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

Change in Congregations (First Half of June 2014)

  • Kabul Afghanistan Military District: Leatherneck Military Branch discontinued
  • Buenos Aires Argentina Adrogue Stake: Rafael Calzada Branch discontinued 
  • Formosa Argentina District: Lujan Branch discontinued
  • Cotonou Benin District: Cocotomey Branch created 
  • Potosi Bolivia Stake: San Martin Ward discontinued
  • Brazil Belem Mission: Altamira Branch created
  • Curitiba Brazil Sao Lourenco Stake: Cachoeira Ward discontinued
  • Jaboatao Brazil Guararapes Stake: Jardin Guararapes Ward discontinued
  • Rio Branco Brazil Stake: Sena Madureira Branch created
  • Phnom Penh Cambodia North Stake: Pochentong, Teuk Laak, Teuk Thla, Tuol Kok, and Tuol Sang Ke Wards created from the Pochentong, Teuk Laak, Teuk Thla, Tuol Kok, and Tuol Sang Ke Branches
  • Phnom Penh Cambodia South Stake: Chaktomuk, Steung Mean Chey 1st, Steung Mean Chey 2nd, Steung Mean Chey 3rd, and Toul Tom Pong Wards created from the Chaktomuk, Steung Mean Chey 1st, Steung Mean Chey 2nd, Steung Mean Chey 3rd, and Toul Tom Pong Branches
  • Santiago Chile Alicahue Stake: Alicahue Ward discontinued
  • Abobo Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Assomin Ward and Sodeci Branch created
  • London England Hyde Park Stake: South Kensington (Portuguese) Ward created from the South Kensington (Portugese) Branch
  • Heidelberg Germany Stake: Heidelberg 2nd (Spanish) Branch created
  • Takoradi Ghana Stake: Asakae Branch created
  • Palermo Italy Stake: Palermo 3rd (English) Branch created 
  • Kingston Jamaica Stake: Boulevard, Constant Spring, Linstead, Portmore, Spanish Town 1st, and Spanish Town 2nd Wards created from the Boulevard, Constant Spring, Linstead, Portmore, Spanish Town 1st, and Spanish Town 2nd Branches
  • Chihuahua Mexico Tecnológico Stake: Coronel, Lagos, and Revolución Wards discontinued; Portales Ward and Quintas Carolinas Branch created
  • Cuauhtémoc Mexico District: Cuauhtémoc and Reforma Wards downgraded to the Cuauhtémoc and Reforma Branches
  • Okrika Nigeria District: Okrika Mainland Branch created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria Stake: Abuloma Branch created
  • Peru Chiclayo Mission: Celendin Branch created 
  • Pasay Philippines Stake: Pasay 5th Ward created
  • Porto Portugal North Stake: Ermesinde Branch discontinued
  • Ukraine Donetsk Mission: Ukraine Donetsk Mission Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +11

Change in branches: -9