Stake History[]

2020 New Stake Presidency[]

MURRAY UTAH YSA STAKE: (Aug. 23, 2020) President — Kevin Bruce Boucher, 61, Roos Advisors president, HR employee, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and MHR Professional Program director, Utah State University; succeeding Jordan W. Clements; wife, Rebecca Burton Boucher. Counselors — James Ray Hicken, 58, vice president of strategy and business development head of US channels, NICE inContact; wife, Patricia Sumsion Hicken. David Sloan Ayre, 51, president, Missionary Medical; wife, Kelli Anderson Snow Ayre.[1]

2021 New Stake Presidency[]

MURRAY UTAH YSA STAKE: (April 25, 2021) President — Stephen Craig Johnson, 69, Broadway media CEO; succeeding K. Bruce Boucher; wife, Beth Myers Johnson. Counselors — James Ray Hicken, 59, NICE inContact vice president of strategy and business development head of U.S. channels; wife, Patricia Sumsion Hicken. Bradley Alan Clark, 54, Seminaries and Institutes teacher; wife, Nicole Dobson Clark.[2]

Salt Lake 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 Salt Lake Valley and around the world.
6. Local Recreation:

Jordan River Temple[]


The Jordan River Utah Temple is the 20th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Located in South Jordan, Utah, it was built with a modern single-spire design. It is the fourth largest LDS temple (but second-largest in Utah) and has a total of 148,000 sq. ft., six ordinance rooms, and seventeen sealing rooms. The temple also has the largest capacity, with each ordinance room able to accommodate 125 people.

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