Category Archives: Missions

Gabon Dedicated for Missionary Work

On November 5th, LDS apostle Elder David A. Bednar dedicated the Central African country of Gabon for missionary work. via LDS Church Growth: Gabon Dedicated for Missionary Work.

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Update on missionaries going to Gabon

So the senior couple gets there in less than two weeks. Basically the government wouldn’t give us complete official recognition to send in missionaries until they saw physical proof of the church like: a building. So a church employee was … Continue reading

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Cities Opening for Missionary Work around the World

In Kenya, the opening of Nakuru to missionary work is a major development considering the city is the country’s third most populous.  One group operates with approximately 14 active members.  There are currently 41 wards and branches and over 10,000 … Continue reading

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Former missionaries to Morocco new mission president in South Africa

John Alma Zackrison, 60, and Dorothy Lenore Widtfeldt Zackrison, six children, Edgemont 1st Ward, Provo Utah Edgemont Stake: South Africa Durban Mission. Brother Zackrison serves as bishop of a young single adult ward and is a former high councilor, stake … Continue reading

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New mission president called for Zambia

Leif Jay Erickson, 53, and Linda Nebeker Erickson, four children, Eagle Crest 3rd Ward, Alpine Utah North Stake: Zambia Lusaka Mission. Brother Erickson is a gospel doctrine teacher and is a former stake president, bishop, stake mission president, high councilor, … Continue reading

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Church growth in Africa

The Cumorah Foundation recently published its February 2013 newsletter, which included several pieces about the growth of the LDS Church in Africa, including: Opening of Tamale, Ghana to missionary work Wards in Praia, Cape Verde Stake increased from 6 to … Continue reading

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New mission to be created in Ghana

Missionaries serving in the Ghana Accra Mission report that the mission will divide this summer to create the new Ghana Accra West Mission.  The Ghana Accra Mission will likely be renamed the Ghana Accra East Mission. Read more at LDS Church … Continue reading

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