Category Archives: Leaders

Jeffrey R. Holland reflects on visit to Sierra Leon

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles organized the 3,000th worldwide stake of the Church in Freetown, Sierra Leone, in December 2012. The stake is the first in the West African nation and consists of eight … Continue reading

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Area leadership assignments announced for 2012

LDS Church News announced last week the area presidency assignments, including the areas that cover Africa.

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Wife of former Zaire mission president dies

Jean Lorraine Cram Griner Hutchings, 85, who served with her husband, R. Bay Hutchings, as he presided over the France Toulouse Mission from 1981–82, the Switzerland Geneva Mission from 1982–84, and the Zaire Kinshasa Mission from 1987–88, died April 8, … Continue reading

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New Area Seventies

The Church has called new seventies from Zimbabwe, Nigeria, DRC, and Ghana.

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New Area Seventies called

During General Conference this past weekend, several area seventies were called from Africa: Edward Dube, 49, Harare, Zimbabwe Aniefiok Udo Inyon, 56, Uyo, Nigeria L. Jean Claude Mabaya, 51, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo Adeyinka A. Ojediran, 44, Lagos, Nigeria … Continue reading

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