News Releases

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

How Will You #LIGHTtheWORLD This Year?

“If Christians in Ghana ‘Light the World’, then I, as a Muslim, will benefit also,” said Honorable Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, Minister for Information and Spokesperson for the Presidency in Ghana. He was speaking to a group of government, religious, media and traditional leaders at an event sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Accra, Ghana.

‘Light the World’ Christmas Initiative Encourages Christlike Service

Latter-day Saints and their friends around the world are encouraging the public to participate in service opportunities during the Christmas season to celebrate the life of Jesus Christ. The “Light the World” Christmas initiative will reach worldwide audiences beginning Friday, November 24, 2017, and will run through Christmas Day, December 25.

Nigerian Communities Benefit from LDS Charities Medical Donation

Three communities in Nigeria have reason to celebrate thanks to a donation from LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

2017 CHRISTMAS INITIATIVE ‘Light the World’ to Launch November 24

Since a new star first appeared above Bethlehem, Christmas has been a season of light, reminding us that Jesus Christ is the light of the world.

From Sierra Leone Mormon Newsroom

LDS Charities Recognized At World Sight Day

LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was recognized at the World Sight Day, “Make Vision Count’’ celebration on October 12, 2017 in Makeni, Sierra Leone.

Church Leader Talks on Book of Mormon, Teachings in Interview with Media

Elder Anthony Kaku, an Area Seventy in the Africa West Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, spoke with Independent’s Omon Okhuevbie on the Book of Mormon, the teachings and doctrine of the Church and expatiated on his comments from the 2nd annual Nigeria Lagos Agega Stake Conference.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Elder Bednar Dedicates New Missionary Training Center in Ghana

Dedication services were held today in Ghana at the new Missionary Training Center (MTC) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The new facility is located next to the Accra Ghana Temple in the African country where the Church is flourishing.

West Africans Speak at Law and Religion Symposium in USA

Delegates from Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria and Sierra Leone attended the 24th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS), held October 1-3, at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Worldwide Event Helps Discovery of Ancestors

October 20-22, 2017 marks the ‘Worldwide Indexing Event’ sponsored by FamilySearch, a genealogy organization operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Elder Robert D. Hales Dies at Age 85

Elder Robert D. Hales died at 12:15 p.m. Sunday in the hospital at age 85 from causes incident to age. He was surrounded by his wife and family at the time of his passing.