59, Ohio State University senior lecturer; wife, Susan Marie Gavos Hunter. Tad Dwight Rhodes, 45, National Registry of EMTs director of information technology; wife, Erica Michelle Bland Rhodes.
Franklin County Home Centered Church Opportunities
We teach that true religion begins in the home: "Home Centered / Church Supported". To that end families may consider the following local resources and programs to strengthen your core beliefs and values:
1. Come Follow Me: - Daily & Weekly family gospel study
2. Vanguard Scouting: - Featuring age-appropriate Family Activities, Service, Crafts, Field Trips, & Outdoor Adventures. The Benefits of Scouting are many, and there are lots of personal growth ideas to help your family pursue the new Churchwide Children & Youth Program.
3. LIFE School Curriculum: an LDS gospel based homeschool program that is built on the foundation of the scriptures, giving the child a sense of who he is and setting him on the path of discovering his divine mission. It is presented in a four year chronological rotation, integrating all areas of study to create a clear picture of the history of our world.
4. Family History: Resources to help you explore your family tree
5. Stripling Warriors on Facebook - LDS Children preparing to build Zion and around the world.
6. Local Recreation:
- Franklin County, Ohio Scouting - Outdoor Trails, camping, museums and other family attractions.
- Pioneer Treks -
The Columbus Ohio Temple is the 60th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This is the second temple built in Ohio following the original Kirtland Temple in 1836. The property has a direct tie to early church member Julia Clapp Murdock.