The Parleys Creek (Swahili) Branch was created Jan. 4, as a unit of the Salt Lake Sugar House Stake. The branch primarily will serve members and investigators who speak Swahili and several other African dialects.

Conducting the meeting to organize the branch, Stake President Ryan K. Olsen led the sustaining of Amram Musungu of Kenya as branch president, Andrew Zillale of Tanzania as first counselor, and Robert Kagabo of Uganda as second counselor.

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This story appeared in the January 7 edition of the Church News, an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.