Laie Hawaii Mission announced by Church leadership
LAIE, Hawaii — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is creating a second mission in Hawaii.
The Hawaii Laie Mission
The Church will open the Laie Hawaii Mission, the faith’s 408th mission worldwide, on January 3, 2022.
The Laie Mission will include three young single adult stakes near BYU-Hawaii, two stakes in the Laie area, and the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors’ Center, reported the church.
The church also explained the new mission will let current missionaries at the visitors’ center have closer contact with leaders of the new Laie mission.
Mission leadership announced
According to a Church Newsroom release, Sidney J. and Stephanie R. Bassett will serve as mission president and companion of the newly opening mission.
They will also oversee the Laie Temple.
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