The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in El Salvador

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As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 114,674 members in 17 stakes and two districts, 161 congregations (115 wards[1] and 46 branches[1]), two missions, and one temple in El Salvador.[2]

History[edit]

A brief history can be found at LDS Newsroom (El Salvador) or Deseret News 2010 Church Almanac (El Salvador)


Missions[edit]

Temple[edit]

The San Salvador El Salvador Temple was announced on November 7, 2007 by President Henry B. Eyring.

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135. San Salvador El Salvador edit

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San Salvador
7 November 2007
21 August 2011 by Henry B. Eyring
13°41′0.0492″N 89°14′48.5592″W / 13.683347000°N 89.246822000°W / 13.683347000; -89.246822000 (San Salvador El Salvador Temple)
20,990 sq ft (1,950 m2) on a 6.5 acre (2.6 ha) site
Announced in a letter dated 7 November 2007 from the First Presidency to priesthood leaders.[3][4] The public open house was held from Friday, 1 July 2011, until Saturday, 23 July 2011,[5] following which the temple was dedicated on Sunday, 21 August 2011, in three sessions.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator. Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country: El Salvador", Newsroom (LDS Church), 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-12-02 
  3. ^ Morales, Chris (November 24, 2007), "New temple for El Salvador", Church News, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  4. ^ Satterfield, Rick, "San Salvador El Salvador Temple", LDS ChurchTemples.com, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  5. ^ "Open House and Dedication Dates Announced for the San Salvador El Salvador Temple", Newsroom (News Release) (LDS Church), February 9, 2011, retrieved 2012-10-15 
  6. ^ "San Salvador El Salvador Temple Dedicated", Newsroom (LDS Church), 2011-08-11 

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