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Local Charity receives Cheque from Mormon Choir

News Release — 14 April 2014

As part of members’ desire to serve others the Chelmsley Wood congregation’s local leader, David Charmbury, from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presented a cheque for £527.39 to the charity ‘Solihull Carers’. The presentation took place at the opening of their new offices at the Solihull Fire Station.

Daniel Peacock: Putting a Mission before golf

News Release — 13 April 2014

Daniel Peacock (18), a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Bangor, Northern Ireland, recently received a call to serve a two year full-time mission for the Church in Hong Kong.  A talented youngster, Daniel has also been recognised locally for his outstanding achievements in golf, and just prior to his mission call was asked to join the Ulster squad to represent his country for the 2014 season.  A call up he declined for a different 'call'.

Benjamin Hunter:  A Testimony in Music

News Release — 12 April 2014

There are two words which ably describe 18 year old Benjamin Hunter from Glasgow: enthusiastic and talented.  You might even say that, for Benjamin, performing is in his blood.  One of seven siblings, Benjamin is a third generation member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and musical talent runs in his family.  Inspired by his grandparents and other family members who are professional musicians, Benjamin found a love for music and performance at an early age, and began to study musical theatre.

Locals attend Open Houses in Kettering and Brighton

News Release — 10 April 2014

Members of the Kettering congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the East Midlands celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of the local Church meeting house by inviting the public to an Open House, with special invitation to the Mayor of Kettering, Councillor Keli Watts. 

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.

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