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Because of Him: Church launches Easter Initiative Focused on Jesus Christ

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints proclaims its belief that Jesus Christ is the divine Son of God who overcame sorrow and death for men and women everywhere, because of Him.

A week-long, Christ-focused social media initiative that includes memes and a prominently placed YouTube video begins today (Palm Sunday) and extends through Easter. The effort is titled "Because of Him," with an accompanying #BecauseofHim hashtag.

 
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Renowned Composer Shares Talent with African Musicians

Gifted pianist and renowned composer Kathleen Holyoak shared her musical talent with interested African musicians at the Mormon Kololo-Kampala Stake Center.

Melodic sounds could be heard coming from the Kololo-Kampala Stake Center, as gifted pianist, accomplished organist, and award-winning renowned composer Kathleen Holyoak shared her musical talent and knowledge with interested musicians.  She presented several firesides as well as music theory workshops.  

 
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Rwandan Celebrate Church’s Registration

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now officially Registered in Rwanda.

National and community officials joined with Church leaders at the Kigali Serena Hotel for an exhibition, dinner, and program on February 7th.  The following afternoon members and their guests celebrated at their meeting house in Gishushu .

 
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Apostle Instructs Hundreds in Uganda

Elder David R. Bednar, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, visited Uganda to instruct Church members and discuss topics that affect those inside or outside the Church.

“The Lord will hasten the work in His time.  Our part is not to be bound up by tradition. If the Lord is hastening His work we cannot keep doing things the same way we have always done them.” This was the council of Elder Bednar in his address to the Saints in Uganda.

 
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