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General Conference unites members and leaders from around the globe

News Release — 27 September 2014

The 184th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held on October 4-5, 2014, will unite more than 15 million members of the Church from around the world as they gather to listen to their leaders.

Interfaith WW1 event: Lest we Forget

News Release — 26 September 2014

On Friday 12th September, the London Temple Visitors’ Centre sponsored Lest We Forget a World War I event (WW1) featuring short talks, musical presentations, and poetry recitations.  Among the dignitaries at the fireside were Brigadier Donald Thwaites, President of the Royal British Legion Surrey; Lord and Lady Teviot; Reverend Kathryn Percival Priest-in-Charge, Lingfield Parish Church; and senior Church representatives.

General women’s meeting to be broadcast to nearly 500 locations across Europe

News Release — 24 September 2014

Women and girls age eight and older will join the general women’s meeting of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, September 27, 2014, at 6 p.m. local time in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City in the U.S. State of Utah.

Albanian First Lady Learns About Mormons in Her Country

News Release — 23 September 2014

Albania’s First Lady, Odeta Nishani, met with Church leaders Elder Patrick Kearon, first counselor in the Europe Area Presidency, and Tirana Albania Stake President Medlir Mema of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Friday 19 September 2014

Helping Hands service performed in Grimsby

News Release — 22 September 2014

The local Evening Telegraph newspaper compared Grimsby 1st congregation’s annual ‘Helping Hands’ project to the popular TV programme “60 Minute Makeover”. The project at the Littlecoates Community Centre, performed by local members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, actually took much longer than 60 minutes!  Families and missionaries from the local congregation brightened up the main hall of the centre by painting all the walls, skirting boards and ceiling. 

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.

Elder Ballard and Elder Bednar visit seven European countries

News Release — 16 September 2014

Two apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visited with the faithful in seven European countries September 6 through 14, 2014.

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.

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