Thursday, October 2, 2014

Change in Congregations

  • Kabul Afghanistan Military Distirct: Kandahar Military Branch discontinued
  • Pago Pago American Samoa Central Stake: Mesepa 3rd Ward created 
  • Bahia Blanca Argentina Stake: Villa Serra Ward discontinued 
  • Pergamino Argentina Stake: Acevedo Ward discontinued
  • Tucuman Argentina Stake: El Colmenar Ward created from the El Colmenar Branch
  • Brasilia Brazil Alvorada Stake: Ocidental Ward created from the Ocidental Branch
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia Piray Stake: Braniff Ward discontinued
  • Belem Brazil Icoaraci Stake: Aguas Negras Branch created
  • Contagem Brazil Stake: Riacho Ward created from the Riacho Branch
  • Curitiba Brazil Jardim do Sol Stake: Nova Aurora Ward created
  • Gramado Brazil Distirct: Petropolis Branch created
  • Maceio Brazil Tabuleiro Stake: Pratagy Ward created
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Guarapiranga Stake: Jardim Jacira Ward created
  • Botswana/Namibia Mission: Botswana/Namibia Mission, Gerald, and Monarch Branches created
  • Sao Felipe Cape Verde Stake: Congresso Ward created from Congresso Branch
  • Cartagena Colombia Los Alpes Stake: Arjona Branch created
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Kpone Ward created from Kpone Branch; Dawenyha Branch created
  • Guatemala City Milagro Stake: Lo de Bran Ward created from the Lo de Bran Branch
  • Choluteca Honduras Stake: Montecarlos Branch created
  • Amecameca Mexico Stake: Zentlalpan 2nd Ward created from the Zentlalpan 2nd Branch
  • Chapala Mexico District: Mezcala Branch discontinued
  • Chojolho Mexico District: Chenalho Branch created
  • Auckland New Zealand Tamaki Stake: Tamaki 3rd (Samoan) Ward created
  • Asaba Nigeria District: Ugbolu Branch created
  • Eket Nigeria Stake: Uquo Branch created
  • Gerehu Papua New Guinea District: Makana Branch discontinued
  • Huanuco Peru Amarilis Stake: San Luis Ward created from the San Luis Branch
  • Lima Peru San Luis Stake: El Pimo Ward discontinued
  • Bangued Philippines District: Bangued 2nd and Tayum Branches created
  • Kenema Sierra Leone District: Nyandeyama Branch created
  • East London South Africa Stake: Ilinge Ward created from the Ilinge Branch
  • Port Elizabeth South Africa Stake: Kwa Nobuhle 3rd Ward created
Change in wards: +11

Change in branches: +2

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Change in Congregations

  • Florencio Valera Argentina Stake: San Francisco Branch discontinued
  • Adelaide Australia Marion Stake: Murray Bridge Ward created from the Murray Bridge Branch
  • Belem Brazil Icoaraci Stake: Outeiro Ward created from the Outeiro Branch
  • Contagem Brazil Stake: Betim 2nd Ward created
  • Ipatinga Brazil Stake: Bethania, Esperanca, Governador Valadares, Ipatinga, and Joao Monlevade Wards created from the Bethania, Esperanca, Governador Valadares, Ipatinga, and Joao Monlevade Branches
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Interlagos Stake: Cidade Dutra Ward discontinued
  • Tubarao Brazil Stake: Jaguaruna Branch created
  • Sao Felipe Cape Verde Stake: Cova Figueira 1st Ward created from the Cova Figueira 1st Branch
  • Coquimbo Chile Stake: El Llano, Parte Alta, San Juan, Sindempart, and Tierras Blancas Wards created from the El Llano, Parte Alta, San Juan, Sindempart, and Tierras Blancas Branches
  • La Serena Chile Stake: Cuatro Esquinas Ward discontinued
  • Bogota Colombia South Stake: Victoria Regia Branch discontinued
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Asouyeboa 2nd Ward created
  • Gisborne New Zealand Stake: Manutuke Branch created
  • Lagos Nigeria Stake: Bariga Ward created
  • Angeles Philippines Stake: Mabalacat 2nd Ward created
Change in wards: +14

Change in branches: -13

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Change in Congregations (Second Half of August 2014)

  • Mendoza Argentina Stake: Cementista Ward created from the Cementista Branch; Boulogne Sur Mer and Municipal Branches discontinued
  • Ipswich Australia Stake: Ipswich (Samoan) Branch created
  • Perth Australia Southern River Stake: Belmont Ward discontinued
  • Benin Cotonou Mission: Porto Novo Branch created
  • Alphaville Brazil Stake: Cajamar Ward created
  • Campina Grande Brazil Liberdade Stake: Sitio Lucas Branch created 
  • Maceio Brazil Stake: Jose Tenorio Ward created
  • Sao Jose dos Pinhais Brazil Stake: Parque da Fonte Ward created; Sao Marcos Ward created from the Sao Marcos Branch
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Palmarejo 2nd Ward created
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Toit Rouge Stake: Nankoko Ward created
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Masina Stake: N'Djili 2nd Ward created
  • Asamankese Ghana District: Anum Apapan Branch created
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Effiduasi Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Meduma Ward created from the Meduma Branch
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Michel Camp Branch created
  • Guatemala City Villa Hermosa Stake: Boca del Monte 2nd Ward created
  • Solola Guatemala District: Cojolya Branch created
  • Benin City Nigeria Ihogbe Stake: Ogbe Ward created
  • Eket Nigeria Stake: Ibeno Ward created from the Ibeno Branch
  • Agoo Philippines District: Sison Branch created
  • Calape Philippines District: Ubay Branch created 
  • Tarlac Philippines Stake: Dap-Dap Branch created
  • Acores Portugal District: Lajes Military Branch discontinued
  • Upolu Samoa North Stake: Lona and Uafato Wards created from the Lona and Uafato Branches
  • Upolu Samoa Saleilua Stake: Siuniu Branch created
  • Kissy Sierra Leone District: Calaba Town Branch created
  • Sierra Leone Freetown Mission: Teko Road Branch created
Change in wards: +13

Change in branches: +4

Change in Congregations (First Half of August 2014)

  • Bariloche Argentina Stake: El Frutillar Branch discontinued
  • Santa Fe Argentina Stake: Ciudadela Ward and Barranquita Branch discontinued
  • Santa Fe Argentina North Stake: San Agustin Branch discontinued
  • Brisbane Australia Centenary Stake: Centenary 1st (Tongan) and Centenary 2nd (Samoan) Branches created 
  • Belem Brazil Icoaraci Stake: Tenone Ward created
  • Rio de Janeiro Brazil Itaguai Stake: Parque Mambucaba Ward created from the Parque Mambucaba Branch
  • Sorriso Brazil District: Boa Esperanca Branch discontinued
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Eugenio Lima Ward created from the Eugenio Lima Branch
  • China Hong Kong Mission: Macau 3rd Branch created
  • Cucuta Colombia Stake: Los Patios Ward created from the Los Patios Branch 
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Binza Stake: Buadi Ward created
  • Denmark Copenhagen Mission: Greenland Branch discontinued
  • Leipzig Germany Stake: Eilenburg Branch discontinued
  • Metepec Mexico Stake: Ixtapan de la Sal Branch created
  • Eket Nigeria Stake: Usung Inang Ward and Okat Branch created 
  • Ogwashi-Nsukwa Nigeria District: Isah Branch created
  • Russia Novosibirsk Mission: Astana Branch created
  • Russia Rostov-na-Donu Mission: Astrakhan Branch created; Shakhty Branch discontinued
  • Maldonado Uruguay Stake: Maldonado 3rd Ward discontinued
Change in wards: +4

Change in branches: -2

Change in Congregations (Second Half of July 2014)

  • Yerevan Armenia Stake: Gyumri Ward created from the Gyumri Branch
  • Adelaide Australia Marion Stake: Victor Harbor Branch created
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Casa Grande Stake: Campo Belo Ward created 
  • Quarai Brazil District: Morelle Branch discontinued 
  • Edmonton Alberta Bonnie Doon Stake: Highlands YSA Ward discontinued
  • Vernon British Columbia Stake: Okanagan YSA Branch created
  • Sao Filipe Cape Verde Stake: Cova Figueira 1st, Cova Figueira 2nd, Mosteiros, Relva, and Sao Filipe 1st Wards created from the Cova Figueira 1st, Cova Figueira 2nd, Mosteiros, Relva, and Sao Filipe 1st Branches
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Dwomoh and Kenten Branches created
  • Obuasi Ghana District: Asonkore Branch created
  • Guatemala Quetzaltenango Mission: Santa Cruz Barillas and Todos Santos Branches discontinued
  • Villa Nueva Honduras Stake: El Plan Ward created
  • Monrovia Liberia Bushrod Island District: Lagoon Branch created
  • Puebla Mexico Valsequillo Stake: Xilotzingo Ward created
  • Benin City Nigeria Siluko Stake: Uwelu 4th Ward created
  • Nigeria Benin City Mission: Oghara-Sapele Branch created
  • Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Stake: Koki Branch discontinued
  • Fernando de la Mora Paraguay South Stake: El Alto Ward discontinued
  • Luque Paraguay Stake: Amparo and Canada Garay Branches discontinued
  • Cusco Peru Inti Raymi Stake: Urcos Branch created
  • Talisay Philippines Stake: Linao Ward created
  • Barcelona Spain Stake: Badalona 2nd Ward created
  • Punaauai Tahiti Stake: Nuuroa Ward created
  • Bangkok Thailand Stake: Samutprakarn Ward created from the Samutprakarn Branch
  • Bangkok Thailand North Stake: Banbuathong, Chaengwattana (English), Donmuang, Lopburi, and Rangsit Wards created from the Banbuathong, Chaengwattana (English), Donmuang, Lopburi, and Rangsit Branches
  • Bangkok Thailand West District: Asoke Ward downgraded to the Asoke Branch
  • Carupano Venezuela District: Playa Grande Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +16

Change in branches: -10

Change in Congregations (First Half of July 2014)

Santa Fe Argentina Stake: Adelina Ward discontinued
Brussels Belgium Stake: Mons Ward downgraded to the Shape (English) Branch
Belo Horizonte Brazil East Stake: Bom Destino Branch discontinued
Rondonopolis Brazil District: Primavera do Leste Branch created
Porto Alegre Brazil Partenon Stake: Sao Tome Ward created from Sao Tome Branch
Bristol England Stake: Washford Branch created
London England Wandsworth Stake: Kennington (Spanish) Ward created from Kennington (Spanish) Branch
Assin Foso Ghana Stake: Assin Darmang Branch created
Mazatenango Guatemala Stake: San Bernardino Ward created
Honduras San Pedro Mission: Utila Branch discontinued
Fukuoka Japan Stake: Yahata Branch discontinued
Kiritimati Island Kiribati District: London and Tabwakea 2nd Branches created
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia District: Klang Branch created
Ticul Mexico District: Chapab and Tzucacab Branches discontinued
Abak Nigeria District: Abak 2nd Branch created
Enugu Nigeria Stake: Abakpa, Gariki, New Haven, Trans Ekulu, and Uwani Wards created from the Abakpa, Gariki, New Haven, Trans Ekulu, and Uwani Branches; Enugu Nigeria District Branch discontinued
Ibadan Nigeria Stake: Akobo, Apata, Ijokado, Mokola, and Sawmill Wards created from the Ibadan 1st, Ibadan 2nd, Ibadan 4th, Ibadan 5th, and Ibadan 6th Branches.
Angeles Philippines Stake: Angeles 2nd Ward created
Republic of Congo Brazzaville Mission: Loandjili Branch created
Yekaterinburg Russia District: Yekaterinburg Russia District Branch discontinued
Upolu Samoa Saleilua Stake: Sapunaoa Ward created from Sapunaoa Branch

Change in wards: +13

Change in branches: -11

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Change in Congregations (Second Half of June 2014)

  • Buenos Aires Argentina Litoral Stake: Virreyes Ward created from the Virreyes Branch
  • Coomera Australia Stake: Pimpama Ward created
  • Hortolandia Brazil Stake: Interlagos Branch created
  • Caribbean Area (Cuba): Cotorro Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission Branch created
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Lubumbashi Mission: Kalundu Branch created
  • Republic of Congo Brazzaville Mission: Republic of Congo Brazzaville Mission Branch created
  • Ecuador Guayaquil South Mission: Naranjal Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Kasoa Stake: Kasoa 3rd Ward created
  • Assin Foso Ghana Stake: Assin Afrofuom and Assin Nyankumasi Branches created
  • Amatitlan Guatemala Stake: Asiole Ward created 
  • Ginowan Japan Stake: Urasoe Ward and Ishikawa Branch discontinued
  • Okinawa Japan Stake: Naha Higashi, Oroku, and Yonabaru Wards discontinued
  • Niigata Japan District: Joetsu and Sanjo Branches discontinued
  • Cancun Mexico Kabah Stake: Zacil Ha Ward created
  • Guadalajara Mexico Bugambilias Stake: Nueva Galicia Ward created
  • Tezontepec Mexico Stake: Tlahuelilpan Branch created 
  • Toluca Mexico Stake: Almoloya Branch created; El Oro Ward created from the El Oro Branch
  • Valle del Mezquital Mexico Stake: San Juan Ward created from the San Juan Branch
  • Beira Mozambique District: Chamba, Macurungo, Maraza, and Mascarenha Branches created
  • Calabar Nigeria Stake: Ikot Nkebre Ward created
  • Nsit Ubium Nigeria Stake: Akai Branch created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Obeama Branch created
  • Warri Nigeria Stake: Ekete Ward created from the Ekete Branch 
  • Lima Peru Maranga Stake: Escardo Ward created
  • Dumaguete Philippines Stake: Dumaguete 1st, Dumaguete 2nd, Dumaguete 3rd, Sibulan, and Valencia Wards created from the Dumaguete 1st, Dumaguete 2nd, Dumaguete 3rd, Sibulan, and Valencia Branches
  • Roodepoort South Africa Stake: Munsieville Ward created from the Munsieville Branch
  • Hospitalet Spain Stake: Martorell Ward created from the Martorell Branch
  • St. Gallen Switzerland Stake: Kreuzlinger Ward created from the Kreuzlinger Branch
Change in wards: +14

Change in branches: +1