News Releases

St Albans Members help with Community Garden Project

News Release — 24 AUGUST 2015

Sixty members from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in St Albans held an annual 'Helping Hands Day'of service which continued their ongoing support for a project in St Albans: The Community Garden Project.

Northampton Girls Paint Local Academy

News Release — 20 AUGUST 2015

Sixty five girls and twenty youth leaders from the Northampton area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were involved in a service project at George Grenville Academy, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire during the school holidays.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Women Church Leaders Appointed to Leadership Councils

Blog Post — 19 AUGUST 2015

Several women general officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been appointed by The First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to priesthood leadership councils within the Church. 

Church hosts Interfaith Council of Wales Eid Al-fitr Event

News Release — 14 AUGUST 2015

On 5th August 2015, the Church had the opportunity to make the Cardiff Chapel available to the Interfaith council of Wales for an event honouring Eid Al-fitr, marking the end of Ramadan.

Elder Holland, Visting Apostle, Greets Wandsworth members

News Release — 9 AUGUST 2015

Elder Jeffrey R Holland, an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, visited and delivered spiritual messages to members of the Church in the United Kingdom and other European countries in June via a live broadcast.  On the final day of his visit, Sunday 14 June, and en route to the airport to return to Salt Lake City, USA, Elder Holland was the special guest at a joint service of two congregations in the Wandsworth area, South London.

New Church Leader for Aberdeen Congregation

News Release — 9 AUGUST 2015

On August 2nd Ben Twigger, 29 years of age, married with three young children and a Geologist with BP Exploration in the North Sea, became the new Bishop (local Church leader) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints at the Bridge of Don congregation in Aberdeen. 

Hands that really Helped!

News Release — 7 AUGUST 2015

In each community there will always be wonderful opportunities for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help others.  Hull 1st congregation found such an opportunity and on 27 June 2015 a group of more than 20 members had the opportunity of joining others to rescue a ‘secret’ garden in an old part of the historic city of Kingston upon Hull.

Europe Area Receives New Presidency

News Release — 1 AUGUST 2015

As of August 1st, a new presidency will begin serving in the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Patrick Kearon will serve as area president, Paul V. Johnson as first counselor, and Timothy J. Dyches as second counselor.

Young and Old lend a Helping Hand at Elmdon Park

News Release — 29 JULY 2015

Around 50 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took part in this year’s Helping Hands event in Elmdon Park, Solihull. The church members from the two congregations in Chelmsley Wood and Solihull got together for this joint project which was arranged in conjunction with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust and Solihull Council’s 'Love Solihull' initiative.

Gwent Summer Fair

News Release — 26 JULY 2015

Newport Gwent congregation welcomed their local community as they once again opened their doors in a second annual Open House.  The event was opened by The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Newport, Councillor Herbie Thomas and The Mayoress of Newport, Miss Jacqueline Mitchell.  In his opening address, The Mayor focused largely on the two charities being supported on the day; the Local Food Bank and 'The Princess Trust'.