December 30, 2014

Ghana Accra West Mission

Free resources about the Ghana Accra West Mission:

*Other Mission Pages: Ghana LDS Missions.

Ghana Accra West Mission Address

Here’s a recent address for the Accra West Mission. We try to keep this info up to date, but it’s a good idea to check the address with several sources, including your mission packet or the mission office.

Ghana Accra West Mission
Po Box 12741 Accra North
Accra Ghana

Phone Number: 233-302-780-012
Mission President: President Robert H. Simpson

Ghana Accra West Mission Map

Here’s a link to the mission map for the Ghana Accra West Mission (LDS). To access the official, up-to-date LDS.org map for the Accra West Mission:

  1. Log into your LDS account here.
  2. Click here.

Videos with Accra West RMs

Here are in-depth YouTube video interviews with returned missionaries from the Accra West Mission.  We interview hundreds of returned missionaries each year, so check back regularly to see new RM interviews. Coming soon..

LDS-Friendly Videos about Ghana

Here are LDS-friendly educational videos about Ghana. We scoured YouTube to find the best quality videos about Ghana, that are free from inappropriate music, immodesty and profanity.

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Accra West Missionary Blogs

Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the Accra West Mission. This list includes the missionary’s name, URL and when their blog was updated.

*Send your missionary a gift (mission-specific shirts, ties, Christmas stockings/ornaments, pillowcases, etc.)

Elder Kade Lords elderkadelords.wordpress.com 2017
Elder Joseph Janda elderjanda.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Max Paulson eldermaxpaulson.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Ben Eldredge ghanagain.blogspot.com 2017
Elder Sean Keddington elderseankeddington.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Kaden Goodrich elderkadengoodrich.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Allen McFarland elderamcfarland.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Brandon Peters elderbrandonpeters.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Garrett Morris eldergcmorris.blogspot.com 2016
Elder & Sister Lambert goodnessinghana.blogspot.com 2016
Elder Boston Cartwright facebook.com/bostoninghana 2016
President & Sister Hill ghanaaccrawestmission.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Robert Bowring elderbowring.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Taylor Carson eldertaylorcarson.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Travis Legg eldertravislegg.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Cameron Green eldercamerongreen.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Ty Bowden eldertybowden.blogspot.com 2015
Elder Dakota Bloomfield elderdakotajaybloomfield.wordpress.com 2015
Elder Zach Nelson missionsite.net/elderzachnelson 2015
Elder & Sister Avery theaverymission.blogspot.com 2014
Elder & Sister Dalton pameladalton2013-2015.blogspot.com 2014
Missionary Couple terryandheidi.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Jimmy Bay missionsite.net/elderjimmybay 2014
Elder Jason Christensen missionsite.net/elderjasonchristensen 2014
Elder David Wylie missionsite.net/elderdavidwylie 2014
Elder Marcus Moyer missionsite.net/eldermarcusmoyer 2014
Elder Taylor Ray eldertaylorraymission.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Mitchell Thornhill eldermitchellthornhill.blogspot.com 2014
Elder Jordan Schmeltzer elderschmeltzer.blogspot.com 2014
Elder & Sister Palmer luvnunafrica.blogspot.com 2013
Elder Jonathan Forrest missionsite.net/elderjonathanforrest 2013
Facebook Page Admin facebook.com/accra.west 2013

Accra West Mission Groups

Here are Ghana Accra West Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni of the Accra West Mission.

  1. LDS Prospective Missionaries of Accra West Group (2 members)

Accra West Mission T-Shirts

Here are T-shirts for the Ghana Accra West Mission!

Shirt designs include Ghana Accra West Mission logo/emblem shirts and Called to Serve shirts. The shirts make great gifts for pre-missionaries, returned missionaries and missionaries currently serving. LDS Mission shirts come in all sizes: Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, up to 4XL.  The mission designs are printed on white shirts and are shipped to you.

*Simply click on a shirt design to view the details and submit an order. The designs on mission t-shirts may also be printed on other LDS mission gifts, including: Ghana Accra West missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.

*Click here to browse Accra West Mission gifts

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Accra West Mission Presidents

Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Accra West LDS Mission.

  1. 2016-2019, Robert H. Simpson
  2. 2013-2016, Norman C. Hill

Ghana LDS Statistics (2015)

  • Church Membership: 62,031
  • Missions: 4
  • Temples: 1
  • Congregations: 207
  • Family History Centers: 35

Helpful Articles about Ghana

Coming soon..

Accra West Missionary Survey

Here are survey responses from Ghana Accra West RMs, to give you a snapshot into what it’s like to live in the mission.

*Click here to take a survey to help pre-missionaries going to your mission.

When did you serve?

  • 2013-2015 (Cody)

What were some favorite foods?

  • Fufu, Jollof rice, Watch. (Cody)

What was a funny experience?

  • Biking down a road that’s flooded 6+ inches trying your best not to fall over in it. (Cody)

What was a crazy experience?

  • Hit by a car 3 or 4 times while biking. They have no traffic laws or sidewalks so you gotta be a little daring. (Cody)

What was a spiritual experience?

  • Seeing a family of 8 my last Sunday come to church that I taught in a previous area that was baptized after I left. (Cody)

What are some interesting facts about the Accra West Mission?

  • Smallest in Africa. Closer to other missionaries, during and after, compared to other missionaries I’ve talked to. (Cody)

What was the weather like?

  • Hot and humid all the time! With occasional rain. (Cody)

Any things you really like about the area/people?

  • Very friendly and open. The bush (villages) are interesting to see more of their original culture. (Cody)

Any packing/clothing advice?

  • You can buy slacks and white shirts there for really cheap. Everything is really cheap. No washer or dryer so keep that in mind. Don’t take anything too valuable. (Cody)

What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?

  • A lot more open to new people and places. Good study and work habits.deeper knowledge and testimony of the gospel. An experience I’d never trade. (Cody)

What are some skills you gained?

  • All are mentioned with the blessings. And I can speak some of their local language. (Cody)

What do you wish you knew/did at the beginning of your mission?

  • Have fun and trust in the Lord. Be ready to be disappointed but don’t get discouraged. Ghanaians are bad with time. (Cody)

Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries going to Accra West?

  • Speak slowly and clearly when there. (Cody)

What was a funny language mistake?