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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.

Latter-day Saints Provide Assistance to Kuje General Hospital

“I am in shock; I won’t be able to do any other work today. [I] am so excited, I just want to go home and ponder over what has happened here today. It is amazing; it is unbelievable.”

These are the words of Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Kuje General Hospital, Dr. Tarbunde Egbi, after a service project and presentation of medical equipment by LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Latter-day Saints Clean Environment in Calabar

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in the Church’s annual All Africa Helping Hands Service Project, this time cleaning the environment at three strategic locations in the Calabar Metropolis.

Church Partners with Community to Renovate Health Centre

A 16-day renovation project of the Asunmo Primary Health Centre Ede in Osun State-- funded by LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in partnership with Asunmo community-- provided upgrades such as fresh paint, plumbing, window netting as well as a donation of medical equipment.

Latter-Day Saints Welcome Elder and Sister Kacher

The Africa West Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently welcomed a new member to the Area Presidency (senior Church leaders in the Africa West Area). Elder Larry S. Kacher will join Elder Terence M. Vinson, Area President, and Elder Marcus B. Nash, first counselor.

Nigerian Latter-day Saints Provide Nationwide Community Service

For the eleventh year running, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Nigeria joined with other congregations of the Church across Africa to partner with other faith-based organizations, governmental, and non-governmental organizations, the media, and residents to provide over 60,000 man hours of community service on  August 19, 2017.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Thousands Tour Latter-day Saint Ghana Missionary Training Center
 

Media houses, government leaders, Paramount Chiefs, and a Queen Mother were among thousands who joined Latter-day Saints to tour the Ghana Missionary Training Center (MTC) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints when it opened to the public last week.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Renlunds Speak “Face to Face” With Youth in Africa

Latter-day Saint youth throughout the continent of Africa participated in the first broadcast event of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from West Africa. Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Ruth, hosted a regional Face to Face event Saturday, August 5, 2017.

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Ghana Missionary Training Center Opens in Accra

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is hosting a public open house for the newly expanded Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Accra, Ghana. Tours are available August 8-12, 2017.