Saturday, October 14, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of October 2017)

  • Santa Rosa Argentina Stake: General Acha Ward downgraded to the General Acha Branch
  • Melbourne Australia Narre Warren Stake: River Gum Ward created
  • Caucaia Brazil Stake: Jurema Ward created 
  • Fortaleza Brazil Bom Jardin Stake: Siqueira Ward created
  • San Jose Costa Rica La Sabana Stake: Puriscal Ward created from the Puriscal Branch 
  • Guayaquil Ecuador Prosperina Stake: Chongon Branch created
  • Berlin Germany Stake: Berlin Branch (English) created
  • Accra Ghana Ofankor Stake: Medie Branch created
  • Yamoransa Ghana Stake: Saltpond Branch created 
  • Quetzaltenango Guatemala El Bosque Stake: La Colina Ward created
  • Monrovia Liberia Stake: Airfield Ward created
  • Monrovia Liberia Bushrod Island Stake: New Kru Town 2nd and St Paul Bridge Wards created
  • Atotonilco Mexico Stake: Cincoc 2nd Ward created from the Cincoc 2nd Branch
  • Juchitan Mexico Stake: Cristobal Colon, Hidalgo, and Santo Domingo 2nd Wards discontinued
  • Juchitan Mexico Las Flores Stake: Cheguigo, Juarez, and Matamoros Wards discontinued
  • Matias Romero Mexico District: Matias Romero 1st and Matias Romero 2nd Wards downgraded to the Matias Romero 1st and Matias Romero 2nd Branches
  • Salina Cruz Mexico Stake: Guiengola, Miramar, and Salina Cruz Wards discontinued
  • Chilpancingo Mexico Stake: Galeana Ward discontinued
  • Abuja Nigeria North Stake: Byazhim Ward created
  • Benin City Ikpokpan Stake: Idogbo Branch created
  • Savaii Samoa South Stake: Sili 3rd Ward created
Net change in wards: -2

Net change in branches: +6

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of September 2017)

  • Argentina Bahia Blanca Mission: Carlos Casares Branch discontinued 
  • Macarthur Australia Stake: Campbelltown 4th (Samoan) and Macarthur Wards discontinued
  • Melbourne Australia Deer Park Stake: Derrimut Ward (Samoan) created
  • La Paz Bolivia Alto San Pedro Stake: Jardin Ward created
  • Brazil Londrina Mission: Paranavai Branch created
  • Curitiba Brazil Iguacu Stake: Campo Magro Ward created from the Campo Magro Branch
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Santo Amaro Stake: Moema Branch created
  • Calgary Alberta North Stake: Symons Valley Ward created
  • Cardston Alberta Stake: Kainai Branch discontinued
  • Pereira Colombia Stake: Lago 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Adiake Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Saioua Branch created
  • Esmeraldas Ecuador Stake: Aire Libre Ward created from the Aire Libre Branch
  • Neumünster Germany Stake: Glückstadt Branch discontinued
  • Florence Italy Stake: Siena Branch discontinued 
  • Seoul Korea Stake: Wondang Ward discontinued
  • Chilpancingo Mexico Stake: Heroico and Los Sauces Wards discontinued
  • Ciudad Obregon Mexico Yaqui Stake: Deportiva Ward discontinued 
  • Culiacan Mexico Stake: Los Pinos, Nuevo Culiacan, and Industrial Wards discontinued
  • Culiacan Mexico Humaya Stake: Guadalupe and La Conquista Wards discontinued
  • Culiacan Mexico Tamazula Stake: Amistad and Colhuacan Wards discontinued
  • Mazatlan Mexico Stake: Galaxia Ward discontinued
  • Mazatlan Mexico West Stake: Del Valle, Lopez Mateos, and Vincente Guerrero Wards discontinued
  • Navojoa Mexico District: Aeropuerto and Navojoa Wards downgraded to the Aeropuerto and Navojoa Branches
  • Nogales Mexico District: La Mesa Branch created 
  • Puebla Mexico Citlaltepetl District: Tlacoyalco Branch created
  • Benin City Nigeria Ihogbe Stake: Agho, Akugbe, Oguola, and Upper Owina Branches created
  • Benin City Nigeria Ikpokpan Stake: Ekae Ward, and Erediauwa and Ugbor 2nd Branches created
  • Benin City Nigeria New Benin Stake: Owoseni Ward created
  • Benin City Nigeria Oregbeni Stake: Amufi Ward created
  • Benin City Siluko Stake: Edobor and Oghogho Branches created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria Stake: Azuabie Ward created; Amadi Ward downgraded to the Amadi Branch
  • Calasiao Philippines Stake: Calasiao 1st, Calasiao 2nd, Malasiqui 1st, Malasiqui 2nd, and Santa Barbara Wards created from the Calasiao 1st, Calasiao 2nd, Malasiqui 1st, Malasiqui 2nd, and Santa Barbara Branches
  • Upolu Samoa Aleisa Stake: Tapatapao Ward created
  • Upolu Samoa South Stake: Fusi Ward created from the Fusi Branch
  • Sierra Leone Freetown Mission: Mogbwemo, Moriba Town, and Mosenesie Junction Branches created
  • Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam District: Binh Duong, Phu My Hung, and Thu Duc Branches created
Net change in wards: -5

Net change in branches: +11

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of September 2017)

  • Pacajus Brazil Stake: Horizonte Ward created from the Horizonte Branch 
  • Los Chillos Ecuador San Rafael Stake: Yaruquí Ward created from the Yaruquí Branch
  • Accra Ghana Ofankor Stake: Amasaman 2nd Ward created
  • Winneba Ghana Stake: Breman Brakwa and Swedru 5th Branches created
  • Yamoransa Ghana Stake: Denkylra Branch created
  • Guatemala City La Esperanza Stake: Las Villas Ward created from the SanPedro Ayampuc Branch 
  • Seoul Korea Dongdaemun Stake: Hwayang Ward and Imun Branch discontinued
  • Benin City Nigeria Oregbeni Stake: Ozuola Branch created
  • Ibadan Nigeria Stake: Oke Itunu Branch created
  • Lagos Nigeria Ikeja Stake: Igbogbo Ward created from the Igbogbo Branch
  • Nigeria Calabar Mission: Akpabuyo Branch created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria Stake: Elekahia Ward created; Rumuomasi Ward downgraded to the Rumuomasi Branch
  • Malolos Philippines Stake: Malolos 3rd Ward created 
  • Sierra Leone Freetown Mission: Moyamba Branch created
  • Mdantsane South Africa Stake: Mdantsane 4th Ward created
Change in wards: +6

Change in branches: +3

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of August 2017)

  • Barbados Bridgetown Mission: Georgetown Branch created 
  • Brazil Riberao Preto Mission: Brazil Riberao Preto Mission Branch discontinued
  • Palmas Brazil Stake: Luzimangues Branch created
  • Teresina Brazil Horto Stake: Cidade Leste Ward created
  • Barranquilla Colombia El Carmen Stake: Galapa Ward created from the Galapa Branch 
  • Bogota Colombia Tunjuelito Stake: Quiroga Ward discontinued
  • Bucaramanga Colombia Stake: San Gil Branch created 
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Masina Stake: Telecom 2nd Ward created from the Telecom 2nd Branch
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Mahapleu Branch created
  • Taravao Tahiti Stake: Afaahiti Ward created
  • Villa Nueva Honduras Stake: Dos Caminos Ward created from the Dos Caminos Branch
  • Gyeonggi Korea Stake: Icheon Ward created from the Icheon Branch
  • Seoul Korea South Stake: Bongcheon and Seocho Wards discontinued 
  • Madero Mexico Stake: Mata Redonda Ward downgraded to the Mata Redonda Branch
  • The Hague Netherlands Stake: Den Helder Branch discontinued
  • Benin City Nigeria Ugbowo Stake: Obviogie Branch created
  • Ibadan Nigeria Stake: Ojoo Ward created from the Orogun Branch 
  • Lima Peru El Olivar Stake: Oquendo Ward created
  • Seville Spain Stake: Seville 2nd Ward discontinued 
Change in wards: +3

Change in branches: -1

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of August 2017)

  • Adriatic South Mission: Korçë Branch created
  • Campina Grande Brazil Liberdade Stake: Sitio Lucas Ward created from the Sitio Lucas Branch 
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Masina Stake: Nsanga Branch created
  • Havana Cuba District: Havana Cuba District Branch created
  • Maseru Lesotho District: Khubetsoana and Thetsane Branches created
  • Tijuana Mexico Insurgentes Stake: Las Delicias Branch created from the Las Huertas Ward 
  • Beira Mozambique Stake: Mananga Ward created
  • Ile-Ife Nigeria Stake: Urban Day Ward created from the Urban Day Branch
  • Jos Nigeria District: Bassa Branch created
  • Nigeria Lagos Mission: Ogbomosho Branch created
  • Oron Nigeria District: Amamong and Uya Oro Branches created 
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria South Stake: Bie-Ama and Pere-Ama Branches created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria West Stake: Rumuola Branch created
  • Lima Peru Wiesse Stake: Montenegro Ward created 
  • Sierra Leone Freetown Mission: Koidu Branch created
  • Jinja Uganda Stake: Wanyange Branch created
Change in wards: +3

Change in branches: +13

Friday, August 11, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of July 2017)

  • Pago Pago Samoa West Stake: Amanave Ward created from the Amanave Branch
  • Pelotas Brazil Stake: Jaguarao Ward created from the Jaguarao Branch
  • Lethbridge Alberta Stake: Varsity Ward created
  • Lethbridge Alberta East Stake: Six Mile Ward created
  • Lethbridge Alberta North Stake: Westminster Ward created 
  • Taber Alberta Stake: Vauxhall Ward discontinued
  • Wangaratta Australia District: Benalla Branch discontinued
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Achada Mato Ward created from the Achada Mato Branch
  • Mbuji-Mayi Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Bipemba 2nd Ward created
  • San Vicente El Salvador Stake: Cojutepeque and Ilobasco Wards created from the Cojutepeque and Ilobasco Branches 
  • Taveuni Fiji District: Matei Branch reinstated
  • Otukpo Nigeria District: Otukpo 2nd and Otukpo 3rd Branches created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria East Stake: Location Branch created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria South Stake: DLine and Rumuwoji Branches created
  • General Santos Philippines Stake: General Santos 6th Ward created
Change in wards: +9

Change in branches: +0

Monday, July 17, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of July 2017)

  • Luanda Angola District: Patriota Branch created
  • Buenos Aires Argentina Longchamps Stake: General Belgrano Branch discontinued
  • Santa Fe Argentina Stake: Galvez Branch discontinued 
  • Barueri Brazil Stake: Santa Rita Branch created
  • Ribeirão Preto Brazil East Stake: Jardinópolis Branch created
  • Teresina Brazil Horto Stake: Dom Pedro II Ward created
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Mokali Stake: Matadi Ward and Mokali Branch created 
  • Mbuji-Mayi Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Diulu 2nd Ward created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan Mission: Bamako Branch created
  • Cote d'Ivoire Abidjan West Mission: Logouale and Sinfra Branches created
  • Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Independencia Stake: Independencia 2nd Ward created 
  • Guayaquil Ecuador Pascuales Stake: San Francisco Ward created
  • San Vicente El Salvador Stake: La Espiga Ward created from the La Espiga Branch
  • Sheffield England Stake: Sheffield 4th Branch (Slovak) discontinued 
  • Asamankese Ghana District: Yayo Branch created 
  • Ashaiman Ghana Stake: Afienya and New Dawenhya Branches created; Zenu New York Ward created from the Zenu New York Branch
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Atafoa Ward created from the Atafoa Branch
  • San Benito Guatemala Stake: San Francisco Branch created
  • Villa Nueva Guatemala El Frutal Stake: El Valle and Jocotillo Branches created
  • Villa Nueva Honduras Stake: Yojoa Ward created from the Yojoa Branch
  • Paynesville Liberia District: Boys Town Branch created
  • San Luis Potosi Mexico Benito Juarez Stake: Industrias Ward created
  • Tijuana Mexico Central Stake: Francisco Villa and Hidalgo Wards discontinued
  • Tijuana Mexico Florido Stake: Las Fuentes Ward discontinued
  • Tijuana Mexico Otay Stake: Las Torres Branch created; El Lago and Postal Wards discontinued
  • Lagos Nigeria Agege Stake: Dopemu Ward created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria West Stake: Mgbudba Ward created
  • Bucharest Romania District: Alexandria Branch discontinued
  • Bo Sierra Leone West District: Simbaru Branch created 
  • Kissy Sierra Leone Stake: Grassfields, Kissy 1st, Kissy 2nd, Kontoloh, Wellington 1st, and Wellington 2nd Wards created from the Grassfields, Kissy 1st, Kissy 2nd, Kontoloh, Wellington 1st, and Wellington 2nd Branches
  • Lleida Spain Stake: Zaragoza 2nd Ward created from the Zaragoza 2nd Branch
  • Lome Togo Stake: Apedokoe Ward created from the Apedokoe Branch
  • Harare Zimbabwe South Stake: Domboramwari Branch created
Change in wards: +15

Change in branches: +1

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of June 2017)

  • La Rioja Argentina Stake: Valle Viejo Branch discontinued
  • Brazil Goiania Mission: Araxá Branch created
  • Cabo Frio Brazil District: Cabo Frio Ward downgraded to the Cabo Frio Branch 
  • Curitiba Brazil Jardim do Sol Stake: Nações Ward created
  • Feira de Santana Brazil Stake: Dois do Julho Ward created from the Dois do Julho Branch
  • Franca Brazil Stake: Aeroporto 2nd Ward created from the Aeroporto 2nd Branch
  • Juiz de Fora Brazil Stake: Grajaú Ward discontinued
  • Agboville Cote d'Ivoire District: Blankro 3rd Branch created 
  • Alepe Cote d'Ivoire District: Alepe Cote d'Ivoire District Branch created
  • Los Chillos Ecuador Stake: La Paz Ward created 
  • Santa Rosa Ecuador District: Pasaje 2nd Branch discontinued
  • Faaa Tahiti Stake: Ruatama Ward created
  • Accra Ghana Kaneshie Stake: Bortianor and Weija Branches created 
  • Asamankese Ghana District: Asamanketewa Branch created
  • Ghana Accra Mission: Dzodze Branch created
  • Koforidua Ghana Stake: Adweso, Asokore, Effiduase, Koforidua 1st, Koforidua 2nd, Oyoke, and Suhum Wards created from the Adweso, Asokore, Effiduase, Koforidua 1st, Koforidua 2nd, Oyoke, and Suhum Branches; Koforidua District Branch discontinued
  • Senahu Guatemala Stake: Providencia, Santiaguila, Seamay 2nd, Vega, and Yalijux Wards created from the Providencia, Santiaguila, Seamay 2nd, Vega, and Yalijux Branches
  • Calabar Nigeria South Stake: Mayne Avenue Ward created
  • Lagos Nigeria Ikeja Stake: Ibafo Ward created from the Ibafo Branch
  • Owerri Nigeria Stake: Nekede Poly Ward created from the Nekede Poly Branch
  • Capiata Paraguay Stake: Itaugua Ward created from the Itaugua Branch 
  • Trujillo Peru Primavera Stake: Villa del Mar Ward created from the Villa del Mar Branch 
  • Olongapo Philippines Stake: Cabalan, Calapacuan, Olongapo 1st, Olongapo 2nd, and Olongapo 3rd Wards created from the Cabalan, Calapacuan, Olongapo 1st, Olongapo 2nd, and Olongapo 3rd Branches
  • Russia Novosibirsk Mission: Russia Novosibirsk Mission Branch created
  • Russia Vladivostok Mission: Russia Vladivostok Mission Branch discontinued
  • Sierra Leone Freetown Mission: Conakry Branch created
  • Lome Togo Stake: Akodessewa and Baguida Wards created from the Akodessewa and Baguida Branches
  • Ukraine Dnepropetrovsk Mission: Kryvyi Rih Branch created
Change in wards: +28

Change in branches: -19

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of June 2017)

  • Cotonou Benin Stake: Arconville and Hilacondji Branches created 
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia Equipetrol Stake: Pentaguazu Ward created
  • Goiania Brazil South Stake: Cruzeiro do Sul Ward created from the Cruzeiro do Sul Branch
  • Maringa Brazil Stake: Horto Florestal Ward created
  • Santos Brazil Stake: Areia Branca 2nd and Gonzaga Wards created
  • Uberlandia Brazil Stake: Ituiutaba Branch created 
  • Medellin Colombia Stake: Porvenir Ward created from the Porvenir Branch
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Kimbanseke Stake: Bibwa Ward created
  • Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Mont Ngafula Stake: Kimbondo Ward created from the Kimbondo Branch 
  • Guayaquil Ecuador El Salado Stake: Garcia Goyena Ward discontinued
  • Quito Ecuador Calderon Stake: Guayllabamba Branch created
  • Munich Germany Stake: Munich 3rd Ward and Neuötting Branch discontinued
  • Ghana Kumasi Mission: Wa Branch created
  • Yamoransa Ghana Stake: Mando Branch created
  • Jerusalem District: Galilee Branch discontinued 
  • Hongseong Korea District: Daecheon and Hongseong Branches discontinued 
  • Caldwell Liberia District: Logan Town 2nd Branch created
  • Puebla Mexico Fuertes Stake: Loreto and Nacionales Unidas Wards discontinued
  • Puebla Mexico Valsequillo Stake: Universidad and Xilotzingo Wards discontinued 
  • Masaya Nicaragua Stake: Nindiri Ward created from the Nindiri Branch
  • Nigeria Benin City Mission: Akure 3rd and Akure 4th Branches created
  • Onitsha Nigeria Stake: Ogidi Branch created
  • Moyobamba Peru District: Soritor Branch discontinued
  • Tumbes Peru Stake: Corrales Branch discontinued
  • Binalbagan Philippines Stake: Kabankalan 2nd Ward created
  • Marbel Philippines District: Masiag Branch created
  • Puerto Princesa Philippines Stake: Puerto Princesa 1st, Puerto Princesa 2nd, Roxas, Santa Monica 1st, and Santa Monica 2nd Wards created from the Puerto Princesa 1st, Puerto Princesa 2nd, Roxas, Santa Monica 1st, and Santa Monica 2nd Branches
  • Algarve Portugal District: Tavira Branch discontinued
  • Russia Vladivostok Mission: Artyom and Nakhodka Branches discontinued
  • Bangkok Thailand Stake: Chonburi Branch created
Change in wards: +9

Change in branches: -6

Monday, July 10, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of May 2017)

  • Buenos Aires Argentina Monte Grande: Colon Ward created from the Colon Branch
  • Antwerp Belgium Stake: Gent Ward created from the Gent Branch; Brugge and Kortrijk Branches discontinued 
  • Macae Brazil Stake: Lagomar Ward created from the Lagomar Branch
  • Sao Paulo Brazil Taboao Stake: Jardim Helena Ward created; Alvorada Ward discontinued
  • Rio Claro Costa Rica District: Puerto Jimenez Branch created
  • Guayaquil Ecuador Juan Montalvo Stake: 31 de Octobre Branch created 
  • Guayaquil Ecuador Kennedy Stake: Garzota Ward created; Tarqui Ward discontinued
  • Winneba Ghana Stake: Ansaful 2nd Branch created
  • Coban Guatemala Stake: San Marcos Ward created
  • Palermo Honduras Stake: La Sarrosas 2nd Ward created
  • Gyeonggi Korea Stake: Gangdong and Seongnam Wards discontinued 
  • Seoul Korea West Stake: Hwagok and Mokdong Wards discontinued
  • Izucar de Matamoros Mexico District: Tepeojuma Branch created
  • Los Tuxtla Mexico District: San Andres Primero de Mayo Branch discontinued
  • Beira Mozambique Manga Stake: Chamba, Inhamizua, and Villa Massane Wards created from the Chamba, Inhamizua, and Villa Massane Branches
  • Matagalpa Nicaragua Stake: Yaguare Ward created from the Yaguare Branch
  • Abuja Nigeria North Stake: Madalla Branch created 
  • Calabar Nigeria South Stake: Anantigha Ward created 
  • Nigeria Enugu Mission: Makurdi 2nd and Makurdi 3rd Branches created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria North Stake: Choba 2nd Ward created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria South Stake: Lolo-Ama Ward create from from the Lolo-Amam Branch 
  • Yenagoa Nigeria Stake: Akenfa, Iboghene, Kpansia, Onopa-Ovum, Opolo, and Yenezuepie Wards created from the Akenfa, Iboghene, Kpansia, Onopa-Ovum, Opolo, and Yenezuepie Branches
  • Moveave Papua New Guinea District: Moveave Papua New Guinea District Branch discontinued
  • Papua New Guinea Lae Mission: Ngasuwampu, Taraka, and Yalu Branches created
  • Colombo Sri Lanka District: Colombo 2nd Branch created
  • Kampala Uganda South Stake: Mengo Ward created from the Mengo Branch
Change in wards: +15

Change in branches: -8

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of May 2017)

  • Antwerp Belgium Stake: the Leuven Ward and the Genk, Tilburg, and Turnhout Branches discontinued
  • Boa Vista Brazil Stake: Buritis, Cacari, Cambara, Canaa, and Floresta Wards created from the Buritis, Cacari, Cambara, Canaa, and Floresta Branches
  • Canoas Brazil Stake: Novo Santa Rita Ward created from the Nova Santa Rita Branch
  • Abidjan Cote d'Ivoire Niangon North Stake: Adiopodoume Ward created 
  • Akoupe Cote d'Ivoire District: Akoupe Cote d'Ivoire District Branch created
  • Santo Domingo Dominican Republic Las Caobas Stake: La Venta Branch discontinued
  • Ghana Cape Coast Mission: Komenda Branch created 
  • Yamoransa Ghana Stake: Abakrampa, Mankessim 1st, and Mankessim 2nd Wards created from the Abakrampa, Mankessim 1st, and Mankessim 2nd Branches
  • Santo Domingo Dominican Republic San Geronimo Stake: Pantoja 2nd Ward created 
  • Korovou Fiji District: Korovou Branch discontinued
  • Coban Guatemala Stake: San Juan Chamelco Ward created from the San Juan Chamelco Branch 
  • Guatemala City Montserrat Stake: Nueva Vida Ward created from the Nueva Vida Branch
  • Seoul Korea West Stake: Gaebong Ward discontinued
  • Monrovia Liberia Stake: Central Monrovia, Congo Town 2nd, Doe Community, Matadi, and Sinkor Wards created from the Central Monrovia, Congo Town 2nd, Doe Community, Matadi, and Sinkor Branches
  • Mexico City Prados Stake: Pensamiento Ward discontinued
  • Rotterdam Netherlands Stake: Dordrecht and Gouda Wards discontinued
  • Managua Nicaragua Las Americas Stake: Loma Verde Ward created from the Loma Verde Branch
  • Etinan Nigeria North District: Ikot Udoabia and Uyo Road Branches created
  • Nigeria Calabar Mission: Ugep 2nd Branch created
  • Okrika Nigeria District: Onne and Sogho Branches created
  • Port Harcourt Nigeria West Stake: Rumuepirikom Ward created
  • Arraijan Panama Stake: Hato Montana Ward created
  • Madeira Portugal District: Camara de Lobos Branch discontinued 
  • Lome Togo Stake: Wuiti Ward created from the Wuiti Branch
  • Trinidad Port of Spain Mission: Bushlot Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +17

Change in branches: -18

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of April 2017)

  • Bahia Blanca Argentina Villa Mitre Stake: La Falda Branch discontinued 
  • Tarija Bolivia Stake: Alianza, Jardin, Tarija, and Valle Hermoso Branches created
  • Hortolandia Brazil Stake: Jardim Amanda 2nd Branch created 
  • Sorriso Brazil District: Botanico Branch created
  • Calgary Alberta Confederation Park Stake: Lions Gate SA Ward created
  • Bogota Colombia Granada Stake: Magdala Ward discontinued 
  • Palmira Colombia District: Las Palmeras and Pradera Branches discontinued
  • Heredia Costa Rica Stake: La Ribera Ward created
  • Port-Bouet Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Anoumabo, Petit Bassam, Prodomo, and Sicogi Wards, and Sipim and Vridi Canal Branches created
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Danfa Ward created from the Danfa Branch
  • Asamankese Ghana District: Adeiso and Asene Branches created 
  • Assin Foso Ghana Stake: Assin Adeimbra and Assin Anynabrem Branches created
  • Dublin Ireland Stake: Terenure 2nd Ward created from the Bray Branch 
  • Madagascar Antananarivo Mission: Bazaribe Branch created
  • Kuala Lumpur Malaysia District: Klang Branch discontinued
  • Chetumal Mexico Stake: Calderitas Branch created
  • Puebla Mexico Citlaltepetl District: Grajales and Tlachichuca Branches created; Libres and Serdan Wards downgraded to the Libres and Serdan Branches
  • Puebla Mexico La Libertad Stake: Los Angeles Ward discontinued
  • Puebla Mexico La Paz Stake: San Pablo del Monte Branch discontinued
  • Abuja Nigeria South Stake: Gwagwalada Branch created; Masaka Ward created from the Masaka Branch 
  • Calabar Nigeria South Stake: Big Qua Town Ward created 
  • Etinan Nigeria Stake: Ndon Utim Ward created
  • Umuahia Nigeria Stake: Ogbuebule Oboro Branch created
  • Belfast Northern Ireland Stake: Newtonabbey Ward discontinued 
  • Moscow Russia Stake: Ramenskoe Branch created
  • Cape Town South Africa Stake: Montana Branch created
  • Valera Venezuela District: El Amparo Branch created
Change in wards: +6

Change in branches: +14

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of April 2017)

  • Hortolandia Brazil Stake: Jardim Adelaide Branch created; Interlagos Ward created from the Interlagos Branch
  • Teresina Brazil Planalto Stake: Codo Branch created 
  • Colina Chile District: Valle Grande Branch created
  • Hong Kong China District (English): Kowloon Tong Branch (Mandarin) created 
  • Colombia Medellin Mission: Colombia Medellin Mission Branch created
  • Colombia Medellin Mission: Istmina and Quibdo Branches discontinued
  • Santa Marta Colombia District: El Parque Branch discontinued 
  • Tulua Colombia District: El Alberque Branch created
  • Abomosu Ghana District: Asunafo 2nd Branch created
  • Nogales Mexico District: Nogales 4th Branch created
  • Puebla Mexico Nealtican Stake: Bugambilias and Carranza Wards created
  • Beira Mozambique Stake: Nhaconjo Branch discontinued
  • Beira Mozambique Manga District: Dondo Branch discontinued
  • Apeldoorn Netherlands Stake: Nijmegen Branch discontinued
  • Calabar Nigeria Stake: Eidba Ward created
  • Ogwashi-Nsukwa Nigeria District: Isah 2nd Branch created
  • Umuahia Nigeria Stake: Olokoro, Umuahia 4th, and Umuosu Ubakala Branches created
  • Uyo Nigeria Ibiono Stake: Enen-Atai Ward created from the Enin-Atai Branch
  • Peru Arequipa Mission: Chivay Branch discontinued
  • Bindura Zimbabwe District: Avilion and Chiwaridzo 3rd Branches created
Change in wards: +5

Change in branches: +5

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of March 2017)

  • Bahia Blanca Argentina Villa Mitre Stake: Atlantida Ward discontinued
  • Cotonou Benin Stake: Agla Branch created
  • Bolivia La Paz Mission: Yucumo Branch discontinued
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia Paraiso Stake: El Bibosi and Las Piedades Wards created; Los Ambaibos Ward discontinued
  • Brazil Brasilia Mission: Paracatu Branch created 
  • Joinville Brazil South Stake: Jaragua do Sul 2nd Ward created
  • Pelotas Brazil North Stake: Terras Altas Ward created
  • Phnom Penh Cambodia Central District (Vietnamese): Phnom Penh 10th Branch (Vietnamese) discontinued
  • Heredia Costa Rica Stake: Santa Barbara Branch created
  • Mwene-Ditu Democratic Republic of the Congo District: Musadi 2nd Branch created
  • Guayaquil Ecuador Prosperina Stake: Nuevo Paraiso Ward created
  • Otavalo Ecuador Imbabura Stake: Ibarra Central and San Miguel Wards created from the Ibarra Central and San Miguel Branches
  • Accra Ghana Tesano Stake: Maamobi Ward created from the Maamobi Branch 
  • Ashaiman Ghana Stake: Ashaiman 2nd Branch created
  • Comayaguela Honduras Bulevar Stake: Zambrano Ward created from the Zambrano Branch 
  • Fesitranh Honduras Stake: Las Cascadas Ward created
  • Chapala Mexico District: Santa Rosa Branch created
  • Linares Mexico District: Allende Branch created 
  • Mexico City Meyehualco Stake: Juarez Ward discontinued
  • Puebla Mexico Cholula Stake: Coronango Ward created; Santa Isabel Branch discontinued
  • Puebla Mexico La Paz Stake: Alfa and Esmeralda Wards discontinued 
  • Puebla Mexico Nealtican North Stake: Prolongacion and Zaragoza Wards created
  • Queretaro Mexico Stake: Valle Ward created
  • The Hague Netherlands Stake: Hilvensum Branch discontinued
  • Jinotepe Nicaragua District: Diriamba Ward created from the Diriamba Branch
  • Abakaliki Nigeria District: Itim Branch created
  • Calabar Nigeria Stake: Nyanghasang Ward created
  • Ikot Ekpene Nigeria Stake: Ikot Essien Etok Ward created
  • Ogwashi-Nsukwa Nigeria District: Adonte 2nd, Nsukwa 2nd, Ogwashi-Uku 4th, Ogwashi-Uku 5th, and Ogwashi-Uku 6th Branches created
  • Ondo Nigeria District: Adeyemi College 2nd, Ondo 2nd, and Yaba 2nd Branches created 
  • Ciudad del Este Paraguay Stake: Minga Guazu Ward created from the Minga Guazu Branch
  • Lima Peru El Olivar Stake: Dominicos Ward created
  • Cebu City Philippines Stake: Bacayan Ward created
  • Upolu Samoa South Stake: Vaiee Ward created
  • Cardiff Wales Stake: Rhiwbina Ward discontinued
  • Rocha Uruguay District: Rocha Centro Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +15

Change in branches: +5

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of March 2017)

  • Rosario Argentina North Stake: Fray Luis Beltran Branch discontinued 
  • Cayo Belize District: Maya Mopan Branch created
  • Sao Vicente Brazil Stake: Vila Jockei Ward discontinued
  • Sobral Brazil Stake: Massape Branch created
  • Cocody Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Angre 2nd Branch created
  • Kananga Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Tshinsambi Ward created
  • Likasi Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Nkolomoni Ward created 
  • Ibarra Ecuador District: Ipiales 2nd Ward downgraded to the Ipiales 2nd Branch
  • Villa Nueva Honduras Stake: El Paraiso Branch discontinued 
  • Apeldoorn Netherlands Stake: Assen Branch discontinued
  • Aba Nigeria North Stake: Osisioma 3rd Branch created
  • Abakaliki Nigeria District: Amasiri and Ozizza Branches created 
  • Calabar Nigeria Stake: Federal Housing Ward created from the Federal Housing Branch
  • Uyo Nigeria Stake: Mbierebe Akpawat and Oron Road Wards created from the Mbierebe Akpawat and Oron Road Branches
  • Suki Papua New Guinea District: Kiunga Branch created
  • Iloilo Philippines North Stake: Calinog Ward created from the Calinog Branch 
  • Pointe-Noire Republic of Congo District: Mont Kamba Branch created
  • St Denis Reunion-Mauritius District: Flacq Branch created
  • Bo Sierra Leone West District: J Quarter Branch created
  • Upolu Samoa South Stake: Sataoa 2nd Ward created 
  • Newcastle South Africa District: Madadeni 3rd Branch created
  • Cartagena Spain Stake: Cartagena 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Hospitalet Spain Stake: Tortosa Branch created
Change in wards: +4

Change in branches: +6

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of February 2017)

  • Brisbane Australia Logan Stake: Karawatha 2nd Ward (Samoan) created from the Karawatha 2nd Branch (Samoan)
  • Santa Cruz Bolivia El Bajio Stake: Telchi Branch discontinued 
  • Cuiaba Brazil Stake: Sao Mateus Branch created
  • Pelotas Brazil Stake: Princesa Isabel Ward discontinued
  • Vila Velha Brazil Stake: Anchieta Branch created
  • Beijing China International District (English): Beijing 4th Branch (English) discontinued
  • Heredia Costa Rica Stake: San Rafael Ward and Santo Domingo Wards created from the San Rafael and Santo Domingo Branches
  • Cocody Cote d'Ivoire Stake: Agban, Anono, Bingerville 2nd, and Paillet Wards created; Abbata Branch created
  • Likasi Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Kamatanda Ward created 
  • Cape Coast Ghana Stake: Abura 3rd Ward created
  • Linda Vista Guatemala Stake: La Paz Ward created
  • Oaxaca Mexico Monte Alban Stake: Montoya Ward created
  • Tijuana Mexico Florido Stake: Las Villas Ward discontinued
  • Masaya Nicaragua Stake: Cuatro Esquinas Ward and San Juan de Oriente Branch created
  • Abakaliki Nigeria District: Enechi Akuma and Nkwagu Branches created
  • Rigo Papua New Guinea District: Abau Branch discontinued 
  • Barranca Peru Stake: Supe Ward created from the Supe Branch
  • Bo Sierra Leone North District: Gabonda Town and Kortugbuma Branches created
  • Lausanne Switzerland Stake: Fribourg Ward created from the Fribourg Branch
  • Kampala Uganda South Stake: Mutungo 2nd Ward created; Kajjansi 1st Ward created from the Kajjansi 1st Branch
Change in wards: +14

Change in branches: -1

Monday, February 27, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of February 2017)

  • Melbourne Australia Maroondah Stake: Yarra Valley Ward discontinued
  • La Paz Bolivia Miraflores Stake: Seis de Agosto Ward discontinued
  • Goiania Brazil North Stake: Jardim Pompei Ward created; Fama Ward discontinued
  • Manaus Brazil Cidade Nova Stake: America Do Sul Ward created 
  • Praia Cape Verde Stake: Bela Vista Ward created from the Bela Vista Branch
  • Ovalle Chile District: La Chimba and Punitaqui Branches discontinued 
  • Abengourou Cote d'Ivoire District: Abengourou 4th and Abengourou 5th Branches created 
  • Aboisso Cote d'Ivoire District: Alepe 2nd Branch created
  • Santa Ana El Salvador Molino Stake: El Congo and Santa Ana Norte Wards created from the Coatepeque and Santa Ana Norte Branches
  • Accra Ghana Tesano Stake: New Town 1st Ward created
  • Coban Guatemala Stake: Santa Cruz Branch created
  • Georgetown Guyana District: Vreed en Hoop Branch discontinued
  • El Carmen Honduras Stake: San Juan Ward created from the San Juan Branch 
  • Comitan Mexico District: Flor de Mayo Branch created
  • Mexico Torreon Mission: Santiago Papasquiaro Branch discontinued
  • Kaikohe New Zealand Stake: Paihia Ward created from the Bay of Islands Branch
  • Matagalpa Nicaragua Stake: Guanuca, Jinotega, Matagalpa, and Totolate Wards created from the Guanuca, Jinotega, Matagalpa, and Totolate Branches
  • Ikot Ekpene Nigeria Stake: Afaha, Amayam, and Ikpe Wards created
  • Okpuala Ngwa Nigeria Stake: Amapu 2nd Ward created
  • Uyo Nigeria Ibiono Stake: Ibiono 1st, Nkwot, and Okoita Wards created from the Ibiono 1st, Nkwot, and Okoita Branches
  • Tacloban Philippines Stake: San Jose Ward created
  • Warsaw Poland District: Warszawa 2nd Branch discontinued
  • Freetown Sierra Leone Stake: New England Ward created 
  • Kampala Uganda North Stake: Ntinda Ward created from the Ntinda Branch
  • Harare Zimbabwe Stake: Domboshawa 2nd Ward created from the Domboshawa 2nd Branch
Change in wards: +20

Change in branches: -14

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of January 2017)

  • Santa Cruz Bolivia Equipetrol Stake: Warnes Ward created from the Warnes Branch
  • Maceio Brazil Stake: Pitanguinha Ward created 
  • Pacajus Brazil Stake: Pedregal Branch created
  • Calgary Alberta Stake: Elbow River Ward (Spanish) created from the Elbow River Branch (Spanish)
  • Barrie Ontario Stake: Barrie YSA Branch created 
  • Shanghai China International District: Shanghai China International District Branch discontinued
  • Bogota Colombia Suba Stake: Villamaria Ward discontinued 
  • Bogota Colombia Tunjuelito Stake: Usme Branch discontinued
  • Makelekele Republic of Congo Stake: Mafouta Ward created
  • Accra Ghana Adenta Stake: Aburi Branch created
  • Kumasi Ghana Dichemso Stake: Buoho Branch created
  • Coban Guatemala Stake: Valparaiso Ward created from the Valparaiso Branch
  • Guatemala City Central Stake: Amparo Branch discontinued 
  • Rajahmundry India Stake: Dowleswaram, Kakinada, Rajahmundry 1st, Rajahmundry 2nd, and Rajahmundry 3rd Wards created from the Dowleswaram, Kakinada, Rajahmundry 1st, Rajahmundry 2nd, and Rajahmundry 3rd Branches
  • Akamkpa Nigeria District: Ayeabam Branch created 
  • Arequipa Peru Hunter Stake: Tiabaya Branch discontinued
  • Arequipa Peru Selva Alegre Stake: Graficos Ward discontinued
  • Lima Peru Santa Isabel Stake: Industrial Ward created
  • Baybay Philippines District: Baybay Ward downgraded to the Baybay Branch
  • Bellville South Africa: Brackenfell Ward and Tableview Branch created; Panorama Ward downgraded to the Elsies River Branch
  • Santiago Spain District: Vilagarcia de Arousa Branch discontinued
  • Ashton England Stake: Littleborough Ward discontinued
  • Leichester England Stake: Westcotes Ward discontinued
  • Sheffield England Stake: Rotherham Branch discontinued 
  • Luganville Vanuatu District: Lobori Branch discontinued
  • Punto Fijo Venezuela Stake: Los Medanos and Manaure Wards created from the Coro 1st and Coro 2nd Branches
  • Hanoi Vietnam District: Ha Dong, Long Bien, and Quan Sau Branches created
  • Harare Zimbabwe East Stake: Marondera Ward created from the Marondera Branch
Change in wards: +9

Change in branches: -7

Monday, January 30, 2017

Recent Congregational Activity (First Half of January 2017)

  • Rockhampton Australia District: Moranbah Branch discontinued
  • Piracicaba Brazil Stake: Sao Pedro Ward created from the Sao Pedro Branch
  • Adzope Cote d'Ivoire District: Affery 3rd Branch created
  • Guayaquil Ecuador Stake: Samanes 2nd Ward discontinued 
  • Amatitlan Guatemala Stake: Pacaya Branch created
  • Senahu Guatemala District: Santiaquila Branch created
  • Villa Nueva Guatemala El Frutal Stake: Margaritas 2nd Ward created
  • Nagoya Japan Stake: Ogaki and Suzuka Branches discontinued
  • Nagoya Japan East Stake: Kasugai Ward and Nonami Branch discontinued
  • Jos Nigeria District: Bukuru and Farin Gada Branches created 
  • Sogere Papua New Guinea District: Torobina Branch discontinued
  • Arequipa Peru Manuel Prado Stake: Lambramani Ward discontinued
  • San Jose del Monte Philippines Stake: Santo Cristo Ward created
  • Coimbra Portugal Stake: Viseu 2nd Ward discontinued
  • Faaa Tahiti Stake: Farahei Ward created
  • Maracaibo Venezuela West Stake: La Concepcion Branch discontinued
Change in wards: +0

Change in branches: -2

Recent Congregational Activity (Second Half of December 2016)

  • Zapala Argentina Stake: Junin de los Andes Branch created
  • Adelaide Australia Firle Stake: Adelaide City Branch created 
  • Feira de Santana Brazil Kalilandia Stake: Conceicao do Jacuipe Ward created from the Conceicao do Jacuipe Branch
  • Natal Brazil Potengi Stake: Extremoz Branch created
  • Douala Cameroon District: Bonaberi 2nd Branch created
  • Katoka Democratic Republic of the Congo Stake: Ndesha 3rd Branch created
  • Accra Ghana Lartebiokorshie Stake: Mamponse 2nd Ward created 
  • Monrovia Liberia Bushrod Island Stake: Banjor, Brewersville, Duala, Lagoon, New Kru Town, and Point Four Wards created from the Banjor, Brewersville, Duala, Lagoon, New Kru Town, and Point Four Branches
  • Pachuca Mexico Centro Stake: San Fernando Ward created
  • Akamkpa Nigeria District: Ikami Branch created
  • Benin City Nigeria Ugbowo Stake: Evbareke 2nd Ward and Atoe Branch created
  • Onitsha Nigeria Stake: Akwa 2nd Ward created from the Akwa 2nd Branch
  • Chiclayo Peru Latina Stake: Jose Balta Ward discontinued
  • Piura Peru Central Stake: Nuevo Tallanes Ward discontinued
  • Kossoh Town Sierra Leone District: Jui Branch created
  • Bangkok Thailand West Stake: Asoke, Bangkhae, and Thonburi Wards created from the Asoke, Bangkhae, and Thonburi Branches
  • Odessa Ukraine District: Odessa Ukraine District Branch created
Change in wards: +12

Change in branches: -2