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North Yorkshire Family History Day

News Release — 22 April 2015

A day of discovering family and local heritage was organised by North Yorkshire County Records Office, held at the Pavilions of Harrogate, which proved to be a great success. The Harrogate Family History Centre of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had a stand run by local expert volunteers David Purser, Geoff English and Barry Fisher.

Chesterfield Helping Hands To the Rescue

News Release — 20 April 2015

When Chesterfield Borough Councillor Barry Bingham spoke with members and missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about a problem in New Whittington he got a volunteer solution from Helping Hands within 24 hours!

Mormon Missionary Choir Performs at 7 Historic Venues for Easter

News Release — 17 April 2015

Tourists came hurrying to investigate the wonderful sound rising from the crypt of 15th century Rosslyn Chapel.  It was the perfect atmosphere for the sacred music of the Mormon Missionary Choir from the Scotland/Ireland mission as they warmed-up for their Easter performance in the ancient chapel above, famous for its intricately carved stonework.

Churchill Fellows Presented to Her Majesty The Queen

News Release — 17 April 2015

In commemoration of the 50th year of the anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill Alvin Crisp and Chris Wills, Churchill Fellows and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received invitations to be presented to Her Majesty The Queen and Prince Philip at a reception in Buckingham Palace. Both men are recipients of a Travelling Fellowship by the Winston Memorial Trust.

Sixth Selsdon Half-Marathon

News Release — 10 April 2015

The Sixth Selsdon Half-Marathon took place on Saturday March 21st, hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and started and finished from the Selsdon LDS chapel at 2-4 Selsdon Park Road, Selsdon, Surrey.  Runners came from all over the country to take part in this unusually challenging event, challenging because of the hilly terrain.

President Barack Obama Notes Mormon Efforts with Religous Freedom Laws

News Release — 4 April 2015

President Barack Obama met with Church leaders Thursday night in Salt Lake City and expressed his appreciation for the Church’s leadership role in seeking a balance between religious freedom and nondiscrimination.  He also praised the Church’s worldwide humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts. 

Huddersfield Scouts Research Family History

News Release — 1 April 2015

Twenty two young people and their leaders from the Outlane Scout Troop in Huddersfield recently spent an evening researching their family trees at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family History Centre on Halifax Road, Huddersfield.

Mormon Leader Attends Inter-religious Dialogue Meeting at European Parliament

News Release — 30 March 2015

24/03/2015 – Elder Timothy Dyches of the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined EU political leaders and religious representatives of Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths for an inter-religious dialogue at the European Parliament (EP). At the invitation of Martin Schulz and Antonio Tajani, respectively President and First Vice-President of the European Parliament, participants discussed the rise of religious radicalism and fundamentalism and the role of inter-religious dialogue in the promotion of tolerance and respect for human dignity.

Church Shares ‘Because He Lives’ Easter Initiative

News Release — 27 March 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will launch an Easter initiative focusing on the teachings of Jesus Christ on Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Church Donates 'Meet the Mormons' Proceeds to the American Red Cross

News Release — 27 March 2015

LDS Charities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave a $1.8 million donation to the American Red Cross Thursday from the proceeds of “Meet the Mormons,” a film the Church released last October.

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