2005 New Stake Presidency
PHOENIX ARIZONA WEST MARICOPA STAKE: (Dec. 4, 2005) President — Ronald Douglas Waldron, 53, owner of The Douglas Group; succeeding Clark Tolman Hinton; wife, Linda Cynthia Carroll Waldron. Counselors — Gregory Wayne Parsons, 40, president of Summit Warehouse; wife, Holly Annette Webster Parsons. Todd Kristjan McMurdie, 36, physician assistant at the Pain Center of Arizona; wife, Sherena Skidmore McMurdie.
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
5. Stripling Warriors on Facebook - LDS Children preparing to build Zion across Arizona and around the world.
6. Local Recreation:
- Maricopa County, Arizona Scouting - Outdoor Trails, camping, museums and other family attractions.
- Pioneer Treks -
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.