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Because of Him: Church Launches Easter Initiative Focused on Jesus Christ

News Release — 14 April 2014

A weeklong, Christ-focused social media initiative that includes memes and a prominently placed YouTube video begins today (Palm Sunday) and extends through Easter. In the effort (titled “Because of Him,” with an accompanying #BecauseofHim hashtag), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints proclaims its belief that Jesus Christ is the divine Son of God who overcame sorrow and death for men and women everywhere.

184th General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

News Release — 4 April 2014

While more than 100,000 individuals are anticipated in the live audience in the Conference Center, millions will view or listen to the five scheduled general conference sessions in 95 languages via television, radio, satellite and Internet broadcasts.

New Stake Presidency Chosen for Bedfordview Stake

News Release — 28 March 2014

Faithful members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints stepped away from their usual Sunday morning church services in February, to take part in their semi-annual Bedfordview Stake Conference, where a new Stake Presidency was announced.  

Generations Connect Through Personal Histories and Life Stories

News Release — 11 March 2014

"In all of us," wrote Alex Haley, author of the popular novel 'Roots' (based on his own family histories), "there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage - to know who we are and where we have come from."

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Cargo Ship in Port Elizabeth 

News Release — 27 February 2014

Certainly an experience to remember for the three lady golfers who support 'Eyes4Zimbabwe' and also have the name of this ship on their golf bags.

Mormon Helping Hands Offer Manpower to Local Governments to Benefit Their Communities

News Release — 12 February 2014

As Mormon Helping Hands continues to grow and become such an important part of our efforts here in Africa, the need to have an Area Director has become a necessity. After Inspiration from the Africa Southeast Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Robin Padoa was called to be the Mormon Helping Hands SE Area Director. Elder Kevin Hamilton of the Area Presidency said, "I know he will be a great force in widening and refining our Mormon Helping Hands efforts in Southeast Africa."   


Well-known Supermarket in Phuthaditjhaba Transformed into Church Meetinghouse

News Release — 3 February 2014

The Old Super Market in Phuthaditjhaba has been remodeled by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to meet the growing needs of the church members living in the area.  

Mother of Six Appointed Executive Mayor of Lukhanji Municipality

News Release — 4 January 2014

The Lukhanji Municipality, is at the heart of the Chris Hani District municipality and has been identified as the economic hub of the district in the district developmental agenda. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Nativities around the World

News Release — 3 January 2014

Latter-day Saint congregations in the United States and overseas hosted thousands of nativity displays during the Christmas season depicting biblical accounts of the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The nativities from around the world bear testimony of the divinity of the Savior's birth.

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