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

Friday, October 2, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of September 2015)

  • Argentina Buenos Aires West Mission: General Villegas Branch discontinued
  • Punilla Argentina District: La Falda Ward downgraded to branch
  • Sydney Australia Fairfield Stake: Prairiewood 3rd Ward (Samoan) created
  • Aracaju Brazil South Stake: Sao Cristovao Branch created 
  • Chapeco Brazil Stake: Irani Branch created
  • Curitiba Brazil Jardim do Sul Stake: Pioneiros Ward created
  • Goiana Brazil North Stake: Trindade Branch created 
  • Maracanau Brazil Stake: Novo Maracanau Ward created
  • Passo Fundo Brazil Stake: Vera Cruz Ward created
  • Sao Filipe Cape Verde Stake: Patim and Ponta Verde Branches created 
  • Abobo Cote d'Ivoire West Stake: Unicafe Ward created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Soubre 2nd Branch created
  • Hannover Germany Stake: Hannover 2nd Branch (English) created
  • Jakarta Indonesia Stake: Bogor 2nd Ward created
  • Tula Mexico Stake: Huichapan Branch created
  • Okpuala Ngwa Nigeria Stake: Amapu, Nbawsi, Okpuala Ngwa, Ovungwu, Umuapu, and Umuchima Wards created from the Amapu, Nbawsi, Okpuala Ngwa, Ovungwu, Umuapu, and Umuchima Branches
  • Mandaue Philippines Stake: Cordova Branch created
  • Tolosa Philippines District: Anibong Julita Branch created
  • Tao Yuan Taiwan Stake: Kuishan and Taoyuan 4th Wards created
Change in wards: +13

Change in branches: +4

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of September 2015)

  • Ipswich Australia Stake: Dalby Branch discontinued
  • Fortaleza Brazil South Stake: Cidade Nova Ward created
  • Joao Pessoa Brazil Rangel Stake: Conde Branch created
  • Recife Brazil Imbiribeira Stake: Ipsep Ward discontinued
  • Sousa Brazil District: Pau dos Ferros Branch created 
  • Calgary Alberta East Stake: Lynnwood Branch discontinued 
  • Terrace British Columbia District: Haida Gwaii Branch discontinued
  • San Jose Costa Rica La Sabana Stake: La Verbana Branch discontinued
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Bouake 2nd, Bouake 3rd, and Lakota Branches created
  • San Pedro Cote d'Ivoire District: Manzan and Sassandra Branches created 
  • Santo Domingo Dominican Republic North Stake: La Cienaga Branch discontinued
  • Usulutan El Salvador Stake: Jucuapa, Usulutan 1st, and Usulutan 2nd Wards organized from the Jucuapa, Usulutan 1st, and Usulutan 2nd Branches
  • Hull England Stake: Grimsby 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Comayagua Honduras Stake: Quince de Septiembre Branch discontinued
  • Nochixtlan Mexico District: Huajuapan de Leon Ward downgraded to a branch
  • Playa del Carmen Mexico Stake: Puerto Aventuras Branch created
  • Dunedin New Zealand District: Oamaru 2nd Branch created
  • Palmerston North New Zealand Stake: Dannevirke Ward downgraded to a branch
  • Esteli Nicaragua District: Ocotal Branch created
  • Leon Nicaragua Stake: Momotombo Branch created 
  • Agbor Nigeria District: Agbor 3rd Branch created
  • Asaba Nigeria District: Ibusa Branch created
  • Ijebu-Ode Nigeria District: Ago-Iwoye, Ijebu-Ode, and Ondo Road Branches created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria West Stake: Isiodu and Rumuji Branches created
  • Antique Philippines Stake: Culasi Branch created
  • Puerto Princesa Philippines District: Santa Monica 2nd Branch
  • Quezon City Philippines Stake: Tandong Sora 2nd Ward created
  • Sogod Philippines District: Bontoc and Libagon Branches created
  • Bedfordview South Africa Stake: Orange Grove Ward created
  • Bangkok Thailand Stake: Minburi Ward created
Change in wards: +3

Change in branches: +15

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of August 2015)

  • Vale do Itajai Brazil Stake: Brusque Ward created from the Brusque Branch 
  • Kinshasa DR Congo Masina Stake: Ndanu Ward created from the Ndanu Branch 
  • Guapiles Costa Rica Stake: Puerto Limon and Siquirres Wards created from the Puerto Limon and Siquirres Branches
  • El Merendon Honduras Stake: Quince de Septiembre Branch discontinued
  • Sogere Papua New Guinea District: Balimo Branch created
  • Puno Peru Central Stake: Los Incas Ward discontinued
  • Makati Philippines Stake: Mandaluyong 5th Ward created
  • San Jose del Monte Philippines Stake: Kaypian Ward created
  • Tzaneen South Africa District: Seshego Branch
Change in wards: +5

Change in branches: -3

Friday, August 21, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of August 2015)

  • Buenos Aires Argentina Litoral Stake: Virreyes 2nd Branch created
  • Potosi Bolivia Stake: Minero Branch discontinued 
  • Jaboatao Brazil Litoral Stake: Marcos Freire Ward created from the Marcos Freire Branch
  • Juazeiro Brazil District: Araripina Branch created 
  • Ribeirao Preto Brazil East Stake: Cajuru Branch created
  • Limon Costa Rica District: Cristobal Colon and Pueblo Nuevo Branches discontinued
  • Addis Ababa Ethiopia District: Kaliti Branch discontinued
  • Koforidua Ghana District: Osiem Branch created
  • Pachuca Mexico Centro Stake: La Providencia Ward created
Change in wards: +2

Change in branches: -1

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of July 2015)

  • Belo Horizonte Brazil East Stake: Sao Benedito Ward created
  • Curitiba Brazil Boa Vista Stake: Quatro Barras Ward created from the Quatro Barras Branch 
  • Valparaiso Chile West Stake: Almendral Ward created
  • Liberia Costa Rica Stake: La Victoria Ward created; Canas, Liberia, San Roque, and Santa Cruz Wards created from the Canas, Liberia, San Roque, and Santa Cruz Branches; La Union Branch discontinued 
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Abengourou 2nd, Abengourou 3rd, and Azaguie Branches created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Duekoue Branch created
  • Sunderland England Stake: Newcastle Branch (Mandarin) created 
  • Neumunster Germany Stake: Rendsburg Branch discontinued
  • Guatemala Quetzaltenango Mission: Tunayac Branch discontinued 
  • Comayaguela Honduras Torocagua Stake: Rio Abajo Branch created
  • San Pedro Honduras El Progreso Stake: Morazan Branch created 
  • Queretaro Mexico Stake: Pradera Ward created
  • Toluca Mexico Stake: Almoloya Ward created from the Almoloya Branch
  • Puno Peru Bellavista Stake: La Torre Ward and Azoguine and Uros Titicaca Branches discontinued
  • Maasin Philippines District: Inopacan Branch created
  • Tagbilaran Philippines Stake: Cortes, Dauis, Tagbilaran 1st, Tagbilaran 2nd, and Valencia Bohol Wards created from the Cortes, Dauis, Tagbilaran 1st, Tagbilaran 2nd, and Valencia Bohol Branches
  • Upolu Samoa East Stake: Tiavea 2nd Branch created
  • Upolu Samoa Nu'umau Stake: Letogo 2nd Ward created
  • Freetown Sierra Leone Stake: Wilberforce Ward created
  • South Africa Johannesburg Mission: South Africa Johannesburg Mission Branch created 
  • Chiayi Taiwan District: Minhsiung Branch created
Change in wards: +16

Change in branches: -5

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of July 2015)

  • Olavarría Argentina Stake: Independencia, Mariano Moreno, Tandil 1st, Tandil 2nd, and Urquiza Wards created from the Independencia, Mariano Moreno, Tandil 1st, Tandil 2nd, and Urquiza Branches
  • Santiago Chile Javiera Carrera Stake: Jose Miguel Carrera Ward created 
  • Valparaiso Chile West Stake: Edwards, Levarte, and Quebrada Verde Wards created from the Edwards, Levarte, and Quebrada Verde Branches
  • Republic of Congo Brazzaville Mission: New Bell and Village Branches created
  • Abobo Cote d'Ivoire East Stake: Agnissankoi, Belle Cite, Colatier, and Sogefiha Wards created
  • Assin Foso Ghana Stake: Assin Edubiase Branch created
  • Koforidua Ghana District: Tafo Branch created
  • Guatemala City Alameda Stake: Villas Alameda Ward discontinued
  • Abak Nigeria Stake: Abak 1st, Abia Okpo, Atai Otoro, Ediene, and Eka Nto Obo Wards created from the Abak 1st, Abia Okpo, Atai Otoro, Ediene, and Eka Nto Obo Branches
  • Lagos Nigeria West Stake: Ayobo Ward created from the Ayobo Branch
  • Nigeria Benin City Mission: Akure 2nd Branch created
  • Umuahia Nigeria Stake: Iyalu Ibere Branch created
  • Warri Nigeria Stake: Ughelli 2nd Ward created
  • Juliaca Peru Stake: Rinconada and San Jose Wards discontinued 
  • Iloilo Philippines North Stake: Dumangas Ward created from Dumangas Branch
  • Moscow Russia North District: Moscow Russia North District Branch created
  • Samara Russia District: Samara Russia District Branch created 
  • Bo Sierra Leone East District: Torkpoi Town and Yemo Town Branches created
  • Mabopane South Africa Stake: Montana Ward created; Soshanguve Ward created from the Soshanguve Branch 
  • St. Gallen Switzerland Stake: Zurich Branch (English) created
  • Zimbabwe Harare Mission: Dombashawa 2nd and Kadoma 2nd Branches created
Change in wards: +20

Change in branches: -3

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of June 2015)

  • Olavarría Argentina Stake: Villa del Parque Branch discontinued
  • Zapala Argentina Stake: San Martin de los Andes Ward created from the San Martin de los Andes Branch
  • Brisbane Australia Cleveland Stake: Redland Bay Ward created
  • Betim Brazil Stake: Divinópolis 1st, Divinópolis 2nd, and Itaúna Wards created from the Divinópolis 1st, Divinópolis 2nd, and Itaúna Branches
  • Brazil Cuiaba Mission: Alta Floresta Branch created
  • Brazil Goiana Mission: California Branch created
  • Campina Grande Brazil Liberdade Stake: Esperanca Branch created
  • Joao Pessoa Brazil Rangel Stake: Parque do Sol Ward created
  • Porto Seguro Brazil District: Mucuri Branch created 
  • São Sebastião Brazil District: Indaiá Branch created
  • Talagante Chile Stake: Isla de Maipo Ward created from the Isla de Maipo Branch
  • Hong Kong China New Territories Stake: Tin Sau Ward created
  • Hong Kong China Tolo Harbour Stake: Fanling Ward created
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon South Stake: Beago Ward created 
  • Santa Rosa Ecuador District: Huaquillas Branch created
  • London England Wandsworth Stake: Wansworth Common Ward discontinued
  • Dresden Germany Stake: Dresden 2nd Ward created from the Meissen Branch
  • Leipzig Germany Stake: Werdau Ward created from the Werdau Branch 
  • Agona Ghana District: Agona Ghana District Branch created
  • Koforidua Ghana District: Maase Branch created
  • Comayagua Honduras Stake: Piedras Bonitas Ward created from the Piedras Bonitas Branch
  • San Pedro Sula Honduras Stake: El Carmen Ward created from the El Carmen Branch
  • Hiroshima Japan Stake: Yanai Ward created from the Yanai Branch
  • Puebla Mexico Mayorazgo Stake: El Refugio Ward created
  • Puerto Vallarta Mexico Stake: La Peñita Branch discontinued
  • Taranaki New Zealand District: Stratford Branch created 
  • Cagayan de Oro Philippines Stake: Lumbia Branch created
  • Pretoria South Africa Stake: Mamelodi 2nd Ward created from the Mamelodi 2nd Branch
  • Hualien Taiwan Stake: Hualien 1st, Hualien 2nd, Taitung 1st, Taitung 2nd, and Taitung 3rd Ward created from the Hualien 1st, Hualien 2nd, Taitung 1st, Taitung 2nd, and Taitung 3rd Branches
  • Ubon Thailand Stake: Buriram, Korat, Roi-Et, Srisaket, and Ubon Wards created from the Buriram, Korat, Roi-Et, Srisaket, and Ubon Branches
Change in wards: +26

Change in branches: -13

Monday, June 22, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of June 2015)

  • Pago Pago Samoa Central Stake: Tafuna 3rd Ward created
  • Alphaville Brazil Stake: Aldeia da Serra Branch
  • Osasco Brazil Stake: Helena Maria Ward created
  • Sumare Brazil Stake: Amizade Ward created
  • Alto Hospicio Chile District: La Pampa Branch created
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon South Stake: Sogefiha Ward created
  • San Juan Dominican Republic District: El Cerrado Branch discontinued
  • Ashaiman Ghana Stake: Michel Camp Ward created from the Michel Camp Branch
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Afrancho Branch created
  • Winneba Ghana Stake: Odoben 1st Ward created from the Odoben 1st Branch
  • Mazatenango Guatemala Stake: Cuyotenango Ward created from the Cuyotenango Branch
  • Cuauhtemoc Mexico District: Campestre Branch created
  • Apeldoorn Netherlands Stake: Zwolle Ward created from the Zwolle Branch
  • Auckland New Zealand Penrose Stake: Penrose 1st (Tongan) and Penrose 2nd (Samoan) Wards created
  • Aba Nigeria Ogbor Hill Stake: Umuola 2nd and Waterside 2nd Wards and the Bible College Road Branch created
  • Lagos Nigeria West Stake: Shogunle Ward created; Sango Ward created from the Sango Branch
  • Lisbon Portugal Stake: Póvoa de Santa Íria Ward created from the Póvoa de Santa Íria Branch
  • Port Elizabeth South Africa Stake: Zwide Branch created
  • Soweto South Africa Stake: Glen Ridge Ward created; Protea Glen Ward downgraded to a branch
Change in wards: +14

Change in branches: +0

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of May 2015)

  • Marilia Brazil Stake: Assis Ward created from the Assis Branch
  • Passo Fundo Brazil Stake: Garden Ward created
  • Yaounde Cameroon District: Bastos 2nd (English) and Eleveur Branches created
  • Talagante Chile Stake: El Monte, Melipilla 1st, Melipilla 2nd, Talagante 1st, and Talagante 2nd Wards created from the El Monte, Melipilla 1st, Melipilla 2nd, Talagante 1st, and Talagante 2nd Branches
  • San Francisco de Macoris Stake: Matancita Branch discontinued
  • Santiago Dominican Republic Stake: La Herradura, La Yaguita de Pastor, and Rafey Branches discontinued
  • Dresden Germany Stake: Forst Ward created 
  • Ashaiman Ghana Stake: Official Town Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Offinso Branch created
  • Apodaca Mexico Stake: Santa Rosa Ward created
  • Maputo Mozambique Stake: Mahotas Ward created
  • Aba Nigeria Stake: Abayi Amaugwu Branch created
  • Bogo Philippines District: Daanbantayan Branch created
  • Hillcrest South Africa Stake: Molweni Branch created
  • Roodepoort South Africa Stake: Khutsong Ward created from the Khutsong Branch
  • Mbabane Swaziland District: Ngwane Park and Sidwashini Branches created
  • Ciudad Ojeda Venezuela Stake: El Danto Branch discontinued
  • Harare Zimbabwe Stake: Borrowdale Branch created
Change in wards: +11

Change in branches: -2

Monday, May 18, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of May 2015)

  • Eight Mile Plains Australia Stake: Sunnybank Branch (Mandarin) created
  • Brazil Salvador Mission: Santo Estevao Branch created
  • Brazil Sao Paulo West Mission: Brazil Sao Paulo West Mission Branch discontinued 
  • Canada Montreal Mission: Canada Montreal Mission Branch created
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Mokali Stake: Masina 4th Ward created 
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon South Stake: Base Cie Ward created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Akoupe Branch created
  • Yamoussoukro Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Habitat and Kokrenou Wards created from the Habitat and Kokrenou Branches
  • Taveuni Fiji District: Matei, Naduna, and Tacilevu Branches discontinued
  • Paris France Stake: Rouen Ward created from the Rouen Branch
  • Leipzig Germany Stake: Erfurt Ward created from the Erfurt Branch 
  • Ghana Cape Coast Mission: Abura Dunkwa and Asebu Branches created
  • Kpong Ghana District: Juapong Branch created
  • Cancun Mexico Kabah Stake: Kabah Ward discontinued
  • Martinez de la Torre Mexico Stake: Libertad Branch created
  • Tuxpan Mexico Stake: Santiago de la Pena Branch created
  • Auckland New Zealand Harbour Stake: Auckland YSA 2nd Ward created
  • Auckland New Zealand Manukau Stake: Auckland YSA 1st Ward created
  • Etinan Nigeria Stake: Ikot Obio Asanga Ward created from the Ikot Obio Asanga Branch; Afaha Nsit Branch created
  • Ibadan Nigeria Stake: Adegbayi and Odo-Ona Wards created 
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Igwuruta Branch created
  • Upolu Samoa Saleilua Stake: Siumu-Uta Branch created
  • Benoni South Africa Stake: Daveyton 2nd Branch created
  • Soweto South Africa Stake: Kagiso 2nd Ward created
  • Kaohsiung Taiwan East Stake: Tungkang Ward created from the Tung Kang Branch
Change in wards: +12

Change in branches: +2

Friday, May 8, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of April 2015)

  • Adelaide Australia Firle Stake: Mildura Ward created from the Mildura Branch
  • Melbourne Australia Gippsland Stake: Latrobe Valley Branch created
  • Brazil Goiania Mission: Catalão Branch created
  • Castanhal Brazil Stake: Salinopolis Branch created
  • Caxias do Sul Brazil Stake: Serrano Branch created
  • Sao Paulo Brazil South Stake: Vila Santa Catarina Ward discontinued
  • Achiacachi Bolivia District: Ajjaria Grande and Warisata Branches discontinued
  • Cranbrook British Columbia Stake: Golden Branch discontinued 
  • Longueuil Quebec Stake: Granby Branch created
  • Yamoussoukro Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Agbanou, Bouafle, Koko, N'Zuessy 1st, and N'Zuessy 2nd Wards created from the Agbanou, Bouafle, Koko, N'Zuessy 1st, and N'Zuessy 2nd Branches
  • Erfurt Germany District: Gera, Gotha, Nordhausen, and Weimar Branches discontinued
  • Leipzig Germany Stake: Meerane Branch discontinued
  • Accra Ghana Tesano Stake: Akweteman Ward created 
  • Assin Foso Ghana Stake: Habitat 2nd and Telecom Hill 2nd Wards created
  • Osaka Japan Stake: Nara Ward created from the Nara Branch
  • Cancun Mexico Kukulcan Stake: Arrecifes Ward created
  • Queretaro Mexico Stake: Juriquilla Ward created
  • Veracruz Mexico Reforma Stake: Aeropuerto Ward created 
  • Beira Mozambique Stake: Baixa, Chingussura, Macurungo, Maraza, Mascarenha, Munhava, and Palmeiras Ward created from the Baixa, Chingussura, Macurungo, Maraza, Mascarenha, Munhava, and Palmeiras Branches 
  • Maputo Mozambique Stake: Polana Ward downgraded to the Polana Branch
  • Abuja Nigeria Stake: Jikwoyi Ward created from the Jikwoyi Branch
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Eliohani Ward created from the Eliohani Branch
  • Umuahia Nigeria Stake: Umuahia 1st and Umuahia 2nd Wards created from the Umuahia 1st and Umuahia 2nd Branches
  • Mantaro Peru Stake: Camino Real Ward discontinued 
  • Aparri Philippines District: Camalaniugan 2nd Branch created
  • Cauayan Philippines District: Cauayan Isabela 3rd Branch created
  • Warsaw Poland District: Bialystok Branch discontinued
  • Seoul Korea Kangseo Stake: Siheung Ward discontinued
  • Seoul Korea West Stake: Bupyeong, Gajeong, and Yeonsu Wards discontinued
  • Taichung Taiwan East Stake: Tungfeng Branch created
  • Taichung Taiwan West Stake: Chingshui Branch created
  • Donetsk Ukraine District: Gorlovka Branch discontinued
  • Barinas Venezuela Stake: Dominga Ortiz Ward discontinued
  • Cabimas Venezuela Stake: Punta Gorda Branch discontinued
  • Calabozo Venezuela District: El Tamarindo and Los Angeles Branches discontinued
  • Lusaka Zambia Stake: Matero and Munali Wards created from the Matero and Munali Branches
Change in wards: +18

Change in branches: -23

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of April 2015)

  • Argentina Neuquen Mission: Rincon de los Sauces Branch created
  • Araraquara Brazil Stake: Araraquara 7th Ward created from the Araraquara 7th Branch
  • Colatina Brazil District: Baixo Guandu Branch created
  • Curitiba Brazil Stake: Jardim Botanico Ward discontinued
  • Pacajus Brazil Stake: Aaracati Ward created from the Aracati Branch 
  • Planaltina Brazil District: Cabeceiras Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Bondoukou Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Kasoa Stake: Gbawe Ward created from the Gbawe Branch
  • Accra Ghana Tesano Stake: Abeka Branch created
  • Madagascar Antananarivo Mission: Moramanga Branch created 
  • Mexico Monterrey West Mission: Mexico Monterrey West Mission Branch discontinued
  • Etinan Nigeria Stake: Efa Branch created
  • Bacolod Philippines South Stake: Minoyan Branch created
  • Binalbagan Philippines Stake: Pontevedra Ward created from the Pontevedra Branch
  • Cadiz Philippines Stake: Cadiz 2nd Ward created from the Cadiz 2nd Branch
  • Trujillo Peru Porvenir Stake: Los Jazmines and Progreso Wards discontinued
  • Russia Vladivostok Mission: Angarsk and Artyom Branches created
  • Upolu Samoa East Stake: Lotofaga Fou Ward created from the Lotofaga Fou Branch
  • Sierra Leone Freetown Mission: Rogbaneh Branch created
  • Kaohsiung Taiwan West Stake: Tsuihua Ward created 
  • Taichung Taiwan Stake: Wuchuan 3rd Ward created
  • Valencia Venezuela Los Sauces Stake: Union Ward discontinued
  • Lusaka Zambia Stake: Chainama, Libala, Lilanda, Lusaka, and Woodlands Wards created from the Chainama, Libala, Lilanda, Lusaka, and Woodlands Branches
Change in wards: +9

Change in branches: -1

Monday, April 6, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of March 2015)

  • Melbourne Australia Deer Park Stake: Deer Park (Samoan) Ward created; Sunshine (Tongan) Ward created from the Sunshine (Tongan) Branch
  • Leopoldina Brazil District: Cataguases and Leopoldina Wards downgraded to the Cataguases and Leopoldina Branches
  • Abbotsford British Columbia Stake: Hope Branch created
  • Chillan Chile Stake: Quillon Ward created from the Quillon Branch
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Mission: Kisangani Branch created
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Kimbanseke Stake: Makanza Branch created
  • San Jose Costa Rica Los Yoses Stake: Puerto Viejo Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Abengourou Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Ashaley Botwe Ward and Haatso Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Kenyasi Branch created
  • Xalapa Mexico Macuiltepetl Stake: Atenas Veracruzana Ward created
  • Windhoek Namibia District: Swakopmund and Wanaheda Branches created
  • Iloilo Philippines North Stake: Leganes 2nd Ward created
  • Bo Sierra Leone West District: Kandeh Town Branch created
Change in wards: +4

Change in branches: +9

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of March 2015)

  • Sete Lagoas Brazil Stake: Pedro Leopoldo Ward created from the Pedro Leopoldo Branch
  • Barrie Ontario Stake: Aurora Branch (Spanish) created
  • Ottawa Ontario Stake: Kanata Ward created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Adzope 2nd Branch created 
  • Hannover Germany Stake: Minden Ward downgraded to the Minden Branch
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Danfa Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Tesano Stake: Maamobi Branch created 
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Kalpohin Branch created
  • Sunyani Ghana District: Kenyasi No. 2 and Sunyani Ghana District Branches created
  • Twifu Praso Ghana District: Dunkwa-On-Offin Branch created
  • Winneba Ghana Stake: Winneba 2nd Ward created
  • Daegu Korea Stake: Daemyeong Ward discontinued
  • The Hague Netherlands Stake: Wassenaar Ward (English) created from Wassenaar Branch (English)
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Rumuodumaya Ward created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria West Stake: Mgbuosimini Ward created
  • Guadeloupe Peru La Libertad District: Chequen Branch discontinued
  • Baleares Spain District: Marratxi Branch created
  • Taichung Taiwan Stake: Taichung YSA Branch discontinued
  • Artigas Uruguay Stake: Artigas 5th Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +4

Change in branches: +5

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of February 2015)

  • Brisbane Australia Logan Stake: Karawatha 2nd (Samoan) and Parki Ridge 2nd (Tongan) Branches created
  • Ipomeia Brazil District: Joacaba 2nd and Videira 2nd Branches discontinued 
  • Osasco Brazil Stake: Jardim Conceição Ward created from Jardim Conceição Branch
  • Passo Fundo Brazil Stake: Petropolis Ward created
  • Sete Lagoas Brazil Stake: Recanto da Serra Ward created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: N'Dotre 2nd and Rive Gauche Branches created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Issia Branch created
  • Paea Tahiti Stake: Temarua Ward created
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Agbogba Branch created
  • Ghana Accra Mission: Aflao Branch created
  • Toluca Mexico Stake: Haciendas Ward created
  • Xalapa Mexico Stake: Casa Blanca Ward created
  • Maputo Mozambique Stake: Chamanculo, Magoanine, Matola 1st, Matola 2nd, Polana, Summershield, and T-3 Wards created from the Chamanculo, Magoanine, Matola 1st, Matola 2nd, Polana, Summershield, and T-3 Branches
  • Lagos Nigeria South Stake: Olodi-Apapa Ward and Snake Island Branch created
  • Geneva Switzerland Stake: Saint Genis Branch created
  • Kampala Uganda Stake: Kajjansi 2nd Branch created
Change in wards: +14

Change in branches: +0

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of February 2015)

  • Alphaville Brazil Stake: Carapicuiba Branch created
  • Sao Sebastiao Brazil District: Travessao Branch created
  • Assomada Cape Verde District: Assomada 1st, Assomada 2nd, and Tarrafal Wards downgraded to the Assomada 1st, Assomada 2nd, and Tarrafal Branches
  • Puerto Montt Chile Stake: Alerce Ward created from the Alerce Branch
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Bouake Branch created
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Kimbanseke Stake: Mpasa 3rd Ward created
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Mont Ngafula Stake: Kindele Ward created 
  • Cape Coast Ghana Stake: Yamoransa 2nd Ward created
  • Sunyani Ghana District: Abesim Branch created
  • Winneba Ghana Stake: Swedru 3rd Ward created
  • Guadalajara Mexico Lomas Stake: Molinos Ward created
  • Mexico Tampico Mission: Abasolo Branch discontinued
  • Toluca Mexico Stake: Ixtlahuaca Ward created from the Ixtlahuaca Branch
  • Xalapa Mexico Stake: Araucarias and Natura Wards created
  • Aba Nigeria Ogbor Hill Stake: Akrika Branch created
  • Lagos Nigeria South Stake: Badore and Lakowe Branches created
  • Upolu Samoa Tafuaupolu Stake: Tanumalala Branch created
  • Bo Sierra Leone East District: New England Branch created
  • Kitwe Zambia District: Masala Branch created
Change in wards: +6

Change in branches: +10

Monday, February 2, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of January 2015)

  • Yerevan Armenia Stake: Hrazdan Branch created
  • Fortaleza Brazil Messejana Stake: Tamandare Ward created
  • Sete Lagoas Brazil Stake: Curvelo Ward created from the Curvelo Branch 
  • Edmonton Alberta North Stake: Yellowhead Ward created
  • Lethbridge Alberta East Stake: Stirling 3rd Ward created
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Toit Rouge Stake: Attecoube and Sante Wards created
  • Accra Ghana Kaneshie Stake: Darkoman Ward created
  • Ciudad Juarez Mexico North Stake: Paraguay Ward discontinued
  • Merida Mexico Centro Stake: Almendros Ward created
  • Aba Nigeria Ogbor Hill Stake: Ogbor-Hill Top 2nd Ward created
  • Abuja Nigeria Stake: Apo Ward created
  • Upolu Samoa East Stake: Saleapaga Ward created
  • Leicester England Stake: Peterborough 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Zimbabwe Harare Mission: Chegutu Branch created
Change in wards: +9

Change in branches: +1

Recent Congregational Activity (First half of January 2015)

  • Macae Brazil Stake: Araruama Branch created
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Toit Rouge Stake: Kote Ward created
  • Accra Christiansborg Stake: Adjorman and Sangonaa Branches created
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Atimatim Branch created
  • Winneba Ghana Stake: Aboso Branch created
  • Middle East/Africa North Area: Baghdad Branch discontinued
  • Bintulu Malaysia District: Park City Branch discontinued
  • Panasang Pohnpei Stake: Wone Branch created
  • Maputo Mozambique District: Chamanculo Branch created
  • Tijuana Mexico Florido Stake: Riveras del Bosque Ward created from the Riveras del Bosque Branch
  • Tuxtla Gutierrez Mexico Grijalva Stake: Grijalva Ward created
  • Nigeria Lagos Mission: Kubga Branch created
  • Alicia Philippines Stake: Alicia 1st, Alicia 3rd, Alicia 4th, Echague 1st, Echague 2nd, and Paddad Wards created from the Alicia 1st, Alicia 3rd, Alicia 4th, Echague 1st, Echague 2nd, and Paddad Branches
  • San Jose del Monte Philippines Stake: Tungkong Mangga Ward created
  • Lome Togo Stake: Kodjoviakope Branch created
  • Harare Zimbabwe Marimba Park Stake: Kambuzuma Branch created
  • Harare Zimbabwe South Stake: Seke Branch created
Change in wards: +10

Change in branches: +2

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of December 2014)

  • Kabul Afghanistan Military District: Bagram Military Branch discontinued
  • Belem Brazil Cidade Nova Stake: Quarenta Horas Ward created
  • Vila Velha Brazil Stake: Guarapari Ward created from the Guarapari Branch
  • Montreal Quebec Stake: Joliette Branch discontinued
  • Leeds England Stake: Wharfe Valley Ward created from the Wharfe Valley Branch
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Kanvilli Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Nkoransa Ward created from the Nkoransa Branch; Agric Branch created
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Tema 4th Branch created
  • Mazatenango Guatemala Stake: El Compromiso Ward created
  • Riga Latvia District: Imanta Branch (Russian) discontinued 
  • Monterrey Mexico Anahuac Stake: Alianza Real Branch created
  • Pinotepa Mexico District: Jamiltepec Branch created
  • Valle del Mezquital Mexico Stake: San Agustin Tlaxiaca Branch created
  • Tauranga New Zealand Stake: Kawerau Branch created; Whakatane Ward downgraded to the Whakatane Branch
  • Abuja Nigeria Stake: Bwari 2nd Ward created
  • Enugu Nigeria Stake: Trans Ekulu 2nd Ward created
  • Taichung Taiwan Stake: Tali Ward created
  • Kampala Uganda Stake: Mutungo Ward created from the Mutungo Branch
Change in wards: +8

Change in branches: +1