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Dresses from Pillowcases for Africa

News Release — 1 March 2015

The women of the Coventry congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints started a project last year to make dresses from pillowcases to send to Africa for underprivileged children. The original target was to sew 100 dresses, but this was soon passed and the total now exceeds 230.

Norwich MP celebrates 50th anniversary of Norwich Chapel

News Release — 22 February 2015

Members of the Norwich congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated the 50th anniversary of the building of the chapel with guests of honour, Rt Hon Simon Wright, MP and the Mayor, councillor Judith Lubbock.

Church Invited to Historic Muslim Interfaith Event

News Release — 16 February 2015

Celebrating the United Nations Interfaith Week 2015, representatives from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were personally invited by Mr Saleem Kidwai OBE, KFO, FRSA and General Secretary of the Muslim Council of Wales to an historic multi-faith dinner in Cardiff on Wednesday 4th February 2015.

Chesterfield Receives Appreciation for Poppy Appeal Support

News Release — 13 February 2015

Members and missionaries of the Chesterfield congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints welcomed two very special guests on Sunday 1st February, Councillor Peter Barr the Chesterfield Borough Councillor who previously served as the Mayor and Cecilia Harper, the Honourary Poppy Appeal Organiser, who was previously the National Secretary of the Royal British Legion. Church members were presented with certificates of appreciation for their Poppy Appeal collection at Tesco Extra in Chesterfield.

British Prime Minister Receives Personal Family History from Church

News Release — 10 February 2015

United Kingdom Prime Minister Rt Hon David Cameron received over six generations of his family history, together with detailed historical background, from representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a meeting at the Houses of Parliament (February 4).

Paignton opens its doors for Family History and WW1 event

News Release — 6 February 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Belle Vue Road, Paignton recently opened its doors for a Family History and World War 1 event which was open to the public. 

Among the guests were Alison Hernandez, councillor for Shiphay and Kevin Foster, a Conservative Campaigner for Torbay, who were very pleased to receive copies of their family history, having been prepared previously by Colin Tucker, one of the researchers. 

100 years of Charity Never Failing - Grimsby Celebrates Anniversary of Relief Society

News Release — 29 January 2015

A celebratory evening took place at Grimsby Chapel as the women of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated 100 years of the women’s organisation, Relief Society, in the Grimsby area.

The evening was attended by Councillor Alex Baxter, The Worshipful Mayor of the Borough of North East Lincolnshire with The Mayoress, Mrs Anne Baxter who remarked on the hospitality extended to them. The Mayor and his wife were welcomed and accompanied during the evening by area Church leader, Stake President Ash Poulton and his wife Kim.

Bishop Alec Mitchell of Brighton Congregation receives RBL honour

News Release — 27 January 2015

A unique honour by the Royal British Legion has been placed upon Bishop Alec Mitchell, of the Brighton congregation, Crawley area, of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Bishop Mitchell, originally from Norwich, was recently asked to serve as one of three RBL chaplains in the Brighton area

New Bishop in St Helier Continues Proud Tradition

News Release — 25 January 2015

The congregation in St Helier, Jersey were delighted to welcome Joe Pinzari as their new bishop, together with Mark Fairhead and Mike Key as his counsellors.

Building Relations with Local Food Bank

News Release — 20 January 2015

Two years ago Wendy White of Clifton, Nottingham, recognised a need to help struggling families in the area. Through her inspired efforts and leadership Wendy and her team of volunteers established a food bank in St. Francis Church of England premises in Clifton. The Hope Pentecostal church, of which Wendy is a member uses the same premises. A few months later, Ken Goddard, a local leader of the Nottingham 1st congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, felt inspired to offer assistance.

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