Summarized by Joyce Feustel
Local Mormons Get New Leader
Chicago Tribune 28Apr00 D1
By Mary Alice Benoit : Special to the Tribune
NORTHWEST SUBURBS, ILLINOIS -- Reynold Price....Called to Serve
Brother Price, age 41, a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints was issued a call to serve as the new bishop of the 2nd ward of the
Schaumberg Stake and has accepted that calling. He is a lifelong member of
the church and has held many such callings (or positions). He has served as
a member of the High Council, a bishop's counselor, a scoutmaster, a teacher
and a missionary for the church.
When asked about this newest calling, Price said, "In our church, we believe
a man must be called to serve God and I will try with all of my capacity to
serve Him in building His Kingdom in this area."
The 2nd Ward is based in Arlington Heights and serves about 320 members from
its facility at 2035 N. Windsor Drive. There are approximately 22,000 Mormons
in the Chicago area. Worldwide, the church claims more than 11 million
members, with Spanish-speaking countries seeing the biggest gains.
Price, an engineering manager at CTS Wireless in Schaumburg, must
divide his time between the church, his job and his family. He
estimates that he spends 15 to 20 hours per week working for the
church in addition to working full time and raising his seven
children, ages 15 to 10 months, along with his wife, Juanita. He will
act as spiritual adviser, administrator of the ward, oversee the
youth programs and will be the chief financial officer of the ward.
His wife Juanita was recently released from a women's leadership role
in the church because it would It would take too much time away from