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Channel 4 features ‘heaven-sent’ Mormon Helping Hands

News Release — 19 September 2014

Peak time Channel 4 programme Double Your House for Half the Money featured an eager group of Mormon Helping Hands volunteers who came to the rescue of a Leicestershire couple struggling to complete a major building project. The 17 September broadcast shows how a quick-witted plasterer on site, Chris Challenor, promised to push the work along after the builders had left, with the help of his fellow members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the Leicester area.  Christian pledged, “We’ll get this finished!”

Paralympian Jason Smyth wins more Golds

News Release — 17 September 2014

Despite the disruption of being reclassified from T13 to T12 (due to "the progression of his visual impairment') the night before he was due to run in the 100m, Jason Smyth has added another two gold medals to the four World Championship and four Paralympic gold medals that he already owns. The Eglinton sprinter has won the Gold in the 100 metres and the 200 metres at the IPC European Athletics Championships in Swansea.

The Big Choir

News Release — 14 September 2014

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is renowned worldwide for its beautfiful music.  They are part of a music-loving church, and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Chesterfield decided to share this love and enthusiasm with members of their local community by organising a BIG choir experience.

Bangor student receives Scholarship for US University

News Release — 11 September 2014

Regent House pupil Claudia Bowen, from Bangor, is taking to the sky, quite literally, as she jets off to America, to take up a place at a prestigious US university. Claudia, who gained 4 As in her A Level examinations also passed the entrance examination for Brigham Young University (BYU), in Utah.

Blessing Generations - Europe Area Women’s Conference

News Release — 8 September 2014

On 9 September 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00pm (Central European Time) women ages 8 years and older will be gathering across Europe to receive messages of love and inspiration from local and worldwide leaders of the Church.

St Michael's Abbey thanks Farnborough members for their service

News Release — 6 September 2014

Members of the Farnborough congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Reading area were recently treated to a celebratory barbecue by Father Abbot, monks and parishioners of St Michael’s Abbey as a thank you for service offered two years’ ago.

New musical raises £300 for local Children's Hospice

News Release — 1 September 2014

On Saturday 2nd August the original musical, “No More Alone”, was performed at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Mannamead Road, Plymouth, and raised £300 in donations for the Children’s Hospice South West. 

'Helping Hands' give 130 man hours to help St Patrick's Church

News Release — 1 September 2014

A team of members of The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints performed a ‘Helping Hands’ community project on Saturday 13th July at St Patricks Church Hall in New Whittington, Chesterfield.  23 members, aged between 11 and 78 years old, gave more than 130 man hours on the day and in further follow up sessions afterwards.

New bishop for Portadown

News Release — 24 August 2014

On Sunday 10th August 2014, Philip Moss (centre) was called as bishop of the Portadown congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Robert McIlwrath (left) and Bryan Monroe (right) were called to be his counsellors.

Manchester members attend Religious Education Conference

News Release — 16 August 2014

Members of the Church from the Manchester area were invited to attend an event at The Manchester Monastery as an “exhibitor” to provide resource materials for teachers in the local area. The former Franciscan Monastery located in Gorton, East Manchester was the venue for the 2014 session of the annual Religious Education Conference organised by the Greater Manchester RE Hub held on Monday 30 June. The venue had been chosen by the teachers organising the event as a place to find inspiration. The event was attended by 130 teachers responsible for delivering RE lessons in their primary and secondary schools and by 40 faith representatives.

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