News Releases

Lord Mayor of York Grows her Family Tree

When National Interfaith Week was opened at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in York the Lord Mayor Sonia Crisp and Ian Crisp (the Lord Mayor’s Consort) visited the Church’s Family History Centre and were impressed with the extensive and free resources available and expressed a desire to come back to explore their own Family History.

Bay TV's 'Faith Matters' programme Features Liverpool Church Members

​Recently, Liverpool’s Bay TV, a community television channel, sent their ‘Faith Matters’ documentary team to interview Bishop David Hoare, leader of the Liverpool congregation, Janet Gifford, a Public Affairs Specialist and Mark Harrison Jnr, a member of the Crosby congregation at the Church meeting house in Liverpool.

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf presides at the creation of the first stake in the Czech Republic

On May 15, 2016, a day revered by European Christians as Pentecost Sunday, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, a member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, returned to the country of his birth and presided over the creation of the first stake (a large geographical unit) in the Czech Republic.

Glasgow Mormons Help Local Cats Charity

On Saturday 7 May members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from across Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Dunbartonshire gave up their time to help at Cats Protection’s Glasgow Adoption Centre. The centre cares for up to 200 cats, in need of a new home, at any time. 

Racing for the Poppy Appeal

The May Day bank holiday saw four members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Leicester area raise over £1000 for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. 

Manchester Mormon Women Create Sensory Cushions

The women from the women’s organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of the Manchester Young Single Adult congregation held a service project activity evening during which they lovingly created 'Sensory' cushions for those who suffer from dementia.

Brussels Mormons Work Together With Salvation Army to Help Refugees

Members and friends of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brussels, gathered last Saturday to assemble 1,500 hygiene kits to help refugees. 

Norwich Youth give Service to Dementia Sufferers

A few days before the opening of the new Dementia Village in Norwich, a group of 34 young people aged 14-17, armed with forks and spades from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Norwich, tackled a project at the Community Hub in Bowthorpe intended to support people with dementia, their carers and the wider community.

World Interfaith Harmony Week Supported by Manchester Young Singles

Back in 2010, The United Nations General Council passed a new resolution which established the World Interfaith Harmony Week, to be held during the first week of February each year. The objective of this initiative was to “support, on a voluntary basis, the spread of the message of interfaith harmony and goodwill in the world’s churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other places of worship during that week based on Love of God and Love of the Neighbour.”

Refuge From the Storm

Under the direction of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ First Presidency (the faith’s highest governing body), the Church is working with 75 organisations in 17 European countries to assist refugees.