News Releases

Early Mormonism Ties to Wales

Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, has a rich industrial history, but few people realise that the town also played a significant role in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Rome Temple Site Office Trailers Donated to Community

With the Rome Temple progressing toward completion, the trailers that hosted the offices of the construction site personnel are no longer needed. Managers and support staff recently moved into one of the already completed buildings – the patron housing.

Church Leader Attends Sheffield Mayor's Inauguration

President Wayne Dewey, second counsellor in the Sheffield England Stake Presidency, attended the Mayoral inauguration of Councillor Anne Murphy at Sheffield Town Hall on Wednesday 17th May. The event was attended by around 200 dignitaries, councillors and friends of the mayor.

Toby Perkins, MP, receives Community Voucher for Staveley Cemetery

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as Mormons) presented Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, with a voucher for 100 hours of Community Service within his Chesterfield Constituency and were pleased when he requested ‘Helping Hands’ for Staveley Cemetery. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Where Religious and Secular Meet

Does religious freedom protect only the religious? The pursuit of truth, the desire for meaning and the search for transcendence belong to no particular church, culture or country. These are the common aspirations of all human beings. The religious and the secular occupy the same public space and seek the same right to voice their beliefs.

Behind the Scenes of the British Pageant: Historical Locations

Towns in the northwest of England like Downham, Chatburn or Clitheroe may not be household names but these places contain rich history for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Events that occurred in these towns, as well as in nearby Preston, will be the subject of the British Pageant performed this summer in Chorley.

Young performer brings Victorian history to life

Children across the United Kingdom learn about history from textbooks and teachers, but this summer children like 13-year-old John Michael Joseph Siswick will have the unique opportunity to help history come to life.

Construction Begins on Victorian Musical Theatre

Before the cast and choir of the British Pageant take to the stage in August for two weeks of performances, hundreds of behind-the-scenes volunteers have plenty of work to do to bring the production together.

North Cornwall MP Visits St Austell Family History Centre

North Cornwall MP, Mr Scott Mann, attended the Family History Centre of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) in St Austell, Cornwall, recently to receive a framed picture of his family history. Members of the congregation, Lucy and Jean Dean, researched Mr Mann’s family history to trace his five family generations, which he was delighted to receive.

A day in the life of a Mormon missionary

Have you ever wondered what Mormon missionaries do? Spend a day with Sister Harouny and Sister McCrary to learn what they do and why they do it.