"Know Your Grandparents"
In Africa, people interested in genealogy depend mostly on living memory and oral histories to find the names of their ancestors. A new program, Know Your Grandparents, designed for young people in Ghana is now teaching them how to create a family history account and fill in their ancestral names online.
Elder Bednar also announces new Church feature file, 'Meet the Mormons'
Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, called for Mormons to use social media to “sweep the earth” with authentic and uplifting messages.
Fostering an environment of unity among a number of religious affiliations, two sporting events in Ghana recently brought young people together in an effort to build strong and cohesive faith communities.
Recently, Mormon Newsroom visited one of the most accomplished Latter-day Saints in Ghana, Dr. Emmanuel Abu Kissi, a renowned medical practitioner, former lecturer at the University of Ghana Medical School, prominent Church leader and distinguished author. After working as a general surgeon at Korle-Bu Hospital, Kissi and his wife Elizabeth, who is a nurse/midwife, established Deseret Hospital, a medical clinic in Accra.
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Members have been in Ghana since 1978. In the 1950s the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ, a companion scripture to the Bible, along with various pamphlets about the Church found their way to Ghana. Full Story »
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