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Minister of State, Nicky Morgan, attends Loughborough WW1 Commemoration

News Release — 18 December 2014

Nicky Morgan MP and Minister of State for Education and Women’s Equality gave a reading at a World War 1 Commemoration held in the Loughborough LDS Chapel on Sunday evening the 2nd of November 2014. Members of the Loughborough congregation and others from around the Leicester area presented readings and musical items to the delight of the more than 350 who attended, including many, like the Mayor of Charnwood, Councillor Paul Day, who had never before been inside the building.

Coventry Lord Mayor joins in Carol Singing

News Release — 18 December 2014

The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor Hazel Noonan, was one of over 400 people attending the annual Christmas carol concert at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Coventry. The concert was held, not just to celebrate the birth of The Saviour Jesus Christ but to help less fortunate children in the Coventry area. The people who attended the concert very generously donated toys, books and a wide variety of other gifts which The Rotary Club of Coventry Phoenix then forwarded to Valley House in Coventry.

Watford hosts Interfaith Event

News Release — 15 December 2014

The Watford congregation recently organised and hosted an interfaith discussion evening with the purpose of building relationships and understanding between different Faiths. The topic “Ways to Strengthen Families” was chosen to highlight common ground between faiths, and was recognised as an important topic for many people. The evening was a great success, which many members of the ward felt was an inspiring event and a wonderful opportunity to learn more about other Faiths and to consider the common ground that we all share.

Leading Anglican and Christian MP receive 2014 Family Values Awards

News Release — 12 December 2014

Prominent Anglican broadcaster Rev Canon Ann Easter and well-known Christian Member of Parliament David Burrowes received the 2014 Family Values Awards from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) at a celebratory event held at the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament (December 10).

First Presidency 2014 Christmas Message

News Release — 12 December 2014

As we celebrate this Christmas season, our thoughts turn to that sacred event long ago when the Prince of Peace and the Light of the World was born (see Isaiah 9:6).

Dunfermline member receives Young Banker of the Year Award

News Release — 12 December 2014

Jamie Broadbent of Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, a local family man and member of the Dunfermline congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has been named as the 2014 Deloitte Young Banker of the Year.  He was named the winner at an award dinner at the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh.

MP for Coventry Visits with Local Youth

News Release — 9 December 2014

More than 80 youth and young adults, all members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, attended a meeting in Coventry where the main speaker was the Honourable Jim Cunningham MP, Coventry South.

Merthyr Tydfil Welcomes All Faiths

News Release — 4 December 2014

In acknowledgment of Inter Faith Week UK leaders from the Inter Faith Council for Wales gathered at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Merthyr Tydfil Chapel on Wednesday 19 November 2014.

Challenging the swearing used in School books

News Release — 4 December 2014

Would you object if your child had to read a schoolbook with swear words?

This is the question Mark Forrest recently asked on his radio show at BBC Radio Humberside. It was prompted by concerned parent Andy Napper, a local Church leader from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hull, who did not approve when his thirteen-year-old daughter was given a book filled with swearing in her pre-GCSE reading list.

Spirituality vs Materialism this Christmas Season

Blog Post — 2 December 2014

When my Granddad recalled Edwardian Christmases with his family, he related fond memories of discovering Yuletide stockings by his bed, filled with nuts and oranges.  That was it on the gift front for him, his brothers and sisters, all children of a Cambridgeshire railwayman – very basic by today’s standards. 

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