Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build temples in Tucson, Arizona and Arequipa, Peru today during the morning session of the faith’s 182st Semiannual General Conference. Exact locations of the temples will be announced at a later date.Full Story »
On Saturday 8th September members from the Farnborough Ward devoted approximately 200 hours, bailing hay at St Michaels Abbey, Farnborough. The Abbey who own a number of fields are planning to turn one of their larger fields into community allotments for the benefit of the local residents, who for some, maybe currently on long waiting lists for the use of council run vegetable patches and this would give them the opportunity that they’ve been seeking.
Youth from 16 countries congregated in eleven different sessions held throughout Europe. Youngsters attending ‘Especially for Youth’ have the opportunity to learn and grow together while attending study classes, spiritual ‘devotionals’ and informal gatherings. Highlights also include dances, a musical programme, games night, service projects, a variety show and good food.Full Story »
Mormon Irish sprinter, Jason Smyth, won double gold medals at the 100 and 200 metres T 13 at the London 2012 Paralympics and is officially 'the fastest paralympian on the earth'. He set new world records in each of the races and defended his titles from Beijing. Jason, from Eglington, County Derry, Northern Ireland, won two gold Paralympic medals for Ireland at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, setting world records at the Men's 100 metres T13 and the Men's 200 metres T13, which caused some Irish media to compare his feat at the time to that of Usain Bolt.Full Story »
Around 7 million people listened to an interview by Radio 2's Jeremy Vine about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Debbie Twigger, a national spokesperson, joined the discussion live on Friday August 31st as the popular lunchtime show focussed on the Mormon faith.Full Story »
While Usain Bolt recently successfully defended his title of 'The fastest man on earth' at the London 2012 Olympics, mormon sprinter, Jason Smyth, will be defending his title at the Paralympics as the fastest paralympian on the earth. Jason, from Eglington, County Derry, Northern Ireland, won two gold Paralympic medals for Ireland at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, setting world records at the Men's 100 metres T13 and the Men's 200 metres T13, which caused some Irish media to compare his feat to that of Usain Bolt.Full Story »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is politically neutral. As a church, we don’t endorse political candidates or get involved in party campaigns. We do encourage our members to get involved as individuals. Who they support and who they vote for is a matter for them. This is their democratic choice.Full Story »