Elder Joshua Ponce has been called to serve a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Ponce will serve in the Argentina Santa Fe Mission (Spanish speaking) for 24 months. His parents are Edward and Ruth Ponce of the Virgin Valley Spanish Branch. Joshua will report to the Provo Missionary Training Center Oct. 26 to prepare to teach the gospel. Elder Ponce will speak Sunday, Oct. 23 at 9 a.m. in the Stake Center, located at 100 N. Arrowhead Ln.
Mesquite 6th Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has a change in their Bishopric. Bishop Kevin Jensen serves with Aaron Baker, the Bishopric First Counselor. Don Barnum will fill the position as the new Bishopric Second Counselor.