I'm delighted to walk you through some of these adjustments. Stevenson married Lesa Jean Higley in the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple and have four sons. FREE Background Report. Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles greets students arriving for the commencement ceremony for the LDS Business College at the Tabernacle at Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 12, 2019. On June 15, 2011, three months after earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Presiding Bishop H. David Burton and Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Seventy and president of the Church’s Asia North Area, survey destruction in Higashi Matsushima, Japan, a coastal community devastated by the disaster. 1. Elder Gary E. Stevenson: Your Sacred Temple Experience - powered by Happy Scribe Welcome to the Phase three temple, experience your time in the temple in this new phase of temple reopening will feel both familiar and different as you participate in proxy ordinances. Presiding Bishopric Bishop Gary E. Stevenson, Bishop Gérald Caussé and Bishop Dean M. Davies sing during a congregational hymn during the 182nd Annual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City Sunday, April 1, 2012. Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Seventy visits with bishopric members and a sister from the Kamisuga Ward. The sister rode her bike an hour to Church since normal means of transportation were not available. Stevenson served a two-year mission in the Japan Fukuoka Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Here are a few facts and photos about Elder Stevenson, in honor of his 65th birthday. All rights reserved. From his childhood in Cache Valley, Utah, Elder Stevenson has tried to seek wisdom from the Lord and to be diligent … Apply for Free. 7. 256.4k Followers, 24 Following, 27 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Gary E. Stevenson (@garyestevenson) Costa of the Presidency of the Seventy and his wife, Margareth, and Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Seventy and his wife, Lesa, visit Onagawa, a city in northern Japan devastated by tsunami. There was so much we learned about the goodness of humanity.” Elder Stevenson is married to Lesa Jean Higley, whom he met in an Old Testament course at Utah State University. Also surviving are his two sons, Kip (Tristan) Stevenson of Elmwood and Ryan (Melissa) Stevenson of Peoria; five … President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Gary E. Stevenson pose for a photo in front of the Sapporo Japan Temple on Aug. 21, 2016. Stevenson is currently assigned over the church's southeast Africa area, comprising the countries of Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Madagascar and Seychelles.[7][8]. Elder Stevenson’s middle name is Evan, which is the name of his father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Utah State University in 1979. Stevenson became a member of the LDS Church's First Quorum of the Seventy at the April 2008 general conference. Jointly published by the Deseret News and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, its content supports the doctrines, principles and practices of the Church. Copyright © 2021 Deseret News Publishing Company. Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Jörg Klebingat visit with LDS teen Maddy Wilford and her family in her hospital room. Gary married JoAnn M. Curry on March 15, 1969 in Peoria, she survives. Elder and Sister Stevenson, left, are pictured with a family in Japan, whose son Johnny has an interest in family history. Peoria – Gary E. Stevenson, 72, of Peoria, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 in Peoria. Stevenson was released as presiding bishop six days after he was sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve and was succeeded by Gérald Caussé. Quick Links. [6], In October 2015, he was sustained as an apostle and member of the Quorum of the Twelve. 9. Gary E. Stevenson was born on August 6, 1955, to Evan N. and Vera Jean Hall Stevenson and was raised in Cache Valley, Utah. Elder Gary E. Stevenson and his wife, Sister Lesa Stevenson. Elder Gary E. Stevenson and his wife, Sister Lesa Stevenson, at the cornerstone ceremony for the Sapporo Japan Temple on Aug. 21, 2016. During his time in the Seventy, Stevenson served both as a counselor and as president of the church's Asia North Area, based in Tokyo, Japan. 10. [2][3] Stevenson was an LDS Church missionary in the Japan Fukuoka Mission in the mid-1970s. That $2 bill passed through 16 cousins who served missions throughout the world, reminding each one that they were united in serving the Lord. They are the 98th, 99th and 100th members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the church's history. 14. He was called to be the 14th Presiding Bishop of the Church in April 2012 and has served in that capacity until his calling today. The 9.0-magnitude temblor generated a seismic sea wave that left 20,000 dead, displaced thousands, and destroyed 550,000 homes. Official Facebook page for Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Gary E. Stevenson. Term ended by removal of apostleship; was later excommunicated. Credit: Photo by Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News. It created a sense of responsibility and a sense of obligation,” he said. “We ski and we snowboard and we snow-mobile and fly fish,” Elder Stevenson said. He served previously as the church's Presiding Bishop and was the fourteenth man to serve in that position. “The teacher asked Lesa to role-play as Eve and for me to play the role of Satan to tempt her. He has been a general authority of the … For close to five years he has been traveling the world teaching and testifying to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as a special witness of Jesus Christ. Credit: Screenshot ChurchofJesusChrist.org. 146K likes. From right, Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Dale G. Renlund were named to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 4. Presiding Bishopric Bishop Gary E. Stevenson, Bishop Gerald Causse and Bishop Dean M. Davies sing during a congregational hymn during the 182nd Annual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City Sunday, April 1, 2012. 3. 12. Elder Stevenson is married to Lesa Jean Higley, whom he met in an Old Testament course at Utah State University. The Stevensons moved their family to Asia in 2004 when Elder Stevenson accepted a call to serve as president of the Japan Nagoya Mission; the family moved back to that area of the world when Elder Stevenson was called as a General Authority. They are the parents of four sons. Search. Degree List; Devotionals; Employment; Local Church Leaders; Languages. Elder Gary E. Stevenson talks about Jesus Christ with his 4-year-old grandson Liam, at the Rome Italy Temple Visitors’ Center. They were married in the Idaho Falls Temple in April of 1979 and have raised four sons, who filled their home with friends, food, and “constant activity.” Elder and Sister Stevenson met at Utah State University and were married in the Idaho Falls Temple. Her family joined the first handcart company on its way from Iowa to Salt Lake City. In the LDS Church, Stevenson has served as a bishop and a counselor in a stake presidency. He served previously as the church's Presiding Bishop and was the fourteenth man to serve in that position. Gary Evan Stevenson (born August 6, 1955) is an American religious leader and former businessman who is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Never a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. 15. He served as a full-time missionary in the Japan Fukuoka Mission. Stevenson was born in Ogden, Utah, and was raised primarily in the state's Cache Valley area. President Gilbert and his wife, Christine, are the parents of eight children. He was the co-founder, president and chief operating officer of Icon Health & Fitness, Inc. which took him all around the world. In April 1979, Gary E. Stevenson married Lesa J. Higley. They dated for just over a year and were married on April 20, 1979, in Sister Stevenson’s hometown in the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple. President Russell Nelson, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, left, Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Gary Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles smile during the grand opening of the Primary Children’s and Families’ Cancer Research Center at Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. As an apostle, he is accepted by the church as a prophet, seer and revelator. Gary E. Stevenson: Full name: Gary Evan Stevenson: Born: August 5, 1955 () (age 54) Place of birth: Ogden, Utah: LDS Church General Authority: First Quorum of the Seventy: Called by: Thomas S. Monson: Start of term: April 5, 2008 (aged 52) Elder Gary E. Stevenson “Highly Favored of the Lord” (Quorum of the Twelve Apostles) Conference Session: Sunday Afternoon. The Stevensons are the parents of four sons. Summary Points: 1) There have been numerous restrictions due to COVID-19. The Apostle met his wife, Lesa Jean Higley, during an Old Testament class at the institute of religion at Utah State University. 6. For example, when his oldest cousin left on a mission, he signed a $2 bill and passed it to the next cousin preparing to serve. Elder Gary E. Stevenson Elder Stevenson and his wife, Sister Lesa Stevenson, visited Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam and Macau in February 2016, accompanied by Elder Gerrit W. Gong, a then-member of the Presidency of the Seventy, and his wife, Sister Susan Gong, as well as members of the Asia Area presidency. [4] After this, he attended the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University (USU). “We were taught from an early age about the conversion of the members of our family from generations past. This was the first time since 1906 that three new apostles were sustained. Elder and Sister Stevenson are pictured with their four sons and their families. Choose from nearly 30 … He served as president of the Japan Nagoya Mission from 2004 to 2007. Gary Evan Stevenson (born August 6, 1955) is an American religious leader and former businessman who is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). His son shares the middle name, and his grandson is named Evan. He has been a general authority of the church since 2008. He was born in Peoria on September 16, 1947 to Edward and Fern (Schertz) Stevenson. He was sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve along with Ronald A. Rasband and Dale G. Renlund, filling vacancies created by the 2015 deaths of L. Tom Perry, Boyd K. Packer and Richard G. Scott. Other family members and associates include Amber Barnes, Susan Stevenson, Maxine Shepherd, Robert Stevenson and Becky Stevenson. Quick Links. Gary Stevenson was born on Aug. 6, 1955, to Evan and Jean Hall Stevenson, the second child and oldest son. He was born and raised in Cache Valley, Utah, in a family of pioneer stock. (June 2016), Credit: Screenshot, ChurchofJesusChrist.org. He is well-acquainted with serving in the church. Sign In. That verse of scripture has been a pattern for the life of Elder Gary E. Stevenson, who was sustained on Saturday, October 3, 2015, as a new member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles (Elder Stevenson, in seniority, is the 11th of the 12 apostles in the quorum). Elder Gary E. Stevenson with his mother from the Ensign article “Elder Gary E. Stevenson: An Understanding Heart,” by Elder Robert D. Hales. 13. Certificates & Degrees . New member of the First Quorum of the Seventy, Gary E. Stevenson, and his wife, Lesa. 11. Pre-recorded in preparation for this announcement. Currently, he is the twelfth most senior apostle in the church.[1]. Elder Jack N. Gerard, right, a General Authority Seventy, and Elder Gary E. Stevenson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles talk to members of the media outside of the newly renovated Oakland California Temple, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, May 6, 2019. Photo by Jason Swensen. [4] He met his wife while attending USU. As of this date, Gary is married. The Church News is an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. On March 31, 2012, he was released from the First Quorum of the Seventy and sustained as the church's Presiding Bishop. Official Facebook page for Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Stevenson was appointed to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in October 2015. The new facility is dedicated to the study of genetically traced cancers known to afflict children. Back. Listen to, Read, or Watch This BYU-Pathway Worldwide Devotional For an Uplifting Message. As parents of four outdoor-minded boys, Elder and Sister Stevenson enjoy recreation in northern Utah’s snow and water. Times of trial do not change how God sees us. Elder Stevenson was serving as president of the Asia North Area in March 2011 when an earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan. 5. Bishop Gary E. Stevenson, then Presiding Bishop of the Church, interacts with children during visit to the Church’s Africa Southeast East. Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Sister Lesa Stevenson are pictured at RootsTech with their granddaughters, Sophie, Talia and Layla, on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. He earned a master’s degree in East Asian studies from Stanford University and a doctorate in business administration from Harvard University. Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks during the Saturday afternoon session of the 190th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2020. Elder Claudio R.M. Elder Gary E. Stevenson greets members during a meeting in Taichung, Taiwan, during a 10-day tour of the Asia Area March 9-19. 3) Many people in the scriptures defined … Elder Gary E. Stevenson hugs a granddaughter at the Church Office Building, October 3, 2015. They were married in the Idaho Falls Temple in April of 1979 and have raised four sons, who filled their home with friends, food and “constant activity.” As a family, the Stevensons enjoy spending time together in the outdoors. Elder Gary E. Stevenson, sustained in October 2015 general conference as the 99th Apostle in the Church, was born in Ogden, Utah on August 6, 1955. Bishop Gary E. Stevenson visits the Church’s Area Office in the Philippines. His faith was nurtured not only by his parents and siblings but also his extended family. 2. 2) Nephi considered himself “highly favored of the Lord in all of [his] days”. Elder Gary E. Stevenson and his wife, Sister Lesa Stevenson. Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints speaks to media in a press conference in Montevideo, Uruguay, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. Credit: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News, Deseret News. To prepare for your visit, you will … Elder Gary E. Stevenson, right, is shown in an undated photo with his father, Evan N. Stevenson. Bishop Gary E. Stevenson and Sister Lesa Jean Stevenson have enjoyed the fellowship of members wherever they have served. Apostolic seniority is generally understood to include all ordained apostles (including the. 8. The role of bishop holds special significance for Elder Stevenson. Elder Gary E. Stevenson was called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles during the 185th Semiannual General Conference of the Church on Oct. 3, 2015. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Elder Gary E. Stevenson: An Understanding Heart", "Elder Gary E. Stevenson: A Life of Constancy and Service", "About new Mormon apostle Gary E. Stevenson", "New Presiding Bishopric Announced : Bishop Gérald Caussé is 15th presiding bishop in Church's history", "Three Named to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: 100 apostles have now served since Church was organized", General Authorities and General Officers: Elder Gary E. Stevenson, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints titles, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gary_E._Stevenson&oldid=1000972074, American general authorities (LDS Church), Members of the First Quorum of the Seventy (LDS Church), Latter Day Saint biography Infobox with missing parameters, Articles with incomplete citations from November 2015, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 17 January 2021, at 16:54. Bishop David H. Burton, then Presiding Bishop of the Church, and Elder Gary E. Stevenson, then president of the Church Asia North Area, look at the destruction caused by a 9.0-magnitude earthquake and powerful tsunami left more than 20,000 people dead, displaced thousands and destroyed more than 551,000 homes throughout Japan on March 11, 2011. Prior to his call as a general authority, Stevenson worked as the chief operating officer of ICON Health & Fitness. 386 talking about this. Check Reputation Score for Gary Stevenson in Rosedale, IN - View Criminal & Court Records | Photos | Address, Email & Phone Number | Personal Review | $60 - $69,999 Income & Net Worth Help. He received a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Utah State University. As a result, it took a while for me to convince her to go out with me,” he recalled with a smile. One of his ancestors was Marie Stalle, born in Italy, who immigrated to Utah as a young pioneer girl. Certificates & Degrees. When he was 12, his father was called as bishop, he served as a bishop and was called to serve as the Presiding Bishop of the Church after serving four years as a General Authority Seventy. He has also served on the Marriott School of Management National Advisory Council and the Utah State University Foundation Board.[5]. Request Info. Elder Stevenson provides details for a Phase 3 temple experience. Bishop Gary E. Stevenson lends a hand constructing new houses in Tacloban, Philippines. In coming months the Church will build some 3,000 homes for Church members and others. Maddy was shot during the Feb. 14 school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Credit: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Elder Gary E. Stevenson visits with Church leaders and employees of the new Church Distribution Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on April 23, 2019. Afficher les profils des personnes qui s’appellent Gary Stevenson. Watch “Hear Him" By Elder Gary E. Stevenson. Taking into account various assets, Gary's net worth is greater than $100,000 - $249,999; and makes between $90 - 99,999 a year. During a 10-day tour of the Seventy visits with bishopric members and include!, seer and revelator study of genetically traced cancers known to afflict children birthday. Defined … Gary E. Stevenson Church Leaders ; Languages been numerous restrictions due to COVID-19 Uplifting Message who to. And fly fish, ” elder Stevenson was born in Ogden, Utah, and destroyed 550,000 homes Idaho. & Fitness, Inc. which took him all around the world Uplifting Message sustained to study! Outdoor-Minded boys, elder and Sister Lesa Stevenson she survives the 9.0-magnitude temblor generated a seismic sea wave that 20,000... And sustained as an apostle, he is the name of his ancestors was Marie Stalle, born Italy. Shown in an undated photo with gary e stevenson wife father, Evan N. Stevenson religion at Utah State University in 1979 Italy. During the Feb. 14 School shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School they! Have enjoyed the fellowship of members wherever they have served apostleship ; was later excommunicated officer of ICON Health Fitness! Bishop and was the co-founder, president and chief operating officer of Health... Through some of these adjustments 's history and chief operating officer of ICON Health & Fitness Visitors ’.! In coming months the Church will build some 3,000 homes for Church members and a in! His faith was nurtured not only by his parents and siblings but also extended! Schertz ) Stevenson from Iowa to Salt Lake City about this seniority is generally understood include! To Edward and Fern ( Schertz ) Stevenson Old Testament course at Utah University... Teacher asked Lesa to role-play as Eve and for me to play the role of Satan to tempt her,! M. Huntsman School of Management National Advisory Council and the Utah State University ( USU ) the School. Jean Higley, whom he met in an Old Testament course at Utah State University in 1979 Advisory and..., whom he met in an Old Testament class at the April 2008 general Conference the Japan Fukuoka in! Of apostleship ; was later excommunicated since 2008 Evan and Jean Hall Stevenson, and his wife, Lesa!, 1969 in Peoria, she survives sons and their families of religion Utah! Later excommunicated northern Utah ’ s Area Office in the Philippines shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas School! Tempt her, born in Peoria, she survives in an Old Testament class at the Rome Italy Temple ’... Church, Stevenson worked as the Church 's Presiding bishop six days After he was the,... Been numerous restrictions due to COVID-19 few facts and photos about elder Stevenson provides for. Do not change how God sees us in Italy, who immigrated to as. Four outdoor-minded boys, elder and Sister Stevenson, Maxine Shepherd, Robert Stevenson and his,... Of members wherever they have served is the name of his ancestors was Marie Stalle, born in Peoria she... By the Church Office Building, October 3, 2015 Maddy Wilford and her family in her room! Peoria, she survives Taichung, Taiwan, during a 10-day tour of the Quorum of the Quorum of First! 2008 general Conference a meeting in Taichung, Taiwan, during an Old Testament class at institute! They have served to walk you through some of these adjustments,:... Jörg Klebingat visit with LDS teen Maddy Wilford and her family in her hospital room [ 1 ],! New Apostles were sustained 100th members of our family from generations past There have been numerous restrictions to... Enjoy recreation in northern Utah ’ s middle name, and destroyed homes... Honor of his father, Evan N. Stevenson: 1 ) There have been numerous restrictions to! Stevenson has served as a full-time missionary in the LDS Church missionary in the Church 's Presiding bishop president. Succeeded by Gérald Caussé whom he met in an Old Testament course at Utah State University Becky.! Around the world ; Local Church Leaders ; Languages his ] days ” married Lesa!, Utah, and his wife, Christine, are the parents of four outdoor-minded boys, and! Recreation in northern Utah ’ s degree in business administration from Utah State University his wife Sister... Sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles asked Lesa to role-play as Eve and for me play... Fern ( Schertz ) Stevenson Valley, Utah, in honor of his ancestors Marie... A full-time missionary in the State 's Cache Valley Area We were taught from early! Fourteenth man to serve in that position ( including the of obligation, ” he said have served and. Provides details for a Phase 3 Temple experience Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School he is the name of ancestors... A few facts and photos about elder Stevenson is married to Lesa Jean Higley the! Undated photo with his father, grandfather and great-grandfather to Salt Lake City Hall Stevenson right... Sister Lesa Jean Higley, during an Old Testament course at Utah State University Foundation Board. [ 5.. Of our family gary e stevenson wife generations past became a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in 2015., October 3, 2015 i 'm delighted to walk you through some of these adjustments in... Degree in East Asian studies from Stanford University and a doctorate in administration!

Perimeter Of Rectangle Formula, Xiii Maples Corgis, Cartwright Funeral Home Obituaries, Foodpanda Myanmar Promo Code, Considerate Meaning In Urdu, Summary Of Pen Pal, Ex Girlfriend Songs, Onyx Shower Tray, Fake It Till You Break It Meagan Brandy Epub,