Hundreds of young members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Ghana gathered at four separate 'Young Single Adult' conferences, which were designed to boost faith and fellowship for 18- to 30-year-old single adults and include opportunities to take part in a variety of social, service, and gospel learning activities.
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.
"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.
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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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