Thursday, May 19, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of May 2016)

  • Pago Pago American Samoa Stake: Fagaitua Branch created
  • Parana Argentina Stake: Victoria Ward downgraded to the Victoria Branch 
  • Yerevan Armenia District: Achapnyak, Arabkir, Artashat, Gyumri, Malatia, and Vanadzor Wards downgraded to the Achapnyak, Arabkir, Artashat, Gyumri, Malatia, and Vanadzor Branches
  • Cotonou Benin Stake: Cococodji, Fidjrosse, Finagnon, and Menontin Wards created from the Cococodji, Fidjrosse, Finagnon, and Menontin Branches
  • Mamaguape Brazil Stake: Belem Branch created
  • Ribeirao Pires Brazil Stake: Ribeirao Pires Ward discontinued
  • Sao Sebastiao Brazil District: Indaia Branch discontinued
  • Central Eurasian Mission: Central Eurasian 2nd Mission Branch discontinued
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Mission: Buima Branch created
  • Mbuji-Mayi Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Bipemba, Dibindi, Diulu, Misesa, Muya 1st, and Muya 2nd Wards created from the Bipemba, Dibindi, Diulu, Misesa, Muya 1st, and Muya 2nd Branches
  • Divo Cote d'Ivoire District: Dougako Branch created 
  • Assin Foso Ghana Stake: Assin Bereku Branch created
  • Guatemala City Mariscal Stake: Balcones Ward created
  • Guatemala City Villa Hermosa Stake: Fuentes Ward created
  • El Fuerte Mexico District: Choix Branch created 
  • Merida Mexico Itzimna Stake: Montes de Ame Branch discontinued
  • Tapachula Mexico Izapa Stake: Framboyanes Ward discontinued; Morelos Ward downgraded to the Morelos Branch
  • Etinan Nigeria North District: Ikot Ebo 2nd Ward downgraded to the Ikot Ebo 2nd Branch
  • Lagos Nigeria Yaba Stake: Lakowe Ward created from the Lakowe Branch
  • Okrika Nigeria District: Finima Branch created
  • Madang Papua New Guinea District: Motanau Branch discontinued
  • Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Stake: Port Moresby 2nd Branch discontinued
  • Sepik River Papua New Guinea District: Angoram, Kambaramba, and Kambrindo Branches discontinued
  • Abancay Peru Apurimac District: Curahuasi Branch discontinued 
  • Lima Peru Callao Stake: Jose Galvez Ward discontinued
  • Puerto Princesa Philippines District: Taytay Branch created
  • Harare Zimbabwe South Stake: Mbare 2nd Ward created
  • Mutare Zimbabwe District: Penhalonga Branch created
Change in wards: +2

Change in branches: -2

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of April 2016)

  • Brussels Belgium Stake: Liege Ward created from Liege 1st Branch; Liege 2nd Branch discontinued 
  • Belem Brazil Stake: Castelo Branco Ward created
  • Itatiba Brazil Stake: Socorro Branch discontinued 
  • Tres Rios Brazil District: Paraiba do Sul, Tres Rios, and Vila Isabel Wards downgraded to the Paraiba do Sul, Tres Rios, and Vila Isabel Branches
  • Vale do Itajai Brazil Stake: Barra Velha Branch created
  • Colombia Bogota North Mission: Aguazul Branch discontinued
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Ngaliema Stake: Kimbwala 2nd Ward created 
  • Cocody Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Abobote 2nd Ward created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Blankro 2nd Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Bouake 4th Branch created
  • Kpong Ghana District: Akuse Branch created 
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Ayigya Ward created
  • Puerto Barrios Guatemala District: Los Amates Branch created 
  • Villa Nueva Guatemala Stake: Barcenas 2nd Ward created
  • Hong Kong China Kowloon Stake: Shing Mun Ward created
  • Rome Italy East Stake: Roma 5th Ward created from the Roma 5th Branch
  • Galeana Mexico Stake: Tezoyuca Ward created; Alpuyeca Ward downgraded to the Alpuyeca Branch
  • Tezontepec Mexico Stake: Progreso Ward created 
  • Ulaanbaatar Mongolia West Stake: Tuul Ward created
  • Dunedin New Zealand Stake: Dunedin 1st, Dunedin 2nd, Oamaru 1st, and Oamaru 2nd Wards created from the Dunedin 1st, Dunedin 2nd, Oamaru 1st, and Oamaru 2nd Branches
  • Chinandega Nicaragua West Stake: Tonala Branch created
  • Managua Nicaragua Las Americas Stake: Ciudadela Ward created from the Ciudadela Branch
  • Lagos Nigeria Agege Stake: Alakuko Ward created 
  • Nigeria Enugu Mission: Nsukka 2nd Branch created
  • Ogwashi-Nsukwa Nigeria District: Kwale Branch created
  • Owerri Nigeria Stake: Amakohia and New Owerri Wards created from the Amakohia and New Owerri Branches
  • Yenagoa Nigeria District: Akenfa, Amassoma, Azikoro, and Kpansia Branches created
  • Lima Peru Villa Maria Stake: Cesar Vallejo Ward discontinued
  • Trujillo Peru Porvenir Stake: Razuri Ward discontinued
  • Apia Samoa Central Stake: Moamoa Ward created
  • Nuku'alofa Tonga South Stake: Ha'ateiho 6th Ward created
Change in wards: +15

Change in branches: +4

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of April 2016)

  • Cordoba Argentina South Stake: Villa Parque Santa Ana Branch created
  • Eight Mile Plains Australia Stake: Waterford West Branch (Samoan) created
  • Melbourne Australia Wyndham Stake: Williams Landing Ward (Tongan) created
  • Townsville Australia District: Townsville 2nd Branch reinstated
  • Arapiraca Brazil Stake: Penedo Ward created from the Penedo Branch
  • Osorno Chile Stake: La Union Ward created from the La Union Branch; Radimadi Branch discontinued
  • Bucaramanga Colombia Terrazas Stake: Kennedy Branch discontinued
  • San Pedro Cote d'Ivoire District: Seweke 3rd Branch created 
  • Barahona Dominican Republic District: Barahona 3rd Branch discontinued
  • Kpong Ghana District: Kpong 2nd Branch created
  • Guatemala City Stake: Arrazola Ward created
  • La Lima Honduras Stake: Jerusalem Ward created from the Jerusalem Branch
  • Venice Italy Stake: Vicenza Ward created from the Vicenza Branch
  • Nigeria Lagos Mission: Awe Branch created 
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria West Stake: Ogbogoro Ward created
  • Ica Peru Stake: Santiago Branch discontinued
  • Fairview Philippines Stake: Bagong Silangan Ward created
  • Novosibirsk Russia District: Kemerovo Branch created
  • Bo Sierra Leone West District: Batiama and Nduvuibu Branches created
  • Luganville Vanuatu District: Jarailan Branch created
Change in wards: +8

Change in branches: +2

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of March 2016)

  • Rio Gallegos Argentina District: 28 de Noviembre Branch created
  • Melbourne Australia Wyndham Stake: Melton 2nd Ward (Samoan) created
  • Bolivia La Paz Mission: Reyes Branch discontinued
  • Arapiraca Brazil Stake: Jardim Brasil Ward created from the Jardim Brasil Branch
  • Fortaleza Brazil Montese Stake: Fernandes Tavora Ward discontinued 
  • Ribeirao Preto Brazil West Stake: Sertaozinho Ward created from the Sertaozinho Branch
  • Kisanga Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Kisimi Ward created
  • Pointe-Noire Republic of the Congo District: Mpaka 2nd Branch created
  • Adzope Cote d'Ivoire District: Affrey 2nd Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Azaguie 2nd Branch created 
  • Gagnoa Cote d'Ivoire District: Ouragahio 2nd Branch created
  • Soubre Cote d'Ivoire District: Meagui 3rd Branch created
  • Nice France Stake: Saint-Raphael Ward created from the Saint-Raphael Branch 
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Ahenbronum Ward and Ahyiaem Branch created
  • Quetzaltenango Guatemala El Bosque Stake: Salcaja Ward created from the Salcaja Branch
  • Nairobi Kenya West Stake: Ongata Rongai Ward created from the Ongata Rongai Branch; Westlands Ward discontinued 
  • Culiacan Mexico Stake: San Pedro Branch discontinued
  • Martinez de la Torre Mexico Stake: Vega de la Torre Branch created
  • Oaxaca Mexico Monte Alban Stake: Valle de Etla Ward created
  • Puerto Vallarta Mexico Stake: Cinco de Diciembre Ward discontinued
  • Veracruz Mexico Stake: Torrentes Ward created 
  • Etinan Nigeria North District: Ikot Ananga, Ikot Ibo 1st, and Ikot Obio Asanga Wards downgraded to the Ikot Ananga, Ikot Ibo 1st, and Ikot Obio Asanga Branches
  • Ibadan Nigeria Stake: New Garage Ward created; Oke-Ado Ward created from the Oke-Ado Branch
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Igwuruta and Obeama Wards created from the Igwuruta and Obeama Branches
  • La Chorrera Panama Stake: Altos de San Francisco Ward created from the Altos de San Francisco Branch
  • Dumaguete Philippines Stake: Larena Branch created
  • Irkutsk Russia District: Irkutsk Russia District Branch created
  • Nuku'alofa Tonga North Stake: Hala'ovave Ward created
Change in wards: +10

Change in branches: +2

Friday, March 18, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of March 2016)

  • San Rafael Argentina Stake: Cuadro Nacional Branch discontinued 
  • Cascavel Brazil Stake: Cataratas Ward created; Palotina Ward created from the Palotina Branch
  • Joao Pessoa Brazil Torre Stake: Altiplano Ward created 
  • Rio de Janeiro Brazil Jacarepagua Stake: Anil Ward discontinued 
  • Central Eurasian Mission: Central Eurasian Kazakhstan Mission, Central Eurasian Kyrgyzstan Mission, Central Eurasian Tajikistan Mission, Central Eurasian Turkmenistan Mission, and Central Eurasian Uzbekistan Mission Branches discontinued
  • Calgary Alberta West Stake: Rocky Ridge Ward created
  • Antofagasta Chile La Portada Stake: Cerro Moreno Ward created 
  • Kisanga Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Bilanga and Golf Branches created
  • Likasi Democratic Republic of the Congo District: Fungurume Branch created
  • Luputa Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Luputa 2nd and Mukukuyi Wards created from the Luputa 2nd and Mukukuyi Branches
  • Aboisso Cote d'Ivoire District: Aboisso Cote d'Ivoire District Branch created
  • Adzope Cote d'Ivoire District: Adzope Cote d'Ivoire District Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Ahougnanssou Branch created
  • Daloa Cote d'Ivoire District: Kennedy 2nd and Lobia 2nd Branches created
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Legon Branch created 
  • Cape Coast Ghana Stake: Green Hill Ward created from the Green Hill Branch 
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Krofrom Ward created
  • Quetzaltenango Guatemala West Stake: Villa Hermosa Ward created
  • Carrefour Haiti Stake: Gressier Branch created
  • Comayagua Honduras Stake: Villa San Antonio Ward created from the Villa San Antonio Branch
  • Queretaro Mexico Stake: San Jose de Iturbide Branch created
  • Queretaro Mexico El Sol Stake: Piramides Ward created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Elelenwo and Igbo-Itche Wards created from the Elelenwo and Igbo-Itche Branches
  • Isumo Papua New Guinea District: Gesowa and Sagero Branches created; Isumo Ward downgraded to the Isumo Branch
  • Digos Philippines Stake: Bansalan Ward created from the Bansalan Branch
  • San Jose Mindoro Philippines Occidental District: San Francisco Branch created
  • Caguas Puerto Rico Stake: Arroyo Branch discontinued
  • Yekaterinburg Russia District: Yekaterinburg Russia District Branch created 
  • Freetown Sierra Leone Stake: Tengbeh Town Ward created
  • Chiang Mai Thailand District: Kamphaeng Phet Branch created
  • Northampton England Stake: Ramsey Ward created 
Change in wards: +15

Change in branches: +2

Friday, March 4, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of February 2016)

  • Orange Australia District: Forbes Branch discontinued 
  • Puerto Suarez Bolivia District: Frontera Branch discontinued
  • Cuiaba Brazil Stake: Imperial Ward created from the Imperial Branch
  • Rio Verde Brazil Stake: Bandeirantes, Itumbiara, Jatai, Morada do Sol, Popular, and Rio Verde Wards created from the Bandeirantes, Itumbiara, Jatai, Morada do Sol, Popular, and Rio Verde Branches
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Perdizes Stake: Chora Menino Ward discontinued
  • Europe East Area: Europe East Area Branch discontinued
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Kentinkrono Branch created
  • Obuasi Ghana District: Obuasi 4th Branch created
  • Tamale Ghana District: Bolgatanga Branch created
  • Seoul Korea Military District: Songdo Branch (English) created
  • Apodaca Mexico Stake: Valle de Huinala Ward created
  • Tezontepec Mexico Stake: Ixmiquilpan 2nd Branch created
  • Barranca Peru Stake: Barranca, Limoncillo, and Paramonga Wards created from the Barranca, Limoncillo, and Paramonga Branches
  • Lima Peru Prolima Stake: La Ensenada Ward created
  • Saratov Russia Stake: Saratov Russia District Branch discontinued
  • Kissy Sierra Leone District: Lungi and Upgun Branches created
  • Kossoh Town Sierra Leone District: Ibo Town Branch created
  • Bedfordview South Africa Stake: Eastfield Ward created 
  • Benoni South Africa Stake: Etwatwa 2nd Branch created 
  • Barquisimeto Venezuela Stake: El Roble Ward discontinued
  • Caracas Venezuela Palo Verde Stake: Colonial Ward discontinued
  • Harare Zimbabwe Marimba Park Stake: Kuwadzana 3rd Branch created
Change in wards: +10


Change in branches: -4

Friday, February 19, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of February 2016)

  • Adriatic South Mission: Berat Branch created
  • Luanda Angola District: Nova Vida, Prenda, and Zango Branches created
  • Goiana Brazil South Stake: Cruziero do Sul Branch created
  • Ghana Cape Coast Mission: Brenu-Akyirim Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Ahenema Kokoben Branch created
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Nungua 3rd Ward created 
  • Tarawa North Kiribati District: Abatoa and Temaiku 2nd Branches created
  • Abuja Nigeria Stake: Mpape Ward created from the Mpape Branch
  • Russia Novosibirsk Mission: Russia Novosibirsk Mission Branch discontinued
  • Benoni South Africa Stake: Daveyton 3rd Branch created
  • Duran South Africa Stake: Ilovu Branch created
  • Johannesburg South Africa Stake: Sandton Ward created
  • Granada Spain Stake: Mijas Branch (English) discontinued
Change in wards: +3

Change in branches: +8