• FKA: Renton Stake (1970)

Stake History[]

2021 New Stake Presidency[]

RENTON WASHINGTON STAKE: (Sept. 26, 2021) President — James Lowell Whitaker, 51, Continental Mills vice president of supply chain; succeeding Michael R. Anderson; wife, Jill Marie Wunderlich Whitaker. Counselors — Scott George Bills, 49, Hensel Phelps director of operations; wife, Julie Moon Bills. Paul Chace Wilcoxson, 38, The Boeing Company senior engineer; wife, Rivka Anne Mikkelsen Wilcoxson.[1]

King 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 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:

Seattle Washington Temple[]


The Seattle Washington Temple is the 19th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is located on a gently rising hill across from Bellevue College. Surrounding the temple are features such as a cascading water feature, family-themed statues, and numerous brightly colored flowers, hedges, and a grove of beautiful Washington evergreens.

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