News Releases

The Name of the Church

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made the following statement regarding the name of the Church.

U.S. Embassy Consul General Meets LDS Leaders

Jayne Howell, Consul General at the United States Embassy, paid a courtesy visit to leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Accra, Ghana, on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

Welding Workshop facility handed over to Charlotte Dolphyne Training Institute

LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has handed over a welding workshop to authorities of the Charlotte Dolphyne Training Institute at Sanzule in the Western region.  The workshop facility will serve as a training ground for students to acquire basic welding techniques.  

Massive Turn-out at Laterbiokoshie Stake Health Screening

The leadership of Laterbiokoshie Stake (Congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are organized geographically and members attend worship services near their home. Each member belongs to a stake, which is similar to a Catholic diocese. The leader of a stake is called the stake president) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday collaborated with the Public Health Division of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital to offer free health screening to members of the Church.

Africa West Area Bids the Vinsons' Farewell 

In a seemingly emotional devotion, members across the Africa West Area on Friday bade farewell to the Africa West Area President, Elder Terence M. Vinson and his wife Sister Kay Anne Vinson.

New Approach to Tackle Worldwide Humanitarian Challenges

Global faith leader Elder Jeffrey R. Holland calls for more spiritual and emotional support for world’s disenfranchised and downhearted

Ghana Health Service Receives 270 wheelchairs from LDS Charities 

LDS Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has handed over 270 wheelchairs to the Ghana Health Service for distribution to people with physical disabilities. 

Taifa Polyclinic Receives Laboratory Equipment

LDS Charities the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated laboratory equipment to authorities of Taifa Polyclinic which enables them to conduct timely medical tests for patients. 

The West African Milestone 

The Africa West Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reached an important milestone after the successful creation of its One Hundred Stake (Congregations of the Church are organized geographically, and members attend worship services near their home) in Lagos, Nigeria.

West Africa Attains 100 Stakes Milestone

A special conference of the Lagos Nigeria Agege and Lagos Nigeria Ikeja Stakes (similar to a Diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint was held June 24, 2018. During that conference the stakes were divided and a third created. The Lagos Nigeria Ojodu Stake was organized making it the 100th Stake of the Church in West Africa.