Here, is a ragtag band of volunteers. Some – like us – are day trippers; others come for weeks or months, to commit their time and compassion to the service of their fellow men, women and children.
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the across the Chester Stake turned out in numbers to respond to a call from the Flintshire based charity SHARE to lend a helping hand.
Members from Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Huntingdon participated in a ‘Mormon Helping Hands project to bring relief to refugees living in Calais in increasingly desperate conditions.
On 29th-30th January members and friends of the Canterbury Stake, including students studying at the University of Kent, travelled to Calais to help with aid for refugees.
In the Spirit of true service and discipleship of our Saviour Jesus Christ many wards and branches around the UK responded to the plight of the refugees over the summer and autumn months with donations and support. Here are a few edited stories about the various efforts of stakes.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is continuing its long existing partnership with international humanitarian organisations to tend to the dire needs of refugees entering Europe.