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Mormon Volunteers Transform Stockbridge Leisure Centre grounds

News Release — 27 May 2015

On Saturday 9th May, 2015, the grounds of Stockbridge Community Leisure Centre were beautified as part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Helping Hands Project.

Northampton Meets the Mormons

News Release — 21 May 2015


600 local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, friends, family and community leaders poured into the two local Cineworld cinemas at Northampton and Huntingdon on May 20th to see a special charity showing of the US cinema success, ‘Meet the Mormons’.  Newly elected MP, Rt Hon David Mackintosh, for Northampton South attended the event along with other community leaders. Donations to the Royal British Legion amounted to over £700 collected on the night from the cinemagoers.

'Lamb of God ' Concerts

News Release — 20 May 2015

The British Saints Symphony Choir & Orchestra is a group of singers and musicians (and friends) from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout the UK who gather to perform uplifting music that is spiritually inspiring, moving and powerful. The next performance will be 'lamb of God' in Birmingham Town Hall on Saturday May 30th.

Church Leaders attend Launch of 'Discover Islam Exhibition'

News Release — 17 May 2015

Ian Govier, regional Church leader from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Merthyr Tydfil and Julie Jones (LDS member of the Interfaith Council for Wales)  attended the launch of the 'Discover Islam Exhibition' at the Senedd (National Assembly for Wales) in Cardiff Bay.

Once a Dream; Now a Reality
Official Ribbon Cutting Opens the Salisbury Chapel

News Release — 15 May 2015

After waiting for nearly three decades, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered on Saturday, 9 May 2015 to celebrate the completion of the newly constructed Salisbury Chapel. After early morning showers, the skies cleared for the Salisbury Meetinghouse Opening with John Crew (Poole Stake President), Alan Burchell (Salisbury Branch President), and Councillor Mrs. Jo Broom (the 754th Right Worshipful the Mayor of the City of Salisbury) participating in the ribbon cutting ceremony.

Aberdeen Beach Clean-Up

News Release — 15 May 2015

The Annual Beach Clean Up at the Donmouth Bridge of Don Aberdeen, organised by the Bridge of Don Community Council, took place on Saturday the 11th April 2015 with support from members and missionaries of the Bridge of Don and Aberdeen congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Rugby Soapstars

News Release — 12 May 2015

Recently, the women of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Rugby became aware that the Rugby Foodbank needed soap. They organised a project encouraging people to donate soap for this good cause. In just a few weeks, a total of almost 100 soap items had been collected and these have now been handed over to the Rugby Foodbank.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Mormons Practice 100 Years of Family Home Evening

News Story — 7 May 2015

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints practice a weekly meeting called family home evening, which has been held throughout the Church for 100 years.

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!