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Leadership Change, New General Authorities and New Sunday School General Presidency Announced

News Release — 7 April 2014

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new member of the Presidency of the Seventy, four new General Authorities, a new Sunday School general presidency and 42 Area Seventies at the Saturday afternoon session of the Church’s 184th Annual General Conference being held here this weekend.

2013 Statistical Report for 2014 April General Conference

News Release — 7 April 2014


The First Presidency has issued the following statistical report of the Church as of 31 December 2013.

Restored Stone returns to Scotland/Ireland Mission Home

News Release — 4 April 2014

A rectangular concrete plinth which has lain bare for almost 44 years has once more been restored to its original purpose.  In the garden of the Scotland/Ireland Mission home of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Edinburgh, it supported the actual stone which so inspired and uplifted former president of the Church, David O McKay, as a young missionary in 1898 with the inscription “What E’er Thou Art, Act Well Thy Part”.

Selsdon Half-Marathon raises Funds for Local Charities

News Release — 3 April 2014

The fifth Selsdon Half Marathon took place on Saturday March 22nd, hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  The race started and finished from the Selsdon chapel at 2-4 Selsdon Park Road, Selsdon, Surrey, with runners participating from all over the country, some from as far afield as Portugal, to take part in this unusually challenging event. 

Young singles attend dedication of new building in Manchester

News Release — 24 March 2014

Sunday afternoon 16th March saw the dedication of the new Young Single Adult Building in Manchester, England by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve. The 5 storey facility was full from the cultural hall on the top floor to the baptismal font area in the basement, bursting with 570 in attendance and around 100 non-member friends of the young adults.

Paramedic is new bishop for Dereham

News Release — 21 March 2014

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently called fifty-year-old paramedic Keith George to reside over the Church’s Dereham congregation as the newly appointed bishop. Despite his long work hours with the East of England Ambulance Service, George said he is ready to devote himself to his new calling in the Church.

Why Religion Matters: Making Selves Out of Others

News Release — 20 March 2014

Why do people belong to religions? Some inherit a religion at birth while others may convert to one.

Mormon General Conference Broadcast to Millions, Impacts Individuals

News Release — 20 March 2014

The general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be broadcast live to millions of viewers throughout the world on April 5 and 6.

Judge Describes Court Case as Abuse of Legal System

News Release — 20 March 2014

A Senior District Judge in Westminster Magistrates Court today dismissed a private prosecution brought against the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for alleged fraud and described it as "an abuse of the process of the court."

EU Office opened - Mormon Apostle honoured in Brussels

News Release — 20 March 2014

On March 18, Elder D. Todd Christofferson, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, was honoured at a dinner to celebrate the recent opening of the European Union Office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brussels.

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