Organizing the Stakes and Missions
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  • The first stake in the Philippines, Manila Philippines Stake, was organized on May 20, 1973 with Augusto Lim as the first stake president.
  • The Philippines Mission was divided into Philippines Manila Mission and Philippines Cebu Mission in 1974.
  • Pres. Spencer W. Kimball visited Manila in 1974.
  • President Spencer W. Kimball visited the Philippines the second time and met with then Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos in 1980.