Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of June 2016)

  •  Sydney Australia Prairiewood Stake: Prairiewood 4th Ward (Tongan) created
  • Cotonou Benin Stake: Aibatin and Gbedjromede Wards created from the Aibatin and Gbedjromede Branches
  • Nanuque Brazil District: Esperanca Branch discontinued
  • Patos de Minas Brazil District: Guanabara Branch created
  • Pinhais Brazil Stake: Guarituba Branch created 
  • Recife Brazil Sao Paulo Stake: Maues Branch discontinued
  • Rio de Janeiro Brazil Jacarepagua Stake: Taquara Ward discontinued 
  • Calgary Alberta Fish Creek Stake: Legacy Ward created 
  • Calgary Alberta Foothills Stake: Sunshine Branch created
  • Cali Colombia Calima Stake: Vista Hermosa Ward discontinued
  • Aboisso Cote d'Ivoire District: Aboisso 2nd, Ahoutoue 2nd, and Ayame Branches created 
  • Adzope Cote d'Ivoire District: Adzope 4th and Adzope 5th Branches created
  • Cocody Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Angré Ward created 
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Bangolo Branch created
  • Divo Cote d'Ivoire District: Plateau 2nd Branch created
  • Prague Czech Republic Stake: Ostrava and Praha Wards created from the Ostrava and Praha Branches 
  • Accra Ghana Kaneshie Stake: New Gbawe Ward created from the New Gbawe Branch
  • Koforidua Ghana District: Asokore Branch created 
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Asokore Mampong Branch created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras La Esperanza Stake: Valle de Angeles Ward created from the Valle de Angeles Branch
  • Jamaica Kingston Mission: Negril Branch discontinued
  • Esteli Nicaragua District: La Trinidad Branch created
  • Lagos Nigeria Ikeja Stake: Opebi Ward created; Itamaga Ward organized from the Itamaga Branch
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria Stake: Abo-Ama Ward created from the Abo-Ama Branch
  • Barranca Peru Stake: Los Jardines Ward created from the Los Jardines Branch
  • Piura Peru Castilla Stake: Luis Montero Branch discontinued
  • Madeira Portugal District: Funchal 2nd and Machico Branches discontinued
  • Honiara Solomon Islands District: Auki Branch created
  • Harare Zimbabwe Stake: Borrowdale Ward created from the Borrowdale Branch
Change in wards: +12

Change in branches: -2

Friday, June 10, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of May 2016)

  • Africa West Area: Dakar Branch created
  • Bell Ville Argentina Stake: Arroyito, Bell Ville, General Paz, Lamadrid, and San Francisco 1st Wards created from the Arroyito, Bell Ville, General Paz, Lamadrid, and San Francisco 1st Branches
  • Sydney Australia Baulkham Hills Stake: Kellyville 2nd Ward discontinued 
  • Alphaville Brazil Stake: Fazendinha Branch created
  • Caruaru Brazil Stake: Boa Vista Ward discontinued
  • Goiânia Brazil South Stake: Colina Azul and Expansul Wards created
  • Kinshasa DR Congo Mokali Stake: Masina 5th Ward created
  • Luputa DR Congo Stake: Kabanda and Kalubanda Branches created
  • Aboisso Cote d'Ivoire District: Maffere Branch created
  • Guayaquil Ecuador Garcia Moreno Stake: Solana Ward discontinued
  • Assin Foso Ghana Stake: Assin Kwameatta Branch created
  • Hong Kong China Kowloon Stake: Tung Chung Ward created from the Tung Chung Branch
  • Liberia Monrovia Mission: Kakata 2nd Branch created
  • Aguascalientes Mexico Stake: El Encino and Villa Juarez Branches created
  • Ulaanbaatar Mongolia West Stake: Bayangol Ward created; Jargalant Ward created from the Jargalant Branch
  • Auckland New Zealand Penrose Stake: Favona Road 2nd Ward (Tongan) created 
  • Akamkpa Nigeria District: Ugep Branch created 
  • Lagos Nigeria Egbeda Stake: Shasha Ward created
  • Lagos Nigeria Yaba Stake: Ijesha Ward created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria Stake: Bundu Ward created from the Bundu Branch 
  • Soweto South Africa Stake: Florida 2nd Branch created
  • Papeete Tahiti Stake: Fautaua 2nd Ward created
  • Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine District: Dnepropetrovsk Ukraine District Branch created
  • Los Llanos Venezuela District: Araure 2nd Branch discontinued
  • Harare Zimbabwe South Stake: Southlea Park Branch created
Change in wards: +13

Change in branches: +4

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