Thursday, December 22, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of December 2016)

  • Alphaville Brazil Stake: Carapiruiba Ward created from the Carapiruiba Branch
  • Curitiba Brazil Boa Vista Stake: Bucaiuva do Sul Branch created
  • Fortaleza Brazil Bom Sucesso Stake: Tabatinga Branch created
  • Volta Redonda Brazil Stake: Valenca Branch created
  • Yaounde Cameroon District: Biyem-Assi Branch created
  • Bouafle Cote d'Ivoire District: Agbanou, Bouafle, and Koko Wards downgraded to the Agbanou, Bouafle, and Koko Branches
  • Grand-Bassam Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Aero-Cite Ward created; Mockeyville and Yaou Branches created 
  • Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Stake: La Cienaga Branch discontinued
  • Apopa El Salvador Stake: Chalatenango Ward created from the Chalatenango Branch; Reubicacion Branch discontinued 
  • Accra Ghana Tesano Stake: Abeka Ward created from the Abeka Branch
  • Carrefour Haiti Stake: Mariani Ward created
  • Paynesville Liberia District: Gulf Community and Morris Farm Branches created 
  • Atlixco Mexico Stake: Independencia and Tulipanes Wards discontinued 
  • Colonia Juarez Mexico Stake: Villahermosa Ward created from the Villahermosa Branch
  • Tizimin Mexico Stake: Chemax Branch created
  • Managua Nicaragua Bello Horizonte Stake: Ducuali Ward created from the Ducuali Branch
  • Managua Nicaragua Universitaria Stake: Las Colinas Ward downgraded to the Veracruz Branch
  • Masaya Nicaragua Stake: Las Sabogales Ward created
  • Ikot Ekpene Nigeria Stake: Ikot Inyang and Ikot Odon Wards created from the Ikot Inyang and Ikot Odon Branches
  • Nigeria Calabar Mission: Ikom and Ogoja Branches created
  • Huancayo Peru Stake: Pampas Branch discontinued
  • Lima Peru Puente Piedra Stake: Las Lomas Ward created
  • Trujillo Peru Esperanza Stake: Nuevo Trujillo Ward created; El Miragro Ward created from the El Miragro Branch
  • Savaii Samoa South Stake: Mosula 2nd Ward created 
  • Upolu Samoa Saleilua Stake: Saleilua 2nd Ward created; Siumu-Uta Ward created from the Siumu-Uta Branch
  • Freetown Sierra Leone Stake: PZ Branch created
  • Kossoh Town Sierra Leone District: Forut Branch created
  • Faaa Tahiti Stake: Tefana Ward created
  • Guacara Venezuela Stake: El Remanzo Ward created; Santa Clara Ward created from the Mariana Branch; Ciudad Alianza and Guacara 1st Wards discontinued
Change in wards: +11

Change in branches: +4

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of November 2016)

  • San Rafael Argentina Stake: El Cerrito Ward discontinued 
  • Fortaleza Brazil East Stake: Cascavel Branch created
  • Natal Brazil Ponta Negra Stake: Nova Parnamirim Ward created 
  • Winnipeg Manitoba Stake: Steinbach Branch created
  • Kitchener Ontario Stake: Woodstock Ward created from the Woodstock Branch
  • Montreal Quebec Stake: Saint-Jerome Branch discontinued 
  • Colombia Bogota North Mission: San Gil Branch discontinued 
  • Cucuta Colombia Stake: Pamplona Branch discontinued 
  • Alajuela Costa Rica Stake: Poas Branch created
  • Grand-Bassam Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Irho and Jean-Folly 2nd Wards created
  • Duran Ecuador North Stake: La Joya Ward created
  • Dresden Germany Stake: Freiberg 2nd Branch (English) created
  • Hannover Germany Stake: Kassel Ward created from the Kassel Branch
  • Tarkwa Ghana District: Tarkwa Ghana District Branch created
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Batsona 2nd Ward created
  • Satelite Honduras Stake: Central Branch created
  • Noumea New Caledonia Stake: Dumbea Ward created
  • Abeokuta Nigeria Stake: Ilaro, Obada-Oko, Olomore, and Ope-Oluwa Branches created
  • Benin City Nigeria Ugbowo Stake: Evbuoneka Ward created from the Evbuoneka Branch
  • Ikot Ekpene Nigeria Stake: Ibiakpan Ward created
  • Tagbilaran Philippines Stake: Carmen and Panglao Branches created
  • Russia Rostov-na-Donu Mission: Stavropol and Tuapse Branches discontinued
Change in wards: +9

Change in branches: +4

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of November 2016)

  • Gaborone Botswana Stake: Kanye 2nd Branch created
  • Brazil Fortaleza East Mission: Limoeiro do Norte Branch created
  • Fortaleza Brazil West Stake: Planalto Ward created from the Planalto Branch
  • Manaus Brazil Cidade Nova Stake: Campos Sales Ward created from the Campos Sales Branch  
  • Pacajus Brazil Stake: Itamaraty Ward created
  • Illapel Chile District: Canela Baja Branch discontinued
  • Adzope Cote d'Ivoire District: Adzope 6th Branch created
  • Agboville Cote d'Ivoire District: Agboville 2nd Branch created
  • Guayaquil Ecuador Las Orquideas Stake: Metropolis Ward created
  • Linda Vista Guatemala Stake: Matires Ward created
  • Monrovia Liberia District: Central Monrovia Branch created
  • Paynesville Liberia District: Barnersville Branch created
  • Kwajalein Marshall Islands Stake: Ebeye 1st, Ebeye 2nd, Ebeye 3rd, Kwajalein, and Lae Wards created from the Ebeye 1st, Ebeye 2nd, Ebeye 3rd, Kwajalein, and Lae Branches
  • Izucar de Matamoros Mexico District: Tulcingo Branch discontinued
  • Warri Nigeria Stake: Ovwian and Ugboroke Wards created from the Ovwian and Ugboroke Branches
  • Lima Peru Central Stake: Central Ward discontinued
  • Republic of the Congo Brazzaville Mission: Libreville 2nd Branch created
  • Apia Samoa West Stake: Vaitele-Uta Ward created
  • East London South Africa Stake: Queenstown 2nd Ward created
  • Papeete Tahiti Stake: Orovini Ward created
  • El Tigre Venezuela Stake: Centro Ward discontinued
Change in wards: +13

Change in branches: -4

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of October 2016)

  • Aracaju Brazil South Stake: America Ward created 
  • Camaragibe Brazil Stake: Parque Capibaribe Ward created
  • Campo Mourao Brazil District: Aeroporto Branch created 
  • Caxias do Sul Brazil Stake: Progresso Ward created
  • Joinville Brazil South Stake: Sao Francisco do Sul Ward created from the Sao Francisco do Sul Branch 
  • Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Villa Mella Stake: Ponce Branch discontinued 
  • Guatemala City Atlantico Stake: Azacualpilla Branch created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras La Esperanza Stake: Prados Universitarios Ward created
  • Recife Brazil Jardim Sao Paulo Stake: Areias Ward discontinued
  • Rondonopolis Brazil District: Rondonopolis 4th Branch created
  • Fukuoka Japan Stake: Fujisaki Ward discontinued
  • Nairobi Kenya East Stake: Mlolongo Branch created 
  • Paynesville Liberia District: Soul Clinic Branch
  • Madero Mexico Stake: Central and Saltillo Wards discontinued
  • Aba Nigeria North Stake: Islala Okpu 2nd, Umuchichi 2nd, and Umueme Wards created 
  • Lagos Nigeria Festac Stake: Iba Ward created
  • Isumo Papua New Guinea District: Wapi Branch created
  • Borongan Philippines District: Maydolong Branch created 
  • Narra Philippines District: Sandoval Branch created
  • Hsin Chu Taiwan Stake: Toufen Ward created from the Toufen Branch
Change in wards: +6

Change in branches: +5

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of October 2016)

  • Salzburg Austria Stake: Innsbruck Ward created from the Innsbruck Branch
  • Brazil Goiania Mission: Senador Canedo Branch created
  • Ribeirao Preto Brazil West Stake: Bebedouro Ward created from the Bebedouro Branch 
  • Salvador Brazil Imbui Stake: Lauro de Freitas 2nd Ward created
  • Sudbury Ontario Stake: Abitibi Branch reinstated
  • Ibague Colombia District: Espinal Branch discontinued
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Masina Stake: Telecom 2nd Branch created 
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon South Stake: Base Cie 2nd and Ornella Wards created
  • Prague Czech Republic Stake: Uherské Hradiste Ward created from the Uherské Hradiste Branch; Zlin Branch discontinued
  • Los Alcarrizos Dominican Republic Stake: Ciudad Satelite Ward created from the Pedro Brand 2nd Branch 
  • Santa Ana El Salvador Molino Stake: Natividad Ward created
  • Hannover Germany Stake: Hannover 2nd Branch (English) discontinued
  • Accra Ghana Kaneshie Stake: Anyaa Ward created from the Anyaa Branch
  • Greece Athens Mission: Athens 1st Branch discontinued
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras Loarque Stake: Las Casitas Ward created
  • Valle de Sula Honduras Stake: Barandillas Ward discontinued
  • Galeana Mexico Stake: Tehuixtla Branch discontinued
  • Tuxtla Gutierrez Mexico Mactumatza Stake: Juarez Ward discontinued 
  • Ibiono Nigeria District: Ikot Amama and Ikot Esia Branches created
  • Ile-Ife Nigeria Stake: Eleyele Ward created from the Eleyele Branch 
  • Chiclayo Peru Stake: Pimentel Ward created from the Pimentel Branch
  • Port of Spain Trinidad Stake: Siparia Branch discontinued
  • Caracas Venezuela Los Teques Stake: La Rosaleda Ward discontinued
  • Valencia Venezuela Candelaria Stake: Central Ward discontinued
Change in wards: +8

Change in branches: -8

Friday, September 30, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of September 2016)

  • Pago Pago American Samoa Central Stake: Makeke 3rd Branch (Tongan) discontinued 
  • Melbourne Australia Wyndham Stake: Warrnambool Branch discontinued
  • Aracaju Brazil North Stake: Jardim Mariana Ward created
  • Brazil Manaus Mission: Formoso Branch discontinued
  • Bauru Brazil Stake: Agudos Ward created from the Agudos Branch
  • Santo Andre Brazil Stake: Jardim Alvorada Ward discontinued
  • Calgary Alberta West Stake: Cochrane 2nd Ward created 
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Sao Pedro Branch created
  • Abobo Cote d'Ivoire West Stake: Concorde Ward and the Attiesso Branch created
  • Katoka Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Tshisuabantu Ward created 
  • Lubumbashi Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Karavia Ward created
  • Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Ozama Stake: Sabana Larga Ward discontinued
  • Manta Ecuador Stake: Abdon Calderon and Jocay Branches discontinued 
  • Fiji Suva Mission: Fiji Suva Mission Branch created
  • Dusseldorf Germany Stake: Eifel Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Abokobi and Adenta 3rd Wards created; New Legon Ward downgraded to the New Legon Branch
  • Accra Ghana Christiansborg Stake: Burma Hills Branch created
  • Tema Ghana Stake: New Town Ward created from the New Town Branch
  • Comayaguela Honduras Bulevar Stake: Ciudad Espana Ward created from the Ciudad Espana Branch
  • Rome Italy East Stake: Roma 6th Ward discontinued
  • Comitan Mexico District: Las Rosas Branch created 
  • Jinotepe Nicaragua Stake: San Rafael del Sur Branch created
  • Okpuala Ngwa Nigeria Stake: Obuba Branch created
  • Warri Nigeria Stake: Otujeremi Branch created
  • Daru Papua New Guinea Stake: Mabudauwan and Parama Branches created 
  • Savaii Samoa Sagone Stake: Fogatuli Ward created from the Fogatuli Branch
  • Kenema Sierra Leone District: Dauda Town Branch created
  • Carupano Venezuela District: Rio Caribe Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +7

Change in branches: +3

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of September 2016)

  • Buenos Aires Argentina Belgrano Stake: Saavedra Ward created 
  • Brasilia Brazil Taguatinga Stake: Vicente Pires Ward created; Taguatinga 3rd Ward discontinued 
  • Curitiba Brazil Novo Mundo Stake: Vila Aurora Ward created
  • Fortaleza Brazil West Stake: Icarai Branch created
  • Maracanau Brazil North Stake: Pajucara Branch created
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Achada Mato Branch created
  • Antofagasta Chile La Portada Stake: Gabriel Mistral Ward discontinued 
  • Bogota Colombia La Libertad Stake: Tintal Branch discontinued
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon South Stake: Azito 2nd Ward created 
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Yopougon Attie Stake: Cam Militaire, Ghandi, and Petit Toit Rouge Wards created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras Guaymuras Stake: Las Colinas Ward created
  • Milon Italy West Stake: Varese Branch discontinued
  • Accra Ghana Christiansborg Stake: Sangonaa Ward created from the Sangonaa Branch
  • Accra Ghana Kasoa Stake: Awutu Breku Branch created 
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Sakumono Ward created
  • Anyang Korea Stake: Geumcheon 1st, Geumcheon 2nd, and Sanbon Wards discontinued
  • Benin City Nigeria New Benin Stake: Universal and Uselu Branches created
  • Ikot Eyo Nigeria Stake: Ikot Ebre Ward created from the Ikot Ebre Branch
  • Ile-Ife Nigeria Stake: Okesa Ward created from the Okesa Branch 
  • Ukat Aran Nigeria Stake: Edim Idim Okpot 2nd Ward created
  • Madang Papua New Guinea District: Wali Branch created
  • Papua New Guinea Lae Mission: Rabaul Branch discontinued
  • Piura Peru Miraflores Stake: Morropon Branch discontinued
  • Montalban Philippines Stake: Montalban Ward created from the Manggabas Branch
  • Vladivostok Russia District: Vladivostok Russia District Branch created
  • Savaii Samoa Pu'apu'a Stake: Moesavili 2nd Ward created; one ward created from one branch
  • Upolu Samoa Saleilua Stake: Malaesatalo Branch created
Change in wards: +11

Change in branches: +0

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of August 2016)

  • Apucarana Brazil Stake: Apucarana, Arapongas, and Eldorado Wards created from the Apucarana, Arapongas and Eldorado Branches
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon North Stake: Mamie Adjoua Ward created
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon South Stake: Gloris Ward created
  • Addis Ababa Ethiopia District: Wendo Genet Branch discontinued 
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Bekwai Branch created
  • Guatemala City San Cristobal Stake: Jerusalen Ward created from the Jerusalen Branch
  • Mazatenango Guatemala Stake: Samayac Ward created from the Samayac Branch
  • Comayaguela Honduras Torocagua Stake: Talanga Ward created from the Talanga Branch
  • La Ceiba Honduras Stake: Pizzaty Ward created from the Pizzaty Branch
  • Benin City Nigeria Ihogbe Stake: Egbon Estate Ward created
  • Benin City Nigeria New Benin Stake: Iwogban Ward created
  • Ikot Eyo Nigeria Stake: Ikot Esen and Ikot Udofia Wards created from the Ikot Esen and Ikot Udofia Branches
  • Ile-Ife Nigeria Stake: Adams Estate, Fajuyi, and Iremo Wards created from the Adams Estate, Fajuyi, and Iremo Branches
  • Lagos Nigeria Agege Stake: Akute Ward created from the Akute Branch 
  • Viru Peru District: Nuevo Chao Branch discontinued
  • Upolu Samoa West Stake: Satuimatufilufi Branch created 
  • Vitoria Spain Stake: Pamplona 2nd Ward created
  • Paramaribo Suriname District: Nickerie Branch discontinued
  • Taichung Taiwan West Stake: Tantzu 2nd Ward created
Change in wards: +19

Change in branches: -14

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of August 2016)

  • Lujan Argentina Stake: Francisco Alvarez, General Rodriguez, Lujan 1st, Lujan 2nd, and Mercedes Wards created from the Francisco Alvarez, General Rodriguez, Lujan 1st, Lujan 2nd, and Mercedes Branches
  • Feira de Santana Brazil Kalilândia Stake: Amélia Rodrigues Branch
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Jardim da Saude Stake: Vila das Mercês Ward discontinued
  • Yamoussoukro Cote d'Ivoire Stake: N'Zuessy 3rd Ward created
  • Prague Czech Republic Stake: Plzen Ward created from the Plzen Branch 
  • Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Las Americas Stake: Nuevo Amanecer Ward created from the Nuevo Amanecer Branch
  • Accra Ghana Christiansborg Stake: Adjorman Ward created from the Adjorman Branch 
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Gyedi Branch created
  • Winneba Ghana Stake: Swedru 4th Branch created
  • Cuilapa Guatemala District: Santa María Ixhuatán Branch created
  • Momostenango Guatemala Stake: Nimsituj Ward created from the Nimsituj Branch
  • Comayaguela Honduras Torocagua Stake: Las Villas Branch discontinued
  • Olanchito Honduras Stake: Bellavista, Olanchito, Sonaguera, Tocoa, and Trujillo Wards created from the Bellavista, Olanchito, Sonaguera, Tocoa, and Trujillo Branches
  • Verona Italy Stake: Brixen Branch (German) created; Mantovia Branch discontinued 
  • Calape Philippines District: Sagbayan Branch created
  • Kuching Malaysia District: Stampin Branch discontinued
  • Guaymas Mexico Stake: Libertad Ward discontinued
  • Tijuana Mexico Stake: Palmeras Ward discontinued
  • Tlaxcala Mexico North Stake: Xicotencatl Ward discontinued
  • Aba Nigeria North Stake: Abayi Amaugwu Ward created from the Abayi Amaugwu Branch
  • Ikot Ekpene Nigeria Stake: Abia Okpo Road, Ikot Ekpene, and Ikot Otu Wards created from the Abia Okpo Road, Ikot Ekpene, and Ikot Otu Branches
  • Tocumen Panama Stake: Nuevo Esperanza Ward created from the Nuevo Esperanza Branch
  • Chiayi Taiwan Stake: Hsinying Ward created from the Hsin Ying Branch
Change in wards: +17

Change in branches: -17

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of July 2016)

  • Calgary Alberta Bow River Stake: Shepard Ward created
  • Viana Angola District: Kilamba Branch created
  • La Rioja Argentina Stake: Universidad Ward created from the Universidad Branch
  • Apucarana Brazil Stake: America Ward created from the America Branch
  • Paulista Brazil Stake: Paratibe Ward discontinued 
  • Recife Brazil Casa Amarela Stake: Guabiraba Ward discontinued
  • Recife Brazil Jardim Sao Paulo Stake: Coqueiral Ward created from the Coqueiral Branch
  • Arhus Denmark Stake: Silkeborg Branch discontinued
  • Central Eurasian Mission: Central Eurasian Mission Branch created 
  • Prague Czech Republic Stake: Hradec Králové Ward created from the Hradec Králové Branch
  • Katuba Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Cinq Ans and Brique Ville Wards created
  • Likasi Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Kakontwe, Kikula 1st, Kikula 2nd, Likasi 1st, Likasi 2nd, Makayabo, and Shituru Wards created from the Kakontwe, Kikula 1st, Kikula 2nd, Likasi 1st, Likasi 2nd, Makayabo, and Shituru Branches 
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras Loarque Stake: Manantial Ward created
  • Cuernavaca Mexico Civac Stake: Chapultepec Ward downgraded to the Chapultepec Branch
  • Dunedin New Zealand Stake: Timaru Ward created from the Timaru Branch
  • Onitsha Nigeria Stake: Akwa 1st, Inland, Obosi 1st, Obosi 2nd, and Okpuno Wards created from the Akwa 1st, Inland, Obosi 1st, Obosi 2nd, and Okpuno Branches
  • Chiclayo Peru Stake: Monsefu Ward created from the Monsefu Branch; Ciudad Eten Branch discontinued
  • Taichung Taiwan East Stake: Tungfeng Ward created from the Tungfeng Branch
  • Taipei Taiwan South Stake: Pitan Ward created 
  • Lome Togo Stake: Adakpame Ward created
Change in wards: +22

Change in branches: -18

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of July 2016)

  • Edmonton Alberta Riverbend Stake: Drayton Valley Ward created from the Drayton Valley Branch
  • Raymond Alberta Stake: Raymond 10th Ward and Prairie Ridge Branch (Care Center) created
  • Cascavel Brazil Stake: Alto Alegre Ward created
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Osasco Stake: Jardim Veloso Ward discontinued
  • Arica Chile Los Olivos Stake: Diego Portales Ward discontinued
  • Ibague Colombia District: Chicoral Branch discontinued
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon North Stake: Autoroute Ward created
  • Abobo Cote d'Ivoire West Stake: Anonkoua 2nd, Anonkoua 3rd, Banco, Bocabo, and Celeste Branches created 
  • Agboville Cote d'Ivoire District: Agboville Cote d'Ivoire District Branch created
  • Ibarra Ecuador District: Sagrario Branch discontinued
  • Sonsonate El Salvador Stake: La Palma Branch created 
  • Nurnberg Germany Stake: Schweinfort Ward discontinued
  • Accra Ghana Kasoa Stake: Bawjiasi Branch created 
  • Koforidua Ghana District: Mile 50 branch created
  • Huehuetenango Guatemala Calvario Stake: Quilinco Branch created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras Esperanza Stake: Santa Lucia Ward created from the Santa Lucia Branch
  • Aguascalientes Mexico Stake: Calvillo Branch created 
  • Caborca Mexico District: Caborca 4th Branch discontinued
  • Tapachula Mexico Izapa Stake: Indeco Ward discontinued
  • Esteli Nicaragua District: Somoto Branch created
  • Enugu Nigeria Stake: Akwuke Branch created
  • Ile-Ife Nigeria Stake: Ile-Ife Nigeria District Branch discontinued
  • Nigeria Enugu Mission: Gboko Branch created
  • Nigeria Owerri Mission: Nigeria Owerri Mission Branch created 
  • Okpuala Ngwa Nigeria Stake: Omoba Branch created
  • Okrika Nigeria District: Nortem Branch created
  • Onitsha Nigeria Stake: Onitsha Nigeria District Branch discontinued
  • Encarnacion Paraguay District: Ita Paso Branch created
  • Talara Peru District: Bello Horizonte Branch discontinued 
  • Port Moresby Papua New Guinea Stake: Tokarara Ward created from the Tokarara Branch
  • Savaii Samoa Pu'apu'a Stake: Saipipi 2nd Ward created
  • Chiayi Taiwan Stake: Chiayi 1st, Chiayi 2nd, Minhsiung, and Touliu Wards created from the Chia Yi 1st, Chia Yi 2nd, Minhsiung, and Touliu Branches
  • Uganda Kampala Mission: Djibouti Military Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +7

Change in branches: +5

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of June 2016)

  • Brasilia Brazil Ceilandia Stake: Padre Bernardo Branch created 
  • Brazil Curitiba Mission: Telemaco Borba Branch created
  • Juaziero do Norte Brazil Stake: Barbalha, Crato, Juaziero do Norte, Piraja, and Tiradentes Wards created from the Barbalha, Crato, Juaziero do Norte, and Piraja Branches
  • Rio de Janeiro Brazil Stake: Ilha do Governador Ward discontinued
  • Rio de Janeiro Brazil Itaguai Stake: Engenho Ward discontinued
  • São Paulo Brazil Taboão Stake: Intercap Ward discontinued
  • Três Corações Brazil District: Três Pontas Branch created
  • Assomada Cape Verde District: Pedra Badejo Branch created
  • Cocody Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Palmeraie Ward created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Danané Branch created
  • Yamoussoukro Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Fondation Ward created 
  • Prague Czech Republic Stake: Brno and Jicin Wards created from the Brno and Jicin Branches
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbuji-Mayi Mission: Democratic Republic of the Congo Mbuji-Mayi Mission Branch created
  • San Pedro de Macoris Dominican Republic District: Miramar Branch discontinued
  • Ipswich England Stake: Ipswich 2nd Ward created
  • Leipzig Germany Stake: Hohenstein-Ernstthal Ward created from the Hohenstein-Ernstthal Branch
  • Stuttgart Germany Stake: Pforzheim Branch discontinued
  • Accra Ghana Christiansborg Stake: Jamestown Ward created from the Jamestown Branch 
  • Koforidua Ghana District: Koforidua 2nd Branch created
  • Mexico City Ixtapaluca Stake: Acuautla Branch created 
  • Ulaanbaatar Mongolia East Stake: American Denj, Bayanzurkh, Sansar, and Sukhbaatar Wards created from the American Denj, Bayanzurkh, Sansar, and Sukhbaatar Branches
  • Christchurch New Zealand Stake: Parklands Ward created
  • Ibadan Nigeria Stake: Apete Ward created
  • Lagos Nigeria Agege Stake: Iyana Ipaja Ward created; Iju Ward created from the Iju Branch
  • Mbaise Nigeria District: Amuzi Branch created
  • Nigeria Benin City Mission: Ado-Ekiti Branch created
  • Arraijan Panama Stake: Vista Alegre 2nd Ward created
  • Arequipa Peru Umacollo Stake: La Tomilla Ward discontinued
  • Casma Peru District: Cachipampa Branch discontinued
  • San Jose del Monte Philippines Stake: Tala Ward created
  • Tuguegarao Philippines South Stake: Enrile Ward created from the Enrile Branch
  • Merida Venezuela Stake: Tovar Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +19

Change in branches: -6

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

Friday, March 4, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of February 2016)

  • Orange Australia District: Forbes Branch discontinued 
  • Puerto Suarez Bolivia District: Frontera Branch discontinued
  • Cuiaba Brazil Stake: Imperial Ward created from the Imperial Branch
  • Rio Verde Brazil Stake: Bandeirantes, Itumbiara, Jatai, Morada do Sol, Popular, and Rio Verde Wards created from the Bandeirantes, Itumbiara, Jatai, Morada do Sol, Popular, and Rio Verde Branches
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Perdizes Stake: Chora Menino Ward discontinued
  • Europe East Area: Europe East Area Branch discontinued
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Kentinkrono Branch created
  • Obuasi Ghana District: Obuasi 4th Branch created
  • Tamale Ghana District: Bolgatanga Branch created
  • Seoul Korea Military District: Songdo Branch (English) created
  • Apodaca Mexico Stake: Valle de Huinala Ward created
  • Tezontepec Mexico Stake: Ixmiquilpan 2nd Branch created
  • Barranca Peru Stake: Barranca, Limoncillo, and Paramonga Wards created from the Barranca, Limoncillo, and Paramonga Branches
  • Lima Peru Prolima Stake: La Ensenada Ward created
  • Saratov Russia Stake: Saratov Russia District Branch discontinued
  • Kissy Sierra Leone District: Lungi and Upgun Branches created
  • Kossoh Town Sierra Leone District: Ibo Town Branch created
  • Bedfordview South Africa Stake: Eastfield Ward created 
  • Benoni South Africa Stake: Etwatwa 2nd Branch created 
  • Barquisimeto Venezuela Stake: El Roble Ward discontinued
  • Caracas Venezuela Palo Verde Stake: Colonial Ward discontinued
  • Harare Zimbabwe Marimba Park Stake: Kuwadzana 3rd Branch created
Change in wards: +10


Change in branches: -4

Friday, February 19, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of February 2016)

  • Adriatic South Mission: Berat Branch created
  • Luanda Angola District: Nova Vida, Prenda, and Zango Branches created
  • Goiana Brazil South Stake: Cruziero do Sul Branch created
  • Ghana Cape Coast Mission: Brenu-Akyirim Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Bantama Stake: Ahenema Kokoben Branch created
  • Tema Ghana Stake: Nungua 3rd Ward created 
  • Tarawa North Kiribati District: Abatoa and Temaiku 2nd Branches created
  • Abuja Nigeria Stake: Mpape Ward created from the Mpape Branch
  • Russia Novosibirsk Mission: Russia Novosibirsk Mission Branch discontinued
  • Benoni South Africa Stake: Daveyton 3rd Branch created
  • Duran South Africa Stake: Ilovu Branch created
  • Johannesburg South Africa Stake: Sandton Ward created
  • Granada Spain Stake: Mijas Branch (English) discontinued
Change in wards: +3

Change in branches: +8

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of January 2016)

  • Pago Pago American Samoa Stake: Aua 3rd Ward (English) created from the Aua 3rd Branch (English)
  • Port Velho Brazil Stake: Tancredo Neves Ward created from the Tancredo Neves Branch
  • Red Deer Alberta Stake: Red Deer 4th Branch (Spanish) created 
  • Chile Concepcion Mission: Quirihue Branch discontinued
  • Yamoussoukro Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Assabou Ward created
  • Hannover Germany Stake: Nienburg Branch discontinued
  • Accra Ghana Kasoa Stake: Kasoa 5th Ward and Kasoa 4th Branch created
  • Managua Nicaragua Tipitapa District: Bocana Branch created
  • Sogere Papua New Guinea District: Emeti Branch created 
  • Auckland New Zealand Waterview Stake: Auckland 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Hamilton New Zealand Rotokauri Stake: Rotokauri Ward 
  • Chiclayo Peru Latina Stake: Francisco Cabrera Ward discontinued
  • Peru Huancayo Mission: Lircay Branch
  • Benoni South Africa Stake: Northmead Ward and Boksburg Branch created
  • Centurion South Africa Stake: Birch Acres Ward created from the Birch Acres Branch
  • Johannesburg South Africa Stake: Kensington Ward created
  • Colonia Uruguay District: El General Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +6

Change in branches: -2

Monday, January 18, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of January 2016)

  • Cordoba Argentina Sierras Stake: Unquillo Ward created from the Unquillo Branch; Saldan Branch created  
  • Araraquara Brazil Stake: Esplanada Branch created; Araraquara 5th Ward downgraded to branch
  • Curitiba Brazil Novo Mundo Stake: Itatiaia Ward created
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Embu Stake: Parque Paraiso Ward discontinued
  • Kitchener Ontario Stake: Cambridge 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Bela Vista Branch created
  • La Ceiba Honduras Stake: La Masica Branch created
  • Tlaxcala Mexico Stake: Xicohtzinco Branch created
  • Hastings New Zealand Flaxmere Stake: Flaxmere 4th Branch (Tongan) created
  • Abeokuta Nigeria Stake: Rounda Ward created
  • Gapan Philippines Stake: Mangino Ward created from the Mangino Branch
  • Hsin Chu Taiwan Stake: Chupei 3rd Ward created
  • Tainan Taiwan Stake: Anting Ward created
Change in wards: +3

Change in branches: +4

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of December 2015)

  • Brazil Manaus Mission: Tabatinga Branch created 
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Parque Pinheiros Stake: Parque Pinheiros Branch created
  • Cardston Alberta Stake: Cardston YSA Ward created from the Cardston YSA Branch
  • San Jose Costa Rica Toyopan Stake: El Carmen Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Lartebiokorshie Stake: Tweneboa Branch created
  • Tegucigalpa Honduras Loarque Stake: Villeda Ward created from the Villeda Branch
  • Hiroshima Japan Stake: Yasufuruichi Branch discontinued 
  • Niigata Japan District: Sanjo Branch created
  • Lima Peru Santa Isabel Stake: Torre Blanca Ward
  • Taipei Taiwan Central Stake: Luchou Ward created from the Luchou Branch 
  • Jinja Uganda Stake: Bugembe, Iganga, Jinja, Mpumedde, and Njeru Wards created from the Bugembe, Iganga, Jinja, Mpumedde, and Njeru Branches
  • Ukraine Kyiv Mission: Odessa Cheriomushki Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +9

Change in branches: -5