News Releases

Beira, Mozambique is Recovering from Cyclone Idai with Help from Church Humanitarian and Others

From South Africa NewsroomThe night of Thursday, March 14, 2019 dramatically changed the lives of people in central Mozambique, parts of Malawi and parts of Zimbabwe. Cyclone Idai made landfall in Beira, Mozambique about 10:00 pm. With it came 190 kph (120mph) winds, driving rain, flooding and destruction. Over ninety percent of the structures in Beira...

Kampala North Stake Couples conference 

It was a moment of joy and merrymaking as couples of Kampala North stake arrived to Grace the couples conference held on July 27th at Ntinda Ward. The conference based on the theme: strengthening marriage between a man and a woman was organized by Kampala North stake under the leadership of president Fredrick Kyambadde, deputized...

The Church is Growing Rapidly in Mozambique

From South Africa NewsroomWhile Public Affairs Councils were waiting in the lobby of the Beira Stake Center for a training session to begin, two missionaries from the Mozambique, Maputo Mission,  Elder Rees from Kaysville, Utah and Elder Van Orden from Blackfoot Idaho, were preparing eight baptismal candidates for a baptismal service which was about...

We Don’t Have to be Alike to Love Each Other, Prophet Tells NAACP Convention

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reminded those assembled for the 110th annual national convention of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Sunday in Detroit that differences need not undermine society’s shared humanity.


Church Leaders Receive Information on New Global Children and Youth Initiative

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A notice has been sent to leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints providing information on the implementation of a new global children and youth initiative.

Kenya Nairobi Mission welcomes new Mission President

From Kenya NewsroomPresident Khumbulani Mdletshe arrived at Jomo Kenyata Airport on June 29, 2019, as the new President of the Kenya Nairobi Mission. He had been serving as a member of the Third Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since April 5, 2014.  His wife, Cynthia Ntoombifuthi Hlongwane and their four...

A New Mission President for the Uganda Kampala Mission

Gospel Literacy Program Launched in Sierra Leone to Strengthen Families

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)A pilot program designed to improve literacy while teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ has been launched in Sierra Leone.

Acclaimed Guest Artists to Perform for President Nelson’s 95th Birthday Celebration

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Guest artists for President Russell M. Nelson’s 95th birthday celebration, scheduled for early September, have been announced. The birthday celebration will share insights into the life and service of President Nelson.

Day to Day Church Humanitarian Efforts in Durban South Africa

From South Africa NewsroomElder Rick Perry and his wife Sister Lori Perry serve as fulltime missionaries in Durban, South Africa. They belong to a corps of senior couples, serving throughout the world, as Welfare Missionaries. Their service involves assessing humanitarian needs in the communities and countries, in which they are assigned and overseeing...