News Releases

Basingstoke Women Collect for European Refugees

News Release — 8 OCTOBER 2015

The women of the Basingstoke congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their local community friends have been busy collecting donations for women and children refugees affected by the European crisis.

Dundee Mormons Stand Together with Dundee Refugee Support

News Release — 6 OCTOBER 2015

Dundee Refugee Support urged the people of Dundee, The Lord Provost and local Faith leaders including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to 'Light up the Law' at a special gathering to highlight the plight of those in need of refuge in the current crisis across Europe.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The World Report

Video — 4 OCTOBER 2015

The October 2015 edition of The World Report is now available.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Three Named to the
Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

News Release — 3 OCTOBER 2015

Three Church leaders — Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Dale G. Renlund — were named to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday.

Mayor of Chesterfield Attends 'Meet the Mormons'

News Release — 3 OCTOBER 2015

On Saturday 18th September the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield, Councillor Barry and June Bingham, attended a VIP viewing of the film 'Meet the Mormons' at the Chesterfield chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Tunbridge Wells Collects for Refugees in Hungary

News Release — 30 SEPTEMBER 2015

Children of the Tunbridge Wells congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints recently pitched in to provide a helping hand to Syrian refugees in Hungarian refugee camps. Collecting items from members and sorting them on the day, they proved to be a valuable asset.

South West Wales Mormons Donate 2 tons to Local Refugees within 72 hours

News Release — 30 SEPTEMBER 2015

At the beginning of September, President Ian Govier, stake president (area Church leader), in south west Wales, received guidelines issued by the Europe Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on providing assistance to immigrants and refugees and immediately began discussions on the best way to proceed. 

Mormons Stepping Up Aid to Refugees

News Release — 28 SEPTEMBER 2015

​Mormons in Europe, supported by church headquarters in the United States, are stepping up their aid to refugees fleeing to Europe.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Baroness Emma Nicholson Speaks at BYU on Humanitarian Outreach

Blog Post — 24 SEPTEMBER 2015

Baroness Emma Nicholson addressed 8,000 Brigham Young University students gathered for a university forum Tuesday, September 22, telling them, "I believe profoundly that our whole lives must be committed to embracing the values that 'the common good' enshrines." 

I can't Walk By

News Release — 23 SEPTEMBER 2015

A special effort has been made in the Huddersfield area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help refugees who are fleeing their war torn home countries. Diane Brill of the Huddersfield 2nd congregation, moved by the plight of the refugees, asked the members to bring whatever donations they could to the meeting house.