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He is risen

News Release — 19 April 2014

Easter recording of choir conductor Mack Wilberg’s triumphant new arrangement of ”He Is Risen,” beautiful footage of the Holy Land and the Bible videos produced by the Church have been combined to produce a memorable video experience for the Easter season.

Because of him

News Release — 19 April 2014

“The fundamental principles of our religion are … concerning Jesus Christ, that He died, was buried, and rose again the third day, and ascended into heaven; and all other things which pertain to our religion are only appendages to it.”—Joseph Smith, founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Local Charity receives Cheque from Mormon Choir

News Release — 14 April 2014

As part of members’ desire to serve others the Chelmsley Wood congregation’s local leader, David Charmbury, from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented a cheque for £527.39 to the charity ‘Solihull Carers’. The presentation took place at the opening of their new offices at the Solihull Fire Station.

Daniel Peacock: Putting a Mission before golf

News Release — 13 April 2014

Daniel Peacock (18), a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bangor, Northern Ireland, recently received a call to serve a two year full-time mission for the Church in Hong Kong.  A talented youngster, Daniel has also been recognised locally for his outstanding achievements in golf, and just prior to his mission call was asked to join the Ulster squad to represent his country for the 2014 season.  A call up he declined for a different 'call'.

Benjamin Hunter:  A Testimony in Music

News Release — 12 April 2014

There are two words which ably describe 18 year old Benjamin Hunter from Glasgow: enthusiastic and talented.  You might even say that, for Benjamin, performing is in his blood.  One of seven siblings, Benjamin is a third generation member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and musical talent runs in his family.  Inspired by his grandparents and other family members who are professional musicians, Benjamin found a love for music and performance at an early age, and began to study musical theatre.

Locals attend Open Houses in Kettering and Brighton

News Release — 10 April 2014

Members of the Kettering congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the East Midlands celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of the local Church meeting house by inviting the public to an Open House, with special invitation to the Mayor of Kettering, Councillor Keli Watts. 

Leadership Change, New General Authorities and New Sunday School General Presidency Announced

News Release — 7 April 2014

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new member of the Presidency of the Seventy, four new General Authorities, a new Sunday School general presidency and 42 Area Seventies at the Saturday afternoon session of the Church’s 184th Annual General Conference being held here this weekend.

Church Provides Additional Missionary Statistics

Blog Post — 7 April 2014

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released its 2013 statistical report in the Saturday, 5 April afternoon session of general conference, which includes missionary numbers. Because several media outlets have requested missionary statistics beyond 2013, the Church has released the following update:

2013 Statistical Report for 2014 April General Conference

News Release — 7 April 2014


The First Presidency has issued the following statistical report of the Church as of 31 December 2013.

Restored Stone returns to Scotland/Ireland Mission Home

News Release — 4 April 2014

A rectangular concrete plinth which has lain bare for almost 44 years has once more been restored to its original purpose.  In the garden of the Scotland/Ireland Mission home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Edinburgh, it supported the actual stone which so inspired and uplifted former president of the Church, David O McKay, as a young missionary in 1898 with the inscription “What E’er Thou Art, Act Well Thy Part”.

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