Free resources about the Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission:
- Mission address and phone number
- Mission map
- Video interviews with returned missionaries
- Missionary blogs
- Facebook groups
- LDS Mission t-shirts and gifts
- List of past mission presidents
- Cultural articles written by returned missionaries
- Survey with RMs
*Other Mission Pages: Nigeria LDS Missions.
Port Harcourt Mission Address
Here’s a recent address for the Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission. We try to keep this information up to date, but it’s a good idea to check the address with several sources, including your mission packet or the mission office.
Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission
PO Box 7116
Phone Number: 234-816-512-0665
Mission President: President Eugene N. Engmann
Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission Map
Here’s a link to the mission map for the Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission (LDS). To access the official, up-to-date LDS.org map for the Port Harcourt Mission:
Videos with Port Harcourt RMs
Here are in-depth YouTube video interviews with returned missionaries from the Port Harcourt Mission. We interview hundreds of returned missionaries each year, so check back regularly to see new RM interviews. Coming soon..
LDS-Friendly Videos about Nigeria
Here are LDS-friendly educational videos about Nigeria. We scoured YouTube to find the best quality videos about Nigeria, that are free from inappropriate music, immodesty and profanity.
Port Harcourt Missionary Blogs
Here’s a list of LDS missionary blogs for the Port Harcourt Mission. This list includes the missionary’s name, URL and when their blog was updated.
|Elder Nii Martey||eldermartey.blogspot.com||2016|
|Port Harcourt Mission||nigeriaportharcourtmission.blogspot.com||2012|
Port Harcourt Mission Groups
Here are Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission Groups- for LDS missionary moms, returned missionaries, mission presidents and other alumni of the Port Harcourt Mission.
- Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission/Missionaries Group (120 members)
- Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission (Greatest Mission) Group (6 members)
- Port Harcourt Mission (President Stone + Nwakpa) Group (1 member)
Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission T-Shirts
Here are T-shirts for the Nigeria Port Harcourt Mission!
Shirt designs include Port Harcourt 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: Port Harcourt missionary aprons, Christmas stockings, ties, pillow cases, teddy bears and Christmas ornaments.
Port Harcourt Mission Presidents
Here’s a list of current and past Mission Presidents of the Port Harcourt Mission.
- 2017-2020, Eugene N. Engmann
- 2014-2017, Anthony Mua Kaku
- 2011-2014, Phillip K. W. Xaxagbe
- 2009-2011, Charles A. Adebayor
- 2007-2009, Loveday I. Nwankpa
- 2006-2007, Edgar L. Stone
- 2003-2006, Richard L. Adams
- 2001-2003, Jimmie Allen Sanders
- 1998-2001, Jerry Valient Kirk
- 1995-1998, George C. Pingree
Nigeria LDS Statistics (2015)
- Church Membership: 129,989
- Missions: 5
- Temples: 1
- Congregations: 416
- Family History Centers: 46
Helpful Articles about Nigeria
Port Harcourt Missionary Survey
Here are survey responses from Nigeria Port Harcourt RMs, to give you a snapshot into what it’s like to live in the mission.
When did you serve?
- 2012-2014 (Jones)
- 2009-2011 (Ibrahim)
- 2002-2004 (Quita)
- 2006-2008 (Ogbonna)
- 2001 (Mbora)
- 1999-2001 (John)
- 1997-1999 (Holdbrook)
What areas did you serve in?
- I served in Port Harcourt, Owerri and Aba. (Jones)
- Aba, Oweri, Warri and PortHarcourt. (Ibrahim)
- OHAFIA, ABA, UAKALA AND OLD UMUAHIA, UNDOROBORO. (Ogbonna)
- Port Harcourt, Aba, and Oubakala. (John)
- Aba, Umuahia, Emoha, Uyo, Ikot Ekpene, Calaba. (Holdbrook)
What were some favorite foods?
- My favorite was eba and egusi. (Jones)
- Eba and Moi moi. (Ibrahim)
- Rice with vegetables. (Quita)
- Rice and melon Soup. (Mbora)
- Rice and Eba. (John)
- Eba. (Holdbrook)
What was a funny experience?
- Riding on bikes, and some investigators hiding from us. (Ibrahim)
- Riding Okada. (Quita)
- I ate Ghanaian fufu for the first time. (Mbora)
- To ride on okada (motorcycle). (John)
- Taking people on our bikes after church to go for baptism and back. (Holdbrook)
What was a crazy experience?
- My dangerous experience was when I fall off. (Jones)
- Being attacked by armed robbers. (Ibrahim)
- When I broke my legs, and when a lady beat a drum behind me and my companion, calling us anti-Christ. That was the worse and dangerous experience I ever had on my mission. (Quita)
- We killed a snake in our apartment. I almost fainted at that sight. (Mbora)
- An accident with okada. (John)
- When two groups were fighting and cutting people’s head open with machetes. (Holdbrook)
What was a spiritual experience?
- My spiritual experience was when I was prompted by the Spirit to talk to a manager on my way to shopping. (Jones)
- I woke up early in the morning, and prepared for personal study. (Ibrahim)
- Reading The Book of Mormon. (Quita)
- Lots of them, Each time I listen to the Spirit, that day will be successful. (Ogbonna)
- My testimony increased each time I prayerfully studied The Book of Mormon. I was happy when my converts made a commitment to follow the Lord. (Mbora)
- Blessing someone, who was prossesed with demons, to recover. (John)
- We converted half of an entire congregation by the power of the Holy Ghost. (Holdbrook)
What are some interesting facts about the Port Harcourt Mission?
- My mission is very good. We obey with out asking why. (Jones)
- Missionaries aspiring for leadership position, AP, DL and ZD. (Ibrahim)
- The important fact was that, I love the gospel, and had the desire to serve, and bring souls unto the fold. And also to make sure that those who I taught should remain true, and faithful to the end. (Quita)
- My mission was the greatest mission ever in the world and the highest baptizing in Africa. We had the best of missionaries. (Mbora)
- The 2nd highest baptizing mission at the time behind Brazil. (Holdbrook)
What was the weather like?
- The weather was very hot. (Jones)
- It’s very sunny and rainy. (Ibrahim)
- Hot most often, but cold in December and some rain- not much. (Quita)
- Lovely. (Ogbonna)
- Hazy and lovely. Sometimes hot depending on climatic conditions. (Mbora)
- Normal like Ghana. (John)
- Very nice. (Holdbrook)
Any things you really like about the area/people?
- The people was very good. I really enjoyed the presence of the people. (Jones)
- The place was conducive and people were very receptive and friendly. (Ibrahim)
- Wow, where I served the people were loving, open and always receptive. They were a friend to me as a stranger, but not all were willing to accept the Gospel, but in time I know they will accept it. (Quita)
- The people of Ohafia were great people, we covered 26 villages, this makes the work very interesting, Aba, for three months there were no baptisms, we prayed and after that we started working with the members and that was the beginning of success, then to Ubakala, it wasn’t easy, 6 months and just for baptism, back to Umuahia, just 2 baptisms. The people were lovely, I still love them and I keep praying for them. (Ogbonna)
- 70 percent of the people were receptive to the Gospel. I learned their language easily. (Mbora)
- Hospitality and love. (John)
- I love them… they were very polite and open even those who did not convert. (Holdbrook)
Any packing/clothing advice?
- I will encourage prospective missionaries to always obey the mission rules. (Jones)
- Not to my knowledge!! (Quita)
- Don’t exceed the luggage limit as recommended by your mission president. (Mbora)
- 30 kilogram limit. (John)
- It’s hot. (Holdbrook)
What blessings did you receive from serving a mission?
- I received many blessings such as, good health, peace and long life. (Jones)
- My mission helped me to be bold in approaching people. I adapted myself in the mission lifestyles. (Ibrahim)
- A very huge blessing- I came back home, got married the next year (2005), went to the Ghana Accra Temple, was sealed to my husband, went to school, graduated from college with a 3-point GPA. Even though I don’t have my own biological children yet, I am blessed to be taking care of 47 orphans and I love it. I also decided to volunteer for the Employment Resource Service for nine years. Those are blessings I’ve received from serving a mission. (Quita)
- I am married and sealed to my eternal companion. We have a lovely son. I couldn’t have asked for more… I am currently my ward’s bishop. (Mbora)
- I am now a bishop for over four years. (John)
- Everything I am today. (Holdbrook)
What are some skills you gained?
- I learned how to set goals and work to achieve them. (Jones)
- Preparedness, teaching and planning. (Ibrahim)
- Skills like teaching, building human relations, financial management, hard work, time management and training. (Quita)
- Communication skills. (Ogbonna)
- I am now bold while speaking in public. I can face any sight so far as it concerns defending the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I now ride a bicycle more perfectly than before. My leadership qualities have been broadened. (Mbora)
- How to serve others and love them. (John)
- How to relate with people. (Holdbrook)
What do you wish you knew/did at the beginning of your mission?
- I wanted to know more about missionary work and to do more. (Jones)
- To love all my investigators. (Ibrahim)
- I wish I did more preparation. (Quita)
- I wish I knew all my scripture mastery passages. I truly wish I knew them perfectly at the beginning. (Mbora)
- Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ that He will do the convention for my companion and l. (John)
- Na. (Holdbrook)
Any advice/testimony for pre-missionaries going to Port Harcourt?
- I will encourage them to obey the laws of the church. (Jones)
- They should proselyte with full-time missionaries, and learn from them before going on a mission. (Ibrahim)
- All that prospective missionaries of my mission need to do is, be prayerful and read the scriptures constantly, so they can always have the Spirit to be with them. And they must be willing to be humble, respectful, keep all mission rules and laws. I will bear them my witness that those are instructions I used to make me a very successful missionary, and a returned missionary. Obey, obey, and obey always, so that you can be strengthened on the mission field. (Quita)
- Be humble and study your scriptures and always allow the Spirit to guide you. The mission is where we learn from the Lord. It is a place of work. I know that these things are very true, may we do all that we can to obtain the Lord’s blessing. Go and do all the Lord has commanded. (Ogbonna)
- Go forth with faith. (Mbora)
- Be selfless and the Lord will use you for great things. (Holdbrook)
What was a funny language mistake?
- We made mistakes in the Igbo language. (Jones)
- Bullying and pretending to be all right when in quarrel sometimes. (Ibrahim)
- Not to my knowledge!! (Quita)
- My companion almost spoke his home language while teaching…we almost laughed. (Mbora)
- The phrase “Aba adeye” and you response “eduko” this was a huge problem for my companion to learn. (John)
- The akwaibom language at first it sounded like Chinese. (Holdbrook)