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#BecauseofHim: Church launches Easter Initiative Focused on Jesus Christ

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' #BecauseofHim Easter initiative stretches from 13 April to 20 April 2014. It includes memes which proclaim the Church's belief that Jesus Christ is divine.

A week-long Easter social media initiative titled “Because of Him” (#BecauseofHim) begins today (Palm Sunday) in which The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints proclaims its belief in Jesus Christ as the divine Son of God.

 
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Generations Connect Through Personal Histories and Life Stories

Families in Africa are becoming more involved in seeking out personal histories and stories of their family members.

“In all of us,” wrote Alex Haley, author of the popular novel Roots (based on his own family histories), “there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage — to know who we are and where we have come from.”

 
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Dedicating a New Building Reflects Mormon Church Growth in Kenya

President Gary C. Hicken, the Kenya Nairobi Mission President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, dedicated the Church’s newest meetinghouse in Langas, Eldoret, Kenya, on 19th January 2014.

Because of Mormon church growth in Kenya, dedicating a new building makes two church-owned meetinghouses in Eldoret, which has eight other congregations that meet in rented facilities. 

 
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Apostle Counsels Hundreds in East Africa

Apostle David A. Bednar was in Kampala and Nairobi on 22nd and 23rd January 2014 and counseled over 3000 members of the Mormon Church who attended special adult conferences in the two cities on the importance of family.

Elder David Bednar, an Apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,  was in Kampala, Uganda and Nairobi, Kenya, on 22nd and 23rd January 2014 and counseled over 1500 members of the Church who attended special adult conferences in the two cities on the importance of family and the importance of protecting the institution of marriage.

 
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Church Welcomes Public to Langas LDS Meetinghouse

Church Welcomes Public to Langas LDS Meetinghouse

Hon. Wesley Korir, ‘The Runner’, was one of the speakers during a breakfast meeting to unveil to the public the new Langa LDS meetinghouse of the Church in Eldoret, Kenya, on 21st February 2014. Hon. Korir is the Member of Parliament for Cherangany Constituency and won the 2012 Boston Marathon before being elected to the Kenya National Assembly in 2013.

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Three LDS Women Making a Difference in their Communities 

Three LDS Women Making a Difference in their Communities 

From Jinja to Kakamega to Nairobi, three LDS women, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are making a difference in their communities by helping orphaned and other children. 

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Generations Connect Through Personal Histories and Life Stories

Generations Connect Through Personal Histories and Life Stories

“In all of us,” wrote Alex Haley, author of the popular novel Roots (based on his own family histories), “there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage — to know who we are and where we have come from.”

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What Happens when a group of Maasais and LDS Missionaries meet?

What Happens when a group of Maasais and LDS Missionaries meet?

Elder and Sister Mathers, full-time LDS missionionaries for the Church in Arusha, Tanzania, saw a need for the people to have water in Kitembeni village, Tanzania. 

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Apostle Counsels Hundreds in East Africa

Apostle Counsels Hundreds in East Africa

Elder David Bednar, an Apostle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,  was in Kampala, Uganda and Nairobi, Kenya, on 22nd and 23rd January 2014 and counseled over 1500 members of the Church who attended special adult conferences in the two cities on the importance of family and the importance of protecting the institution of marriage.

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