Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Brazil Manaus Mission

Brazil Manaus Mission

Missionary Site(s)

LDS Mission Network

Dear Elder--Elder Hugh Mason 2007-2009

MissionSite.Net--Elder Aaron Cook 2009-2011

MissionSite.Net--Elder Mathew Durrant 2008-2010

MissionSite.Net--Elder Kristian Workinger 2008-2010

MissionSite.Net--Elder Ammon O'Connor 2009-2011 Diogo Amato 2001-2003 Robert Andersen 2000-2002 Gaelen Anderson 1994-1996 Spencer Barton 2001-2003 Bittencourt 1993-1994 Clayton Blackham 1997-1999 Melissa Bomfim 1999-2000 Robert Brandt 2000-2002 Susan Brewer 1995-1997 Trenton Brown 2000-2002 Kaylee Childers 2006-2007 Luis Costa 1998-2000 Joao Costa 1990-1992 Marcelo da Silva 1995-1997 Curtis Earl 1999-2001 Nathaniel Evans 1998-2000 Joel Fernandes 1991-1993 Eric Ferrin 1993-1995 Joseph Giles 2000-2002 Matthew Ivers 1999-2001 Erickson Joshua 2005-2007 Austin Julian 1990-1992 Tyler King 2001-2003 Mathew Kunz 1994-1996 Marco Carrasco Llancafil 1991-1993 Jason Lopez 1997-1999 Mitchell Macfarlane 1994-1996 Ben Martinsen 1999-2001 Ryan McCain 1994-1996 Gilberlan Monteiro Andre 1990-1992 John Mortensen 1997-1999 Dave Piper 1999-2001 Jason Pratt 1997-1999 Jason Ross 2000-2002 Taylor Russo 2005-2007 Gary Sheppard 1996-1998 David Ure 1989-1991 James VanShaar 1993-1994 Brian Waldron 1994-1996 Jason Wallace 1993-1994 Kristen Winmill 1998-1999

Joshua Steimle 1994-1996

Jeremy Jensen

Don Loper

Elder Stetson Curtis Kunz 2007-2009

Tyler Holt


LDS Mission Network

Dear Elder--Elder Hugh Mason

MissionSite.Net--Elder Aaron Cook

MissionSite.Net--Elder Mathew Durrant

MissionSite.Net--Elder Kristian Workinger


LDS Mission Network

“New Mission Presidents Now in Place,” (David Woodward Jayme) Liahona, Aug. 2008, N4–N5

“New Mission Presidents Now in Place,” (David Woodward Jayme) Ensign, July 2008, 77–78

"General Authorities released after long service," (Newly sustained to the presidency were Elders Claudio R.M. Costa and Steven E. Snow, whose callings to this position were announced June 9, 2007. Elder Quentin L. Cook, who was also called to the Presidency of the Seventy at that time, was not sustained because he has since been called and sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve.) Church News [Saturday, 13 October 2007].

"Elder Claudio R.M. Costa," Church News [Saturday, 7 October 2007].

"Leadership changes: Three are called to Presidency of the Seventy, effective Aug. 1," (former mission president Claudio R.M. Costa called as President of the Seventy) Church News [Saturday, 9 June 2007].

“New Mission Presidents Begin Service,” (Paulo H. Itinose) Ensign, July 2005, 75–76

“New Mission Presidents Begin Service,” (Paulo H. Itinose) Liahona, July 2005, N3–N4

"New Mission Presidents," (Paulo Henrique Itinose) Church News [Saturday, 23 April 2005].

"New area leadership assignments," (South America North Area Claudio R. M. Costa, President) Church News [Saturday, 18 June 2005].

"Mission Presidents for 122 missions," (new mission president Paulo H. Itinose, former mission president Adelson Parrell) Church News [Saturday, 26 February 2005].

Jason Swenson, "Leader See Fruits of 1978 Revelation," (Elder Claudio R.M. Costa of the Seventy) Church News [Saturday, 31 May 2003].

"New Mission Presidents," (Adelson De Paula Parrella) Church News [Saturday, 20 April 2002].

"30 Area Authority Seventies sustained," (Adelson De Paula Parrella released as Area Authority Seventy) Church News [Saturday, 13 April 2002].

"New and returning mission presidents," (new mission president Adelson de Paula Parrella, former mission president James David Campbell) Church News [Saturday, 9 March 2002].

"Called to the First, Second Quorums of the Seventy," (Claudio R. M. Costa called from Second Quorum to First Quorum;Elder Claudio R. M. Costa, 52, has served as a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy since April 2, 1994.) Church News [Saturday, 7 April 2001].

"Center stage: New and returning mission presidents," (new mission president James D. Campbell, former mission president Vicente Verta) Church News [Saturday, 6 March 1999].

"Fourth Quorum of Seventy," (Adelson de Paula Parrella) Church News [Saturday, 12 April 1997].

"New Mission Presidents," (Vicente Verta Jr.) Church News [Saturday, 11 May 1996].

"New and returning mission presidents," (new mission president Vicente Verta, Jr., former mission president Aldo Francesconi) Church News [Saturday, 16 March 1996].

"Life's true success based on faithfulness," (Elder Claudio R. M. Costa of the Seventy conference address mentions time as mission president) Church News [Saturday, 8 October 1994].

"Area presidencies assigned," (former mission president Claudio Costa assigned South America South Area, second counselor) Church News [Saturday, 6 August 1994].

John L. Hart, "Career with diamonds traded for life's work of even greater worth," (biography of former mission president Elder Claudio Roberto Mendes Costa who was called to Quorum of the Seventy) Church News [Saturday, 30 April 1994].

"New area presidencies," (Brazil North Area, Claudio Costa President) Church News [Saturday, 17 June 2000].

"New Mission Presidents," (Claudio Roberto Mendes Costa) Church News [Saturday, 21 April 1990].

"Worldwide missions: 122 leaders assigned," (New Claudio Roberto Mendes Costa) Church News [Saturday, 31 March 1990].


Claudio R. M. Costa, “Gather to the Temple,” Ensign, Dec 2008, 20–22

Claudio R. M. Costa, “Gather to the Temple,” Liahona, Dec 2008, 34–36

Fernando Assis, "Ground broken for long-awaited temple in Manaus, Brazil," Church News [Sunday, 29 June 2008].

Robert R. Steuer, “The Power of Light and Truth,” Liahona, May 2008, 99–101

Robert R. Steuer, “The Power of Light and Truth,” Ensign, May 2008, 99–101

Dell Van Orden, "Highlights of a major year in Church news: Looking back on the events, changes of past 12 months," (The First Presidency announced on May 23 that the fifth temple in Brazil would be built in Manaus in the Amazon Basin. ) Church News [Saturday, 29 December 2007].

“Temple Announced for Manaus, Brazil,” Liahona, Oct. 2007, N1–N2

“Temple Construction Continues Worldwide,” Ensign, Sept. 2007, 76–77

Chris Morales, "119-year-old member from Brazil: Taght family correct principles before finding gospel at age 111," Church News [Saturday, 18 August 2007].

"Temple to be erected in Manaus, Brazil," Church News [Saturday, 2 June 2007].

Tina Dean, "For Latin Americans, food is more than sustenance; it represents a lifesyle," (Quinn Merrill quoted on food from mission) BYU-Idaho Scroll 29 January 2007

Gerry Avant, "'Roots of gospel' sunk deep in Brazil: Pres. Hinckley addresses members in parts of South American country," Church News [Saturday, 23 September 2006].

Shaun D. Stahle, "New missions created in Brazil, Philippines, Pacific: Growth brings expansion to the three areas," (In Brazil, the Manaus and Brasilia missions were divided to create the Brazil Cuiaba Mission. Approximately 4.5 million people reside in the new mission where missionary activity is strong.) Church News [Saturday, 15 July 2006].

Dallin H. Oaks, “Timing,” Ensign, Oct 2003, 10–17

Dallin H. Oaks, “Timing,” Liahona, Oct 2003, 10

"Abundant blessings from temple excursion," (four months wages to attend temple) Church News [Saturday, 16 May 1998].

"9 missions created; world total now 221," (The Brasilia mission will have 6.9 million people and 7,091 members in the Brasilia, Brasilia Alvorada and Goiania stakes, and the Cuiaba and Manaus districts.) Church News [Saturday, 19 March 1998].

"Brazil poised to be second in stakes," Church News [Saturday, 22 February 1997].

“President Hinckley Visits South America, Florida, Washington, D.C.,” Ensign, Feb. 1997, 73–76

John L. Hart, "A Touching Scene in Soccer Stadium," (In Manaus, located at the confluence of the Negro and Solimoes rivers that form the Amazon, President Hinckley became the first Church president to visit this city of nearly 1 million people.) Church News [Saturday, 23 November 1996].

"200,000 in six nations hear prophet," (President Hinckely concluded his visit to South America in Manaus, Brazil, on Saturday, Nov. 16, where he spoke to 72 missionaries of the Brazil Manaus Mission and 5,500 members.) Church News [Saturday, 23 November 1996].

"No Sacrifice Too Great," Church News [Saturday, 2 December 1995].

"116 priesthood advancements in single day," (Pres. Aldo Francesconi of the Brazil Manaus Mission assisted in both stakes.) Church News [Saturday, 9 September 1995].

James E. Faust, “Heirs to the Kingdom of God,” Ensign, May 1995, 61

"Seeds planted in Amazon heartland," (Pres. Aldo Francesconi of the Brazil Manaus Mission helped raise the profile of the Church in this Amazon Basin city by making a recent 18-hour journey down the Amazon River by riverboat and holding a community fireside.) Church News [Saturday, 3 December 1994].

Claudio R. M. Costa, “Priceless Principles for Success,” Ensign, Nov 1994, 27

"Brazil is third country to have 100 stakes," Church News [Saturday, 19 February 1994].

"From the World--Missionary efforts successfu," (A total of 158 people were baptized in services in Manaus and other interior Brazilian cities of the Brazil Manaus Mission on Dec. 22.) Church News [Saturday, 22 January 1994].

Uilson Felipe Santiago and Linda Ritchie Archibald, "From Amazon Basin to Temple," Church News [Saturday, 13 March 1993].

"From Around the World--Brazil Area\ `Back to school' to weed, clean," (Members and missionaries in the Manaus Brazil Stake went back to school recently, not to learn but to serve and teach by example.) Church News [Saturday, 26 October 1991].

“Nine Missions Announced, Four Lands Dedicated in the Americas,” (Brazil Manaus, from the Brazil Brasilia and Brazil Fortaleza missions: 1 stake, approximately 7,200 members, and a total population of more than 6 million in northern Brazil.) Ensign, June 1990, 77–78

“Manaus Brazil Stake Is Number 1,700,” Ensign, Jan. 1989, 77 


LDS Mission Net

Richard M. Romney, “Still Serving,” (Mark Fletcher) New Era, Aug 2008, 16–17

"Little things that cause real problems: Pres. Hinckley speaks to 6,000 saints in Florida," Church News [Saturday, 30 November 2006].

Kristen Winmill Southwick, “Birthday Temple Trip,” New Era, Feb 2003, 29

Kristen Winmill Southwick, “Birthday Temple Trip,” Liahona, Feb 2003, 9

Douglas Presença, “Our New Holiday Tradition,” Ensign, Dec. 1999, 50–51

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