• FKA: Leeds Stake (1961)

Stake History

2020 New Stake Presidency

HUDDERSFIELD ENGLAND STAKE: (December 13, 2020) President — Samuel Bridgstock, 43, Sherwin-Williams senior counsel; succeeding Boyd D. McEwen; wife, Elizabeth Anna Fullwood Bridgstock. Counselors — Louis Cooper, 47, self-employed chartered health and safety practitioner; wife, Elizabeth Platt Cooper. Justin lee McKeown, 50, Mission Internation Ltd. director; wife, Ruth Alison Stewart McKeown.[1]

England 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

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

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

Preston England Temple


The Preston England Temple is the 52nd operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (LDS Church) and the 2nd temple completed in England, after the London England Temple (1958). Located in Northern England, this temple anchors an extensive Church complex that includes a stake center, missionary training center, family history center, distribution center, patron housing facility, and temple missionary accommodations. Decorating the manicured grounds are mature trees, flower gardens, and a pair of reflection pools near the entrance.

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