Category Archives: Missions

Unprecedented Membership and Congregational Growth in West Africa

An article published in the LDS Church News this past weekend provided what appears to be year-end 2013 membership statistics for the seven countries in the Africa West Area with an LDS presence.  The article indicates that there were nearly … Continue reading

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History of Church in West Africa

The Church in West Africa continues to grow rapidly as missionaries share the gospel and as converts reach out to their families and neighbors. via LDS Church News – History of Church in West Africa.

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New mission president for Côte d’Ivoire

Marc Sahy, 55, and Akassiba Marie Sahy, seven children, Jean Folly Ward, Port-Bouet Cote d’Ivoire Stake: Cote d’Ivoire Abidjan Mission, succeeding President Z. Dominique Dekaye and Sister Nathalie B. Dekaye. Brother Sahy serves as a stake president and is a … Continue reading

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New mission president for South Africa

Michael Austin Dunn, 55, and Linda Poulson Dunn, three children, Neff’s Canyon Ward, Salt Lake Mount Olympus Stake: South Africa Johannesburg Mission, succeeding President S. Craig Omer and Sister Catherine C. Omer. Brother Dunn serves as a ward Young Men … Continue reading

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Ghanian called to preside over Nigeria mission

Anthony Mua Kaku, 52, and Doe Akua Afriyie Kaku, five children, Abura Ward, Cape Coast Ghana Stake: Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission, succeeding President Philip K. Xaxagbe and Sister Agnes Y. Xaxagbe. Brother Kaku is a stake president and former high … Continue reading

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Young Proselytizing Missionaries Arrive in Gabon

Within the last week, missionaries serving in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Mission report that the first young, proselytizing missionaries have been assigned to the Central African country of Gabon. Read more at LDS Church Growth

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Ghana MTC: Creating a gospel culture

Many of the missionaries who come to the Ghana MTC are recent converts “and many who come who are the only members of the Church in their families,” President Graham said. Some are first- and others are second-generation members. Some … Continue reading

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