Monday, September 13, 2010

Philippines Cebu Mission

Philippines Cebu Mission

Missionary Site(s)

LDS Returned Missionaries Alumni Philippines--Philippines Cebu Mission

Facebook Philippines Cebu Mission 

Dear Elder--Elder Kirt Ecker

MissionSite.Net--Elder Mark Abayon 2009-2011

MissionSite.Net--Elder Taylor D. Bennett 2009-2011

MissionSite.Net--Sister Annika  Bruno 2010-2012

MissionSite.Net--Elder  Mark Gertge 2010-2012

MissionSite.Net--Elder Arkhe Pacis 2008-2010

MissionSite.Net--Elder  Julius Robles 2009-2011 

MissionSite.Net--Elder Jeremy Smith 2010-2012

MissionSite.Net--Elder Cody Stirland 2010-2012

MissionSite.Net--Elder Brandon Young 2007-2009


LDSMission.Com--Elder Erik Acorda 1986-1988

 LDSMission.Com--Elder Michael Addington 1996-1998

LDSMission.Com--Elder Dale Allred 1997-1999

LDSMission.Com--Elder Glen Andrus 1979-1981

LDSMission.Com--Sister Lilian Muyco–Aquino 1982-1984


Facebook Philippines Cebu Mission

Facebook Cebu Mission Reunion 2009

Facebook Merille Martin 1996 Zone Conferences

MissionSite.Net--Elder Taylor D. Bennett

MissionSite.Net--Sister Annika Bruno

MissionSite.Net--Elder Arkhe Pacis

MissionSite.Net--Elder Julius Robles

MissionSite.Net--Elder Jeremy Smith

MissionSite.Net--Elder Cody Stirland

MissionSite.Net--Elder Brandon Young


“New Mission Presidents Now in Place,” (Darrel Parke Hansen) Liahona, Aug. 2008, N4–N5

“New Mission Presidents Now in Place,” (Darrel Parke Hansen) Ensign, July 2008, 77–78

"New Mission Presidents," (D. Parke Hansen) Church News [Saturday, 29 March 2008].

"New and Returning Mission Presidents," (former mission president Leonard M Anderson, new mission president D. Parke Hansen)  Church News [Saturday, 1 March 2008].

“New Mission Presidents Begin Service,” (Leonard M Anderson) Liahona, July 2005, N3–N4

“New Mission Presidents Begin Service,” (Leonard M. Anderson) Ensign, July 2005, 75–76

"Mission Presidents for 122 Missions," (former mission president Brent M. Wadsworth, new mission president Leonard M Anderson) Church News [Saturday, 26 February 2005]. 

"New Visitor Center Directors," (former president Ralph Layton Cottrell Jr. called as Hawaii Temple Visitor Center," Church News [Saturday, 2 November 2002].

"New and Returning Mission Presidents," (new mission president Brent M. Wadsworth, former mission president Gerald Dwayne Abram) Church News [Saturday, 9 March 2002]. 

"New Mission Presidents," (Brent M. Wadsworth) Church News [16 February 2002].

"Deaths," (A. Roy Boulter president of the Philippines Cebu Mission 1985-1988) Church News [Saturday, 16 February 2002].

"Obituaries," (A. Roy Boulter president of the Philippines Cebu Mission 1985-1988) Church News [Saturday, 16 February 2002].

"New Mission Presidents," (Gerald D. Abram) Church News [Saturday, 13 March 1999].

"Center Stage: New and Returning Mission Presidents," (new misison president Gerald Dwayne Abram, former mission president W. John Whatcott) Church News [Saturday, 6 March 1999]. 

“President Hinckley Visits Asian Saints, Dedicates Hong Kong Temple,” Ensign, Aug. 1996, 74–77

"New and Returning Mission Presidents," (new mission president to be announced, former mission president Lawrence A. Haines), Church News [Saturday, 16 March 1996].

"New Mission Presidents," (W. John Whatcott) Church News [Saturday, 24 February 1996].

"Missionary training centers leaders -- presidents called to serve in five locations around the world," (former mission president Ralph Layton Cottrell Jr. called as president Philippines MTC) Church News [Saturday, 14 January 1995].

“Q&A: Questions and Answers--I’ve never had a prayer answered. Everybody tells me it can’t be the Lord’s fault, so it must be mine. What am I doing wrong?,” (Elder Alfonso Cabudo) New Era, Apr 1993, 17
"New Mission Presidents," (Lawrence A. Haines) Church News [Saturday, 6 February 1993]. 

"World Wide Missions: 122 Leaders Assigned," (new mission prsident C. Elliott Richards, former mission president Ralph L. Cottrell Jr.)  Church News [Saturday, 31 March 1990].  

"Ten New Mission Presidents Called," (Ralph Layton Cottrell Jr.) Church News [Saturday, 27 January 1990].

"Assignments Announced for New Mission Presidents," (new misison president Lowell L. Leishman, former mission president A. Roy Boulter) Church News [Saturday, 19 March 1988]. 

“Mission President Assignments,” (A. Roy Boulter) Ensign, June 1985, 73–74

“New Mission Presidents Called,” (Lee Vern Bracken) Ensign, June 1976, 86 


The Adventures of Sister Annika Kamaleilani Bruno 2010-2012
Cebu City Philippines Temple Mission (Elder and Sister Wallace and Shauna Cummings

Adventures from Cebu (Sister Cari Leigh Robison, 2010-2011) 

Elder Brandon Richard Treadway 2009-2011


Gerry Avant, "One Faith, One People: Different Islands and Cultures Join for Celebration," Church News {Saturday,26 June 2010].

Gerry Avant, "Celebrating Filipino culture through the ages: Thousands gather at 'tremendous celebration'," Church News [Saturday, 19 June 2010]. 

Gerry Avant, "Cebu's pioneer missionaries return for temple dedication," (Richard Thorson, Paul Wright, Tom Pearce) Church News [Monday, 14 June 2010]. 

Gerry Avant, "Pres. Monson: Cebu temple 'shines as a beacon of righteousness'" Church News [Saturday, 12 June 2010].

Gerry Avant, "Cebu temple open house concludes, area readies for upcoming dedication activities," Church News [Monday, 7 June 2010].

Gerry Avant, "Former Missionaries Return to Cebu," (Quivido Origines, Mirerlinda Enriquez, Tess Abangaan Ellingsen, Ester Sol Browning and Edmund Enriquez) Church News [Monday, 7 June 2010].

“Manila Philippines Temple,” Liahona, Apr. 2010, 8

“Manila Philippines Temple,” Ensign, Apr. 2010, 70

"New Mission Presidents," (former missionary Sister Galvez Hernaez wife of William Apostol Hernaez called as president Philippines Cagayan de Oro Mission) Church News [Saturday, 27 February 2010].

"Country Information: Philippines," Church News [Monday, 1 February 2101]. 

Kay Bay, "Philippines visit by Elder Cook boosts members: He speaks of the nearly completed Cebu temple," (Mission Presidents' Seminar, 12-15 November 2009) Church News [Saturday, 12 December 2009]. 

"Angel statue is placed atop Philippines' second temple,' (D. Parke Hansen mentioned) Church News [21 November 2009].

“Elder David A. Bednar Visits Cebu Saints,” Liahona, Mar. 2009, N3–N4

“Groundbreaking Held in Cebu for New Philippines Temple Complex,” Liahona, Apr. 2008, N6–N7

“Groundbreaking Held for Cebu Temple Complex,” Ensign, Feb. 2008, 79–80

Cherry Baluyot, "Cebu temple — Groundbreaking in Philippines: Nation's second temple will serve central, southern areas,' Church News [Saturday, 17 November 2007]. 

“New Temple Announcement Answers Members’ Prayers,” Liahona, Sept. 2006, N2–N3

"New Mission Presidents," (former missionary Eleazer Salipot Collad called as president Philippines Baguio Mission) Church News [Saturday, 6 May 2006].

"Temple Announced," Church News [Saturday, 29 April 2006].  

"Notably Progress in the Philippines," Church News [Saturday, 30 April 2005]. 

Lenore H. Pilobello, "41,000 Filipinos hear words of leaders: Elder Dallin H. Oaks, others address members in historic satellite conference," Church News{Saturday, 24 July 2004]. 

"Obituaries," (Margaret Farnsworth Richards, wife of C. Elliot Richards who presided over Philippines Cebu and Cebu East Missions 1987-1990). Church News [Saturday, 22 May 2004].

"New Mission Presidents," (former missionary Edgardo E. Fernando called as president Philippines Cayagan de Oro Mission) Church News [Saturday, 6 May 1995]. 

Sheridan R. Sheffield, "As Church Grew, He Grew in Gospel," (brother of Augusto A. Lim served in mission presidency) Church News [Saturday, 15 August 1992].

"Translations in Philippine languages moving forward," (Translation of the Book of Mormon into Cebuano, which is spoken on the island of Cebu and Mindinao, was completed by a group of members under the direction of Pablo Codina, a member now serving in a stake presidency. About 12 million people speak Cebuano, including some 37,300 members.) Church News [Saturday, 30 November 1991]. 

"Returned Missionaries Learn Business Skills," Church News [Saturday, 21 July 1991].

“Typhoon Buffets Philippines, Floods Hit Washington,” Ensign, Feb. 1991, 78–79

“Church Creates New Missions in Europe, Asia,” (Philippines Tacloban, from the Philippines Cebu Mission: no stakes, almost 4,500 members, a total population of more than 3.1 million in an east-central portion of the Philippines.) Ensign, July 1990, 79 

"3 new missions in Japan, Philippines," (The Philippines Cebu Mission will be divided to form the new Tacloban mission in the Samar and Leyte provinces. The new mission will have 4,500 members in five districts, and a population of 3.1 million. The Cebu mission will be left with 7,500 members in two stakes and one district within a population of 3.3 million.) Church News [Saturday, 17 February 1990].

“Six New Missions to Begin July 1,” (The Philippines Naga Mission is to be created from a division of the Philippines Cebu Mission. The Naga mission will have 9,000 members in the Legaspi and Naga stakes and the Daet, Lopez, and Sorsogon districts. The mission area has some 4.6 million people. The Cebu mission will have 11,000 members in the Cebu City and Cebu City South stakes and the Calbayog, Catarman, Ormoc, Tacloban, and Tagbilaran districts. The mission area includes 3 million people.) Ensign, May 1989, 102–103.

John L. Hart, "New Missions Are Evidence of Church's Dynamic Growth," ("3 new missions in Japan, Philippines," (The Philippines Cebu Mission will be divided to form the new Tacloban mission in the Samar and Leyte provinces. The new mission will have 4,500 members in five districts, and a population of 3.1 million. The Cebu mission will be left with 7,500 members in two stakes and one district within a population of 3.3 million.)Church News [Saturday, 25 February 1989]. 

“Twelve New Missions Formed,” (Cebu East Mission created) Ensign, June 1987, 76

“Philippines: The Land of Joyous Service,” (President Carl D. Jones of the Philippines Cebu City Mission has four districts, 30 branches, and 12 groups forming a strongly organized mission. Comprising the southern half of the former Philippines Mission, the mission includes over 6,000 islands, among them the ten major islands that support most of the 16 million population. (Only 700 of the more than 7,000 islands in the Philippines are inhabited.) Property for chapel-building has already been purchased in this mission.) Ensign, Aug 1975, 58

“Mission Name Changes Reflect Church Growth,” Ensign, (New mission titles now include the state, province or country where the mission is located, the mission headquarters, and, where there is more than one mission with the same headquarters, a geographic designation. The accelerated growth of the Church and the need for a more uniform mission title system necessitates the title changes. The location of the mission headquarters now determines the mission title.The recent announcement by the First Presidency of several new missions, including the California San Diego Mission, the Philippines Cebu City Mission, the Idaho Pocatello Mission, the Japan Sendai Mission, and the Argentina Buenos Aires South Mission, accompanied the announcement of the mission title changes.) Oct. 1974, 90

“New Mission Formed for Alaska, Yukon,” (Earlier this year five other new missions were created with headquarters in Sendai, Japan; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Cebu, Philippines; Pocatello, Idaho; and San Diego, California.) Ensign, Dec. 1974, 75


John Crespo, “The Name on the Tag,” New Era, Mar. 2007, 63

Sister Cheryl Gottfredson and Sister Annette Burton, "The Power of One," (story about former missionary  Veneracion (Vene) Villamartin) Church News [Saturday, 16 September 2006].

R. Scott Lloyd, "A Need Boost for Fledging Entrepreneurs," (Teresita Pepito) Church News [Saturday, 4 September 2004].

Shaun D. Stahle, "Liberated by hope: Returned Filipino missionaries learn business skills to improve lives," Church News [Saturday, 21 July 2001]. 

Alan L. Olsen, “I Felt Comfort—but Why?,” Liahona, Feb. 2001, 34–35

Alan L. Olsen, “I Felt Comfort—but Why?,” Ensign, Jan. 2001, 72–73

“Questions and Answers--Some people seem to brag about how many generations of their family have belonged to the Church. I’m a convert. Does it really matter if you’re related to those who were the pioneers of the Church in your country?,” (Sister Lailani T. Untalan,) Liahona, Mar 1998, 30

R. Lanier Britsch, “‘Faithful, Good, Virtuous, True’: Pioneers in the Philippines,” (Remus G. and Yvonne L. Villarete) Liahona, Feb 1998, 41

R. Lanier Britsch, “‘Faithful, Good, Virtuous, True’: Pioneers in the Philippines,” (Remus G. and Yvonne L. Villarete) Ensign, Aug 1997, 56–63

Laury Livsey, “I Will Go and Do,” (Sister Hilda Bactin and Sister Amy Andersen) New Era, May 1997, 30

Aurelia S. Diezon, “Would They Welcome Me Again?,” Ensign, June 1996, 55–56

Alpha R. Caluyo, “I Couldn’t Believe He Was a Prophet,” Tambuli, Dec 1994, 30

Marvin K. Gardner, “Philippine Saints: ‘A Believing People’,” Tambuli, Sep 1991, 8

"'Blue Book' Quenched Thirst for Truth," (Alberto C. Bulseco) Church News [Saturday, 23 July 1988]. 

“Feedback--Love Is Important,” (Sister Towena Cantago) New Era, Jun 1987, 3 

“Feedback--You Never Know,” (Sister Dolores A. Quenano) New Era, Mar 1987, 3

“Feedback--A Great Friend,” (Elder Ted B. McCurdy) New Era, May 1985, 3

Francis M. Orquiola, “Gospel Flourishes in Soil of Filipino Faith,” (Dean Franklin Clair) Ensign, Sept. 1984, 78–79 

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