Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of December 2014)

  • Tucuman Argentina Stake: San Felipe Branch discontinued
  • Brasilia Brazil Stake: Sao Sebastiao Ward created from the Agrovila Branch
  • Maceio Brazil Stake: Boa Vista Ward created from the Boa Vista Branch
  • London Ontario Stake: London 3rd Ward discontinued
  • Punaauia Tahiti Stake: Faanui Ward created
  • Dortmund Germany Stake: Gelsenkirchen Ward created from the Gelsenkirchen Branch
  • Hong Kong China Kowloon Stake: Kowloon City Ward created
  • Sapporo Japan West Stake: Teine Ward discontinued
  • Merida Mexico Centro Stake: Hunucma Ward created
  • Lima Peru Comas Stake: La Pascana Ward discontinued
  • La Pinas Philippines Stake: San Pedro 3rd Ward created from the San Pedro 3rd Branch
  • Pamplona Philippines District: Del Gallego Branch created
  • Kossoh Town Sierra Leone District: Lumpa Branch created
  • Lome Togo Stake: Apedokoe Branch created
  • Donetsk Ukraine District: Donetsk, Makeyevka, Obyedinyoni, and Petrovsky Branches discontinued
Change in wards: +4

Change in branches: -6

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of November 2014)

  • Brisbane Australia North Stake: Mango Hill and Narangba Valley Wards created
  • Sydney Australia Hebersham Stake: Bungarribbe Ward created
  • Montreal Quebec Stake: Saint-Jerome Branch created
  • Sao Filipe Cape Verde Stake: Sao Filipe 2nd Ward created from the Sao Filipe 2nd Branch
  • San Jose Costa Rica Los Yoses Stake: San Diego Ward created
  • Kinshasa DR Congo Kimbanseke Stake: Kingasani 5th Ward created
  • Kinshasa DR Congo Masina Stake: Ndanu Branch created 
  • Kinshasa DR Congo Ngaliema Stake: Lutendale 2nd Branch created
  • Lubumbashi DR Congo Stake: Kawama Ward created
  • Arue Tahiti Stake: Haapiti Ward created from the Haapiti Branch
  • Papeari Tahiti Stake: Vaihiria Ward created
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Dodowa Ward created from the Dodowa Branch 
  • Nagano Japan District: Ina Branch discontinued
  • Ticul Mexico District: Telchaquillo Branch created
  • Chisinau Moldova District: Chisinau 2nd Branch (Russian) created
  • Abeokuta Nigeria Stake: Ibara, Idi-Aba, Ilewo-Orile, Ita-Oshin, Kuto, Lanfenwa, Obantoko, and Odeda Wards created from the Abeokuta 1st, Abeokuta 3rd, Ibara, Idi-Aba, Ilewo-Orile, Kuto, Obantoko, and Odeda Branches
  • Onitsha Nigeria District: Ihembosi Branch created
  • Huanuco Peru Stake: Tingo Maria Ward created from the Tingo Maria Branch
  • Angeles Philippines Stake: Bulaon Ward created from the Bulaon Branch
  • Cadiz Philippines Stake: Caduha-an Ward created from the Caduha-an Branch
  • Escalante Philippines Stake: Bonifacio, Escalante, Old Escalante, and Toboso Wards created from the Bonifacio, Escalante, Old Escalante, and Toboso Branches
  • Iloilo Philippines North Stake: Passi Ward created from the Passi Branch
  • Talisay Philippines Stake: Minglanilla Ward created from the Minglanilla Branch; Argao Branch created
  • Taipei Taiwan East Stake: I Lan Ward created from the I Lan Branch
  • Taipei Taiwan West Stake: Sanhsia and Tanfeng Wards created
Change in wards: +30

Change in branches: -15

Monday, November 17, 2014

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of November 2014)

  • Pago Pago American Samoa Mapusaga Stake: Mapusaga 4th Ward created
  • Hong Kong China New Territories Stake: Castle Peak Bay Ward created
  • Cartagena Colombia Los Alpes Stake: El Nogal Ward discontinued
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Toit Rouge Stake: Selmer Ward created
  • Cocody Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Bingerville Ward created from the Bingerville Branch 
  • Accra Ghana Kasoa Stake: Anyaa Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Ejisu Branch created
  • Amatitlan Guatemala Stake: La Ceiba Ward created
  • Kobe Japan Stake: Kansai (English) Branch discontinued
  • Osaka Japan Stake: Habikino Ward discontinued
  • Ciudad Obregon Mexico Yaqui Stake: Pueblo Yaqui Branch discontinued
  • Queretaro Mexico Los Arcos Stake: Heroes and Paseos Branches created
  • Valle Hermoso Mexico Stake: Jardin Ward created from the Jardin Branch
  • Calabar Nigeria Stake: Odukpani Ward created from the Odukpani Branch
  • Nsit Ubium Nigeria Stake: Ikot Eyo 3rd Ward created
  • Escalante Philippines Stake: Mabini Ward created from the Mabini Branch
  • Goa Philippines Stake: San Roque Ward created from the San Roque Branch
  • Lingayen Philippines Stake: Manat Ward created from the Manat Branch
  • Malolos Philippines Stake: Guiguinto Ward created
  • Apia Samoa Central Stake: Motootua 2nd and Vaoala Wards created
  • East London South Africa Stake: East London 4th Ward created
  • Lleida Spain Stake: Manresa Branch created
Change in wards: +14

Change in branches: -3

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of October 2014)

  • San Martin Argentina District: Palmira, San Martin 1st, San Martin 2nd, and Tres Portenas Wards downgraded to the Palmira, San Martin 1st, San Martin 2nd, and Tres Portenas Branches
  • Valle de Uco Argentina District: Urbana Branch discontinued
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia Equipetrol Stake: Satelite Ward created from the Satelite Branch
  • Botswana/Namibia Mission: Kasane Branch created
  • Birigui Brazil Stake: Boa Vista Branch discontinued
  • Fortaleza Brazil West Stake: Paracuru Branch created
  • Phnom Penh Cambodia East District: Chhbar Ampov Branch created
  • Montreal Quebec Mont Royal Stake: St. Lazare Branch discontinued
  • Abobo Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Lame and N'dotre Wards created
  • Kinshasa DR Congo Mont Ngafula Stake: Lemba Ward created
  • Kinshasa DR Congo Ngaliema Stake: Regideso Ward created
  • San Miguel El Salvador Stake: Pacifica Ward created from the Pacifica Branch
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Klagon and Zenu Wards created from the Klagon and Zenu Branches
  • Ciudad Juarez Mexico East Stake: Independencia and Mezquital Wards created
  • Jinotepe Nicaragua Stake: Rivas Ward created from the Rivas Branch
  • Calabar Nigeria Stake: Egerton, Mbukpa, and State Housing Wards, and the Federal Housing and Marion Boulevard Branches created
  • Nsit Ubium Nigeria Stake: Ikot Imo Ward created from the Ikot Imo Branch
  • Bacolod Philippines South Stake: Mansilingen 3rd Branch created
  • Mangaldan Philippines District: Mangaldan 3rd Branch created
  • Caguas Puerto Rico Stake: Salinas Branch created
  • Russia Rostov Mission: Volgograd Traktorny Branch discontinued
  • Ljubljana Slovenia District: Kranj Branch created
Change in wards: +11

Change in branches: +3

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of October 2014)

  • Buenos Aires Argentina Escobar Stake: Villa Verde Ward downgraded to the Villa Verde Branch
  • Goias Brazil South Stake: Hidrolandia Ward created from the Hindrolandia Branch
  • Joao Pessoa Brazil Stake: Oceania Ward created
  • Porto Alegre Brazil Stake: Alameda Ward discontinued
  • Cambodia Phnom Penh Mission: Siem Reap 2nd Branch created
  • Kinshasas DR Congo Mont Ngafula Stake: Livulu Ward created
  • Kinshasa DR Congo Ngaliema Stake: Malueka 2nd Ward created
  • Lubumbashi DR Congo Stake: Kasapa 2nd Ward created 
  • San Jose Costa Rica Los Yoses Stake: Guacimo Ward created from the Guacimo Branch
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Aputuogya Branch created
  • Carrefour Haiti Stake: Petit Goave 2nd Ward created 
  • Kilungu Hills Kenya District: Kalongo Branch created
  • Nairobi Kenya Stake: South B Ward created
  • Monrovia Liberia District: Paynesville 3rd Branch created
  • Abakaliki Nigeria District: Afikpo 2nd Branch created
  • Nigeria Benin City Mission: Adeyemi College Road and Yaba Branches created
  • Escalante Philippines Stake: Stop Aguinaldo Ward created from the Stop Aguinaldo Branch
  • Iloilo Philippines North Stake: Pavia Ward created
  • Russia Rostov Mission: Rostov Selmash Branch discontinued
  • Las Piedras Uruguay Stake: Las Piedras 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Bindura Zimbabwe District: Trojan and Woodbrook Branches created
Change in wards: +7

Change in branches: +6

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

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

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Change in Congregations (Second Half of May 2014)

  • Edmonton Alberta Bonnie Doon Stake: Glen Allen Ward created
  • Cotonou Benin District: Calavi Branch created
  • Cochabamba Bolivia Jaihuayco Stake: Villa Luz Ward discontinued
  • Aracatuba Brazil Stake: Pereira Barreto Branch discontinued 
  • Brazil Belem Mission: Paragominas Branch created
  • Montes Claros Brazil District: Pirapora Branch created
  • Natal Brazil Potengi Stake: Ceara-Mirim Ward created from Ceara-Mirim Branch
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Maio Branch created
  • Abobo Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Akeikoi 1st, Akeikoi 2nd, Ile Verte, and Plaque Wards created
  • San Cristobal Dominican Republic Stake: Madre Vieja 1st Ward downgraded to branch
  • Accra Ghana Kasoa Stake: Buduburam 2nd Ward created
  • Takoradi Ghana Stake: Essipon Branch created
  • Tema Ghana Stake: New Town Branch created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras Loarque Stake: Las Americas Ward created 
  • Nairobi Kenya Stake: Kayole 2nd Ward created
  • Atlixco Mexico Stake: Cacaloxuchitl Branch created
  • Cabo San Lucas Mexico Stake: Pescadero Branch created
  • Umuahia Nigeria Stake: Apomiri Ubakala, Ndoro-Oboro, Nsirimo, Old Umuahia, and Umuahia 3rd Wards created from the Apomiri Ubakala, Ndoro-Oboro, Nsirimo, Old Umuahia, and Umuahia 3rd Branches
  • San Miguelito Panama Stake: Kuna Negra Branch discontinued
  • Setubal Portugal Stake: Barreiro 1st Ward downgraded to branch
  • Peru Chiclayo Mission: Chota Branch created
  • Cabuyao Philippines Stake: Calamba 3rd Branch created
  • Sagay Philippines Stake: Colonia Divina Branch created
  • Kissy Sierra Leone District: Kontoloh Branch created
  • Paysandu Uruguay Stake: Centro Ward and Young 2nd Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +10

Change in branches: +5

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Change in Congregations (First Half of May 2014)

  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Assomada 2nd Ward and Calheta Branch created
  • Brazil Manaus Mission: Jutai Branch created
  • Fortaleza Brazil Bom Jardim Stake: Nova Conquista Ward created
  • Planaltina Brazil District: Arapoanga Branch discontinued
  • Vale do Itajai Brazil Stake: Blumenau 2nd Ward created
  • Melpilla Chile District: Merced Branch discontinued
  • Santiago Chile Huelen Stake: Los Conquistadores Ward discontinued 
  • Talagante Chile District: Esmeralda Branch discontinued
  • Armenia Colombia District: Brasilia Branch discontinued
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Lubumbashi Mission: Bujumbura 3rd Branch created
  • Villa Nueva Guatemala El Frutal Stake: Villa Canales 2nd Ward created
  • Florence Italy Stake: Firenze, Livorno, Pisa, Prato, and Rimini Wards created from Firenze, Livorno, Pisa, Prato, and Rimini Branches; Firenze 2nd and Pistoia Branches discontinued
  • Nairobi Kenya Stake: Westlands Ward and Kitengela Branch created
  • Gwangju Korea Stake: Punghyang Ward discontinued
  • Guadalajara Mexico Bugambilias Stake: Del Valle Ward created from Tlajomulco 2nd Branch 
  • Tezontepec Mexico Stake: Santiago Tezontlale 2nd Ward created 
  • Whangarei New Zealand Stake: Hatea Ward created
  • Etinan Nigeria Stake: Ikot Ananga Ward created from Ikot Ananga Branch
  • Umuahia Nigeria District: Akanu and Amuma Branches created
  • Madeira Portugal District: Camara de Lobos Branch created
  • Santarem Portugal District: Peniche Branch created
  • Bo Sierra Leone District: New York Branch created
  • Kenema Sierra Leone: Kpayama Branch created
  • Madrid Spain East Stake: Guadalajara Ward created from Guadalajara Branch
Change in wards: +13

Change in branches: -4

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Change in Congregations (Second Half of April 2014)

  • Adriatic South Mission: Gjakova Branch created
  • Calgary Alberta North Stake: Sierra Springs Ward created
  • Lethbridge Alberta East Stake: Parkside YSA Ward discontinued
  • Brasilia Brazil Alvorada Stake: Pedregal Branch discontinued 
  • Brazil Belem Mission: Canaã dos Carajás Branch created
  • Fortaleza Brazil Bom Sucesso Stake: Presidente Vargas Ward created
  • Osorio Brazil District: Santo Antônio da Patrulha Branch created
  • Recife Brazil Casa Amarela Stake: Parnamirim Ward discontinued
  • Rio Branco Brazil Stake: Acre Ward created from Acre Branch
  • Sao Bernardo Brazil Rudge Ramos Stake: Alvarenga and Sao Caetano 2nd Wards discontinued 
  • Sao Jose dos Campos Brazil Stake: Jardim Liberdade Branch discontinued
  • Tubarao Brazil Stake: Ararangua Ward created from Ararangua Branch
  • Shenzhen China International (English) District: Dongguan 2nd (English) Branch created
  • Luputa Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Lusuku Branch created
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Agona Branch created
  • Takoradi Ghana Stake: Apowa Branch created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras La Esperanza Stake: Cerro Grande Branch created
  • Hong Kong China Stake: Pokfulam Ward created
  • Lyon France Stake: Val de Saone Ward created
  • Gwangju Korea Stake: Songjeong Ward discontinued
  • Lagos Nigeria Stake: Ketu Ward created
  • Warri Nigeria Stake: Ubeji Ward created from Ubeji Branch
  • Iriga Philippines District: Baao Branch created
  • Mandaue Philippines Stake:Maribago Ward created
  • Sipalay Philippines District: Mina and Nabulao Branches created
  • Kenema Sierra Leone District: Burma Branch created
Change in wards: +4

Change in branches: +7

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Change in Congregations (First Half of April 2014)

  • Buenos Aires Argentina Caseros Stake: Bilinghurst Branch discontinued 
  • Santa Fe Argentina North Stake: General Lopez Ward discontinued
  • Tucuman Argentina West Stake: Viamonte Ward discontinued
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia El Bajio Stake: Carmen Ward created from Carmen Branch
  • Fortaleza Brazil South Stake: Jose Walter 4th Ward created
  • Rio Claro Brazil Stake: Rio Claro 3rd Ward discontinued
  • Sorocaba Brazil Santana Stake: Formosa Ward created
  • Gagnoa Cote d'Ivoire District: Zapata Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Tesano Stake: Amasaman Ward and Adoagyiri Branch created
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Education Ridge, Krobo, Vatican City, and Vitin Branches created
  • Takoradi Ghana Stake: Mpintsin 2nd Ward created
  • Mexico Cuernavaca Mission: Marquelia Branch created 
  • Tuxtla Gutierrez Mexico Grijalva Stake: Chiapa de Corzo Ward created from Chiapa de Corzo Branch
  • Panasang Pohnpei Stake: Eirike, Palikir, Panasang, Sapwalap, and Sekere Wards created from the Kolonia, Nett, Palikir, Sapwalap, and Sekere Branches
  • Benin City Nigeria Ihogbe Stake: Ugboikhoko Ward created
  • Lagos Nigeria Stake: Ibafo Branch created
  • Lagos Nigeria South Stake: Badagry and Mosafejor Branches created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Eneka Ward created from Eneka Branch
  • Davao Philippines Stake: Mintal 2nd Ward created
  • Pamplona Philippines District: Ragay Branch created
  • Porto Portugal Stake: Chaves Branch created
  • Montevideo Uruguay East Stake: Buceo Ward discontinued
Change in wards: +10

Change in branches: +3

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Change in Congregations (Second Half of March 2014)

  • Bariloche Argentina Stake: Lago Pueblo Branch discontinued 
  • Jujuy Argentina Stake: Moreno Ward discontinued
  • Tucuman Argentina West Stake: Lules Branch discontinued
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia Equipetrol Stake: Valle Sanchez Branch created
  • Brazil Juiz de Fora Mission: Muraie Branch created
  • Campina Grande Brazil Liberdade Stake: Presidente Medice Ward created; Queimadas Ward created from Queimadas Branch
  • Lagarto Brazil District: Tobias Barreto Branch created
  • Espargos Cape Verde District: Santa Maria Branch created 
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Meagui 2nd and Soubre Branches created
  • San Pedro Cote d'Ivoire District: LAC Branch created
  • Paris France East Stake: Soissons Branch discontinued 
  • Huehuetenango Guatemala Calvario Stake: Minerva Ward discontinued 
  • Rome Italy West Stake: Caserta Ward created from Caserta Branch
  • Busan Korea Stake: Gimhae Ward created from Gimhae Branch
  • Lambayeque Peru District: Morrope Branch created; Lambayeque Branch discontinued
  • Mantaro Peru Stake: Huanrancayo Ward downgraded to Huanrancayo Branch
  • Bambang Philippines District: Dupax del Sur Branch created 
  • Binalbagan Philippines Stake: Tapi Ward created from Tapi Branch
  • Camiling Philippines East District: Camiling 6th Branch created
  • Lisbon Portugal Stake: Vila Franca de Xira Branch created
  • Kossoh Town Sierra Leone District: Allen Town Branch created
  • Bedfordview South Africa Stake: Alberton Ward created from Alberton Branch
  • Cadiz Spain Stake: Puerto De Santa Maria Ward created from Puerto De Santa Maria Branch
  • Granada Spain Stake: Jaen Ward created from Jaen Branch
  • Hua Lien Taiwan District: Taitung 3rd Branch created
Change in wards: +5

Change in branches: +3

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Change in Congregations (First Half of March 2014)

  • Tirana Albania Stake: Durrës, Tirana 1st, Tirana 2nd, Tirana 3rd, Tirana 4th, and Vlorë Wards created from the Durrës, Tirana 1st, Tirana 2nd, Tirana 3rd, Tirana 4th, and Vlorë Branches
  • Buenos Aires Argentina Ramos Mejia Stake: Haedo 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Grajau Stake: Eliana Ward created
  • Yaounde Cameroon District: Mimboman Branch created
  • Toronto Ontario Stake: Toronto YSA Branch created
  • Port-Bouet Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Grand-Bassam 1st and Grand-Bassam 2nd Wards created from the Grand-Bassam 1st and Grand-Bassam 2nd Branches
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Konongo 1st and Konongo 2nd Wards created from the Konongo 1st and Konongo 2nd Branches
  • Jalapa Guatemala Stake: Jutiapa Ward created from the Jutiapa 1st and Jutiapa 2nd Branches
  • Quetzaltenango Guatemala West Stake: Bougambilias Ward created
  • Verona Italy Stake: Brescia 2nd Branch created
  • Puebla Mexico Mayorazgo Stake: San Ramon Ward created
  • Ulaanbaatar Mongolia East District: Khailaast Branch discontinued
  • Ulaanbaatar Mongolia West Stake: American Denj Branch created; Sansar Ward downgraded to Sansar Branch - both units transferred to the Ulaanbaatar Mongolia East District
  • Lagos Nigeria West Stake: Igando Ward created
  • Lima Peru Santa Anita Stake: Seremsa Branch discontinued
  • Lipa Philippines Stake: Rosario and San Jose Batangas Wards created from Rosario and San Jose Batangas Branches
  • Tuguegarao Philippines South Stake: Enrile Branch created 
  • Elche Spain Stake: Crevillente Ward created from Crevillente Branch
  • Las Palmas Spain Stake: Santa Cruz de la Palma Branch discontinued
  • Cape Town South Africa Stake: Mandalay Ward created
  • Newcastle South Africa District: Osizweni Branch created
Change in wards: +17

Change in branches: -11

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Change in Congregations (Second Half of February 2014)

  • Parana Argentina Stake: Gazzano and Parana San Agustin Branches discontinued
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia La Merced Stake: Samaria Branch discontinued 
  • Campinas Brazil Stake: Vila Uniao Ward discontinued
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Mogi das Cruzes Stake: Boa Vista Ward created from Boa Vista Branch
  • Antofagasta Chile Stake: Salar Ward discontinued
  • Valparaiso Chile West District: Cerro Alegre and Gran Bretana Branches discontinued
  • Yamoussoukro Cote d'Ivoire District: Gbeuliville, Kennedy, Lobia, Marrais, Orly, and Tazibouo Branches created
  • Heidelberg Germany Stake: Langen Ward created from Langen Branch 
  • Abomosu Ghana District: Abomosu 2nd Branch created
  • Escuintla Guatemala Stake: Esfuerzo Ward created from Esfuerzo Branch
  • Beira Mozambique District: Dondo Branch created
  • Cebu City Philippines Stake: Busay 2nd Branch created 
  • Davao Philippines Stake: Maa 2nd Ward created
  • Davao Philippines Buhangin Stake: Buhangin 3rd and Sasa 2nd Wards created
  • San Jose del Monte Philippines Stake: Sapang Palay Ward created from Sapang Palay Branch
  • Duranzo Uruguay Stake: Charrua Ward discontinued
  • Mercedes Uruguay Stake: Fray Bentos 3rd Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +4

Change in branches: -1

Change in Congregations (First Half of February 2014)

  • Fortaleza Brazil West Stake: Pecem Branch created 
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Casa Grande Stake: Vila Dirce Ward created
  • Longueuil Quebec Stake: La Prairie Branch created
  • Regina Saskatchewan Stake: Sunrise Ward created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Adzope Branch created 
  • Winneba Ghana Stake: Ansaful, Kojo Bedu, Swedru 1st, Swedru 2nd, and Winneba Wards created from Ansaful, Kojo Bedu, Swedru 1st, Swedru 2nd, and Winneba Branches; Swedru Ghana District Branch discontinued
  • Coimbatore India District: Coimbatore 3rd Branch created
  • Metepec Mexico Stake: Tenancingo Ward created from Tenancingo Branch
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East: Igbo-Etche Branch created
  • Talara Peru District: Talara Branch discontinued 
  • Davao Philippines Stake: Calinan Ward created from Calinan Branch
  • Las Pinas Philippines Stake: Springville Ward created
  • Bern Switzerland Stake: Reinach Ward created from Reinach Branch
Change in wards: +11

Change in branches: -5

Monday, February 10, 2014

Change in Congregations (Second Half of January 2014)

  • Godoy Cruz Argentina Stake: Mayor Drummond Ward discontinued
  • Manaus Brazil Rio Amazonas Stake: Iranduba Branch created
  • Longueuil Quebec Stake: Shawinigan Branch created
  • Rancagua Chile Tupahue Stake: Villa El Sol Ward created from Villa El Sol Branch; Alpes 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Kolwezi Democratic Republic of the Congo District: Kasulo and Kolwezi 2nd Branches created
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Sun City Ward created
  • Miri Malaysia District: Miri 3rd (Mandarin) Branch created
  • Davao Philippines Stake: Toril 2nd Ward created
  • Melo Uruguay Stake: Fraile Muerto Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +1

Change in branches: +3

Monday, January 20, 2014

Change in Congregations

  • Formosa Argentina Stake: Parque Branch discontinued
  • Godoy Cruz Argentina Stake: San Ignacio Ward discontinued
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia La Merced Stake: Villa Bolivia Ward discontinued
  • Fortaleza Brazil West Stake: Poeta Branch created
  • Ipatinga Brazil District: Bethânia Branch created
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Jaragua Stake: Morro Doce Branch discontinued
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Mogi das Cruzes Stake: Jardim Ivete Branch created
  • San Pedro Chile Stake: Boca 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Mamfe Branch created
  • Escuintla Guatemala Stake: Golondrinas, Hunapu, Jacarandas, Palmaras, and Puerto de Hierro Wards created from the Golondrinas, Hunapu, Jacarandas, Palmaras, and Puerto de Hierro Branches
  • Ikot Akpaden Nigeria Stake: Afaha Inang Branch created
  • Lagos Nigeria Stake: Igbogbo and Itamaga Branches created
  • Ayaviri Peru District: Vilcapaza Branch discontinued
  • Cerro de Pasco Peru Stake: Cochacharao Branch discontinued
  • Lima Peru Central Stake: Villa Hermosa Ward created from Huascar Branch
  • Lima Peru Independencia Stake: El Ermitaño Ward discontinued
  • Lima Peru Santa Anita Stake: Bolognesi Branch discontinued
  • Montevideo Uruguay North Stake: Conciliacion Ward discontinued
Change in wards: +1

Change in branches: -2

Monday, January 13, 2014

Change in Congregations (Second Half of December 2013)

  • Hortolandia Brazil Stake: Guanabara Ward created from Guanabara Branch
  • Vitoria da Conquista Brazil Stake: Morada dos Passaros Branch created
  • Kananga Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Muimba Ward created 
  • Konongo Ghana District: Konongo Ghana District Branch discontinued
  • Visakhapatnam India District: Visakhapatnam 3rd Branch created
  • Verona Italy Stake: Bolzano Ward created from Bolzano Branch
  • Aguascalientes Mexico Jardines Stake: Jardines Ward discontinued
  • Oaxaca Mexico Mitla Stake: Tlacolula Ward created from Milta Branch
  • Tijuana Mexico Stake: Libertad Ward created from Libertad Branch 
  • Mozambique Maputo Mission: Maxixe Branch created
  • Abuja Nigeria Stake: Lugbe Ward created from Lugbe Branch
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria Stake: Bundu and LoLo-Ama Branches created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Rukpokwu Ward created from the Rukpokwu Branch
  • Guadeloupe Peru La Libertad District: Chequen Branch created
  • Iquitos Peru Nueve de Octubre Stake: Los Delfines Ward created from Los Delfines Branch
  • San Gabriel Philippines Stake: Biñan, Bulihan, Carmona, Gma, and San Gabriel Wards created from the Biñan, Bulihan, Carmona, Gma, and San Gabriel Branches
  • Port Elizabeth South Africa Stake: Cleary Estate Ward created from Cleary Estate Branch
Change in wards: +13

Change in branches: -8