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Mormon missions: ‘It was hard but it was worth it’

Blog Post — 8 July 2014

Having served as a Mormon missionary in Toronto, Canada a few years ago, I look back on that time with great fondness. 

Young Wandsworth members help Local School

News Release — 3 July 2014

A group of Young Single Adults, aged 18 to 26 years, with full-time missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Wandsworth, met at Sellincourt Primary School in the Tooting area of south central London on a recent Saturday to paint exterior walls and landscape the play areas of the school.

Church Leaders' Message Addresses Doctrine, Questions

News Release — 30 June 2014

In God's plan for the happiness and eternal progression of His children, the blessings of His priesthood are equally available to men and women. Only men are ordained to serve in priesthood offices. All service in the Church has equal merit in the eyes of God. We express profound gratitude for the millions of Latter-day Saint women and men who willingly and effectively serve God and His children.

FamilySearch Unveils New Photo Scanning System

News Release — 28 June 2014

“I want to tell the stories of my mother’s family,” explained Jackie Zhang, a native of China currently living in Salt Lake City, Utah. “I was able to scan in two photos, one of my mother and another of my grandparents, but I have a lot of information missing.

Church Reaches Milestone in Vietnam

News Release — 28 June 2014

The Vietnamese government has officially recognized what is known as the Interim Representative Committee of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Vietnam. This Interim Representative Committee consists of three Vietnamese Church leaders (the Hanoi district president and the two Ho Chi Minh City branch presidents).

BYU London Centre re-opens its doors

News Release — 28 June 2014

After extensive renovation and approximately six months of anticipation, the BYU London Centre re-opened its doors on 24 June 2014 to Church and community leaders. Newly appointed on 1 May 2014 Brigham Young University President Kevin J. Worthen, accompanied by his wife Peggy, welcomed distinguished guests and shared remarks.

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf Visits Europe

News Release — 20 June 2014

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Harriet, visited Western Europe in June to celebrate several milestones of the Church.

New bishop for Bangor congregation

News Release — 18 June 2014

On Sunday 8th June 2014, Alan Puckrin was called as Bishop of the Bangor 1st congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Roger Whittaker and Simon Noble were called to be his counsellors. 

Mormon Helping Hands Serving Brazil at 2014 World Cup

News Release — 13 June 2014

At the request of Brazil's Ministry of Sports, around 1,000 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brazil are volunteering their time to help Brazil host the 2014 World Cup.

EU Commission President Barroso Invites Mormon Leader at High-Level Meeting with Religious Leaders

News Release — 11 June 2014

With twenty senior representatives from various religions including Christian, Muslim, and Jewish faiths, Elder José A. Teixeira, President of the Europe Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined to discuss “The Future of the European Union” on 10 June 2014.

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