Stake History[]

2021 New Stake Presidency[]

KENNEWICK WASHINGTON EAST STAKE: (Aug. 29, 2021) President — Darin Alan Newbry, 49, Hanford Mission Integration Solutions senior contracts administrator; succeeding Kenneth S. Call; wife, Nannette Pyne Newbry. Counselors — Kevin Wayne Law, 52, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory fire protection engineer; wife, Janene Robin Crook Law. Jeffrey David Morgan, 53, Gandridge Dental dentist; wife, Christina Van Slooten Morgan.[1]

Benton 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 Washington's largest Family History online Encyclopedia.

5. Stripling Warriors on Facebook - LDS Youth who strive to build up Zion in their own communities.
6. Local Recreation:

Columbia River Washington Temple[]


The Columbia River Washington Temple is the 107th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is the third temple built by the church in the state of Washington and serves members from 14 stakes headquartered in Eastern Washington and Northeastern Oregon.

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