At the April General Conference, President Dieter F. Utchdorf, a member of the First Presidency of the Church, presented the names of 36 new Area Seventies, including two men from England
On 28 January 2017 the Graduation Ceremony for the completion of the pilot course of the “Empowerment-Plus: Interfaith Social Cohesion & Enterprise Project” was held.
She really cares for them like they are her own because she says, 'I would hope members would do that for my family if they were on missions.'
In Spring 2017, the Limerick Branch, Limerick District Ireland, held their annual “Irish Night” during “Seachtain Gaeilge” which is the Irish translation of “Irish Week”.
Church members joined with “Unity in Vision” and “The Friendly Food Club” to host a series of multi-faith and multi-cultural cookery courses.
Members and missionaries from the Belfast Northern Ireland Stake turned out in large numbers to help the Royal British Legion with the Belfast Poppy Day on the 4th November last year.
The church members from Norwich launched an appeal to generate supplies that the children would be able to use.
Members of the Plymouth Stake saw a hive of activity at their meetinghouse on Belle Vue Road, Paignton, Devon as they celebrated the 10th anniversary.
For the past seven years, Latter-day Saint meetinghouses throughout the UK have been opening their doors to NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) to facilitate blood donation sessions.
A year-long Self-Reliance roadshow exhibition that travelled around all seven wards within the Nottingham Stake ended in December 2016 having had 250 visitors, representing one-third of the Stake’s active membership.
When Daniel Sintim-Aboagye gave up his football career to serve a mission, he showed that he is one of those special individuals who recognises what matters most and chooses to follow it.
January 22nd 2017 marked the 100th birthday of Herbert John Tate, a war veteran, father of 6 and grandfather, great grandfather and great, great grandfather to a posterity of over 130 children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and their spouses.