Monday, January 18, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of January 2016)

  • Cordoba Argentina Sierras Stake: Unquillo Ward created from the Unquillo Branch; Saldan Branch created  
  • Araraquara Brazil Stake: Esplanada Branch created; Araraquara 5th Ward downgraded to branch
  • Curitiba Brazil Novo Mundo Stake: Itatiaia Ward created
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Embu Stake: Parque Paraiso Ward discontinued
  • Kitchener Ontario Stake: Cambridge 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Bela Vista Branch created
  • La Ceiba Honduras Stake: La Masica Branch created
  • Tlaxcala Mexico Stake: Xicohtzinco Branch created
  • Hastings New Zealand Flaxmere Stake: Flaxmere 4th Branch (Tongan) created
  • Abeokuta Nigeria Stake: Rounda Ward created
  • Gapan Philippines Stake: Mangino Ward created from the Mangino Branch
  • Hsin Chu Taiwan Stake: Chupei 3rd Ward created
  • Tainan Taiwan Stake: Anting Ward created
Change in wards: +3

Change in branches: +4

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of December 2015)

  • Brazil Manaus Mission: Tabatinga Branch created 
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Parque Pinheiros Stake: Parque Pinheiros Branch created
  • Cardston Alberta Stake: Cardston YSA Ward created from the Cardston YSA Branch
  • San Jose Costa Rica Toyopan Stake: El Carmen Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Lartebiokorshie Stake: Tweneboa Branch created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras Loarque Stake: Villeda Ward created from the Villeda Branch
  • Hiroshima Japan Stake: Yasufuruichi Branch discontinued 
  • Niigata Japan District: Sanjo Branch created
  • Lima Peru Santa Isabel Stake: Torre Blanca Ward
  • Taipei Taiwan Central Stake: Luchou Ward created from the Luchou Branch 
  • Jinja Uganda Stake: Bugembe, Iganga, Jinja, Mpumedde, and Njeru Wards created from the Bugembe, Iganga, Jinja, Mpumedde, and Njeru Branches
  • Ukraine Kyiv Mission: Odessa Cheriomushki Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +9

Change in branches: -5

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of December 2015)

  • Betim Brazil Stake: Nova Serrana Branch created 
  • Macae Brazil Stake: Lagomar Branch created
  • Osorio Brazil District: Imbe Branch created 
  • Valparaiso Brazil Stake: Cristalina Branch created
  • Calgary Alberta Bow River Stake: Carburn Park YSA Ward created
  • Calgary Alberta North Stake: Confederation Park YSA Ward discontinued
  • Ottawa Quebec Stake: Abitibi Branch discontinued 
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Agboville Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Man Branch created
  • Port-Bouet Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Bonoua Ward created from the Bonoua Branch
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Agbogba Ward created from the Agbogba Branch
  • Guatemala City Las Victorias Stake: San Antonio Ward discontinued
  • Quetzaltenango Guatemala West Stake: Trigales Ward created
  • Bengaluru India Stake: Convent Road, Indiranagar, Lingarajapuram, Ramamurthy Nagar, and Whitefield Road Wards created from the Convent Road, Indiranagar, Lingarajapuram, Ramamurthy Nagar, and Whitefield Road Branches
  • Hiroshima Japan Stake: Saijo Branch created
  • Majuro Marshall Islands Stake: Ajeltake Ward created from the Ajeltake Branch
  • Coahuila Mexico District: Agua Negra Branch discontinued
  • Mexico Tampico Mission: Barrancon Branch discontinued
  • Morelia Mexico Aeropuerto Stake: Insurgentes Ward discontinued
  • Maputo Mozambique Stake: Mozal Ward created
  • Lima Peru Independencia Stake: Amancaes Ward discontinued
  • Bugo Philippines District: Anapog Branch created
  • Tolosa Philippines District: Luneta La Paz Branch created
  • Vaal South Africa District: Vanderbiljpark Branch created
Change in wards: +7

Change in branches: -1

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of November 2015)

  • Mamanguape Brazil District: Planalto Branch created
  • Passo Fundo Brazil Stake: Lagoa Vermelha Ward created from the Lagoa Vermelha Branch
  • Hamilton Ontario Stake: St Catharines 2nd Branch (Spanish) discontinued 
  • Libertad Ecuador Stake: Ancon Branch discontinued
  • Quetzaltenango Guatemala West Stake: San Mateo Ward created from the San Mateo Branch
  • San Benito Guatemala Stake: La Libertad Ward created from the La Libertad Branch
  • La Ceiba Honduras Stake: Pizzaty Branch created 
  • Comitan Mexico District: Balun Canan and Comitan Wards downgraded to branches
  • San Cristobal Mexico District: Huitepec, Jovel, and San Cristobal de las Casas Wards downgraded to branches
  • Auckland New Zealand Henderson Stake: Henderson Ward (Samoan) created
  • Nigeria Benin City Mission: Oghara Branch created
  • Nigeria Enugu Mission: Makurdi and Otukpo Branches created
  • Mangaldan Philippines Stake: Mangaldan 1st, Mangaldan 2nd, Mangaldan 3rd, Manaoag, Mapandan, and San Fabian 1st Wards organized from the Mangaldan 1st, Mangaldan 2nd, Mangaldan 3rd, Manaoag, Mapandan, and San Fabian 1st Branches
  • Saratov Russia Stake: Dachny, Penza, Solnichny, Volzhski, and Zavodskoy Wards organized from the Dachny, Penza, Solnichny, Volzhski, and Zavodskoy Branches
  • Vaal South Africa District: Vereeniging Ward downgraded to branch
  • Bangkok Thailand North Stake: Pakkret Ward created from the Pakkret Branch
  • La Pascua Venezuela District: El Palmar and Tucupido Branches discontinued
  • Harare Zimbabwe Stake: Enterprise Ward created from the Enterprise Branch
Change in wards: +11

Change in branches: -9

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of November 2015)

  • Magrath Alberta Stake: Magrath 7th Ward created
  • Oruro Bolivia Stake: Tomas Barron Ward created from the San Pedro Branch
  • Brazil Fortaleza East Stake: Iguatu and Quixada Branches created
  • Piracicaba Brazil Stake: Vila Sonia Ward created 
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Guarapiranga Stake: Figueira Grande Ward created
  • Sao Vicente Brazil Serra do Mar Stake: Samarita Ward created
  • Vina del Mar Chile Stake: Recreo Alto Ward discontinued 
  • Machala Ecuador Stake: Vencedores Ward discontinued
  • Ho Ghana District: Hohoe and Kpando Branches created 
  • San Benito Guatemala Stake: San Andreas, San Benito, Santa Elena, and Trebol Wards created from the San Andreas, San Benito, Santa Elena, and Trebol Branches
  • Osaka Japan Sakai Stake: Mikunigaoka Ward and Senboku Branch discontinued
  • Atotonilco Mexico Stake: Cincoc 1st Ward created from the Cincoc 1st Branch
  • Tehuacan Mexico Stake: Tepexi Branch created
  • Maputo Mozambique Stake: Polana Ward created from the Polana Branch
  • Christchurch New Zealand Stake: Rangiora Ward created from the Rangiora-Kaiapoi Branch
  • Rigo Papua New Guinea District: Abau Branch created
  • Managua Nicaragua Stake: Miraflores Ward discontinued 
  • Volgograd Russia District: Volgograd Russia District Branch created
  • Harare Zimbabwe Stake: Damofalls Branch created
  • Harare Zimbabwe South Stake: Epworth Ward created from the Epworth Branch
Net change in wards: +9

Net change in branches: -2

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of October 2015)

  • Tucuman Argentina West Stake: Tafi Viejo Ward created from the Tafi Viejo Branch
  • Belem Brazil Icoaraci Stake: Aguas Negras Ward created from the Aguas Negras Branch 
  • Fortaleza Brazil Messejana Stake: Parque Verde Ward created
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Embu Stake: Sao Lourenco Branch created
  • Victoria British Columbia Stake: Sooke Branch created
  • Central Eurasian Mission: Central Eurasian Azerbaijan Mission, Central Eurasian Kazakhstan Mission, Central Eurasian Kyrgyzstan Mission, Central Eurasian Tajikistan Mission, Central Eurasian Turkey Mission, Central Eurasian Turkmenistan Mission, Central Eurasian Uzbekistan Mission, and Gaziantep Branches created
  • Hong Kong China Stake: Po Lam Ward created
  • Alajuela Costa Rica Stake: Pital Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Alepe Branch created 
  • Ashaiman Ghana Stake: Sun City 2nd Ward and the Zenu New York Branch created
  • Amatitlan Guatemala Stake: Naciones Ward created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras Loarque Stake: Ojojona Ward created from the Ojojona Branch
  • Daejeon Korea Stake: Sejong Branch created 
  • Ciudad Juarez Mexico North Stake: Del Sol Ward created
  • Lerma Mexico Stake: Aeropuerto Branch created
  • Managua Nicaragua Tipitapa District: San Benito Branch created
  • Nsit Ubium Nigeria Stake: Ikot Akpabin Ward created 
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Oyigbo 2nd Ward created
  • Kuriva Papua New Guinea District: Baramata Branch created 
  • Rigo Papua New Guinea District: Alotau Branch created
  • Ozamiz Philippines District: Bonifacio Branch created
  • Hualien Taiwan Stake: Hualien 3rd Ward created
  • Caracas Venezuela Urdaneta Stake: El Junquito Branch discontinued
  • Guarenas Venezuela Stake: Rio Chico Branch discontinued
  • Maracay Venezuela Stake: Campo Alegre and Cana de Azular Wards discontinued
  • Bulawayo Zimbabwe Stake: Cowdray Park Ward created; Luveve Ward downgraded to the Luveve Branch
Net change in wards: +9

Net change in branches: +15

Monday, October 26, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of October 2015)

  • Angola Luanda Mission: Huambo Branch discontinued 
  • Cordoba Argentina South Stake: Anizacate Branch created
  • Macae Brazil Stake: Buzios Branch created
  • Barranquilla Colombia El Carmen Stake: Sabanalarga Branch created
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Masina Stake: Liberte 2nd Ward created
  • Mwene-Ditu Democratic Republic of the Congo District: Matshitshi and Peage Branches created 
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon North Stake: Cite Verte and Gesco Wards created; Songon Ward created from the Songon Branch
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Adzope 3rd and Affery Branches created 
  • Bristol England Stake: Weston Super Mare 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Taveuni Fiji District: Nakawakawa Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Breman Ward created
  • San Pedro Honduras El Progreso Stake: Las Palmeras Ward created
  • Tula Mexico Stake: Jilotepec Branch created
  • San Miguelito Panama Stake: La Cabima and San Vicente Wards created from the La Cabima and San Vicente Branches
  • Abeokuta Nigeria Stake: Isale-Ake Ward created
  • Ile-Ife Nigeria District: Ayeso and Fagbewesa Branches created
  • Goa Philippines Stake: San Ramon Branch created
  • Faaa Tahiti Stake: Ahurai Ward created 
  • Taipei Taiwan South Stake: Chungho 2nd Ward created 
  • Lome Togo Stake: Kelegougan Ward and Agoe Nyive Branch created
  • Artigas Uruguay Stake: Santa Helenara Ward created from the Santa Helenara Branch
  • Las Piedras Uruguay Stake: Obelisco 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Port Vila Vanuatu Stake: Blacksands, Etas, Port Vila 1st, Port Vila 2nd, and Port Vila 3rd Wards created from the Blacksands, Etas, Port Vila 1st, and Port Vila 2nd Branches 
Change in wards: +16

Change in branches: +4