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Europe Area Receives New Presidency

News Release — 1 AUGUST 2015

As of August 1st, a new presidency will begin serving in the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Patrick Kearon will serve as area president, Paul V. Johnson as first counselor, and Timothy J. Dyches as second counselor.

Young and Old lend a Helping Hand at Elmdon Park

News Release — 29 JULY 2015

Around 50 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took part in this year’s Helping Hands event in Elmdon Park, Solihull. The church members from the two congregations in Chelmsley Wood and Solihull got together for this joint project which was arranged in conjunction with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and Solihull Council’s 'Love Solihull' initiative.

Gwent Summer Fair

News Release — 26 JULY 2015

Newport Gwent congregation welcomed their local community as they once again opened their doors in a second annual Open House.  The event was opened by The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Newport, Councillor Herbie Thomas and The Mayoress of Newport, Miss Jacqueline Mitchell.  In his opening address, The Mayor focused largely on the two charities being supported on the day; the Local Food Bank and 'The Princess Trust'. 

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Announces 2016 European Tour

News Release — 25 JULY 2015

For the first time in 18 years, the world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will take its tour international, performing in eight European cities over 20 days from Monday, June 27, through Saturday, July 16, 2016.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

MOTION GRAPHIC: LDS Charities Sets Its Sights on Vision Care Around the World

Video — 19 JULY 2015

Nearly 500,000 people in 50 countries have a new look on life. With the help of LDS Charities, medical communities around the world are setting their sights on making a difference through vision care. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Russell M. Nelson: New President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

News Release — 15 JULY 2015

Russell M. Nelson is president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He was set apart (an official appointment) to this calling by President Thomas S. Monson Wednesday, July 15, 2015.

Inaugural Education Weekend Conference

News Release — 13 JULY 2015

The first ever Education Weekend conference will be held in Oxford, 17-19 July 2015. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and people of all faiths are invited to participate in this continuing education event. Classes cover a range of fascinating spiritual and practical topics. BYU London Centre and Deseret News sponsor the conference and theme is “The Tradition of Enquir

Nottingham Poppy Picnic

News Release — 11 JULY 2015

The two Nottingham congregations recently joined with the Royal British Legion (RBL), to host a “Poppy Picnic”. This provided an opportunity to invite and involve members of the local community, friends and neighbours who all joined in the fun, with invitations also being issued to local dignitaries. The event successfully raised £285 in donations on the day.

From Australia Mormon Newsroom

President Boyd K. Packer Dies At Age 90

News Release — 5 JULY 2015

Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at home Friday, July 3, 2015, at about 2 p.m. MDT from causes incident to age. He was 90 years old.  President Packer was serving as president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles at the time of his passing, a postiion he held since 3 February 2008.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Funeral Services Scheduled for President Boyd K. Packer

News Release — 5 JULY 2015

Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, July 10, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. MDT.