News Releases

Elder Renlund Invites Youth to Submit Questions
 

Elder Dale G. Renlund and his wife, Ruth, invite African youth to submit questions for at a Face to Face event on August 5. 2017. 

Church Promotes Religious Freedom in Africa

 

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who oversee Church activities in the countries of West Africa were welcomed as guests and participants at the Fifth Annual African Law and Religion Symposium held in Morocco on May 14-16, 2017.

15th Anniversary of First Missionary Training Center in Africa

May 17, 2017 marks the 15th anniversary of the first missionary training center on the continent of Africa. Missionary Training Centers are centers devoted to training missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

Mothers Benefit from LDS Charities Donation 

Expectant mothers in the communities surrounding Takoradi, Ghana, have reason to be excited about a recent donation to the Kokompe and Whindo Health Centers. 

Clean Water for Myohaung Barracks Hospital

Lawson Agbattey, a nurse at Myohaung Military Hospital, has struggled with clean and adequate water issues for 25 years. When drought left his workplace with a critical water shortage, Lawson approached LDS Charities to provide relief for the hospital and its patients. LDS Charities is the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

Special Students Get Help from LDS Charities
 

Students attending Catholic Special Vocational School near Fijai, Ghana, will have the opportunity to learn new skills training thanks to a donation from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Latter-day Saints Donate to Save Lives

Latter-day Saints from the Yamoransa Stake (similar to a diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared a part of themselves through donating blood to those in need.  The donation occurred on May 6, at the Saltpond Municipal Hospital Blood Bank located in the Central Region of Ghana. 

Face to Face for Africa Youth

On August 5, 2017, Elder Dale G. Renlund and his wife, Ruth, will host a Face to Face event for youth on the African continent. This event will originate from Accra, Ghana.

Pathway Students in Ghana Sing at BYU-Idaho

The miracle of technology allowed students from Africa to raise their voices in songs of praise to be heard in far off Rexburg, Idaho. A choir made up of Pathway students from Ghana provided a special musical number at the Brigham Young University-Idaho Devotional on Tuesday, April 25, in the BYU-Idaho Center.

Cook-Off West Africa Style

While many Ghanaians huddled under shelter from rain, Young Single Adults (YSA) from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered to share fun, food and fellowship at the first ever Kaneshie Stake YSA African Cook-Off.