News Release

Europe Area: Day of Prayer and Fasting

The Europe Area Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following letter:

Dear Sisters and Brothers,

The events of recent days testify that the world is in commotion. Our hearts and prayers go out to those who are suffering and whose lives have been altered. As followers of Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace, we long for resolution, comfort, and peace during these times.

One of the divinely appointed missions of the Church is to care for those in need. We are grateful and stand in awe as we contemplate the generosity of so many of you across the area who have contacted us to offer support. All who feel a desire to serve and contribute, are invited to coordinate their efforts with their stake presidency or – for multi-stake projects – under the leadership of the Area Seventy in their jurisdiction. Please be reassured that Welfare and Self-Reliance Services at the Area level have already identified possible relief projects and will continue to observe new developments and identify ways to provide help to those in need.

We are thankful for the goodness, love and genuine care we see and feel from so many. We are also grateful for the generous donations to the Church’s humanitarian or fast offering funds that enable us to help those in need.

In addition to accommodating temporal assistance, we invite all members to participate in an area-wide day of prayer and fasting for peace, on Sunday, 6 March 2022. Together, we will turn our hearts and minds to those experiencing dismay and suffering.

With steadfastness in Christ, we pray that as we stand united in love and faith, we can make a difference in this troubled world. Furthermore, we trust that “perfect love casteth out all fear” (Moroni 8:16). We are confident that with the help of the Lord, we will lift hearts and souls.

We testify that the gospel of Jesus Christ is the answer to the problems, challenges, and questions of life, and we invite all people of good will to turn to Christ. We testify that He is the Savior of the world, the true and only source of everlasting peace.


The Europe Area Presidency

Massimo De Feo

Erich W. Kopischke

Ruben V. Alliaud        

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