Monday, February 23, 2009

Brazil Recife Mission

Brazil Recife Mission

Missionary Site(s)

LDS Mission Network

Dear Elder--Elder Jeffrey J. Finley 2007-2009

Dear Elder--Elder Alan James Barwick 2007-2009

Dear Elder--Elder Tanner Pursley 2007-2009

MissionSite.Net--Elder Wayne Walker 2008-2010

MissionSite.Net--Elder Adam Tobler 2006-2008

MissionSite.Net--Elder Elliot Harrison 2007-2009

MissionSite.Net--Elder Alan James Barwick 2007-2009

MissionSite.Net--Elder Jacob Anderson 2007-2009

MissionSite.Net--Elder Nicholas Mann 2007-2009

MissionSite.Net--Elder Chad Page 2007-2009

MissionSite.Net--Elder Richie Stewart 2008-2010

MissionSite.Net--Elder Johann Lima 2006-2008

MissionSite.Net--Elder Matthew Snarr 2009-2011 Raymond Balls 1997-1999 Matt Bartholomew 1995-1997 Alan Barwick 2007-2009 Robert Bentley 2003-2005 MIchael Burton 2003-2005 Jason Bush 1992-1994 Jeff Cardita 2001-2003 Mario Castro 1996-1998 John Christensen 1996-1998 Kevin Christiansen 1993-1995 Michael Clark 2000-2001 Johanna Clement 1995-1997 Jared Cook 1997-1999 Joe Coombs 2001-2004 Everson Correa 1992-1994 Edi Da Silva 1997-1999 Trever Davis 1997-1998 Aloisiop Dias 1991-1993 James DuPree 2002-2004 Darrell Eddington 1987-1989 Hans Fonoimoana 2004-2006 Cherise Frehner 1996-1998 Spencer Gierke 2002-2004 Chris Goettl 1997-1999 Melanie Haderlie 1997-1999 Jason Hall 2004-2006 David Hall 1985-1987 Ray Hammond 1993-1995 Chad Hawkins 2002-2004 Seth Hiatt 1991-1993 Derek Holmes 1999-2001 Marisa Imada 1997-1998 Mike Jackson 2001-2003 Lance Jacob 2002-2004 James Jenkins 1997-1999 Kim Johnson 1997-1999 Dustin Johnson 2003-2005 Jennifer Jones 1998-1999 Joshua Jones 1998-2000 Dexter Joyner 1987-1989 Mitch Lamb 1999-2000 Rourke Mace 1978-1980 Marcelo Machado 2000-2002 Paul Masters 1984-1986 Gavin McCleary 1997-1999 Kit Menlove 2001-2003 Walter Mesquita 1987-1989 Mirian Pinheiro Mesquita 1986-1988 Kyle Mills 2002-2003 Joel Moore 1996-1998 James Nixon IV 1990-1992 Rob Noble 1998-2000 Brian Nuckols 1996-1998 Mario Pais 1986-1988 Richard Payton 1995-1997 David Pearce 1979-1981 Dan Ray 1991-1993 Heather Reeves 1998-2000 Charlie Reynolds 1986-1988 Eugenio Rocha 1986-1988 Luis Rodrigues 1991-1993 Roberta Soares 1998-2000 Derek Staker 2000-2002 Ray Stanford 2004-2006 Lyle Swaney Jr. 1983-1984 Mark Taylor 1979-1980 Willian Van Erven 1984-1986

Carly Ann Perkins 1998-2000

JJ Haglund 2004-2006

Cory Ivins

Ryan Lindsay

Brett Steele

Alan Rencher 1993-1995

Scott Lamar Ross Obituary

Trae Dee Jones 2004-2006


LDS Mission Network

Dear Elder--Elder Jeffrey J. Finley

Dear Elder--Elder Alan James Barwick

Dear Elder--Elder Tanner Pursley

MissionSite.Net--Elder Wayne Walker

MissionSite.Net--Elder Adam Tobler

MissionSite.Net--Elder Elliot Harrison

MissionSite.Net--Elder Alan James Barwick

MissionSite.Net--Elder Jacob Anderson

MissionSite.Net--Elder Nicholas Mann

MissionSite.Net--Elder Chad Page

MissionSite.Net--Elder Richie Stewart

MissionSite.Net--Elder Matthew Snarr


LDS Mission Network

"Missionary Training Center Presidents," (former mission president Donald Leslie Clark called as president Brazil Missionary Training Center) Church News [Saturday, 14 November 2009].  

“New Mission Presidents Now in Place,” (Mario Helio Emerick) Liahona, Aug. 2008, N4–N5

“New Mission Presidents Now in Place,” (Mario Helio Emerick) Ensign, July 2008, 77–78

"New Mission Presidents," (Mario Helio Emerick) Church News [Saturday, 19 April 2008].

“New Mission Presidents Begin Service,” (Mark B. Woodruff) Ensign, July 2005, 75–76

“New Mission Presidents Begin Service,” (Mark B. Woodruff) Liahona, July 2005, N3–N4

"Mission Presidents for 122 Missions," (new mission president Mark B. Woodruff, former mission president Saul R. Duarte) Church News [Saturday, 26 February 2005].

"New Mission Presidents," (Saul Rodrigues Duarte) Church News [Saturday, 20 April 2002].

"New and Returning Mission Presidents," (new mission president Saul Rodrigues Duarte, former mission president Ross Martin Madsen) Church News [Saturday, 9 March 2002].

"New Mission Presidents," (Ross Martin Madsen) Church News [Saturday, 24 April 1999].

"Center stage: New and returning mission presidents," (new mission president Ross Martin Madsen, former mission president Joao Roberto Grahl) Church News [Saturday, 6 March 1999].

"Church News: Death," (LeRoy Alfred Drechsel, 78, who served as president of the Brazil North Central Mission from 1972-74; the Brazil Sao Paulo North Mission, 1974-75; and the Brazil Recife Mission, 1986-87, died Aug. 13 at his home in Salt Lake City.) Church News [Saturday, 22 August 1998].

"New Stake Presidents," (Mario Helio Emerick called as stake president 9 March 1997 Sao Paulo Brazil Parque Pinheiros Stake) Church News [Saturday, 3 May 1997].

"New Mission Presidents," (Joao Roberto Grahl) Church News [Saturday, 4 May 1996].

"New and Returning Mission Presidents," (new mission president Joao Roberto Grahl, former mission president Max Greg Goallaher) Church News [Saturday, 16 March 1996].

"New Mission Presidents," (M. Greg Gollaher) Church News [Saturday, 1 May 1993].

"New Regional Representative," (former mission president A. J. Mendonca) Church News [Saturday, 8 June 1991].

"Worldwide Missions: 122 Leaders Assigned," (new mission president Donald L. Clark, former mission president A. J. Mendonca) Church News [Saturday, 31 March 1990].

"New Mission Presidents," (Donald Leslie Clark) Church News [Saturday, 3 March 1990].

Gerry L. Avant, "Couple Finds Gospel in New Country," (Don L. Clark) Church News [Saturday, 11 February 1989].

“Appointments,” (A. J. Mendonca) Ensign, Mar. 1987, 79

“The Sustaining of Church Officers,” (Parenthetically, I would like to say that we note with sadness the passing only yesterday of President Franklin McKean of the Brazil Recife Mission.) Ensign, Nov 1986, 19

“LDS Scene,” (President Franklin L. McKean of the Brazil Recife Mission died 3 October 1986 of a heart attack. President McKean, 67, had served as mission president since March 1986. Prior to that, he and his wife, Eileen, had been missionaries at the São Paulo Temple since June 1985. He retired from the University of Utah as dean of student affairs and services in 1983 and was also a retired major general in the U.S. Army Reserve.) Ensign, Nov. 1986, 110

“Mission Presidents,” (Franklin L. McKean) Ensign, June 1986, 74

“Mission President Assignments,” (Merrill F. Frost) Ensign, June 1985, 73–74


Greg Gollaher, "Choices and Accountability," BYU--Hawaii Devotional, (former mission president tells story of Jose Morais) 22 February 2007.

Ana Claudia Soli, "Faithful in Brazil: Husband and wife enjoy success in community as member missionaries," (Moacir Valerio Paixao and his wife, Zuleide Andrade Paixao) Church News [Saturday, 3 February 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].

"Massive floods take life of Brazilian member," Church News [Saturday, 11 June 2005].

"State champions on missions," (Cameron Barr) Church News [Saturday, 21 May 2005].

Jeannette N. Oakes, Nei Garcia And Celia Ikuno Ribolla, "Growth followed priesthood revelation: Gospel is preached to everyone in Brazil who has desire to hear," Church News [Saturday, 31 May 2003].

Ana Claudia Soli, "Towering Oak, 75 Years of Growth: From first converts baptized in 1929, membership approaching 900,000," Church News [Saturday, 22 January 2005].

"Young people can be soldiers of faith," (Darwin B. Christenson talk about young man at Brazil Recife Temple who braved torrential rain) Church News [Saturday, 7 April 2001].

"Elder Darwin B. Christenson [talk]," Church News [Saturday, 31 March 2001].

"Elder Christenson: David, a future missionary," Church News [Saturday, 31 March 2001].

“Two Brazilian Temples Dedicated,” Ensign, Mar. 2001, 73–74

Fernando Assis, "Distant members in north Brazil 'closer to heaven'," (Gordon B. Hinckley dedication Recife Brazil Temple) Church News [Saturday, 23 December 2000).

"RECIFE BRAZIL: 'May peace prevail throughout the land'," (Gordon B. Hinckley dedicatory prayer) Church News [Saturday, 23 December 2000].

"Facts and figures: Recife Brazil Temple," Church News [Saturday, 23 December 2000].

"New Mission Presidents," (former missionary Sergio Luis Carboni called Brazil Salvador South Mission) Church News [Saturday, 15 April 2000].

“Five New Areas Created,” (The Brazil Area was split into the new Brazil North Area, with headquarters in Recife, and the Brazil South Area, with headquarters remaining in São Paulo.) Ensign, Sept. 1998, 74

"5 new areas announced worldwide," (Brazil North area headquarters in Recife) Church News [Saturday, 4 July 1998].

“Thirteen New Missions Created,” (The Brazil João Pessoa Mission is created from a division of the Brazil Recife and Brazil Recife South Missions. The new mission will serve approximately 6 million people, with about 17,000 members organized into five stakes.) Ensign, Apr. 1998, 76

"Excitement grows, as work on new temple in Recife, Brazil, progresses," Church News [Saturday, 31 January 1998].

“Thirteen New Missions Created,” (The Brazil João Pessoa Mission is created from a division of the Brazil Recife and Brazil Recife South Missions. The new mission will serve approximately 6 million people, with about 17,000 members organized into five stakes.) Ensign, Apr. 1998, 76

“Comment--Missionary Tool,” (Elder Gevezier) Liahona, Aug 1997, 1

John L. Hart, "Seeking frontiers prepared convert to be a pioneer," (Milton Soares Jr.) Church News [Saturday, 21 June 1997].

"New Mission Presidents," (former missionary Mauro J. De Maria called as president Brazil Salvador South Mission) Church New [Saturday, 14 June 1997].

"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," (Gordon B. Hinckley) Church News [Saturday, 23 November 1996].

"200,000 in six nations hear prophet," Church News [Saturday, 23 November 1996].

"2,000 members view ceremony for 2nd temple in Brazil," Church News [Saturday, 23 November 1996].

"Prophet visits South America," Church News [Saturday, 16 November 1996].

Harold G. Hillam, Helvécio Martins, and Dallas N. Archibald, “A Conversation with the Brazil Area Presidency,” Ensign, July 1995, 79–80

"Mission created 60 years ago; work pioneered among Germans," Church News [Saturday, 29 April 1995].

“Temples for Bolivia and Brazil,” Ensign, Apr. 1995, 74

"Temples announced for Bolivia, Brazil," Church News [Saturday, 21 January 1995].

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

"Four sisters from the same family to depart for missions together," (Vandinete Rodrigues Da Cunha) Church News [Saturday, 13 November 1993].

"Caption only: Brazilian missionaries finding harvest in homeland," Church News [Saturday, 13 November 1993].

“Seventeen New Missions Created,” (Brazil Recife South Mission, created from the Brazil Recife Mission, has a population of 6.5 million and serves 17,000 members in five stakes and two districts.) Ensign, May 1993, 104

"Nine New Missions Created," (The Brazil Recife Mission will be divided to create the Brazil Recife South Mission.) Church News [Saturday, 13 March 1993].

“Nine Missions Announced, Four Lands Dedicated in the Americas,” (Brazil Salvador, from the Brazil Recife Mission: no stakes, approximately 4,000 members, and a total population of nearly 11 million in east central Brazil.) Ensign, June 1990, 77–78

John L. Hart, "Eager to Serve on the Lord's Timetable," (mission president A.J. Mendoca discusses the call of Elder Helvecio Martins) Church News [Saturday, 26 May 1990].

"Firesides, festivities help mark temple anniversary in Brazil," Church News [Saturday, 12 November 1988].

"From Around the World--Brazil Area: Members strengthened," Church News [Saturday, 19 March 1988].

“Nine New Missions Announced,” (The new Recife Brazil Mission was formed with the division of the Rio de Janeiro Mission. No stakes are within the mission boundaries, which include 35 million nonmembers and 2,630 members.) Ensign, June 1979, 76


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

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

Sérgio Ribeiro, “He Restoreth My Soul,” Ensign, Jan. 2004, 72–73

Sérgio Ribeiro, “He Restoreth My Soul,” Liahona, Jan. 2004, 42–43

Claudio R. M. Costa, “My Friend and Fellow Servant: The Example of Luan Felix da Silva,” Liahona, Sep 2002, 14

Claudio R. M. Costa, “An Enduring Example,” New Era, Sep 2002, 8 

Darwin B. Christenson, “David, a Future Missionary,” Liahona, Jul 2001, 32–33

Humberto Eiti Kawai, “‘Trust in the Lord with All Thine Heart’,” Liahona, Aug. 2000, 28–30

Melvin Leavitt, “Alan Altair of Recife, Brazil,” Friend, Sep 1997, 32

Laury Livsey, “Randy to the Rescue,” (Brian Bench) New Era, Apr 1997, 12

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