News Releases

Canterbury offer Shelter and Food for Refugees in Calais

News Release — 9 FEBRUARY 2016

On 29th-30th January members and friends of the Canterbury congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints, including students studying at the university of Kent, travelled to Calais to help with aid for refugees. For some of the group this was their 4th or 5th trip to sort donations in the warehouses and distribute aid at the camp.

Doncaster Dignitaries sing-a-along at Local Concert

News Release — 9 FEBRUARY 2016

The Deputy Civic Mayor of Doncaster, Councillor David Nevett, accompanied by his wife Kathleen and local Councillor Mr Glyn Jones, attended a special concert held at the Doncaster chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Government Minister Meets York Helping Hands

News Release — 6 FEBRUARY 2016

The Minister for Civil Society, Rob Wilson MP, visited York on 4th February to learn how the local community, including volunteers, had helped after the recent flooding there. Representatives of The Church  of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in York were invited to meet with the Minister in the local Rowntrees Park, where 40 members had volunteered just a few days earlier to help clean up the flood-affected park.

Tickets on sale for 2016 Mormon Tabernacle Choir European tour

News Release — 4 FEBRUARY 2016

Tickets are on sale this week for the highly-anticipated 2016 Mormon Tabernacle Choir European tour. The Choir and its companion ensemble, Orchestra at Temple Square, will visit seven cities in Europe this summer — their first visit to Europe in 18 years.

Jersey Celebrates 50th Anniversary

News Release — 3 FEBRUARY 2016

It’s 50 years ago that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was re-established in Jersey and commemoration services were recently held with The Bailiff of Jersey, William James Bailhache and Mrs Bailhache in attendance.

Porthmadog offer Hours of Service to Local Community

News Release — 2 FEBRUARY 2016

The Mormons in Porthmadog are always anxious to serve the community and they recently were given several opportunities to offer support with a number of service projects.

Church hosts York Interfaith Week

News Release — 28 JANUARY 2016

A cheerful gathering met to open York Interfaith Week recently with The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of York, Councillor Sonia Crisp and Civic Party who officially opened the week at the ‘Families Can Be Together Forever’ event at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at West Bank, Acomb.

Northampton Mormons provide 'Helping Hands' across the Channel for Calais Refugees

News Release — 25 JANUARY 2016

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from  Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Huntingdon participated in a ‘Mormon Helping Hands’  project to bring relief to refugees living in Calais in increasingly desperate conditions.

Elder Dale G Renlund: Family experiences as Scandinavian immigrants resonate with current European events

News Release — 20 JANUARY 2016

Reflecting on his rich Nordic family heritage, Elder Dale G Renlund is emphatic: “A Swedish and Finnish mentality is part of who I am – there is a huge part of me that is Swedish and Finnish”, he says.

Mormons Sponsor Selsdon Half-Marathon

News Release — 20 JANUARY 2016

David Eaton’s love for running knew no bounds, except when it came to the Sabbath. “I was disappointed that at the time most running events took place on a Sunday and I could never participate, so I decided I wanted to host my own event,” he said.