News Releases

Church Launches ‘A Savior Is Born’ Christmas Initiative

News Release — 28 NOVEMBER 2015

A Christmas initiative that includes a video in multiple languages and outdoor advertising in New York City’s Times Square was launched today (Sunday, November 29, 2015, 6 a.m. MST) by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Staines to the Rescue for Calais Refugees

News Release — 25 NOVEMBER 2015

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and community volunteers turned out in force on Saturday 21 November to assemble food parcels and pack warm coats and shoes for desperate refugees in Calais. 

Church working with governments and other partners to aid refugees in Europe

News Release — 24 NOVEMBER 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is continuing its long existing partnership with international humanitarian organisations to tend to the dire needs of refugees entering Europe. Support is underway to provide food, shelter, clothing, and medical supplies.

Two honoured with Family Values Award in Scotland

News Release — 23 NOVEMBER 2015

The Family Values Awards of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, recognises civic, faith and other community leaders who have made outstanding contributions to the family.  Murdo Fraser MSP, along with Farkhanda Chaudhry MBE were recipients of the 2015 Awards presented at a celebratory dinner in Edinburgh.

Youth from Scotland Donate to Homeless Charity, 'Somebody Cares'

News Release — 23 NOVEMBER 2015

A Regional Youth Day at the Aberdeen meeting house of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took place recently which was organised by youth leaders throughout Scotland.   The 105 young men and women, aged between 14 and 18 years, came from Thurso, Dundee, Edinburgh, Paisley, Glasgow and Aberdeen with 31 leaders in attendance. 

92 year old war veteran receives Legion D'Honneur

News Release — 20 NOVEMBER 2015

92 year old member Bob Crawford from the Cavehill congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Belfast has been awarded France's highest decoration, the Legion D'Honneur.

Rugby Legend Jonah Lomu Dies Following Recent Visit to Poole

News Release — 18 NOVEMBER 2015

Legendary Rugby Union player Jonah Lomu, who died suddenly November 18th, and his wife Nadene, members of The church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, addressed a packed meeting at the Poole meeting house on Thursday 22 October. 

Church Leadership Changed in Paisley

News Release — 17 NOVEMBER 2015

At a Stake (area) conference of the Church held in Paisley on 25 October, the leadership of the Stake was reorganised and an honourable release extended to the leaders who had served so well and faithfully for 9 years

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

First Presidency Expresses Love, Support for French People

Official Statement — 16 NOVEMBER 2015

Saturday, November 14, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement regarding the attacks in Paris:

Clarification about Distribution of Materials

News Release — 14 NOVEMBER 2015

Over the past few months, a US-based organization has sent materials to academics, politicians and leading representatives of the religions in the UK and other countries. This group calls itself "Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints" (FLDS).