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80 year old Member still Attends Scouts

News Release — 20 July 2014

When Clements MacDonald, a member of Bangor 2nd congregation in the Belfast area, joined the scouts as a 12 yr old boy, 68 years ago, his uniform was a pair of shorts, a shirt and a Mountie style hat. Little did he think back then, that, at the age of 80, he would still be attending scouts. Over the years, however, Clem has found that being involved in the scouting programme is so rewarding that he has refused to let his age stand in the way.

Nuneaton Locals give a Helping Hand

News Release — 19 July 2014

35 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the Nuneaton congregation gathered together at Riversley Park in Nuneaton for a few hours of litter picking.   Wearing bright yellow protective tabards and with pickers, gloves and bags provided by the council, they were seen around the park and in various parts of the town centre.

Campaigning Grandmother honoured at Westminster

News Release — 10 July 2014

Sixty one year old Carol Rigby – grandmother, ex-lollipop lady, campaigner and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – has been honoured recently at a reception held in Westminster by Opposition Leader Ed Milliband.

Mormon missions: ‘It was hard but it was worth it’

Blog Post — 8 July 2014

Having served as a Mormon missionary in Toronto, Canada a few years ago, I look back on that time with great fondness. 

Young Wandsworth members help Local School

News Release — 3 July 2014

A group of Young Single Adults, aged 18 to 26 years, with full-time missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Wandsworth, met at Sellincourt Primary School in the Tooting area of south central London on a recent Saturday to paint exterior walls and landscape the play areas of the school.

Church Leaders' Message Addresses Doctrine, Questions

News Release — 30 June 2014

In God's plan for the happiness and eternal progression of His children, the blessings of His priesthood are equally available to men and women. Only men are ordained to serve in priesthood offices. All service in the Church has equal merit in the eyes of God. We express profound gratitude for the millions of Latter-day Saint women and men who willingly and effectively serve God and His children.

FamilySearch Unveils New Photo Scanning System

News Release — 28 June 2014

“I want to tell the stories of my mother’s family,” explained Jackie Zhang, a native of China currently living in Salt Lake City, Utah. “I was able to scan in two photos, one of my mother and another of my grandparents, but I have a lot of information missing.

Church Reaches Milestone in Vietnam

News Release — 28 June 2014

The Vietnamese government has officially recognized what is known as the Interim Representative Committee of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Vietnam. This Interim Representative Committee consists of three Vietnamese Church leaders (the Hanoi district president and the two Ho Chi Minh City branch presidents).

BYU London Centre re-opens its doors

News Release — 28 June 2014

After extensive renovation and approximately six months of anticipation, the BYU London Centre re-opened its doors on 24 June 2014 to Church and community leaders. Newly appointed on 1 May 2014 Brigham Young University President Kevin J. Worthen, accompanied by his wife Peggy, welcomed distinguished guests and shared remarks.

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf Visits Europe

News Release — 20 June 2014

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Harriet, visited Western Europe in June to celebrate several milestones of the Church.

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