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Elder and Sister Renlund Host Africa’s Youth at an Inspirational Face to Face.

Elder Dale G. Renlund, accompanied by his wife Sister Ruth Renlund, has hosted an inspirational Face to Face event, at which youth from across Africa could ask questions and receive answers to fortify their faith and testimonies of the Lord Jesus Christ.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Alex Boyé Sings With Mormon Tabernacle Choir

“I don’t sing with my hands behind my back sitting on a chair. I give everything,” said singer Alex Boyé, who was feeling right at home during the annual Pioneer Day concert with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. “Like a grand homecoming,” said the former choir member, who sang to a large crowd during “Music for a Summer Evening” in the Conference Center on Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City Friday night, July 14, 2017. 

LDS CHURCH EMPLOYEES IN KENYA TAKE PART IN COMMINITY CLEAN UP

Friday mornings at the Nairobi service center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, would be business as usual. Most employees report to work before 8am and go about their duties, but this particular one was different. The employees arrived early as usual all happy and excited to take part in their first community clean up as a group that was organized by Upperhill District Association.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Elder Sitati addresses media in East Africa about the Nairobi, Kenya Temple

The Public Affairs office of the Africa Southeast Area and the Kenya National Public Affairs Council have hosted a historic media event in Nairobi, where journalists and senior editors interacted with Elder Joseph W. Sitati, a senior representative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

LDS CHURCH, LEADING LIGHT IN RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IN AFRICA

Leaders from both the west and southeast regions of the LDS Church in Africa, were welcomed as guests and participants to the 5th annual African Law and Religion Symposium held in Morocco this week.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

Quick Facts: LDS Church Temples in Africa

Africa is poised to see an unprecedented pace of temple construction as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints witnesses a new phase of growth on the continent.

Church announces Nairobi, Kenya as home of Africa’s next newest temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced plans to build a temple in Nairobi, Kenya, pushing up the number of temples either planned, operating or under construction in Africa to eight.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Hosts the 187th Annual General Conference

Latter-day Saints from around the world will participate in the 187th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints beginning this weekend. The general women’s session is the first of six sessions of general conference.

This Easter, a Focus on Principles of Peace from the Prince of Peace

For the fourth consecutive Easter season, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging Mormons and others around the world to share hopeful messages about Jesus Christ. This year’s focus comes from the Bible’s teaching that Christ is the Prince of Peace.

“And his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” —Isaiah 9:6

LDS Charities Providing Mobility to the Kenyan Disabled

For 1 percent of the world's population, mobility isn't as simple as putting one foot in front of the other. An estimated 45 million people need but don't have access to a wheelchair. LDS Charities is the humanitarian arm of The Church Of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints which is built on the principles of personal responsibility, community support, self-reliance, and sustainability. Its efforts are designed to give individuals and communities the tools they need to improve their own circumstances in permanent and meaningful ways. LDS Charities carries out community projects which include food, clean water, Emergency Response, Immunization, Maternal and newborn care, Vision care, Wheelchairs and others.