Leader Biography

Elder Michael John U. Teh

Elder Michael John U. Teh was called to serve as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on March 31, 2007, at age 41. He served previously as a member of the Third and Eighth Quorums of the Seventy in the Philippines Area. As an Area Seventy, he also served as second counselor in the Philippines Area Presidency. Elder Teh is currently serving as president of the Phillipines Area.

Prior to his call as a General Authority, Elder Teh served in numerous callings, including full-time missionary in the Philippines Davao Mission, bishop’s counselor, bishop, stake president’s counselor, high councilor, and mission president’s counselor.

Elder Teh received a bachelor’s degree in business administration and majored in management at De La Salle University. At the time of his call to full-time Church service, he was employed as the recorder of the Manila Philippines Temple.

Elder Michael John Uy Teh was born in Davao City, Davao Del Sur, Philippines, on June 25, 1965. He married Grace May Weedon in December 1989. They are the parents of three children and reside in Manila, Philippines.

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