Category Archives: Missions

Record baptisms in Africa West Area in 2014.

A report from a senior missionary couple who serves in the area indicates that the Church in 2014 set an all-time record for the number of convert baptisms in the Africa West Area as over 23,000 converts joined the Church … Continue reading

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2015 LDS Mission Presidents, 6 in Africa

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the following new mission president assignments, effective July 2015.

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Missionaries Serving in 2 African Nations are Reassigned

All missionaries have safely departed from Sierra Leone and Liberia, and have been reassigned to other locations. Missionaries will be traveling to their new assignments over the next few days. When they arrive they will call their families to update … Continue reading

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2 New Missions to be Created This July in Africa

The Church announced the creation of two new missions this summer in Cote d’Ivoire and the Republic of the Congo. via LDS Church Growth

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New mission president called for Ghana Cape Coast Mission

Richard Scott Stevenson, 57, and Marion Penelope Speir Stevenson, five children, Lake Oswego Ward, Lake Oswego Oregon Stake: Ghana Cape Coast Mission, succeeding President Jeffrey L. Shulz and Sister Lynnette Shulz. Brother Stevenson is a former stake president, bishop, counselor … Continue reading

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New mission president called for the Accra Ghana Mission

David Louis Heid, 63, and Delynn Susan Parry Heid, three children, Fallbrook 2nd Ward, Vista California Stake: Ghana Accra Mission, succeeding President Daniel K Judd and Sister Kaye Judd. Brother Heid serves as a high priests group leader assistant and … Continue reading

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Rapid growth in Côte d’Ivoire continues

I may seem to be a bit fixated on recent church growth developments in the West African nation of Cote d’Ivoire, but I really want to emphasize how exceptional recent growth developments have been in this French-speaking country of 23 … Continue reading

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