Stake History[]

2020 New Stake Presidency[]

GLENDALE ARIZONA NORTH STAKE: (Sept. 13, 2020) President — David Lee Barton, 60, Seminaries and Insitutes of Religion coordinator; succeeding Gregory K. Martin; wife, Kerri Lynn Jack Barton. Counselors — John Ellis Smithson, 63, Deer Valley Unified School District sign language interpreter; wife, Rindell Hatch Smithson. Wayne Allen Greenwood, 47, Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine dentist clinical professor; wife, Risa Loreen Hunter Greenwood.[1]

Maricopa 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 boys and girls to 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

    • Mormon Pioneers - 200+ stories of early faithful Latter-day Saint pioneers.
    • Familypedia - Come help build Arizona's largest Family History online Encyclopedia.

5. Stripling Warriors on Facebook - LDS Children preparing to build Zion across Arizona and around the world.
6. Local Recreation:

Phoenix Arizona Temple[]


On May 15, 2013, the traditional gold-leafed figure of the angel Moroni was installed atop the spire of the Phoenix Arizona Temple to an audience of enthusiastic workers and members who gathered to the temple to witness the milestone event.

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