Stake History[]

2020 Shoreline Stake Division[]

The Church organized a new stake in Utah. The Layton Utah Shoreline Stake was organized from a division of the Layton Utah Legacy Stake and the Layton Utah South Stake. The new stake includes the following six wards: the Evergreen, Harmony Place, Layton 2nd, Pinehurst, Swan Lakes, and Weaver Lane Wards. There are now 14 stakes in Layton. There are now 609 stakes and one district in Utah.[1]

A new stake has been created from the Layton Utah Legacy and Layton Utah South stakes. The Layton Utah Shoreline Stake, which consists of the Evergreen, Harmony Place, Layton 2nd, Pinehurst, Swan Lakes and Weaver Lane wards, was created by Elder Walter F. González, General Authority Seventy, and Elder Colin C. Stauffer, an Area Seventy.[2]

LAYTON UTAH SHORELINE STAKE: (October 11, 2020) President — Thomas Ervie Ericksen, 45, Kaysville Dental dentist; wife, Stacey Randall Ericksen. Counselors — Ryan Craig Hansen, 49, Davis School District director of digital learning; wife, Rachelle Hibbard Hansen. Rowland Scott Wilson, 45, real estate principal broker; wife, Daisey Michelle Wright Wilson.

Davis 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

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

5. Stripling Warriors on Facebook - LDS Youth who strive to build up Zion across the Beehive State and around the world.
6. Local Recreation:

Bountiful Utah Temple[]


The Bountiful Utah Temple is the 47th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Located sitting high in the eastern foothills with a great panoramic view over the city and the Great Salt Lake. Patrons are greeted by a great circular columned atrium and cascading water features on the east side of the temple.