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Local Young Men Collect Food items for Kettering Food Bank

News Release — 24 March 2015

On a recent cold evening 25 young men, with their leaders from the Kettering congregation, collected donations of food from the 230 regularly attending members who live in the four towns in the congregations boundaries for the local St Jude’s Kettering food bank. 

Dundee Hosts International Women's Day Meeting

News Release — 19 March 2015

This year’s theme for International Women's Day was presented through inspiring addresses by four exceptional women at an open meeting held in The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Bingham Terrace, Dundee, Scotland.

Hartlepool Take to the Streets for British Red Cross

News Release — 17 March 2015

On a recent cold morning members from the Hartlepool congregation, in the Billingham area were all geared up to collect money for the British Red Cross in a local superstore. Mary Barratt from the congregation already regularly collects for the British Red Cross but asked local members for their help. Although there were only 9 individuals that day they collected for 3 hours and raised over £400 from very generous shoppers.

Farnborough Conference Attracts Three Government Leaders

News Release — 13 March 2015

Sir Gerald Howarth MP joined Rushmoor Deputy Mayor Clr Martin Tennant and former Rushmoor Mayor, Clr Peter Crerar, at this year’s annual Farnborough congregation’s conference. The congregation also includes two members involved in local government: Rushmoor Councillor Barbara Donaghue and UKIP candidate Bill Walker who were pleased to see local officials taking an interest in the Church.

A Seminary Teacher's Experience

News Release — 10 March 2015

After overcoming her initial apprehension Peggy Joines accepted an assignment to become a Seminary Teacher for two congregations, Peckham and Kennington, in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in South London.  She eventually taught daily for nearly ten years from 2005 to 2014.

Ipswich Headteacher Invited to No.10

News Release — 6 March 2015

45 year old Jeremy Pentreath, Head teacher, grandad and bishop of the Ipswich congregation was recently honoured with an invitation to visit No 10 Downing Street.  Bishop Pentreath was invited by his local MP, Ben Gummer, Parliamentary Private Secretary to Nicky Morgan, Secretary of State for Education, after several visits to his school and to a Sacrament meeting at the Ipswich chapel. 

EU Office Hosts Presentation on Countering Radicalisation

News Release — 5 March 2015

On February 25, 2015, in Brussels, Dr. Brian Grim, President of the Business & Religious Freedom Foundation, presented a new interfaith approach to counter radicalisation within communities at risk. The event was hosted by the European Union Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and brought together representatives from belief communities, NGOs and civil society organizations. The presentation was introduced by Elder Timothy Dyches, Second Counselor in the Europe Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Dresses from Pillowcases for Africa

News Release — 1 March 2015

The women of the Coventry congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints started a project last year to make dresses from pillowcases to send to Africa for underprivileged children. The original target was to sew 100 dresses, but this was soon passed and the total now exceeds 230.

Norwich MP celebrates 50th anniversary of Norwich Chapel

News Release — 22 February 2015

Members of the Norwich congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrated the 50th anniversary of the building of the chapel with guests of honour, Rt Hon Simon Wright, MP and the Mayor, councillor Judith Lubbock.

Church Invited to Historic Muslim Interfaith Event

News Release — 16 February 2015

Celebrating the United Nations Interfaith Week 2015, representatives from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were personally invited by Mr Saleem Kidwai OBE, KFO, FRSA and General Secretary of the Muslim Council of Wales to an historic multi-faith dinner in Cardiff on Wednesday 4th February 2015.

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