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Chester and North Wales offer Helping Hands Service in the Community

Members from several congregations in the Chester area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined forces to complete Helping Hands service projects to benefit the communities in which they live.

Starlight Ladies Walk Raises Funds for St Rocco's Hospice

On Friday 17th June women from Warrington congregation’s women’s organisation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took part in the 10th annual 'Starlight Ladies Walk' around Warrington town centre in memory of Jean Ives, to raise funds for St. Rocco’s Hospice

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Elder Wickman: Religious Freedom Requires Engaging with Others, Compromise

"Every person—including people of faith and their religious communities—should have enough space to live according to their core beliefs," said Lance B. Elder Wickman an emeritus General Authority Seventy. He was the opening speaker at the BYU Religious Freedom Annual Review on July 7. The conference, which runs through July 8, provides a review of current challenges to religious freedom in the United States and around the world.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings to Enthusiastic Audiences in Europe

More than 300 members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and 65 members of the Orchestra at Temple Square wrap up a seven-city summer tour in western Europe, with 90-minute live performances that were scheduled from June 29 through July 13, 2016. 

Bags of Help for Homeless

The women from several congregations in the Coventry area gathered together with the aim of making a difference to homeless people within their local communities. Many homeless people feel “invisible”, and so this project was launched to reach out to them and let them know that some people recognise their needs, and care enough to do something practical for

Church expresses condolences to those affected by the attacks in Nice, France

Patrick Kearon, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Europe Area, and members of the Church in France join all people of goodwill to express their deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the tragic event which took place last night in Nice.

Volunteer vs Called

There are two important aspects of member involvement in our church – volunteering to serve and being called to serve.  Because in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints we do not have a paid clergy, members give their own time in leadership, teaching, and service to their fellow men/women/children.  

Women Offer Help to Refugees in Leros

The refugee crisis has provided many opportunities for people to reach out, even in small ways, to provide help and assistance to those in need. Recently, the women in the St Albans area of Hertfordshire of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints became aware of the needs of migrants who had arrived on the Greek island of Leros.

New Church Leaders for Reading

The Reading area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints had its semi-annual conference on June 25-26. At the conference, President Alistair Aitchison completed his term of service and a new Stake President  (regional Church leader) was put in place. The Stake Presidency presides over eight congregations: Reading, Oxford 1 & Oxford 2, Farnborough, Woodley, Newbury, Basingstoke and Bracknell.

BYU Ballroom Dance Champions Entertain Shoppers in Aberdeen

A team of dancers from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Utah, America recently enjoyed significant success at the British Dance Championships, held at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool.  After the competition ended, the BYU team set off for a tour of the UK with their show “Swing & Sway”, with the City of Aberdeen being one of the first stops.