News Releases

Tickets on sale for 2016 Mormon Tabernacle Choir European tour

News Release — 4 FEBRUARY 2016

Tickets are on sale this week for the highly-anticipated 2016 Mormon Tabernacle Choir European tour. The Choir and its companion ensemble, Orchestra at Temple Square, will visit seven cities in Europe this summer — their first visit to Europe in 18 years.

Jersey Celebrates 50th Anniversary

News Release — 3 FEBRUARY 2016

It’s 50 years ago that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was re-established in Jersey and commemoration services were recently held with The Bailiff of Jersey, William James Bailhache and Mrs Bailhache in attendance.

Porthmadog offer Hours of Service to Local Community

News Release — 2 FEBRUARY 2016

The Mormons in Porthmadog are always anxious to serve the community and they recently were given several opportunities to offer support with a number of service projects.

Church hosts York Interfaith Week

News Release — 28 JANUARY 2016

A cheerful gathering met to open York Interfaith Week recently with The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of York, Councillor Sonia Crisp and Civic Party who officially opened the week at the ‘Families Can Be Together Forever’ event at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at West Bank, Acomb.

Northampton Mormons provide 'Helping Hands' across the Channel for Calais Refugees

News Release — 25 JANUARY 2016

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from  Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Huntingdon participated in a ‘Mormon Helping Hands’  project to bring relief to refugees living in Calais in increasingly desperate conditions.

Elder Dale G Renlund: Family experiences as Scandinavian immigrants resonate with current European events

News Release — 20 JANUARY 2016

Reflecting on his rich Nordic family heritage, Elder Dale G Renlund is emphatic: “A Swedish and Finnish mentality is part of who I am – there is a huge part of me that is Swedish and Finnish”, he says.

Mormons Sponsor Selsdon Half-Marathon

News Release — 20 JANUARY 2016

David Eaton’s love for running knew no bounds, except when it came to the Sabbath. “I was disappointed that at the time most running events took place on a Sunday and I could never participate, so I decided I wanted to host my own event,” he said.

Prince Andrew Thanks Mormon Helping Hands Volunteers

News Release — 14 JANUARY 2016

HRH Prince Andrew, Duke of York, met with Mormon Helping Hands volunteers in York (January 7) as part of a gathering of community workers and emergency service personnel following the serious flooding to hit the historic city in recent weeks.

Mayor attends food packing for refugees

News Release — 7 JANUARY 2016

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in seven congregations across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Middlesex and Surrey turned out in force on Wednesday 30 December to assemble 600 food parcels for desperate refugees in Calais. Over 150 people from the Church of all ages and abilities put together the food parcels in a record 90 minutes, which were then immediately driven to Calais that afternoon.

Milton Keynes Concert for local Foodbank

News Release — 6 JANUARY 2016

The Bletchley and Milton Keynes congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a Christmas Carol concert with generous donations for the Milton Keynes Foodbank which was attended by around 250 members, friends and guests.