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Elder Patrick Kearon

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Elder Patrick Kearon
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Elder Patrick Kearon was sustained as a General Authority Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 3, 2010.

He has served as a member of the Presidency of the Seventy since 2017, following five years in Germany in the Europe Area Presidency. He was named Senior President of the Seventy in August 2020. He currently assists Elder David A. Bednar in supervising the Middle East/Africa North Area and Elder Ronald A. Rasband in supervising the Utah Area.

Elder Kearon has lived and worked in the United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, and the United States in a range of industries and ran his own communications consultancy. His civic and community involvement has included service on the boards of charities, a school, an enterprise agency, and a college.

After joining the Church on Christmas Eve of 1987, Elder Kearon served in numerous Church callings, including Young Men president, counselor in a bishopric, branch president, stake president, and Area Seventy.

Patrick Kearon was born in Carlisle, Cumberland, England, on July 18, 1961. He married Jennifer Carole Hulme in January 1991. They are the parents of four children.