News Releases

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).

Europe Area President makes Statement regarding Paris Attacks

News Release — 14 NOVEMBER 2015

Elder Patrick Kearon, President of the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, issued the following statement: "During these hours of sadness and pain, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Europe stand united with all people of decency and good will...

Dumfries Mormons help at the Big Food Packing for Refugees

News Release — 10 NOVEMBER 2015

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and community volunteers in Dumfries, Scotland gathered together to help package the hundreds of food donations that were received for refugee aid at the church meeting house. The event was named Big Food Packaging Night. Individuals as well as families worked at designated stations, unpacking large boxes of food donations received from the general public as well as community organisations and food outlets.