Author Archives: Kim Siever

New stakes created in Ghana, Liberia and Mozambique

The Church organized a new stake in the Accra metropolitan area on April 23rd. The Teshie Ghana Stake was organized from a division of the Accra Ghana Christiansborg Stake and the Tema Ghana Stake. The new stake includes the following … Continue reading

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President Monson announces temple in Kenya

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announces plans to build five new temples, located in Brasília, Brazil; the greater Manila, Philippines, area; Nairobi, Kenya; Pocatello, Idaho; and Saratoga Springs, Utah. Source: President Monson Announces Five New Temples

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Second stake in Sierra Leone approved

Missionaries serving in the Sierra Leone Freetown Mission report that the Church will organize a new stake in Freetown within the near future. The new stake will become the Church’s second stake in Sierra Leone. It is unclear whether the … Continue reading

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First district in Rwanda

Currently the Church reports three branches in Kigali, Rwanda – all of which appear likely to be included in the new Kigali Rwanda District. Currently there is no LDS presence in Rwanda outside of the capital city of Kigali. Source: … Continue reading

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New stake created in Uganda

The Church organized its third stake in Uganda on January 22nd. The Kampala Uganda South Stake was organized from a division of the Kampala Uganda Stake (renamed the Kampala Uganda North Stake). The new stake includes the following six wards … Continue reading

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Significant Developments in West Africa

There are several significant developments in West Africa in regards to the expansion of the Church in minimally reached or previously unreached areas. Source: LDS Church Growth

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Important milestone rached in Nigeria: 500 wards and branches

This is an important achievement as increases in the number of congregations strongly correlates with the expansion of the Church into previously unreached areas, greater saturation of the Church in currently reached locations, increases in active members, and local leadership … Continue reading

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